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Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance[[note]]who quit because she was sick of being put into stereotypically black female roles[[/note]], Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale[[note]]who was let go due to drug and alcohol problems[[/note]]), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems[[note]]similar to Pete Davidson's Chad character, only not as blase[[/note]]) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.

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Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 11th season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved (which ran from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related 1985 to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 1986), and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages the age of 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. hired[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance[[note]]who quit because she was sick of being put into stereotypically black female roles[[/note]], Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale[[note]]who was let go due to drug and alcohol problems[[/note]]), season, Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems[[note]]similar to Pete Davidson's Chad character, only not as blase[[/note]]) problems) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Joneses[[note]]with Damon Wayans played playing Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his other half of the pair[[/note]]). His celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was considered for the role of Cameron Frye in ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff'', but he declined.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was considered for the role of Cameron Frye in ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff'', but he declined.declined because he didn't want to get typecast.

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* PlayingAgainstType: He went from being a picked on smart NiceGuy in the Creator/JohnHughes Universal teen trilogy from the mid 1980's to Jim, a sadistic muscular bully to ''Film/EdwardScissorhands''.


Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance[[note]]who quit because she was sick of being put into stereotypically black female roles[[/note]], Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale[[note]]who was let go due to drug and alcohol problems[[/note]]), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.

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Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance[[note]]who quit because she was sick of being put into stereotypically black female roles[[/note]], Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale[[note]]who was let go due to drug and alcohol problems[[/note]]), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems) problems[[note]]similar to Pete Davidson's Chad character, only not as blase[[/note]]) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.


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Anthony Michael Hall (born Michael Anthony Hall on April 14, 1968) is an American actor, director and comedian best known for his roles in the Creator/BratPack films as Farmer Ted ("The Geek") in ''Film/SixteenCandles'', Gary Wallace in ''Film/WeirdScience'' and Brian Johnson in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', as Bill Gates in ''Film/PiratesOfSiliconValley'' and as Johnny Smith in ''Series/TheDeadZone''.

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Anthony Michael Hall (born Michael Anthony Hall on April 14, 1968) 1968 in West Roxbury, Massachusetts) is an American actor, director and comedian best known for his roles in the Creator/BratPack films as Farmer Ted ("The Geek") in ''Film/SixteenCandles'', Gary Wallace in ''Film/WeirdScience'' and Brian Johnson in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', as Bill Gates in ''Film/PiratesOfSiliconValley'' and as Johnny Smith in ''Series/TheDeadZone''.


Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.

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Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, Vance[[note]]who quit because she was sick of being put into stereotypically black female roles[[/note]], Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale), Vitale[[note]]who was let go due to drug and alcohol problems[[/note]]), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.

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Hall was actually a cast member on the long-running American sketch show, ''Saturday Night Live'', during the 1985-1986 season (which, like seasons six and 20, were critically panned and nearly got the show canceled[[note]]though, thanks to the cast quitting/getting fired and Lorne Michaels working hard to find better cast members, the show was saved from disaster[[/note]]). Hall (not related to former cast members Brad Hall[[note]]who was in Dick Ebersol's cast from 1982 to 1984 and is married to fellow cast member Julia Louis-Dreyfus[[/note]] or Rich Hall[[note]]was in Dick Ebersol's final season -- the 1984-1985 season -- and is the only ''SNL'' cast member who got his start on the early 1980s AlternateCompanyEquivalent show, ''Fridays''[[/note]]) was the show's only cast member who was under ages 18 and 21 when he was hired[[note]]as of 2020, Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest white male cast member ever hired and the youngest cast member overall hired. The youngest black cast member is still Eddie Murphy, who was hired on season six at only 19 years old[[/note]]. Though he only had one season (much like his fellow cast members at the time Creator/JoanCusack, Creator/RobertDowneyJr, Randy Quaid[[note]]who starred with Hall on ''National Lampoon's Vacation''[[/note]], Terry Sweeney, Danitra Vance, Damon Wayans[[note]]who actually was fired over changing a character without approval from Lorne Michaels[[/note]], Don Novello, and Dan Vitale), Hall actually had a good amount of recurring characters and celebrity impressions. His recurring characters were Craig Sundberg (a seemingly brainless teenager who actually is hired by scientists, politicians, and other members of the intelligentsia to solve world problems) and Fed Jones (one half of the drug-addled street hustling pair, The Two Joneses[[note]]Damon Wayans played Ned Jones, using the voice he'd used for his homeless wino character, Anton Jackson, on ''In Living Color''[[/note]]); his celebrity impressions include Art Garfunkel, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates; Oates was played by Robert Downey Jr.[[note]]who had to put shoes on his knees to make himself look short[[/note]]), and Bobby Kennedy.


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Anthony Michael Hall (born Michael Anthony Hall on April 14, 1968) is an American actor, director and comedian best known for his roles in the Creator/BratPack films as Farmer Ted ("The Geek") in ''Film/SixteenCandles'', Gary Wallace in ''Film/WeirdScience'' and Brian Johnson in ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', as Bill Gates in ''Film/PiratesOfSiliconValley'' and as Johnny Smith in ''Series/TheDeadZone''.

!!Selected Film Roles:

* ''Film/NationalLampoonsVacation''
* ''Film/SixteenCandles''
* ''Film/TheBreakfastClub''
* ''Film/WeirdScience''
* ''Film/JohnnyBeGood''
* ''Film/EdwardScissorhands''
* ''Film/SixDegreesOfSeparation''
* ''Film/FreddyGotFingered''
* ''Film/TheDarkKnight''

!!Selected Television Roles:

* ''Series/SaturdayNightLive''
* ''Series/TalesFromTheCrypt''
* ''Series/NYPDBlue''
* ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel''
* ''Series/MurderSheWrote''
* ''Series/DiagnosisMurder''
* ''Film/PiratesOfSiliconValley''
* ''Film/SixtyOne''
* ''Series/TheDeadZone''
* ''Series/{{Entourage}}''
* ''Series/{{Community}}''
* ''Series/CSIMiami''
* ''Series/{{Psych}}''
* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}''

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* HeIsAllGrownUp: What many people thought upon seeing him in the '90s, particularly the latter half, being much more bulky and [[MrFanservice handsome]] than he was in the '80s.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: He was considered for the role of Cameron Frye in ''Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff'', but he declined.

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