• Deidre Hall is an actress best known for her role of Dr. Marlena Evans in the cult TV series “Days of Our Lives” (1976-2018).
• She grew up in Lake Worth, Florida, and attended Lake Worth High School and Palm Beach Junior College.
• She has appeared in over 40 films and TV titles, including the superheroine Electra Woman in “Electra Woman and Dyna Girl” (1976).
• She has won several prestigious awards for her work on “Days of Our Lives”, including five Soap Opera Digest Awards, and three Daytime Emmy Award• nominations.
• She has an estimated net worth of $12 million and is active on Instagram and Twitter, with over 50,000 and 90,000 followers respectively.

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth12 million dollars
Date Of BirthOctober 31, 1947
SpouseSteve Sohmer, Michael J. Dubelko, Keith Barbour, William Hudson
FactBest known by the public for her role as Dr. Marlena Evans on Days of Our Lives (1965).

Who is Deidre Hall?

Deidre Ann Hall was born on the 31st October 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA, and is an actress, most famous for her role of Dr. Marlena Evans in the cult TV series “Days of Our Lives” (1976-2018) as a series regular for over 40 years. However, she has also appeared in over 40 other film and TV titles, all helping her reach stardom.

Where is Deidre Hall Now?

Although Deidre is now over 70, she is still active and going strong in the entertainment industry. She has featured in over 3,800 episodes of the “Days of Our Lives”, and is now working on several projects, including the short film “Harmony”, which is yet to receive a release date.

Deidre Hall Bio: Early Life, Twin Sister Andrea, Parents, and Education

Deidre and her twin sister Andre, are third and fourth children of five, born to Jean and John Hall. She grew up in Lake Worth, following the family move before Deidre was old enough for high school, so she attended Lake Worth High School, matriculating in 1965, then enrolling at Palm Beach Junior College, where she studied psychology before she opted to pursue a career as an actress. It was back in the early ‘50s that Deidre and Andrea appeared together in press material for the 1952 Hudson Twin-H-Power engine.

Image source

Career Beginnings

During her time at college, Deidre would often travel to Los Angeles, trying to find modeling jobs and commercial gigs, which led to television shows and leaving education. Deidre’s debut was in the series “San Francisco International Airport” in 1970, and she then appeared in several TV series, but her first recurring role was in “Emergency!” (1972-1973), appearing in six episodes as Nurse Sally Lewis. She continued to build a name for herself as an actress during the early and mid- ‘70s and with roles in daytime soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, and then a portrayal of Gloria in the film “Special Delivery” in 1976, she was extremely close to her breakout role. Before that happened, she was the superheroine Electra Woman in “Electra Woman and Dyna Girl” (1976), a children show created by Marty and Sid Krofft, a famous Greek-Canadian sibling duo of puppeteers and TV writers.
Image source

“Days of Our Lives”

It was in 1976 that Deidre made her first appearances as Dr. Marlena Evans in the number one NBC daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives”, remaining on the series until the mid- ‘80s, when she faced difficulties in managing her schedule with other projects, particularly “Our House”. Nevertheless, she returned to the series in 1991, and since then has been a regular, with her character Marlena Evans one of the cult roles in daytime television, so Deidre is an absolute queen of the soap operas; she is the highest paid actress in the soap opera category at $60,000 per month. Deidre has won several prestigious awards for her work on “Days of Our Lives”, including five Soap Opera Digest Awards, and three Daytime Emmy Award- nominations. She also received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.

Image source

Other Projects

Besides “Days of Our Lives”, Deidre has had many other successful roles; from 1986 to 1988 she portrayed Jessie Witherspoon in the daytime drama series “Our House”, after which she appeared in the crime-drama series “Wiseguy” in 1989, as Claudia Newquay, while she started the ‘90s with roles in several television films, such as “And the Sea Will Tell”, “For the Very First Time” (1991) both in 1991, then “Woman on the Ledge” in 1993, before in 1995 producing and starring in “Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story”, which tells about her struggles to become a mother. Since then she became entirely focused on “Days of Our Lives”, though has turned to other projects, in 2013 with the part of Fiona Fleming in the TV series “Dating in the Middle Ages”, and most recently in the role of Victoria in the television film “My Christmas Dream” (2016).

Deidre Hall Net Worth Today

Deidre primarily focused on the soap opera roles, she has also tried herself in different fields of acting and has had a fruitful career that is still active. She has appeared in more than 40 film and TV titles, most of which have contributed to her popularity and wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Deidre Hall is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Deidre’s net worth is as high as $12 million.

Do You Know About Deidre’s Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Sons?

