Hall, Brad 1958(?)–
Hall, Brad 1958(?)–
(Brad William Hall)
Born March 21, 1958 (some sources cite 1959), in Santa Barbara, CA; son of George Johnson and Sarah (maiden name, McKinstry) Hall; married Julia Louis–Dreyfus (an actress), June 25, 1987; children: Henry, Charles. Education: Studied drama in London, 1978–79; Northwestern University, B.S., theatre, 1980.
Actor, writer, and producer. Practical Theatre Company, Chicago, IL, founding member, writer, and performer, beginning 1980; Rockme Foundation (music group), guitarist and vocalist; entered a production deal with Big Ticket Television, beginning c. 1996. Worked as a story editor and a film researcher. Member of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Committee for Handgun Control, also a member of the board of directors for other organizations. Also known as Brad William Hall.
Emmy Award nomination (with others), outstanding comedy series, 1992, for Brooklyn Bridge.
Television Appearances; Series:
Various characters, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, Saturday Night Live '80, SNL, and SNL 25), NBC, 1982–84.
Television Appearances; Specials:
(In archive footage) Various characters, Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found, NBC, 2005.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Charlie, "The Music Man," Day by Day, NBC, 1989.
Chuck, "Full Nest," Empty Nest, NBC, 1989.
Himself, "The Wire," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2000.
Himself, "The Shrimp Incident," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2001.
(In archive footage) Himself, 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (also known as E's "101"), E! Entertainment Television, 2004.
Appeared in episodes of other programs, including 9to 5, ABC and syndicated.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Dan Montana, Mad Avenue, CBS, 1988.
Television Work; Series:
Story editor, American Dreamer, NBC, 1990–91.
Producer and story editor, Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991–92.
Supervising producer, Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1992–93.
Creator and executive producer, The Single Guy, NBC, 1995–97.
Creator and executive producer, Watching Ellie (also known as Julia Louis–Dreyfus Project, 23 Minutes and 12 Seconds in the Life of Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Ellie Riggs, and 23:12), NBC, 2002–2003.
Television Work; Episodic:
Director, "The Date," Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1993.
Television Work; Pilots:
Producer of the pilot The Next Big Thing, CBS.
William Daniels, Troll, Empire Pictures, 1986.
Eric, Worth Winning, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1989.
Marty Callahan, Limit Up, Management Company Entertainment Group, 1989.
Ned Runcie, The Guardian, Universal, 1990.
Phil, Bye Bye Love, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.
Stanley, Must Love Dogs, Warner Bros., 2005.
Producer, Bye Bye Love, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.
Additional voices, A Bug's Life (animated; also known as Bugs), Buena Vista, 1998.
Executive producer, Must Love Dogs, Warner Bros., 2005.
Listener, Prairie du Chien (double–bill with The Shawl), Lincoln Center, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York City, 1985–86.
Appeared in productions of Candide and Our Town, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; also appeared in productions at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN, and the St. Nicholas Theatre.
Director and producer, Babalooney, Practical Theatre Company, Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1984.
(In archive footage) Ned Runcie in The Guardian, Boogeyman: The Killer Compilation, Flixmix, 2001.
Teleplays; with Others; Series:
Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, Saturday Night Live '80, SNL, and SNL 25), NBC, 1982–84.
(Story) Boris and Natasha, Showtime, 1992.
American Dreamer, NBC, various episodes, 1990–91.
Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, various episodes, 1991–93.
"Here's Looking at You," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 1993.
The Single Guy, NBC, 1995–96.
Watching Ellie (also known as Julia Louis–Dreyfus Project, 23 Minutes and 12 Seconds in the Life of Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Ellie Riggs, and 23:12), NBC, various episodes, 2002–2003.
The Single Guy, NBC, 1995.
Watching Ellie (also known as Julia Louis–Dreyfus Project, 23 Minutes and 12 Seconds in the Life of Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Eleanor Riggs, 22 Minutes with Ellie Riggs, and 23:12), NBC, 2002.
Wrote the pilot The Next Big Thing, CBS; also wrote "Pilot Redux," The Single Guy, NBC.
(With Gary David Goldberg) Bye Bye Love, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1995.
Worked with others on the screenplay for Public Displays of Affection, Twentieth Century–Fox.
Writings for the Stage:
Writer for the comedy revue MegaFun, Practical Theatre Company, Chicago, IL; wrote plays, songs, and other pieces for the Practical Theatre Company.
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