Brian Hall


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Actor Brian Hall was best known for his role as Terry the cook in the BBC comedy series Das verrückte Hotel - Fawlty Towers (1975). He began acting while still in his teens in amateur shows where his burly frame made him ideal casting for villains and heavies.After leaving school he worked as a taxi driver before he was spotted by theatrical agent Richard Ireson who persuaded him that his talent lay in theatre.He went on to appear in stage plays at The Royal Court Theatre in London, notably in Peter Gill's production of Crete and Sergeant Pepper and at the Royal Shakespeare Company he starred in Afore Night Comes, directed by Ron Daniels.With John Chapman he co-wrote Made It Mad (based on the famous James Cagney line in the film White Heat) which was staged at the Royal Court as well as Bit of Business, co-written and directed with John Burgess at the National Theatre.He had a highly successful TV career, notably in series such as Softly Softly (1966) (as the corrupt police officer Sergeant Ted Drake).He played a bodyguard to Bob Hoskins in the cult gangster classic film Rififi am Karfreitag (1980), the same year he was cast as a villain in L.A. Prisoner (1980).He struck up a close friendship with the actor John Cleese when they appeared in the BBC comedy series Fawlty Towers. Some years after the series had finished Cleese sent Hall a personally signed autographed picture as a joke. Hall wrote back and demanded a signed Rolls-Royce car instead. Three day later, one arrived in the post - it was a children's toy.In 1994 he was diagnosed as having cancer. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Patrick Newley

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

Brian Hall on average has worked on 1 movies per year from 1975 to 1991. See the full graphs of the number of Brian Hall movies released per year from 1975 till 1991.

Top Genres

Brian Hall works mostly in Comedy Genre followed by Drama Genre flixes. 38% of Brian Hall movies are Comedy Genre movies. See Top Genres that Brian Hall worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Brian Hall has worked on is 7.3.

7.3 / 10

Brian Hall's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.

8.8/1030 min

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