Deidre Hall Biography

Deidre Hall Hall
( 1947 - )
February 17, 2017
First published on:February 17, 2017

Facts of Deidre Hall Biography

Date of Birth: 1947 October 31
Age:70 years old
occupationActress
body_measurement
networth$12 million
ethnicityWhite
nationalityAmerican
religionWiccan
spouseSteve Sohmer (31 December 1991 - 2006) (divorced) (2 children) Michael Dubelko (17 October 1987 - 1989) (divorced) Keith Barbour (1972 - 24 August 1978) (divorced) William Hudson (6 May 1966 - 1970) (divorced)
educationLake Worth Community High School (1965) Palm Beach Junior College (University)
place_of_birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Three times Soap Opera Digest Award winner actress, Deidre Hall has been America's most beloved heroine on NBC-TV's number one daytime program, "Days of our Lives." She portrayed Dr. Marlena Eva for over 40 Years.

Early Life

The third of five children, Hall and her twin sister, Andrea Hall, were born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and raised in Lake Worth, Florida. At age 12, Hall was elected Junior Orange Bowl Queen. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is a white American.

Deidre Hall early Years (Source: SuperiorPics)

Hall attended Lake Worth Community High School and graduated in 1965. She studied psychology before sidetracking into acting. She was elected Junior Orange Bowl Queen, at 12. She moved to Los Angeles, at her early teens for the summer, where she got some modeling jobs and commercials through an agent.

Acting Career

Hall's first appearance in the public was when she and her twin sister, Andrea, appeared in press materials for the 1952 Hudson Twin-H-Power engine. She then started doing minor roles in television shows, thinking it as a temporary job as she had a serious career as a psychologist. Later, she realized that she was more cut out to be an actress instead.

Deidre Hall with her twin sister, Andrea
Source: Pinterest

In 1970, Hall made her first appearance on a television show in a single episode ‘We Once Came Home to Parades’ of the series ‘San Francisco International Airport’. The following year, she appeared on the anthology series "Night Gallery," which was created by  Rod Serling.

From (1972-1973) Hall appeared on the television series "Emergency!" where she played Nurse Sally Lewis in the first two seasons. The series was created and produced by Jack Webb and Robert A. Cinader and Jack Webb.

Deidre Hall(left) with Sally Lewis, a scene from Emergency (Source: Snapshot)

She made her appearance on the soap opera series  "The Young and the Restless" from 1973-1975. She portrayed Barbara Anderson and was created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS.

The Young and the Restless has won nine Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series since its debut. Currently,  it is the highest-rated daytime drama on American television.

Daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives” (1976-Present)

Hall was featured as  Dr. Marlena Evan on daytime soap opera "Days of Our Lives." It was written by  Dena Higley and Ryan Quan and directed by  Herb Stein Phil  Sogard, Albert Alarr, Grant Johnson, and Steven Williford.

Deidre Hall, a scene from Days of our Lives (Source: Snapshot)

It is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, broadcast on the NBC television network and airing nearly every weekday since November 8, 1965- present. In February 2016, the show received a one-year renewal through 2017, with the option of an additional year by NBC.

Hall has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies including Adam-12(1972), Kung Fu( 1995),  Columbo (1974),  Joe Forrester (1976), Pray TV (1980), Columbo (1990), And the Sea Will Tell (1991), Woman on the Ledge(1993), Women of the House(1995), Drop Dead Diva (2011), Dating in the Middle Ages(2013), Lucky in Love (2014) and much more.

Achievements

Hall has won two Best Actress Soapy Awards (1982 & 1983) and won three Soap Opera Digest Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress (1984, 1985 and 1995)

In 1986,  Deidre became the first recipient of the Outstanding Contribution by an Actress/Actor Award.  In 1994 and 1995,  Deidre was voted Best Actress twice by the Soap Opera Update Awards.  She was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy three times.

Personal life

Deidre Hall has been married three times.  First, Deidre Hall got married to William Hudson in 1966 and divorced in 1970.

Her second marriage was to singer  Keith Barbour. They tied the knot in 1972  and divorced in 1978.

In 1987, she got married with Michael Dubelko, a producer, and writer. Like the other before, their relationship didn't last long and separated in 1989.

Deidre Hall with her former husband Sohmer
Source: Phong Nha Ke Bang

Deidre Hall and  Steve Sohmer got married in 1991 and have two sons named David Atticus Sohmer (born August 23, 1992) and Tully Chapin Sohmer (born January 19, 1995), both were born via a surrogate mother known as "Robin B". Hall and Sohmer ended their relationship with a divorce in 2006.

In 1979, Deidre Hall was also rumored to be dating  Quinn K. Redeker and has briefly dated an actor, Richard Dean Anderson. She also had an affair with  Ned Randolph, a politician from 1982 until 1985. She and actor, Drake Hogestyn also dated previously from 1985 - 1986.

Deidre Hall's ex-boyfriend Ned Randolph (Source: Pinterest)

Net Worth

This gorgeous actress, Deidre Hall has emerged as America’s most beloved heroine and delighted her fans. She earns enough salary from her acting career. Her salary on Days of Our Lives was in the range of $60,000 per month, much higher than most other daytime serial actors. Her estimated net worth is $12 million. This 5'7" actress is active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

February 17, 2017
First published on:February 17, 2017
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