Deidre Hall Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Deidre Hall|
Deidre Ann Hall
|Birth Date:||October 31, 1947|
|Birth Place:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
William Hudson (1966–1970)
Keith Barbour (1972–1977)
Michael Dubelko (1987–1989)
Steve Sohmer (1991–2006)
|Years active:||1970 to present|
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
Deidre Hall is a renowned American actress who is widely recognized for her portrayal of Dr. Marlena Evans on the famous soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives’. Currently over 70 years of age, the film star is not as active in the industry as she used to be during her younger years. She now spends most of her time taking care of her declining health and keeping her mind and body together. However, she is still being celebrated in the media till today because she was a big name in the American film industry during her time as an active actress. Her talents and acting abilities were unrivalled during the peak of her career and she ended up making herself known as a very versatile actress who found it easy to fit in almost every role she was given. Today, we will be discussing the flawless actress Deidre Hall. If you want to know about our star woman’s early days, career highlights, financial data and everything she accomplished in her lifetime of acting in numerous films and series, just continue with reading all that we have provided in this well-detailed article.
Deidre Hall’s Biography
She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States on October 31, 1947. Her mother, Jean Hall, was a Scottish immigrant who served as the head secretary of a company in Connecticut, while her father, John Hall, worked as a staff at the Lake Worth Post Office. Deidre has a twin sister who goes by the name Andrea Hall. Likewise, she has a brother named John Terry Hall.
In 1957, her family relocated to the Osborne Lake Estates when her father signed a contract with the Lake Worth Post Office. She attended Lake Worth High School for her education and graduated in 1965. When she had completed her secondary school studies, she joined Palm Beach Junior College and studied physiology there.
At the age of 12, Deidre was named Junior Orange Bowl Queen. She was also interested in psychology as a young girl but as anticipated, fate always has something different for all of us.
Deidre Hall’s Career
Hall is a gifted actress who could play almost every kind of role she was given. She is one of America’s most loved entertainers, captivating her viewers in by serving them exactly what they wanted to see, film after film. She made her debut as an actress at the International Airport of San Francisco. At that time, she had her chance in the NBC-TV drama ‘Days of Our Lives’ (1965), and she took it without hesitation, and performed tremendously. Her performance as Dr. Marlena was widely appreciated and the success of the film provided a much-needed boost for her publicity.
Awards & Achievements
Hall has been a part of more than 40 films so far. Her portrayal of Dr. Marlena Evans on the famous soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives’ was enough for Soap Opera Digest to award her a total of five prestigious Best Actress Awards as Best Television Role Model (1982-1995). She has twice been described as the best-dressed woman of the year. To add to that, Guide and Satellite Orbit once considered her to be among the 10 most beautiful women in the United States. At the peak of her career when she was younger and radiating with excess beauty, Deidre hall was featured on the covers of several national and regional magazines including Beverly Hills, TV Guide, Los Angeles Magazine, Woman, People, Woman’s Own, and many others.
Personal Life & Family
Hall has been married four different times in her life. Her first marriage was to American actor William Hudson in 1966. Their love affair couldn’t survive the test of time and they split in 1970. Two years afterwards, the actress moved on to Keith Barbour and married him. Keith is a talented singer and songwriter, but his profession wasn’t enough to save their marriage which unfortunately ended in 1977.
In 1987, Deidre Hall tied the knot with the American film producer Michael Dubelko. Just like her first two marriages, this one lasted less than 24 months and they called things off in 1989. Not giving up in her quest of finding true love, Hall found love with Steve Sohmer and married him in 1991. Steve is a known Shakespeare scholar and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, a former TV director, television author and producer. Their marriage seemed like it was a match made in heaven and lasted for nearly sixteen years before it ended in 2006, unfortunately.
Hall has two sons, David Atticus Sohmer and Tully Chapin Sohmer, both born through Surrogation. The adoptive mother of the children is Robin B., a divorced mother with a remarkable resemblance to Deidre Hall.
Deidre Hall Net Worth
Deidre has a net worth of $12 million. At the peak of her acting career, she took home a salary of around $60,000 and above for every project she was a part of. Remarkably, the actress is also a philanthropist and has contributed a lot of her money to different causes. She reportedly donated the sum of $1,000 to Dennis Kucinich’s presidential campaign.
Among some of the things that consume her money are her fancy jewelry, expensive clothes, and other properties. She owns a costly house in Southern California that is estimated to cost $3.5 million.