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Michael C. Hall

Michael Carlyle Hall (born February 1, 1971) is an American actor whose television roles include David Fisher on the HBO drama series Six Feet Under and Dexter Morgan on the Showtime series Dexter. In 2009, Hall won a Golden Globe award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in Dexter. Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. His mother, Janice Styons Hall, is a College guidance counselor at Lees-McRae College, and his father, William Carlyle Hall, worked for IBM. Hall grew up an only child, a sister having died in infancy before his birth. He has said of growing up a single child, that "There was a very one-on-one, immediate family relationship, my mom and I". His father died of prostate cancer in 1982, when Hall was 11 years old. In a 2004 interview, he stated Hall attended Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, graduating in 1989. He graduated from Earlham College in 1993 and had planned to become a lawyer. He later attended New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1996. Early on in life Hall discovered acting, performing in “What Love Is” while in the second grade at Ravenscroft School. When he was in fifth grade, he began

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Michael C. Hall -- 'Dexter' Star Gets Tatted Up in L.A.

Michael C. Hall
'Dexter' Star Gets Tatted Up in L.A.

"Dexter" star Michael C. Hall  took a needle to the foot in Hollywood yesterday during an ink session at a Hollywood tattoo parlor ... and TMZ caught the whole thing on tape. We spotted Hall… READ MORE >

Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter -- Happily Divorced Ever After

Michael C. Hall & Jen Carpenter
Happily Divorced Ever After

Although "Dexter" co-stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter finalized their divorce in December, the former couple couldn't be any closer as they walked arm-in-arm and snuggled in Venice… READ MORE >

- 903 days ago
Would Dexter Go After Casey Anthony?

Would Dexter Go After Casey Anthony?

We asked Michael C. Hall the question lots of people have been asking  -- would Dexter set his sights on Casey Anthony?The actor brushed it off, telling us, "You're confusing fiction with… READ MORE >

- 1116 days ago
Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth -- Vote!

Celebrity Scruff vs. Smooth
Vote!

Some of Hollywood's smoothest actors have had to sport beards from time to time. Check out these leading men and tell us if you prefer them with or without face scruff.Hair today, gone tomorrow. READ MORE >

- 1119 days ago
Michael C. Hall -- Play Date with Estranged Wife

Michael C. Hall
Play Date with Estranged Wife

For the first time since she filed for divorce -- "Dexter" star Jennifer Carpenter was seen smiling and laughing in public with her soon-to-be-ex husband Michael C. Hall. The two reconnected last… READ MORE >

- 1268 days ago
'Dexter' Star Files for Divorce from Michael C. Hall

'Dexter' Star
Files for Divorce from Michael C. Hall

TMZ has learned ... Jennifer Carpenter just filed her petition for divorce this afternoon from her "Dexter" co-star Michael C. Hall ... but it turns out they've been separated for a long… READ MORE >

- 1323 days ago
Julia Stiles: I Didn't Break Up Michael C. Hall's Marriage

Julia Stiles:
I Didn't Break Up Michael C. Hall's Marriage

Julia Stiles is bristling at the rumors she's the reason Michael C. Hall and fellow "Dexter" star Jennifer Carpenter are divorcing.Julia gave this statement to TMZ:  "I have absolutely… READ MORE >

- 1323 days ago
Michael C. Hall -- Single and the City

Michael C. Hall
Single and the City

One day after TMZ broke the news that Michael C. Hall's wife/"Dexter" co-star Jennifer Carpenter will file for divorce, MCH stepped out for lunch in L.A. on Tuesday ... with no wedding ring in… READ MORE >

- 1325 days ago
Zac vs. Ryan vs. Michael: Who'd You Rather?

Zac vs. Ryan vs. Michael
Who'd You Rather?

Sexy studs Zac Efron, Ryan Reynolds and Michael C. Hall all broke ties with their girlfriend/wives this week.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1325 days ago
Michael C. Hall's Wife to File for Divorce

Michael C. Hall's Wife
To File for Divorce

They play brother and sister on television and got married in real life -- but now Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter have new roles ... they're gonna be exes, and TMZ has learned Jennifer is… READ MORE >

- 1326 days ago

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