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Michael C. Hall

Moving effortlessly from an uptight funeral director on Six Feet Under to a Miami blood-spatter analyst and serial killer in Showtime's hit series Dexter, Michael C. Hall continues to illuminate the humanity and intelligence in transformative, challenging characters.

Based on Jeff Lindsay's cult novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Dexter is an unusual exploration into the mind of a sociopathic killer who targets criminals who have essayed more conventional methods of punishment.

Season 4 of Dexter premieres on September 27th on Showtime. For his performance as Dexter, Hall received an Emmy nomination and three consecutive Golden Globe and SAG award nominations.

A formally trained stage actor, Hall made an indelible impression as younger brother David Fisher on HBO's groundbreaking series Six Feet Under.

During the series' five year run, Hall garnered nominations for an Emmy Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Drama Series and the AFI Male Television Actor of the Year Award. Hall and the Six Feet Under cast received 2003 and 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for which they were also nominated in 2002 and 2005.

In film, Hall will next star in Barry W. Blaustein's PEEP WORLD alongside Sarah Silverman and Rainn Wilson. The film traces the relationships between four siblings that implode when they learn that one of their own has written a book divulging intimate family secrets. Hall's film credits also include John Woo's PAYCHECK and the independent drama BEREFT.

A North Carolina native and graduate of New York University's Master of Fine Arts program in acting, Hall has appeared in nearly a dozen major stage productions. He made his Broadway debut as the emcee in Cabaret, directed by Sam Mendes and most recently starred as Billy Flynn in Chicago.

Off-Broadway, Hall starred opposite Alec Baldwin and Angela Bassett in Macbeth, directed by George C. Wolfe and Cymbeline with Liev Schreiber for the New York Shakespeare Festival, Timon of Athens and Henry V at the Public Theater, The English Teachers for Manhattan Class Company, the Manhattan Theater Club's production of Corpus Christi, directed by Joe Mantello and with Brian Cox in Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum.

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Michael C. Hall Facts

BirthdayFebruary 1, 1971 (53)
BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina, USA
Awards2010 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor In A Television Series - Drama (for Dexter)
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (for Dexter)

Selected Filmography

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
My Best Friend's Girl
The Wedding Date
Rain Man
Justice League: Gods & Monsters
Everything Must Go
The Spitfire
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