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Albert Hall is a Actor American born on 10 november 1937 at Brighton (USA)

Albert Hall

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Nationality USA
Birth 10 november 1937 (83 years) at Brighton (USA)

Albert W. Hall (born November 10, 1937) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Chief Phillips in the 1979 war film, Apocalypse Now and Judge Seymore Walsh in Ally McBeal and The Practice.

Biography

Albert Hall a été diplômé de l'école des Arts à l'Université Columbia en 1971. La même année, il est apparu au théâtre dans The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel et dans Melvin Van Peebles Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death. Son rôle au cinéma le plus connu à ce jour est probablement celui de Chief Phillips de Francis Ford Coppola qui a reçu un Prix pour Apocalypse Now. Le public contemporain peut reconnaître Albert Hall dans le rôle de Seymore Walsh, un juge sévère, un rôle invité récurrent dans Ally McBeal et The Practice. Albert Hall a aussi fait des apparitions dans Kojak, Miami Vice, Matlock, Star Trek : La Nouvelle Génération, La Vie avant tout, 24, Sleeper Cell et Grey's Anatomy. Plus récemment, il a tenu un rôle récurrent dans la série Men of a Certain Age .

Best films

Apocalypse Now (1979)
(Actor)
Malcolm X (1992)
(Actor)

Usually with

Spike Lee
Spike Lee
(2 films)
John Sayles
John Sayles
(2 films)
William Link
William Link
(2 films)
Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Albert Hall (25 films)

