Deidre Hall

Born Oct 31, 1947

Deidre Ann Hall is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Dr. Marlena Evans on NBC's daytime drama Days of our Lives, which she played for almost 40 years. The character is considered an icon to the soap, and has experienced some of the most outrageous storylines in soap opera history. She is also an ambassador for Operation Smile. Hall has won many awards for her portrayal of Marlena.… Read More

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1947 Birth Born on October 31, 1947.
1952 4 Years Old Along with her sister, Andrea, Hall appeared in press materials for the 1952 Hudson Twin-H-Power engine. … Read More


1976 28 Years Old Hall appeared on a number of shows, including Emergency! (as Nurse Sally Lewis in the first two seasons), and The Young and the Restless (as Barbara Anderson), before joining Days of Our Lives in 1976 as Dr. Marlena Evans. … Read More


1979 31 Years Old Hall was cast, though, and the role skyrocketed her to fame, which was proved by fan protests when a 1979 NBC promo hinted that Hall's character would be killed off.
1983 35 Years Old Two separate daytime television magazines named Hall the best soap actress of 1983.
1986 38 Years Old In 1986, Hall began playing Jesse Witherspoon on the family drama, Our House, which ran for two seasons on NBC. … Read More
1987 39 Years Old However, Hall exited Days of our Lives in 1987 when it became too difficult to co-ordinate her prime time and daytime schedules.


1988 40 Years Old Our House was cancelled in 1988, though she did not immediately return to the soap opera.
1991 43 Years Old Instead, Hall continued to make guest appearances on a variety of prime time shows until March 1991, when she made a return to Days of our Lives. … Read More
1995 47 Years Old In 1995, Hall produced and starred in Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story, a made-for-TV movie about her personal struggles to become a mother. … Read More


2009 61 Years Old However, Hall remained on contract with the show for eighteen more years until January 24, 2009, when she was terminated because of budget cuts mandated by NBC. … Read More
2010 62 Years Old In 2010, Hall and her writing partner Lynne Bowman wrote "Deidre Hall's Kitchen Closeup."
2011 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011 Hall guest starred on the season finale of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva.
2014 66 Years Old Hall will receive a star on the Walk of Fame in 2014. … Read More
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