Hal

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Hal is a masculine given name, often a diminutive form (hypocorism) of Harold, and a nickname. It may refer to:

People[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Prince Hal, a term used for Shakespeare's portrayal of Henry V of England before he became king
  • HAL 9000, a sentient computer from Arthur C. Clarke's Space Odyssey series
  • Dr. Hal Emmerich, nicknamed Otacon, from the Metal Gear video game series
  • Hal Hunt, in the children's Adventure novel series
  • Hal Jordan, a DC Comics superhero better known as Green Lantern
  • Hal Willis, a police detective of the 87th Precinct series written by Ed McBain
  • Hal Yorke, a lead character in the British TV series Being Human
  • Hal (Malcolm in the Middle), from the TV series Malcolm in the Middle
  • Hal (A Series of Unfortunate Events), a recordkeeper from Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Hal the Dog, one of the main characters in the animated children's TV series Nature Cat
  • Hal Stewart, villain of the animated film Megamind
  • Hal Turner, a character from 24 (TV series)

Animals[edit]

  • Hal (coyote), a coyote that wandered into New York City in 2006

See also[edit]