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Actor

Not Easily Broken, 1h39
Directed by Bill Duke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson, Maeve Quinlan, Wood Harris, Kevin Hart, Eddie Cibrian
Roles Bishop Wilkes
Rating61% 3.0513653.0513653.0513653.0513653.051365
Dave (Morris Chestnut) and Clarice Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) have reached a breaking point in their marriage. When Clarice is injured in a car accident, her mother Mary (Jenifer Lewis) intervenes. The obvious truth that more than just her injuries need immediate attention is exposed. Clarice begins to be treated by Julie (Maeve Quinlan), a physical therapist. Dave develops a friendship with Julie and her teenage son Bryson (Cannon Jay). The acceptance and comfort Dave finds in the two stirs his longing for a family and a passionate partner. When Bryson unexpectedly dies in a swimming accident, Dave and Julie's relationship grows closer as Clarice pulls farther away. Dave and Clarice must confront whether their marriage vows are or are not easily broken. Dave later visits Julie after she calls him, and he comforts her in her grief. They begin to kiss, but Dave realizes it is Clarice he truly wants. The couple reunites once Clarice expresses to him the reasons for her mother having such a big input in their marriage. They reunite and Dave finds out that Clarice is pregnant.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets, 2h8
Directed by Jon Turteltaub
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Politique, Political films, Children's films, White House in fiction
Actors Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel, Ed Harris
Roles Dr. Nichols
Rating64% 3.2483153.2483153.2483153.2483153.248315
Five days after the end of the Civil War, John Wilkes Booth and Michael O'Laughlen, both members of the Knights of the Golden Circle (KGC), enter a tavern and approach Thomas Gates to decode a message. Thomas recognizes the message as using the Playfair cipher and begins to translate it. While he does so, Booth leaves for Ford's Theatre to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. Thomas solves the puzzle and realizes the men are still loyal to the Confederacy. A fight breaks out, and Thomas rips several pages from the diary and throws them in the fireplace. Thomas is shot, and the gunman retrieves only a page fragment.
Honeydripper, 2h3
Directed by John Sayles
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Danny Glover, Keb' Mo, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Kel Mitchell, Yaya DaCosta, Brent Jennings
Roles Reverend Cutlip
Rating65% 3.296183.296183.296183.296183.29618
Filmed and set in Alabama, the film stars Danny Glover as the owner of a blues club that is failing until he hires a young electric guitarist (Gary Clark, Jr.). The film also stars musician Keb' Mo', actor/comedian Kel Mitchell and singer Mable John. Rhythm and blues singer Ruth Brown recorded some songs for the film and was cast to play a role, but died before filming started.
Ali
Ali (2001)
, 2h37
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about racism, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright
Roles Elijah Muhammad
Rating67% 3.399943.399943.399943.399943.39994
The film begins with Cassius Clay, Jr. (Will Smith) before his championship debut against then heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. In the pre-fight weigh-in Clay heavily taunts Liston (such as calling Liston a "big ugly bear"). In the fight Clay is able to dominate the early rounds of the match, but halfway through the fight Clay complains of a burning feeling in his eyes (implying that Liston has tried to cheat) and says he is unable to continue. However, his trainer/manager Angelo Dundee (Ron Silver) gets him to keep fighting. Once Clay is able to see again he easily dominates the fight and right before round seven Liston quits, therefore making Cassius Clay the second youngest heavyweight champion at the time after Floyd Patterson. Clay spends valued time with Malcolm X (Peebles) and the two decide to take a trip to Africa.
Beloved
Beloved (1998)
, 2h52
Directed by Jonathan Demme
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical
Themes Films about slavery, Films about racism, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction
Actors Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise, Beah Richards, Lisa Gay Hamilton
Roles Stamp Paid
Rating59% 2.9990752.9990752.9990752.9990752.999075
Sethe is a former slave living on the outskirts of Cincinnati shortly after the Civil War. An angry poltergeist terrorizes Sethe and her three children, causing her two sons to run away forever. Eight years later, Sethe (Oprah Winfrey) lives alone with her daughter, Denver (Kimberly Elise). Paul D. (Danny Glover), an old friend from Sweet Home, the plantation Sethe had escaped from years earlier, finds Sethe's home, where he drives off the angry spirit. Afterwards, Paul D. proposes that he should stay and Sethe responds favorably. Shortly after Paul D. moves in, a clean, mentally handicapped young woman (Thandie Newton) named Beloved stumbles into Sethe's yard and also stays with them.
Get on the Bus, 2h
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Richard Belzer, De'Aundre Bonds, Andre Braugher, Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Gabriel Casseus, Albert Hall
Roles Craig
Rating67% 3.35063.35063.35063.35063.3506
Fifteen disparate African American men board a bus in Los Angeles bound for Washington, D.C., where they plan on attending the Million Man March. Other than their race, destination, and gender, the men have nothing in common: George is the trip organizer; Xavier is an aspiring filmmaker hoping to make a documentary of the March; Flip is an openly racist and sexist actor; Kyle and Randall are a homosexual couple; Gary, a police officer, is the sole biracial man on the bus; Jamal is a former gang banger turned devout Muslim who has evaded prosecution for the rapes and murders he committed; Evan Jr., is a petty criminal who has been permitted to break probation to attend the march on the condition that he remain handcuffed to his father, Evan Sr.
The Great White Hype, 1h31
Directed by Reginald Hudlin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Damon Wayans, Corbin Bernsen, Peter Berg, Jon Lovitz
Roles Roper's Manager
Rating55% 2.750122.750122.750122.750122.75012
James "The Grim Reaper" Roper (Damon Wayans), the undefeated heavyweight boxing champ of the world, defeats his latest challenger with ease and visits an after-party thrown by the Rev. Fred Sultan (Samuel L. Jackson), a conniving and manipulative businessman who also acts as Roper's fight promoter. The Sultan relays some bad news to everyone: The fight was a financial flop. He deduces the reason that boxing events have become far less profitable is because audience members are sick of watching only black boxers fight each other. The Sultan predicts that a white contender, even one without a viable chance of winning, would create a huge payday for all involved in the fight (citing the Larry Holmes vs. Gerry Cooney battle in 1982 and the playing of the race card in that instance as a precedent), and he vows to either find or "create" a white contender in no time at all.
Major Payne, 1h37
Directed by Nick Castle
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Military humor in film, Films about education, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Damon Wayans, Michael Ironside, Karyn Parsons, William Hickey, Steven Martini, Orlando Brown
Roles Gen. Decker
Rating62% 3.149273.149273.149273.149273.14927
United States Marine Corps Major Benson Winifred Payne (Damon Wayans), a hardened Marine, returns from a successful drug raid in South America, only to find out that he has again been denied his long-hoped-for promotion to the grade of Lieutenant Colonel. Instead, Payne receives an honorable discharge on the grounds that "the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield", and that his killing skills are no longer required by the U.S Marine Corps.
Devil in a Blue Dress, 1h42
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, Terry Kinney
Roles Degan Odell
Rating66% 3.347453.347453.347453.347453.34745
The film begins in noir fashion when Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) says, "A man once told me that when you step out of your door in the morning, you're already in trouble. The only question is, are you on top of that trouble or not?"
Rookie of the Year, 1h44
Directed by Daniel Stern
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Colombe Jacobsen-Derstine, Neil Flynn, Daniel Stern, Amy Morton
Roles Martinella
Rating61% 3.0500453.0500453.0500453.0500453.050045
Henry Rowengartner (Nicholas), 12-year-old Little Leaguer, has dreams of playing in the major leagues. One day, Henry breaks his arm trying to catch a fly ball (he slips on another ball that is lying on the ground) and has to wrap it in a cast. Once the arm is healed, the doctor removes the cast and discovers Henry's tendons have healed "a little too tight," thus enabling Henry to cock his arm back and fire it forward with incredible force.
Star
Star (1993)

Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Jennie Garth, Craig Bierko, Terry Farrell, Penny Fuller, Mitch Ryan, Albert Hall
Roles Larry
Rating58% 2.9059352.9059352.9059352.9059352.905935
Jennie plays Crystal Wyatt, a young country girl. Her father dies, and soon after her brother-in-law rapes her. She tells her mother about the rape; she tells her she is lying. Crystal confronts her brother-in-law with a shotgun and he shoots her brother dead. She moves to San Francisco, where she becomes a waitress and singer. She falls for a charitable lawyer and kind army man, Spencer. She and Spencer, though he is years older, have chemistry from the beginning and later begin a passionate relationship in her tumultuous life. Crystal rises up to stardom with her looks and voice and competes with life's circumstances to be with the man she adores. However, Spencer is put together with a woman named Elizabeth, a socialite who wants her life to be perfect and ordered. As Crystal's life winds down, Spencer's marriage and patience dwindles. Eventually, Crystal becomes pregnant and moves in with her childhood friend (played by Bryan Smith) with Spencer's child, but wants to let him get his life in order before they can be together. Eventually, he quits his associations with higher-ups, quits his marriage, and goes back to Crystal, where he discovers her with his 5-year-old son, Zeb. The movie ends on a happy note, even with much history been had, and it is assumed that they live the rest of their lives out in a storybook romance.
Malcolm X
Malcolm X (1992)
, 3h13
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Assassinat, Politique, Films about racism, Films about religion, Political films, Films about Islam
Actors Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee
Roles Baines
Rating76% 3.848713.848713.848713.848713.84871
Malcolm X divides the life of the African-American activist Malcolm X into three sections. The first section deals with the troubled childhood of Malcolm Little, whose father, a preacher, was murdered by the Black Legion and whose mother was institutionalized for insanity. Malcolm grows up and gets a job as a Pullman porter, calling himself Detroit Red. Getting involved with a Harlem gangster named West Indian Archie with whom he has a falling out, Malcolm flees to Boston and decides to become a burglar. He and his best friend, Shorty (played by Spike Lee) are arrested by the police and Malcolm is sentenced to a ten-year prison term. The second section follows Malcolm's life in prison, where a fellow inmate, Baines, introduces him to the teachings of the Nation of Islam.
The Boys
The Boys (1991)
, 2h3
Directed by Sidney J. Furie
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about capital punishment
Actors James Woods, Richard Todd, John Lithgow, Robert Morley, Joanna Gleason, Dudley Sutton
Rating71% 3.5833153.5833153.5833153.5833153.583315
A night watchman at a garage is found murdered, and four teddy boys are put on trial for the crime. Witnesses and suspects give differing accounts of the lead-up to the crime, and the truth emerges.
The Boys
The Boys (1991)

Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Black comedy
Actors James Woods, John Lithgow, Joanna Gleason, Eve Gordon, Rosemary Dunsmore, Albert Hall
Rating59% 2.963292.963292.963292.963292.96329
Walter and Artie are almost married. They've churned out scripts for movies and TV shows for 20 years, and as writing partners, they have shared a lifetime of experience, experiences that include Artie's three packs of cigarettes a day. Despite his squeaky clean lifestyle, now Walter has lung cancer, where he is given six months to live, and his life is literally going up in Artie's smoke. As Walter fights cancer he also tries to put his affairs in order by teaching writing to prison inmates, talking to his son and ex-wife, and getting his partner to quit smoking.