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actor , television producer

Monty Hall, Canadian Television producer, actor. Decorated officer Order of Canada; recipient star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, 1973, on Palm Springs Walk of Fame, 1996; International Humanitarian award Variety Clubs, 1983, over 500 other awards, including MontyHall floor at University of California/Los Angeles Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Hahneman Hospital, Philadelphia.


Hall, Monty was born on August 25, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Came to the United States, 1955. Son of Maurice Harvey and Rose (Rusen) Halparin.


Bachelor of Science, University Manitoba, 1945. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Manitoba, 1987. Doctor Human Sciences (honorary), Hanneman University, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Haifa University, 1989.


Television personality, emcee, New York City and Hollywood, California, since 1955. Lecturer broadcasting and fund raising various charities.


  • Other Work

    • Actor, University Manitoba, Canadian Army shows. Emcee: NBC-Radio, Monitor on NBC-television, Keep Talking, Byline: Monty Hall, Video Village on Columbia Broadcasting System-television, ABC-television. Host Let's Make a Deal, 1964-1986, Split Second, 1986-1987.

      Author: Emcee: Monty Hall, 1974. Producer (television show) Your First Impression. Guest appearances numerous television series: starring role (stage production) High Button Shoes, 1978.


Board directors numerous charitable organizations. Board governors Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Active numerous organizations on behalf of Israel.

Honorary mayor, Hollywood, 1973-1979. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Variety Clubs (international president 1975-1977, international chairman since 1981). Clubs: Hillcrest Country.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis.


Married Marilyn Doreen Plottel, September 28, 1947. Children: Joanna, Richard David, Sharon Fay.

Maurice Harvey Halparin

Rose (Rusen) Halparin

Marilyn Doreen Plottel

Joanna Hall

Richard David Hall

Sharon Fay Hall