Hal Scardino

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Hal Scardino
Born Albert Henry Hugh Scardino
(1982-12-25) December 25, 1982 (age 32)
Savannah, Georgia, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–1996

Hal Scardino (born Albert Henry Hugh Scardino; December 25, 1982) is an American actor best known for having played the leading role in the movie The Indian in the Cupboard.[1] He also starred in Searching for Bobby Fischer and Marvin's Room.


He is the youngest of three children born to Marjorie Morris Scardino (chief executive officer of media group Pearson) and Albert Scardino (a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist). Born in the United States of America in Savannah, Georgia, Scardino grew up in the London neighborhood of Knightsbridge.[2]

He was educated at Winchester College, an independent school for boys in England. He graduated in 2005 from Columbia University.


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  1. ^ The Philadelphia Daily News, "Kid Learns A Lot From A Little Indian," 14 July 1995
  2. ^ The Baltimore Sun, "Despite a magic touch, actor's just a regular kid," 14 July 1995