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Hal Scardino

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Hal Scardino
Albert Henry Hugh Scardino

(1984-12-25) December 25, 1984 (age 39)
Alma materColumbia University
Occupation(s)Actor, producer
Years active1992–present (as actor); 2015–present (as producer)
Parent(s)Albert Scardino (father)
Marjorie Scardino (mother)

Hal Scardino (born Albert Henry Hugh Scardino; December 25, 1984) is an American-British producer and former child actor best known for appearing in The Indian in the Cupboard.[1] He also starred in Searching for Bobby Fischer, Marvin's Room, and The Show (2015).

Scardino appeared in the play Saltonstall's Trial by Michael Cormier in October 2019 in Beverly, MA.[2]


Born in the United States of America in Savannah, Georgia, Scardino grew up in the London neighborhood of Knightsbridge.[3] 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. His current living relatives include Juliet Eliana Scardino and Brian Paul Scardino.[4]

He was educated at Winchester College, an independent school for boys in England. He graduated in 2008 from Columbia University, where he competed on the Columbia Lions fencing team.[5][6]



  1. ^ "Kid Learns A Lot From A Little Indian", 14 July 1995, The Philadelphia Daily News
  2. ^ BWW News Desk. "Hollywood Actor Hal Scardino Joins Cast Of SALTONSTALL'S TRIAL". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2020-07-25.
  3. ^ "Despite a magic touch, actor's just a regular kid", 14 July 1995, The Baltimore Sun
  4. ^ "Twitter Finds a Whole Lotta Woman in Marjorie Scardino". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2020-07-25.
  5. ^ "Hal Scardino - Fencing". Columbia University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-07-25.
  6. ^ "Alumni Sons and Daughters". Columbia College Today. September 2004. Retrieved July 25, 2020.

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