17 Facts About Arsenio Hall


Arsenio Hall was born on February 12,1956 and is an American actor, comedian and talk show host.

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Arsenio Hall was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Fred and Annie Arsenio Hall.

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Arsenio Hall later moved to Chicago, and then Los Angeles, to pursue a career in comedy, making a couple of appearances on Soul Train.

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Arsenio Hall was chosen to host the show in the fall of 1987, and his stint proved immensely popular, leading to his being offered his own show in syndication.

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The practice soon became such a ritual that by 1991 it had become a "pop culture stamp of approval"—one that Arsenio Hall said had become "so popular it's getting on people's nerves".

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Since The Arsenio Hall Show ended, Hall had leading roles on television shows such as the short-lived sitcom Arsenio and Martial Law with Sammo Hung, and hosted the revival of Star Search .

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Arsenio Hall has guest co-hosted Wednesday evenings on The Tim Conway Jr.

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Arsenio Hall was considered the host of the syndicated version of Deal or No Deal and filmed a pilot .

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Arsenio Hall appeared regularly on The Jay Leno Show, and was a guest on Lopez Tonight.

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Lopez requested Arsenio Hall be a co-host on Lopez Tonight since he regarded Arsenio Hall as his inspiration and the first "late night party show host".

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In 2012, Arsenio Hall was a contestant on the fifth edition of The Celebrity Apprentice, which began airing February 19,2012.

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For winning The Celebrity Apprentice, Arsenio Hall won the $250,000 grand prize for his charity, in addition to money for the tasks he and his team performed when he was a team leader.

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Revival of Hall's syndicated late-night talk show, The Arsenio Hall Show, premiered September 9,2013, on Tribune owned stations and other networks via CBS Television Distribution.

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In 1997, after being out of the public eye for three years, Arsenio Hall gave an interview to dispel rumors regarding what had driven him off stage.

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Arsenio Hall had an interest in returning to the business eventually, but his decision was not confirmed until he appeared on Lopez Tonight in 2009 .

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On May 5,2016, Arsenio Hall filed a $5 million defamation lawsuit against Sinead O'Connor after she claimed he had fueled Prince's drug habit and had spiked her drink at a party at Eddie Murphy's house.

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Arsenio Hall dropped the lawsuit after O'Connor apologized and retracted her allegations.

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