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Deidre Hall

Biography

Actress who also became known for taking part in Dr. Marlena Evans within the cleaning soap opera Times of Our Lives. She meant on learning to be a psychologist before recognizing her enthusiasm for performing. She became an Ambassador for Procedure Smile. She wedded 3 x before her 1991 relationship to Steve Sohmer. She’s two sons, Tully and David. She starred within the cleaning soap opera Times of Our Lives with Jensen Ackles.

Quick Facts


Full Name Deidre Hall
Date Of Birth October 31, 1947
Place Of Birth Milwaukee, WI
Height 1.7 m
Profession Soap Opera Actress
Education Lake Worth Community High School
Nationality American
Spouse Steve Sohmer, Michael J. Dubelko, Keith Barbour, William Hudson
Children Tully Chapin Sohmer, David Atticus Sohmer
Parents Jean Hall, John Hall
Siblings Andrea Hall, John Terry Hall
Nominations Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, TV Land Superest Super Hero Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer in a Daytime Serial, TV Land Favorite Airborne Character Award
Movies Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story, Lucky in Love, Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin, Pray TV, Special Delivery, Suddenly Santa, Woman on the Ledge, A Reason to Live, Take My Daughters Please, The Deidre Hall Story, For the Very First Time, Columbo Cries Wolf
TV Shows OP Center, Our House, The Krofft Supershow, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless, And the Sea Will Tell
Star Sign Scorpio

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1 Ex-stepmother of Ilisa Sohmer.
2 Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 19, 2016.
3 Attended the private memorial for actress Frances Reid, after her passing in 2010.
4 Deidre and her identical twin, Andrea Hall, are actually "mirror twins". Only by looking at them, face-on, can you see that their hair parts naturally on opposite sides. They can see this by looking in a mirror, then the parts match.
5 Her acting mentor was the late Frances Reid.
6 Best known by the public for her role as Dr. Marlena Evans on Days of Our Lives (1965).
7 Many insiders thought she had her best year ever on Days of Our Lives (1965) in 2004 and was considered a lock-up for a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. To the surprise of everyone, she was not nominated in what many are calling the biggest oversight by the Emmy Awards in many years.
8 Attended and graduated from Lake Worth Community High School (1965), and studied psychology before sidetracking into acting.
9 Has two sons: David Atticus Sohmer (born August, 23, 1992) and Tully Chapin Sohmer (born January 19, 1995). The surrogate mother is Robin B.
10 Has an identical twin sister, Andrea Hall, who has played her "evil" twin, Samantha Evans, on Days of Our Lives (1965).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Christmas Dream 2016 TV Movie filming Victoria
Harmony Short completed Krista (as Deidra Hall)
Days of Our Lives 1976-2016 TV Series Dr. Marlena Evans Marlena Evans Black Marlena Evans ...
Club 5150 2015 TV Series Nadine
Kitten Bowl II 2015 TV Movie Deidre Hall
Lucky in Love 2014 TV Movie Erin
Dating in the Middle Ages 2013 TV Series Fiona Fleming
Drop Dead Diva 2011 TV Series Deidre Hall
Days of Our Lives' 35th Anniversary 2000 TV Movie Dr. Marlena Evans
Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story 1995 TV Movie Deidre Hall
Women of the House 1995 TV Series Deidre Hall
OP Center 1995 TV Movie Kate Michaels
Woman on the Ledge 1993 TV Movie Quinn
Night Sins 1993 TV Movie Dr. Marlena Evans
For the Very First Time 1991 TV Movie Mrs. O'Neil
And the Sea Will Tell 1991 TV Movie Muff Graham
Murder, She Wrote 1990 TV Series Claudia Carboni / Jennifer Paige
Columbo 1974-1990 TV Series Dian Hunter / Receptionist
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin 1989 TV Movie Linda Horton
Wiseguy 1989 TV Series Claudia Newquay
Take My Daughters, Please 1988 TV Movie Nell
Our House 1986-1988 TV Series Jessie Witherspoon
A Reason to Live 1985 TV Movie Delores Stewart
Hotel 1984 TV Series Maggie Dawson
Hot Pursuit 1984 TV Series Stephanie Wyler
The Million Dollar Face 1981 TV Movie Barbara Sanderson
Pray TV 1980 Sarah of Nazareth
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl 1976 TV Series Lori / Electra Woman
Special Delivery 1976 Gloria (as Deirdre Hall)
Joe Forrester 1976 TV Series
The Krofft Supershow 1976 TV Series Lori / Electra Woman
S.W.A.T. 1975 TV Series Diane
Karen 1975 TV Series Janet Bartel
Kung Fu 1975 TV Series Luisa
The Young and the Restless 1973 TV Series Barbara Anderson
Emergency! 1972-1973 TV Series Nurse Sally Lewis
The Streets of San Francisco 1972 TV Series Bank Teller
Adam-12 1972 TV Series Nurse
Adventures of Nick Carter 1972 TV Movie Ivy Duncan (as Deidre Hudson)
Night Gallery 1971 TV Series Blonde (segment "An Act of Chivalry")
San Francisco International Airport 1970 TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story 1995 TV Movie executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled Bill Hayes Documentary Documentary post-production
AfterBuzz TV's Spotlight On 2016 TV Series Herself
Home & Family 2013-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Herself
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2015 TV Movie Herself
Steve Harvey 2014-2015 TV Series Herself
Wheel of Fortune 1995-2015 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant / Herself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2014 TV Movie Herself
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2014 TV Series Herself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Herself
Top Chef Masters 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Diner / Dr. Marlena Evans
Hope in Sight 2013 TV Movie Herself - Spokesperson
Marie 2013 TV Series documentary
The Jeff Probst Show 2012 TV Series Herself
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
Showbiz Tonight 2012 TV Series Herself
Good Day L.A. 2012 TV Series Herself
The Joy Behar Show 2011 TV Series Herself
The Nate Berkus Show 2011 TV Series Herself
Good Day New York 2010 TV Series Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2010 TV Series Herself
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Herself
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008 TV Series Herself
KTLA Morning News 2008 TV Series Herself
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin 2008 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Guest
Mornings with Kerri-Anne 2007 TV Series Herself
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2006 TV Special Herself - 'Days of Our Lives' Tribute (uncredited)
Anything to Win 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
SoapTalk 2005 TV Series Herself
Martha 2005 TV Series Herself
Mississippi Rising 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Co-Host and Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004 TV Series Herself
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments 2004 TV Movie Herself
Soapography 2004 TV Series documentary Herself
The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
The Wayne Brady Show 2003 TV Series Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1996-2002 TV Series Herself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special 2002 TV Special Herself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards 2002 TV Special Herself
Days of Our Lives' Christmas 2001 TV Special Herself / Dr. Marlena Evans
Intimate Portrait 1999-2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series Herself
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards 1999 TV Special Herself
Television: The First Fifty Years 1999 Video documentary Herself - Interviewee
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Accepting Award for Favorite Daytime Serial
The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Accepting Award for Favorite Daytime Serial
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1996 TV Movie Herself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1995 TV Special Herself - Host
The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself - Segment Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1994 TV Series Herself
The 5th Annual GLAAD Media Awards 1994 TV Special Herself
The Ultimate Driving Challenge 1993 TV Movie documentary Herself
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World 1993 TV Movie documentary Herself - Ringmaster
John & Leeza from Hollywood 1993 TV Series Herself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
The Home Show 1989-1993 TV Series Herself / Herself - Co-Host
The Joan Rivers Show 1993 TV Series Herself
Today 1993 TV Series Herself
The 45th Annual Directors Guild Awards 1993 TV Special Herself
The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards 1992 TV Special Herself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Female Performer in New Television Series
One on One with John Tesh 1991 TV Series Herself
Maury 1991 TV Series Herself
The 14th Annual Women in Film Crystal Awards 1990 TV Special Herself
Circus of the Stars #14 1989 TV Special documentary Herself - Performer
Battle of the Network Stars XIX 1988 TV Special Herself - NBC Team
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular 1988 TV Special Herself
Hour Magazine 1983-1987 TV Series Herself
Harry Anderson's Sideshow 1987 TV Movie Herself
The Wil Shriner Show 1987 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1986 TV Series Herself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars 1986 TV Movie Herself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration 1986 TV Special documentary Herself
Bob Hope's Comedy Salute to the Soaps 1985 TV Movie Herself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards 1985 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Favourite Young Television Performer
Circus of the Stars #10 1985 TV Special documentary Herself - Performer
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Herself
All-Time Great TV Censored Bloopers 1985 TV Movie Herself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour 1984 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The Merv Griffin Show 1980 TV Series Herself
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1979 TV Series Herself - Actress / Herself - Co-Host / Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1978-1979 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Everyday 1978 TV Series Herself
Dinah! 1977 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2016 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Herself
Days of Our Lives 2003-2011 TV Series Marlena Evans Black Dr. Marlena Evans

