Born in Cleveland, Ohio to a Baptist minister, Arsenio was a magician as child. He went to Ohio University before transferring to Kent State University. In 1987 he costarred in the comedy film Coming to America with Eddie Murphy.
In 1989 he began hosting The Arsenio Hall Show, which lasted until 1994. His show was known for the audience making animal-like Whoop Whoop Whoop noises.
After The Arsenio Hall Show ended, Hall made only infrequent appearances on television before hosting Star Search in 2003.
Arsenio Hall Facts
|Comedian, Actor, TV Host
|February 12, 1955 (69)
|Cleveland, Ohio, USA
|Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of The Comic Strip
|Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley
|Clip: Vanilla Ice and Flavor Flav on the ArScheerio Paul Show: Paul Scheer, Max Greenfield, and Eric Andre
|Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals
|MOVE! 90's Hip-Hop
|Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!
|Easy as 1-2-3
|The Neverwed Game