Monty Hall

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Born

8/25/1921 , Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Birth Name

Monty Halperin

Gender

Male

Biography:

Monty Hall, the long-time host of Let's Make A Deal was born the son of a slaughterhouse owner. A graduate of the University of Manitoba (1945), and serving in the Canadian Army, Hall immigrated to the U.S. in 1955. He's been married to his wife, Emmy-award winning writer/producer Marilyn, since 1947 and has three children: Tony-award winning actress Joanna Gleason, television director/writer Sharon, and Emmy-award winning television producer Richard.

Monty Hall received Canada's highest award for a civilian in May, 1988, the Order of Canada - for humanitarian works including his fundraising activities for the Variety Clubs International, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and many Jewish charities.