Hanna R. Hall

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Hanna R. Hall
Born Hanna Rose Hall
(1984-07-09) July 9, 1984 (age 31)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Other names Hanna Hall
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present

Hanna Rose Hall (born July 9, 1984) is an American actress most commonly known for her roles in Halloween and The Virgin Suicides. Her acting talents allowed her to land her role in Forrest Gump in which she made famous the phrase "Run, Forrest! Run!"

Early life[edit]

Hall was born and raised in Colorado. Hall's family moved up to the mountains when she was two years-old.[1] She is most remembered as younger Jenny in Forest Gump starring Tom Hanks.


Hall is mostly known for her roles in Forrest Gump, The Virgin Suicides, and the 2007 remake of Halloween.

When she was seven years-old, Hall attended Nina Axelrod's open casting call for Forrest Gump. A few callbacks later, Hall was eventually cast as young Jenny Curran.[1]

Hall screen tested for the role of Lux Lisbon in Sofia Coppola's film adaptation of The Virgin Suicides, but was considered too young for the part so she was cast as Cecilia Lisbon instead.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1994 Forrest Gump Young Jenny Curran
1995 Goldilocks and the Three Bears Goldi
1999 Virgin Suicides, TheThe Virgin Suicides Cecilia Lisbon
2004 Jail Bait Bess Short film
2005 Edward Cole Crystal Short film
2006 White Picket Fence Sarah Durley Short film
2006 Bright Lights Samantha Short film
2007 Halloween Judith Myers
2007 Neal Cassady Sophie Bloom
2007 Truth About Faces, TheThe Truth About Faces Jules Whitfield Short film
2008 Text Sarah
2009 American Cowslip Georgia
2010 Numbers Game, AA Numbers Game Carly
2010 Happiness Runs Becky
2010 Radio Free Albemuth Vivian Kaplan
2011 Scalene Paige Alexander
2012 Hawken Natalie Video short
2012 Visible Scars Becky Comfort
2013 Meeting Place, TheThe Meeting Place Miss Johnsonhobber Short film


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Homecoming Marybeth TIllerman TV film
1996 Her Desperate Choice Samantha TV film
2001 Amy & Isabelle Amy Goodrow TV film
2006 Standoff Rose Anders "Man of Steele"
2012 Criminal Minds Connie Foster "The Lesson"
2015 Masters of Sex Linda Einhorn "Parliament of Owls"


  1. ^ a b c Stryker, Jonathan (12 September 2007). "Exclusive Interview: Hanna Hall". HouseofHorrors.com. Retrieved 12 September 2007. 

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