We are always attracted to young people. If these young perform as actors, then according to us they are most beautiful as we are mesmerized by their looks.

How about discussing an aged actor? A person who now is free to act under rules. The experience gained by him is enough to teach how to act in a situation. One of such aged actors is Stuart Hall.

Profile Summary:

  • Name James Stuart Hall Jr.
  • Birth Date: December 25, 1929
  • Birth Place: Ashton-Under-Lyne, United Kingdom
  • Age: 91 years
  • Net Worth: $1.5 Million
  • Profession: Journalist
  • School: Local grammar school
  • University: University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
  • Father: Baker James Stuart Hall
  • Mother: Mary (nee Hennessey)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Marriage Date: March 1, 1958
  • Wife: Hazel Hall
  • Children: Nicholas (died), Francesca, Daniel
  • Nationality: British, Jamaican
  • Residence: Wilmslow, Glossop, and Hyde

Who is Stuart Hall?

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Stuart Hall is an English TV personality. He is a former British television and radio personality. He is also a journalist and sports commentator. Stuart Hall introduced the regional news program for the BBC North West England in the 1960s and 1970s.

Hall, during this program, became known and familiar to the national public for presenting the game show It’s a Knockout. This game show was a part of the International Jeux Sans franchise. Stuart Hall spent most of his career reporting football on BBC Radio. Stuart Hall, in 2014, was offended for several sexual offenses against children.

Early Life of Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall was born on 25 December 1929 in England, United Kingdom. He is currently 91 years old. He was the eldest among his siblings. Hall was the eldest son of his father Bakers James Stuart Hall, and his Irish-born mother, Mary. He spent his childhood in Hyde, Cheshire, and Glossop, Derbyshire.

Stuart Hall studied in a local grammar school there. Hall actively participated in school plays and debating competitions. He even directed a play when he was in school.

Hall for higher studies took admission to the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. During University, he was offered to work on a contract with Crystal Palace but declined the contract because of poor wages.

The Journey of Stuart Hall

Stuart Hall worked as a journalist, entertainer, and football reporter during his media career. He joined BBC as a general reporter on radio Newsreel in 1959. In the same year, Hall worked as a sports journalist on Sports Report.

He along with Mundy presented BBC North West regional news program between 1965 and 1990. The show was produced in Manchester, mainly called Look North, then Look North West, and finally North West Tonight.

Hall becomes nationally become famous during the run of Nationwide from 1963 to 1983. He in 1990, shifted to ITV Granada’s Granada Reports. He worked with Bob Greaves here in a slot “Greaves and Hall”. During the 2000s, Stuart Hall went to the local television station, Channel M for presenting the Hall Heroes on Channel M News.

Hall, after journalism, headed towards the Entertainment Industry. Hall, from 1972 to 1982 became well known for presenting It’s a Knockout on BBC1. He would often get control of slapstick pranks. This became a famous subject for imitation.

Hall presented the Grand Knockout Tournament in 1987. His good performance impressed everyone which enabled him to work on similar programs.

Hall also presented Quiz Ball between 1971 and 1972. Quiz Ball is a BBC football quiz show. He also worked as a voice-over artist. He did the voice-over for God’s Gift for Granada Television.

Hall always considered football “The Beautiful Game”. Hall admired the style of Peter Doherty and termed his style beautiful. Hall reported the first-ever football match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leicester City in 1958. Hall had a great love for Manchester but he chose Maine Road as the base of theatre comedy.

Hall, in 1970, maintained a relationship with the manager of Liverpool Bill Shankly and began to visit regularly Anfield.  He also worked for BBC Radio 5 for some years. Radio 5 Live on 10 December 2009 broadcasted a special program Stuart Hall Night from the City of Manchester Stadium.

Stuart Hall Personal Life

Stuart Hall is a family man. He is the youngest son of his parents. Hall got married to Hazel on 1 March 1958 and settled with her in Wilms low, Cheshire. But unfortunately, Hall was imprisoned in 2013. Hall’s family was reported to be supporting him. The couple was blessed with a son Nicholas, but he died after a short time because of a heart defect.

Hall, after a hard time of the death of his son, was again blessed with a daughter Francesca and another son, Daniel. Stuart Hall likes to collect clocks and has a considerable collection of clocks. In his collection, one of the clocks belongs to Napoleon Bonaparte.

In May 2014 it was heard that Hazel was filing divorce against Hall as Stuart was acquitted for raping two teenage girls. Hall was congratulated by the various members of Parliament in 1999 for 40 years of broadcasting.

Stuart Hall Net Worth

Stuart Hall was quite famous as a journalist and sports reporter. The estimated net worth of Stuart Hall is $1.5 Million US Dollars. This is enough for him as he could fulfill all of his normal TO luxuries demands.

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