Natalie Hall

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Natalie Hall
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Natalie Hall speaking at the 2014 WonderCon
Born

Natalie Elise Hall
(1990-01-25) January 25, 1990 (age 27)

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada[2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2004–Present
Notable work Pretty Little Liars
All My Children
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Natalie Elise Hall[3] (born January 25, 1990)[3] is a Canadian actress. She has appeared in various Broadway, film and TV productions. Her first TV appearance was when she portrayed the role of Colby Chandler on the soap opera All My Children from 2009 to 2011.

Early life[edit]

Natalie grew up in Vancouver, Canada prior to moving to New York to pursue roles on Broadway. She performed as Val in the Broadway production of A Chorus Line.[3] Hall spoke about her first role, saying "It was an amazing experience. I had to grow up so fast working with such talent on a big stage". Her portrayal of Val earned her a Ovation award. Hall moved to New York City to pursue her dreams of Broadway and TV stardom, but relocated to Los Angeles in 2010.[3] She grew up playing soccer on an all-boys soccer team.[3]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

ABC announced that Hall had been cast in the role of Colby Chandler in the soap All My Children.[4] Hall made her debut on November 25, 2009.[5] Hall filmed her first scenes in mid October just before the show relocated to Los Angeles.[6] Hall made her last appearance in the final network broadcast of All My Children on September 23, 2011.

On June 29, 2011, it was announced that Hall would be replacing Natalie Floyd as Hanna's soon-to-be stepsister, Kate Randall, in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, playing the role until 2012.[7] She played Ellie King née Davis, in Love's Christmas Journey, a four-part mini-series in 2011.[8]

In 2013, she was cast as Taylor in the CW series Star-Crossed.[9] Hall described her character as the "Queen Bee with a big heart" and a risk-taker in love.[10] Hall played Britney in the series revival of Lifetime comedy-drama Drop Dead Diva originally for two episodes however came back for another episode.[11] Hall joined the cast of HBO's True Blood for its final season, appearing as resident villain Sarah Newlin's (Anna Camp) newly turned vampire sister, Amber Mills, for three episodes.[12] She appeared on the cover of the Canadian fashion magazine Fave.[12]

Hall guested starred in USA Network medical comedy-drama Royal Pains as Hope, a burlesque dancer who turns to Jeremiah for help when she begins experiencing pain during her act.[13] Hall is also a member of the Prestigious "Actors Studio" in New York. Hall will be appearing alongside Miles Teller in the upcoming 2017 film "Granite Mountain". Hall was most recently cast in the upcoming untitled Marc Cherry ABC pilot.

Music[edit]

Hall performs in various musicals in New York. Hall was trained at the London Academy of Ballet and graduated with honors of distinction in dance when she was sixteen. In the film Rising Stars, Hall performed "Better with You", the music video for the song featuring Hall was later released.[14] She was also featured in the song "Free To Fall" which also appeared in the film and the official soundtrack.[14] Hall performed "Hallelujah I Love Her So" by Ray Charles at the "It Gets Better Project's "A Better Holiday" concert benefiting The Ali Forney Center on December 16, 2012.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Hall has a yorkie named Beau. Hall's mother was a Canadian Ballerina. Hall grew up with two brothers, of which she has said "I grew up loving the arts but I also was such a tom boy, I loved sports and was very competitive."

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Have You Heard? Secret Central Tes Taylor
2010 Rising Stars Brenna
2011 Love's Christmas Journey Ellie Davis King Television film
2012 Seven Year Hitch, TheThe Seven Year Hitch Jennifer Television film
2013 +1 Melanie
2015 Lucky N#mbr Nikki Page
2015 Simple Little Lives Kaylee In post-production
2016 Curse of Sleeping Beauty, TheThe Curse of Sleeping Beauty Linda
2016 Summer of 8 Jen
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Shelby Crawford Episode: "Streetwise"
2009 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Maura Episode: "Stripped"
2009–11 All My Children Colby Chandler Role held: November 25, 2009 – September 23, 2011
2011–12 Pretty Little Liars Kate Randall 5 episodes
2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Katy Hill Episode: "Last Woman Standing"
2013 Drop Dead Diva Britney 3 episodes
2014 Star-Crossed Taylor Beecham Main cast; 11 episodes
2014 Royal Pains Hope Episode: "Everybody Loves Ray, Man"
2014 True Blood Amber Mills 3 episodes
2014 Royal Pains Tasha Episode: "Electric Youth"

References[edit]

  1. ^ ABC Soaps In Depth > Featured Interviews
  2. ^ "Natalie Hall - Love's Christmas Journey - Cast". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Natalie Hall Biography - Sopa Opera Digest". Soap Opera Digest. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Breaking News! All My Children Casts Natalie Hall as Colby!". Soaps She Knows. Atomic Online. October 3, 2009. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (September 30, 2009). "Brianne Moncrief out, Colby Chandler recast". SoapCentral. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ Fairman, Michael (October 2, 2009). "Natalie Hall IN as new Colby on "AMC"!". On-Air On-Soaps. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ Bonner, Mehera (June 29, 2011). "Natalie Hall Replaces Natalie Floyd as Hanna's Wicked Stepsister, Kate, on Pretty Little Liars". Wetpaint. Retrieved July 7, 2011. 
  8. ^ "'All My Children' Actress to Star in Hallmark Mini 'Love's Christmas Journey' (Exclusive)". Hollywoodreporter.com. 2011-10-08. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  9. ^ "Natalie Hall starring in "Star Crossed" a new show on the CW visits Caravan Stylist Studio at The Carlton Hotel". Caravan Stylist Studio. 2013-05-23. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  10. ^ Vogt, Tiffany. "STAR-CROSSED Scoop: Natalie Hall Talks Playing the Queen Bee of Marshall High". The TV Addict. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  11. ^ Nededog, Jethro. "'Pretty Little Liars' Natalie Hall in, Josh Stamberg out at 'Drop Dead Diva'". The Wrap. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Tsoumbakos, Rachel. "True Blood's Natalie Hall Graces Cover of Fave Magazine: The Canadian Fashion Magazine Available from October 2014". Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "5 Set For Season 6 Of USA's 'Royal Pains'". Deadline.com. June 4, 2014. Retrieved June 5, 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "Rising Stars (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". iTunes. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  15. ^ Alexander, Clint. "Natalie Hall - "Hallelujah I Love Her So"". Retrieved 7 April 2014. 

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