Lois Hall

Lois Grace Hall (22 August 1926 – 21 December 2006) was an American actress.

Lois Hall
Born(1926-08-22)August 22, 1926
DiedDecember 21, 2006(2006-12-21) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years active1948–2006
Spouse(s)Maurice Willows (1953–1995) (his death) 3 daughters

Career

Hall was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the daughter of Lois Grace (née Lambert), a teacher, and Ralph Stewart Hall, a businessman and inventor.[1] Hall's television appearances included Studio One, The Cisco Kid, Episode 112 of The Lone Ranger, Adventures of Superman, Highway Patrol, Marcus Welby, M.D., the penultimate episode of Little House on the Prairie and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Hall has been seen in such classic films as Every Girl Should Be Married (1948), Love Happy (1949), My Blue Heaven (1950), Carrie (1952), Night Raiders (1952), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) in small roles, as well as in starring roles in pictures like Daughter of the Jungle (1949) and Pirates of the High Seas (1950). She is perhaps best known for her supporting role as Sister Constance in Kenneth Branagh's acclaimed 1991 drama Dead Again, which also featured Raymond Cruz and Steven Culp.

She also guest-starred in TV series such as CSI, Cold Case, Six Feet Under, Nip/Tuck, and The Unit. She was also seen in the hit films Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) and Flightplan (2005).

Personal life

In 1953 Hall married Maurice Willows, who died in 1995. She was a member of the Baháʼí Faith, and a long-serving secretary of the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baháʼís of Los Angeles.[2] She also worked with the Human Relations Council for the City of Los Angeles, planning cross-cultural events and helping arrange after-school tutoring and enrichment classes for at-risk young people.

Hall died of a heart attack and stroke on 21 December 2006, aged 80.[3] She was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery next to her husband. She was survived by three daughters; Debra, Kimberly, and Christina; and five grandchildren; Ben, Daniel, Jessica, Brennan, and Hunter.

Partial filmography

References

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