Actor Tyson Hall native New Yorker is a classically trained actor with over 20 years of experience. Most recently Hall can be found playing “Sam” in the hit show Rising Kanan featured on the Starz network. He has also shared the television screen with Award-winning actors Forest Whitaker and Louise Guzman in the hit series “The Godfather of Harlem” as the character “The Vein” which is featured on the Epix network. Hall was most recognized in the indie film titled “The Pimp” where he played Slim and had the opportunity to co-star with the late rapper “DMX” and Aunjanue Ellis.
His love for film and television does not supersede his passion for the stage. Studying theatre at Harlem School of the Arts under James Pringle, taught Hall the fundamentals of the stage. Hall was recently cast as “Julian Ortiz” in a play called “The Gate” featured at Gerald W Lynch Theater at John Jay College which is his alumni. Tyson Hall has a love for learning, where he furthered his education at City College where he learned classical theater and performed shake sphere along with numerous stage productions. Hall later went on to become an active member of the Actor’s Studio, where he learned Stanislavski method of acting. Hall also received training from acting coach Susan Batson who taught him sense memory and character development.
Hall character acting has made all his work both memorable and impactable. Hall wanted to give back to the community, so he started teaching the acting profession. Hall has taught elementary school ages, kids, at Moving Mountains up to continuing education at Medgar Evers College.
Tyson Hall is undoubtedly a seasoned actor who finds both passion and purpose in his work. With all his experiences he has a bright future ahead, continue to stay tuned for more great works to come.