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Arsenio Hall

Comedian and TV Host Arsenio Hall
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Profession: Comedian and TV Host

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Arsenio Hall was the host of his own popular late-night talk show "The Arsenio Hall Show" from 1989-1994 and then again from 2013-14. He came to public attention after guest hosting Joan River's talk show.

Hall has also featured in a number of popular films; including "Coming To America" (1988) and "Harlem Nights (1989) alongside his friend Eddie Murphy.

Born: February 12, 1956
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events

  • 1990-06-23 TV Guide selects Arsenio Hall as TV personality of year
  • 1990-07-10 Andrew Dice Clay cries on Arsenio Hall Show
  • 1990-11-06 Arsenio Hall gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame
  • 1993-05-13 Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands
  • 1994-04-18 Arsenio Hall announces he will end his show in May 1994
  • 1994-05-27 Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show