August 22, 1926|
Grand Rapids, Minnesota, U.S.
|Died||December 21, 2006
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Maurice Willows (1953-1995) (his death) 3 daughters|
Lois Grace Hall (22 August 1926 - 21 December 2006) was an American actress.
Life and career
Hall was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the daughter of Lois Grace (née Lambert), a teacher, and Ralph Stewart Hall, a businessman and inventor. Hall's television appearances included Studio One, The Cisco Kid, The Lone Ranger, Adventures of Superman, Marcus Welby, M.D., the penultimate episode of Little House on the Prairie and Star Trek: The Next Generation. She has also been seen in such classic films as Every Girl Should Be Married (1948), Love Happy (1949), My Blue Heaven (1950), Carrie (1952), Night Raiders (1952), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). However, she is perhaps best known for her supporting role as Sister Constance in Kenneth Branagh's acclaimed 1991 drama Dead Again, which also featured Raymond Cruz and Steven Culp.
Hall died of a heart attack in December 2006. She was 80 years old. She was a member of the Bahá'í Faith. She was a long serving Secretary of the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Los Angeles. as well as having interests in working with the Human Relations Council for the City of Los Angeles, planning cross-cultural events and helping arrange after-school tutoring and enrichment classes for at-risk young people. She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery next to her husband.
Hall's husband since 1953 was Maurice Willows, who died in 1995. She is survived by three daughters; Debra, Kimberly, and Christina; and five grandchildren; Ben, Daniel, Jessica, Brennan, and Hunter.
- Secrets of Monte Carlo (1951)