Michael C. Hall
Michael C. Hall

Date of Birth

February 1, 1971

Place of Birth

Raleigh, North Carolina, US


Actor, Producer

Michael C. Hall is an American actor and producer who portrayed David Fisher on Six Feet Under.


Hall was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. His mother, Janice (née Styons) Hall, is a mental health counselor at Lees-McRae College, and his father, William Carlyle Hall, worked for IBM. Hall grew up an only child; his sister died in infancy before his birth. His father died of prostate cancer in 1982, at the age of 39, when Hall was eleven years old.



  • He was recommended for the role of David Fisher by Sam Mendes who directed the film American Beauty, which was written by Alan Ball, since he had worked with Hall in stage productions.  This was Hall's first television role.