Michael C. Hall Birthday (February 1st)

Michael C. Hall Birthday (February 1st)

Michael Carlisle Hall is a very renowned actor from the United States, who was nominated for both Golden Globe and Emmy Award. Michael C. Hall was born on February 1, 1971, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Michael C. Hall childhood memories are not very happy as at the age of 11 years Michael C. Hall lost his father. Michael C. Hall also had one elder sister who died in her infant age only. In his great career Michael C. Hall is best known for his roles as David Fisher in the drama series, named Six Feet Under, showcased on the HBO channel and Dexter Morgan from Dexter, a Showtime series.

Born: February 1, 1971 (age 43), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Full Name: Michael Carlyle Hall
Parents: William Carlyle Hall, Janice Styons Hall
Spouse: Jennifer Carpenter (m. 2008–2011), Amy Spanger (m. 2002–2006)
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


Michael C. Hall’s initial education was from Ravensroft School in Raleigh and Michael C. Hall completed his graduation from Earlham college in Richmond, Indiana, in the year 1989. After this, Michael C. Hall did his Master degree in Fine Arts from New York University.

Personal life

Michael C. Hall married Amy Spanger, an actress, in the year 2002 and then the couple did two opposite roles in the Broadway musical Chicago the summer. The marriage didn’t last for a long period and they got divorced in 2006. Some media rumors state that the actor is now looking his co-star from Dexter series, Jennifer Carpenter. Jennifer is playing the role of his fictonal sister in the series.


In the starting of the career Michael C. Hall did lot of theatre work. Some of his good theatre work include Macbeth and Cymbeline at the New York Shakespeare Festival, Timon of Athens and Henry V at the New York Public Theatre, The English Teachers at the Manhattn Class Company, and Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi, which was displayed at the Manhattan Theatre Club, was considered to be a controversial work in his career.

In addition, Michael C. Hall worked in workshop named, Sondheim’s Wise Guys and had played and sang the role of Paris Singer. But the final version of Paris Singer role was transferred to and performed by Hollis Bessamer.

Michael C. Hall’s first role in the Broadway was of the flamboyant Emcee in the revival of Cabaret. The show was directed in the year 1999 by the director Sam Mendes, who directed a very famous movie American Beauty. Mendes suggested Michael name to the director of a TV drama Six Feet Under for the role of deeply closeted David Fisher.

The role was very well acted by Michael C. Hall and took him to the nominations for an Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series by 2002 Emmy Award and for an Actor of the Year in AFI Award same year. The actor was also nominated in the Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble cast. The show continued for long period and won awards in the year 2003 and 2004, with Michael C. Hall being nominated for best cast in all five years.

In 2003, Michael C. Hall did only one thriller movie named, Paycheck, a small appearance in a TV movie, named Bereft, and was part of musical Chicago in the role of Billy Flynn. Michael C. Hall played the title role in the play, named Mr. Marmalade, directed by Noah Haidle in 2005.The role was the come back act of the actor in the Off-Broadway theatre and is portrayed as an imaginary friend of an emotionally disturbed girl inthe play.

Now days Michael C. Hall is busy in the co-production of and acting in the television series Dexter produced by Showtime. The first season of the series was premiered on October, 2007, second on September, 2007, and third season on September, 2008. In the series, Michael C. Hall plays a role of police blood spatter expert from Miami. The character name is the title name, Dexter Morgan, and his work includes searching for a vigilante serial killer. The role is very well played by Michael C. Hall and for this he also got nominated in the Best Actor category for the 2007 Golden Globe Award.

The role was so applause by the audience that Michael C. Hall again got nominated in the same category and same award in 2008 and made him won TCA award for individual achievement.

Year Title Role
2003 Paycheck Agent Klein
2004 Bereft Jonathan
2006 Mysteries of the Freemasons Narrator
2009 Gamer Ken Castle
2011 Peep World Jack Meyerwitz
2012 The Trouble with Bliss Morris Bliss
2013 Kill Your Darlings David Kammerer
2014 Cold in July Richard Dane
Year Title Role
2001–2005 Six Feet Under David Fisher
2006–2013 Dexter Dexter Morgan, director: Every Silver Lining...
2009–2010 Dexter: Early Cuts Dexter Morgan
2011 Vietnam in HD Narrator
2012 Ruth & Erica Tom
2014 Years of Living Dangerously Himself


Year Association Category Nominated work
2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Six Feet Under
2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Six Feet Under
2005 Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Six Feet Under
2007 Satellite Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama Dexter
2007 Saturn Awards Best Actor on Television Dexter
2007 Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Dexter
2010 Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Television Series Drama Dexter
2010 Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Dexter
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Dexter


“I like to think I am well-mannered. If I have the option at a breakfast place, I'll go with the grits. That's how Southern I am.”
- Michael C. Hall

“Yes, I mean, There's nothing like it. There is an added sense of pressure because of that, but there's also nothing like the thrill you get being in the same space with that audience right there and then. And when you do it, it's over.”
- Michael C. Hall

“So it's really nice after about a year and a half to get back on stage and flex those old muscles.”
- Michael C. Hall

“People feel like they know me from the work I have done, but it's not me.”
- Michael C. Hall

“I mean, the competition is really created by the buzz around the Emmys. It's a totally subjective thing.”
- Michael C. Hall