Anthony Michael Hall

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Anthony Michael Hall

Born

4/14/1968, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA

Birth Name

Michael Anthony Thomas Charles Hall

Gender

Male
9.2
out of 10
User Rating
136 votes

Biography

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Anthony Michael Hall is an American actor born April 14, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. He started out as a child actor, doing commercials. As a teenager he appeared in the John Hughes film "Sixteen Candles" which was his first major film role. He continued to act in other…more

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    • Anthony:(On the success of The Dead Zone) I don't think you can always plan for success, but you can be prepared. So it's always nice when it sort of surprises you, you know? And it really took me by surprise.

    • Anthony: Everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed.

    • Anthony: I've been a working actor since age eight. It became my craft and career by high school. I did not go to college, but I'm an avid reader in the ongoing process of educating myself.

    • Anthony: I grew up in the public eye. I can't hide from that. I always embrace the work I've done before. I wouldn't be where I am now if it wasn't for those movies. I'm always baffled by actors who are like, 'I'm not going to talk about the '80s.' What? You're just forgetting that whole experience? I feel very fortunate to have been able to do those films. It gave me the tools I needed to be where I am.

    • Anthony: (on working in all three mediums) Movies and TV are both incredibly gratifying. I treat the work the same. Music, specifically songwriting and music production, are very gratifying as well.

    • Anthony: (on what he would do if he had to spend a million dollars on someone other than himself) Donate a portion to reputable children's and animal charities, donate a portion to churches and homeless organizations.

    • Anthony: (on Tom Green's directorial style with "Freddy Got Fingered") Off-camera, he's very quiet. He'd often be walking around quietly, twirling his hair while thinking about his next shot. I think the guy's a genius. I think the guy's a social hypnotist. I think he's incredible. He's on to something big-time and it's not just standup comedy. If this doesn't make $100 million, something's wrong. I smell a sequel.

SUBMIT REVIEW
  • I love your movies,shows,and music. I watch the dead zone dvds all the time. I watch your music video Welcome to the Hall of Mirrors over and over. Did not know you were a musician until I saw the video. You are a man of many great talents.moreless

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    I saw you on CSI:Miami,you were great. You are a very versitle actor and that make you a very good actor. I'm looking forward to seeing you a lot more in the near future. I hope I see a lot more music videos,too. My friend heard your video and he loves it. I played it on my laptop for him.Please forgive me, but I did not recogize you in the Edward Scissorhand movie. Your body likes great now,too. I do wish you all the best with future projects that you have coming out. Remember,laughter is good for the your soul.moreless
  • 80's marked a great time with teen movies as Anthony Michael Hall graced the screen.

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    80's marked a great time with teen movies as Anthony Michael Hall graced the screen. Sixteen Candles is an all time favourite of mine. He has played many supporting roles amazingly in a range of movies and shows. In the John Hughes movies (Breakfast Club, Weird Science, Sixteen Candles) Anthony played the "geek" and played it amazingly. He always seemed to be the "cool" geek. He is very talented and in my opinion, underrated. He is a natural born actor. His performances are fantastic and I look forward to seeing what he comes out with next as his career is not over yet.moreless
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