Deedee Magno Hall

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Deedee Magno Hall
Deedee Magno Hall (2010).jpg
Hall in 2010
Born
Deedee Lynn Magno

(1975-04-02) April 2, 1975 (age 44)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)
Cliffton Hall (m. 2003)
Children2

Deedee Lynn Magno Hall (born April 2, 1975)[1] is a Filipino American actress and singer, known for her work in the pop group The Party and the voice of Pearl and other characters in the animated series Steven Universe.

Early life[edit]

Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, Magno was the child of immigrants from the Philippines, a sailor in the United States Navy and a nurse, she grew up in San Diego and Orlando.[2]

Career[edit]

She began acting at a young age, lending her voice to the Disney show The All New Mickey Mouse Club (that was first recorded in 1988) in 1988-1991 and sometimes 1992.[3] She also appears as Jasmine on the Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular soundtrack. She is credited as one of the students in the 1993 film, Sister Act 2.

After The Party, Hall went on to perform in musical theater, most notable was her role of Kim in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon, a role she later reprised on the national tour.[4] She later played the role of Nessarose on the first national tour of Wicked, from December 12, 2006 until November 16, 2008.[5] She most recently reprised the role in the San Francisco sit-down production at the Orpheum Theatre. Performances began January 27, 2009 with an opening night of February 6, 2009.[6] She played her final performance on September 5, 2010, when the production closed. She joined the ensemble for the US tour of If/Then in October 2015, listed as "Cathy and others" and was the understudy for Elizabeth and Kate.[4] Hall starred in the East West Players production of Next to Normal as Diana Goodman from May 12 to June 18 of 2017.[7]

She began voice-acting the character of Pearl on the Cartoon Network program Steven Universe in 2013 and is still acting in 2019.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Hall is married to Cliffton Hall,[9] who has starred opposite her in both Miss Saigon and Wicked national tours, and most recently in the San Francisco production of Wicked. They have two sons.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Classroom Kid
2002 Face Kelly
2013 Riff Rockit Hanna Hat (voice) Direct-to-video

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989–1993 The All New Mickey Mouse Club Herself
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Princess Dinner Guest Episode: "The Princess and the Pea"
1998 Dellaventura Lin Chang Episode: "Made in America"
Rear Window Popoff Nurse TV movie
2000 Third Watch Lori Tan Episode: "Alone in a Crowd"
2013–present Steven Universe Pearl (voice) Main role

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2014 Cartoon Network Superstar Soccer: Goal Pearl
2015 Steven Universe: Attack the Light! Pearl
2017 Steven Universe: Save the Light Pearl

Theatre[edit]

Year Totle Role
2003–2016 Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular Princess Jasmine
2006–2008 Wicked Emerald City Tour Nessarose
2009–2010 Wicked San Francisco Production Nessarose

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Title Category Role Result
2014 BTVA Voice Acting Award Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical Pearl (Steven Universe) Nominated[11]
2015 Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical
Shared with Zach Callison, Michaela Dietz, Estelle, Grace Rolek, Tom Scharpling, Jennifer Paz, Susan Egan, Matthew Moy and Kate Micucci
Steven Universe Won[12]
Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical Pearl (Steven Universe) Won[12]
Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical (People's Choice) Won[12]
2016 Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series
Shared with Zach Callison, Michaela Dietz, Estelle, Kate Micucci, Matthew Moy, Shelby Rabara, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Charlyne Yi and Erica Luttrell
Steven Universe Nominated[13]
Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series (People's Choice)
Shared with Zach Callison, Michaela Dietz, Estelle, Kate Micucci, Matthew Moy, Shelby Rabara, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Charlyne Yi and Erica Luttrell
Won[13]
2017 Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series
Shared with Zach Callison, Michaela Dietz, Estelle, Shelby Rabara, Tom Scharpling, Jennifer Paz, Grace Rolek, Kimberly Brooks, Charlyne Yi, Reagan Gomez-Preston, Kate Micucci, AJ Michalka, Colton Dunn, and Matthew Moy
Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deedee Magno Hall - Behind The Voice Actors". Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  2. ^ Calindas, Marconi (18 August 2009). "The proud Fil-Am from Miss Saigon to Wicked". GMA News. Philippines. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ Hinman, Catherine (24 April 1989). "They're Hip, They're Hot, They're The Mouseketeers". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Deedee Magno Hall – Broadway Cast & Staff | IBDB". www.ibdb.com. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  5. ^ "Wicked – Broadway Musical – Emerald City Tour | IBDB". www.ibdb.com. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  6. ^ "Wicked the New Broadway Musical: San Francisco Company". Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  7. ^ Desk, BWW News. "Deedee Magno Hall and Cliffton Hall to Lead NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players; Cast, Creatives Set!". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-04-25.
  8. ^ Steven Universe, retrieved 2019-04-25
  9. ^ "Deedee Magno Hall: On a passionate career, family & favorite roles - AJ Magazines". Retrieved 2017-05-10.
  10. ^ Harada, Wayne (2005-09-23). "Castle alums stage own revue". Retrieved 2008-05-20.
  11. ^ "BTVA Voice Acting Awards 2013 - Behind The Voice Actors". Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  12. ^ a b c "BTVA Voice Acting Awards 2014 - Behind The Voice Actors". Retrieved 2017-05-13.
  13. ^ a b "BTVA Voice Acting Awards 2015 - Behind The Voice Actors". Retrieved 2017-05-13.

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