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On May 19, 2016. At 6201 Hollywood Blvd.
2005 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Favorite Couple Days of Our Lives (1965) · Drake Hogestyn
1995 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Lead Actress Days of Our Lives (1965)
1986 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Contribution by an Actor/Actress to the Form of Continuing Drama who is currently on a Daytime Serial Days of Our Lives (1965)
1985 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Serial Days of Our Lives (1965)
1984 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Soap Opera Days of Our Lives (1965)
1984 Soapy Soapy Awards Outstanding Actress Days of Our Lives (1965)
1983 Soapy Soapy Awards Outstanding Actress Days of Our Lives (1965)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 ISA Indie Series Awards Best Guest Actress - Comedy Club 5150 (2015)
2014 ISA Indie Series Awards Best Supporting Actress - Comedy Dating in the Middle Ages (2011)
2005 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Lead Actress Days of Our Lives (1965)
2005 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Favorite Airborne Character(s) Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976)
2004 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Superest Super Hero Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976) · Judy Strangis
2000 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Daytime Serial Days of Our Lives (1965)
1999 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Daytime Serial Days of Our Lives (1965)
1999 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Outstanding Lead Actress Days of Our Lives (1965)
1998 Soap Opera Digest Award Soap Opera Digest Awards Hottest Romance Days of Our Lives (1965) · Drake Hogestyn
1997 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Daytime Serial Days of Our Lives (1965)
1985 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Days of Our Lives (1965)
1984 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series Days of Our Lives (1965)
1980 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for a Daytime Drama Series Days of Our Lives (1965)


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