Moving effortlessly from an uptight funeral director on Six Feet Under to a Miami blood-spatter analyst and serial killer on DEXTER, MICHAEL C. HALL continues to illuminate the humanity and intelligence in transformative, challenging characters. Last year for DEXTER, Hall garnered nominations for ‘Best Actor — Drama Series’ from both the Screen Actors Guild® and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes®).
A formally trained stage actor, Michael C. Hall made an indelible impression as younger brother “David Fisher” on HBO’s groundbreaking series Six Feet Under. During the series’ five-year run, Hall received nominations for the Emmy® Award for ‘Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Drama Series’ and the AFI Male Television ‘Actor of the Year’ Award. Hall and the Six Feet Under cast received 2003 and 2004 SAG® Awards for ‘Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series,’ for which they were also nominated in 2002 and 2005.
A North Carolina native and graduate of New York University’s Master of Fine Arts program in acting, Hall has appeared in nearly a dozen major stage productions. He made his Broadway debut as “Emcee” in Cabaret, directed by Sam Mendes, and most recently starred as “Billy Flynn” in Chicago. Off-Broadway, Hall starred opposite Alec Baldwin and Angela Bassett in Macbeth, directed by George C. Wolfe and Cymbeline with Liev Schreiber for the New York Shakespeare Festival. Other performances include Timon Of Athens and Henry V at the Public Theater, The English Teachers for Manhattan Class Company, the Manhattan Theater Club’s production of Corpus Christi, directed by Joe Mantello, and Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum.
Michael C. Hall’s film credits include John Woo’s Paycheck and the independent drama Bereft.