Winter Hall

Winter Hall (21 June 1872 – 10 February 1947) was a New Zealand actor of the silent era who later appeared in sound films. He performed in 127 films between 1916 and 1938. Prior to that, he had a career as a stage actor in Australia and the United States. In sound films, he was frequently typecast as a clergyman.

Winter Hall
Silent film actor Winter Hall (SAYRE 3674).jpg
Hall in 1920
Winter Amos Hall

(1872-06-21)21 June 1872
Christchurch, New Zealand
Died10 February 1947(1947-02-10) (aged 74)
Years active1916–1938
Spouse(s)Katherine Young


Hall was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, and died in Los Angeles, California. Hall was married to fellow-New Zealander, Katherine Young, a concert pianist. Their Australian-born son, Desmond Winter Hall, was a science fiction writer, magazine editor, and the author of I Give You Oscar Wilde (1965), a novel about the nineteenth century dramatist and wit.[1]


Hall (left) and William S. Hart in
The Money Corral, 1919


  1. ^ "Desmond W. Hall, 82, Author and Ex-Editor", The New York Times, 2 November 1992

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