Michael C. Hall is a North Carolina native and graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program in acting. His most recent performance was on Broadway as the emcee in Cabaret. Hall has previously starred in nearly a dozen major off-Broadway plays, including Macbeth for the New York Shakespeare Festival, Cymbeline for the New York Shakespeare Festival at Central Park's Decone Theater, Timon of Athens and Henry V at the Public, The English Teachers for Manhattan Class Company, Corpus Christi at the Manhattan Theatre Club and Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum.
For his performance on Dexter, C. Hall was awarded a Golden Globe award.
He has starred in such films as Gamer and Peep World, and such television shows as Six Feet Under, and To Appamattox (miniseries).
He eloped on December 31, 2009 with Dexter co-star Jennifer Carpenter.
In January, 2010 he announced he was undergoing treatment for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
In April 2010, Hall received a clean bill of health.
In December, 2010 Carpenter filed for divorce.