Deidre has had many troubles in her personal life; aside from being married four times, she has also experiencing health problems in relation to her inability to have children. Her first husband was William Hudson (1966-1970), then two years later she married singer Keith Barbour, which lasted until 1977. Another childless marriage was to Michael Dubelko, a producer, and writer, from 1987 until 1989, and her fourth husband was author and screenwriter Steve Sohmer; the two married in 1991 and had two children a through surrogate mother, both sons, David Atticus, and Tully Sohmer, born in 1992 and 1995 respectively. However, the two divorced in 2006, since when Deidre has apparently remained single.

Internet Popularity

Since becoming a world-famous actress, Deidre has built a fan base on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter. Her official Instagram page has more than 50,000 followers, with whom she has shared details from her career, such as the insight of the newest episodes of “Days of Our Lives”, but also shared pictures from her time off. Deidre is also active on Twitter, on which she close to 90,000 followers, used for more personal reasons, such as sharing her support towards animals, among many other popular tweets. So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent television star, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages.

General Info

Full NameDeidre Hall
Net Worth12 million dollars
Date Of BirthOctober 31, 1947
Height1.7 m
EducationLake Worth Community High School


SpouseSteve Sohmer, Michael J. Dubelko, Keith Barbour, William Hudson
ChildrenTully Chapin Sohmer, David Atticus Sohmer
SiblingsAndrea Hall


NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actress in a New TV Series, TV Land Favorite Airborne Character Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer in...
MoviesLucky in Love, Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin, A Reason to Live, Pray TV
TV ShowsOur House, The Krofft Supershow, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl, Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless

Social profile links


1Ex-stepmother of Ilisa Sohmer.
2Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 19, 2016.
3Attended the private memorial for actress Frances Reid, after her passing in 2010.
4Deidre and her identical twin, Andrea Hall, are actually "mirror twins". Only by looking at them, face-on, can you see that their hair parts naturally on opposite sides. They can see this by looking in a mirror, then the parts match.
5Her acting mentor was the late Frances Reid.
6Best known by the public for her role as Dr. Marlena Evans on Days of Our Lives (1965).
7Many insiders thought she had her best year ever on Days of Our Lives (1965) in 2004 and was considered a lock-up for a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. To the surprise of everyone, she was not nominated in what many are calling the biggest oversight by the Emmy Awards in many years.
8Attended and graduated from Lake Worth Community High School (1965), and studied psychology before sidetracking into acting.
9Has two sons: David Atticus Sohmer (born August, 23, 1992) and Tully Chapin Sohmer (born January 19, 1995). The surrogate mother is Robin B.
10Has an identical twin sister, Andrea Hall, who has played her "evil" twin, Samantha Evans, on Days of Our Lives (1965).




My Christmas Dream2016TV Movie filmingVictoria
HarmonyShort completedKrista (as Deidra Hall)
Days of Our Lives1976-2016TV SeriesDr. Marlena Evans Marlena Evans Black Marlena Evans ...
Club 51502015TV SeriesNadine
Kitten Bowl II2015TV MovieDeidre Hall
Lucky in Love2014TV MovieErin
Dating in the Middle Ages2013TV SeriesFiona Fleming
Drop Dead Diva2011TV SeriesDeidre Hall
Days of Our Lives' 35th Anniversary2000TV MovieDr. Marlena Evans
Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story1995TV MovieDeidre Hall
Women of the House1995TV SeriesDeidre Hall
OP Center1995TV MovieKate Michaels
Woman on the Ledge1993TV MovieQuinn
Night Sins1993TV MovieDr. Marlena Evans
For the Very First Time1991TV MovieMrs. O'Neil
And the Sea Will Tell1991TV MovieMuff Graham
Murder, She Wrote1990TV SeriesClaudia Carboni / Jennifer Paige
Columbo1974-1990TV SeriesDian Hunter / Receptionist
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin1989TV MovieLinda Horton
Wiseguy1989TV SeriesClaudia Newquay
Take My Daughters, Please1988TV MovieNell
Our House1986-1988TV SeriesJessie Witherspoon
A Reason to Live1985TV MovieDelores Stewart
Hotel1984TV SeriesMaggie Dawson
Hot Pursuit1984TV SeriesStephanie Wyler
The Million Dollar Face1981TV MovieBarbara Sanderson
Pray TV1980Sarah of Nazareth
Electra Woman and Dyna Girl1976TV SeriesLori / Electra Woman
Special Delivery1976Gloria (as Deirdre Hall)
Joe Forrester1976TV Series
The Krofft Supershow1976TV SeriesLori / Electra Woman
S.W.A.T.1975TV SeriesDiane
Karen1975TV SeriesJanet Bartel
Kung Fu1975TV SeriesLuisa
The Young and the Restless1973TV SeriesBarbara Anderson
Emergency!1972-1973TV SeriesNurse Sally Lewis
The Streets of San Francisco1972TV SeriesBank Teller
Adam-121972TV SeriesNurse
Adventures of Nick Carter1972TV MovieIvy Duncan (as Deidre Hudson)
Night Gallery1971TV SeriesBlonde (segment "An Act of Chivalry")
San Francisco International Airport1970TV Series


Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story1995TV Movie executive producer


Untitled Bill Hayes DocumentaryDocumentary post-production
AfterBuzz TV's Spotlight On2016TV SeriesHerself
Home & Family2013-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHerself
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2015TV MovieHerself
Steve Harvey2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Wheel of Fortune1995-2015TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant / Herself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHerself
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2014TV SeriesHerself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Top Chef Masters2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest Diner / Dr. Marlena Evans
Hope in Sight2013TV MovieHerself - Spokesperson
Marie2013TV Series documentary
The Jeff Probst Show2012TV SeriesHerself
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Showbiz Tonight2012TV SeriesHerself
Good Day L.A.2012TV SeriesHerself
The Joy Behar Show2011TV SeriesHerself
The Nate Berkus Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Good Day New York2010TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHerself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHerself
KTLA Morning News2008TV SeriesHerself
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin2008TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Guest
Mornings with Kerri-Anne2007TV SeriesHerself
The 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - 'Days of Our Lives' Tribute (uncredited)
Anything to Win2006TV Series documentaryHerself
SoapTalk2005TV SeriesHerself
Martha2005TV SeriesHerself
Mississippi Rising2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host and Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004TV SeriesHerself
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments2004TV MovieHerself
Soapography2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2003TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2003TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2002TV SeriesHerself
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
The 28th Annual People's Choice Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Days of Our Lives' Christmas2001TV SpecialHerself / Dr. Marlena Evans
Intimate Portrait1999-2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHerself
The 15th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
Television: The First Fifty Years1999Video documentaryHerself - Interviewee
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favorite Daytime Serial
The 23rd Annual People's Choice Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favorite Daytime Serial
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1996TV MovieHerself
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards1995TV Movie documentaryHerself - Segment Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself
The 5th Annual GLAAD Media Awards1994TV SpecialHerself
The Ultimate Driving Challenge1993TV Movie documentaryHerself
Circus of the Stars Gives Kids the World1993TV Movie documentaryHerself - Ringmaster
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHerself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The Home Show1989-1993TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Host
The Joan Rivers Show1993TV SeriesHerself
Today1993TV SeriesHerself
The 45th Annual Directors Guild Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Favourite Female Performer in New Television Series
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHerself
Maury1991TV SeriesHerself
The 14th Annual Women in Film Crystal Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
Circus of the Stars #141989TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer
Battle of the Network Stars XIX1988TV SpecialHerself - NBC Team
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular1988TV SpecialHerself
Hour Magazine1983-1987TV SeriesHerself
Harry Anderson's Sideshow1987TV MovieHerself
The Wil Shriner Show1987TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1986TV SeriesHerself
The Wildest West Show of the Stars1986TV MovieHerself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHerself
Bob Hope's Comedy Salute to the Soaps1985TV MovieHerself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favourite Young Television Performer
Circus of the Stars #101985TV Special documentaryHerself - Performer
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHerself
All-Time Great TV Censored Bloopers1985TV MovieHerself
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour1984TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Merv Griffin Show1980TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1977-1979TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself - Co-Host / Herself
The Hollywood Squares1978-1979TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Everyday1978TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1977TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHerself
Days of Our Lives2003-2011TV SeriesMarlena Evans Black Dr. Marlena Evans


Won Awards

2016Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn May 19, 2016. At 6201 Hollywood Blvd.
2005Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite CoupleDays of Our Lives (1965)
1995Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead ActressDays of Our Lives (1965)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Contribution by an Actor/Actress to the Form of Continuing Drama who is currently on a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1985Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1984Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Soap OperaDays of Our Lives (1965)
1984SoapySoapy AwardsOutstanding ActressDays of Our Lives (1965)
1983SoapySoapy AwardsOutstanding ActressDays of Our Lives (1965)

Nominated Awards

2016ISAIndie Series AwardsBest Guest Actress - ComedyClub 5150 (2015)
2014ISAIndie Series AwardsBest Supporting Actress - ComedyDating in the Middle Ages (2011)
2005Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead ActressDays of Our Lives (1965)
2005TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Airborne Character(s)Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976)
2004TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsSuperest Super HeroElectra Woman and Dyna Girl (1976)
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1999Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead ActressDays of Our Lives (1965)
1998Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsHottest RomanceDays of Our Lives (1965)
1997OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actress in a Daytime SerialDays of Our Lives (1965)
1985Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)
1984Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)
1980Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for a Daytime Drama SeriesDays of Our Lives (1965)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Write A Comment

Pin It