Anthony Michael Hall

1968 - Today

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Michael Anthony Hall (born April 14, 1968), known professionally as Anthony Michael Hall, is an American actor best known for his movies with John Hughes, which include the teen classics Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Weird Science.He diversified his roles to avoid becoming typecast as his geek persona, joining the cast of Saturday Night Live (1985–1986) and starring in films such as Out of Bounds (1986), Johnny Be Good (1988), Edward Scissorhands (1990) and Six Degrees of Separation (1993). After a series of minor roles in the 1990s, he starred as Microsoft's Bill Gates in the 1999 television film Pirates of Silicon Valley. He had the leading role in the USA Network series The Dead Zone from 2002 to 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Michael Hall has received more than 6,562,318 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Anthony Michael Hall is the 4,690th most popular actor (up from 4,752nd in 2019), the 7,268th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,122nd in 2019) and the 2,310th most popular American Actor.

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  • 26

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  • 2.68

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  • 3.73

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Among actors, Anthony Michael Hall ranks 4,690 out of 10,030Before him are Ruby Lin, Emily Browning, Sylvia Hoeks, Ted Raimi, Garrett Hedlund, and Agnès Jaoui. After him are Niní Marshall, Stubby Kaye, Vincent Regan, Tauno Palo, Huang Xiaoming, and Aksel Hennie.

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Among people born in 1968, Anthony Michael Hall ranks 195Before him are Carlos Marín, Akira Yamaoka, Matteo Garrone, Pavel Kuka, Irina Privalova, and John Ortiz. After him are Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Vítor Pereira, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Akhtar Mansour, Carlos Latuff, and Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anthony Michael Hall ranks 7,268 out of 15,968Before him are Andrew McCarthy (1962), Armistead Maupin (1944), Gilby Clarke (1962), Bob Brookmeyer (1929), Ted Raimi (1965), and Garrett Hedlund (1984). After him are John Musker (1953), Carleton S. Coon (1904), Bobby Vee (1943), Big E (1986), Stubby Kaye (1918), and Richard Tucker (1913).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Anthony Michael Hall ranks 2,310Before him are Jeff Corey (1914), Campbell Scott (1961), Greg Grunberg (1966), Andrew McCarthy (1962), Ted Raimi (1965), and Garrett Hedlund (1984). After him are Stubby Kaye (1918), Priscilla Lane (1915), Stephen Dorff (1973), Madge Bellamy (1899), Elizabeth Hartman (1943), and Steven Culp (1955).

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