Deidre Hall has emerged as America's most beloved heroine and delighted her fans when created the role of Dr. Marlena Evans on "Days of Our Lives," a character whose popularity has created a furor and a fan following seldom seen in television. The favorable regard in which Hall is held has spanned all demographics and regions. Most recently, Hall was selected to receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014. "I am breathless at receiving this honor," she stated upon hearing the news.
In 1986, Hall became the first performer ever to star in both daytime and primetime series when she was cast as Jesse Witherspoon in NBC's family drama "Our House."
In 1991, Hall starred along with Richard Crenna and Rachel Ward in the popular mini-series "And the Sea Will Tell," based on the best-selling novel by Vincent Bugliosi. She followed that by starring in the NBC television movies "For the Very First Time," "Take My Daughters," "Please," and "Woman on the Ledge." The same year, Hall created "Never Say Never: The Deidre Hall Story," in which she not only starred but executive produced. The ABC television movie was based on her real life struggle to create a family and her final choice of a surrogate mother.
Deidre Hall was nominated for two People's Choice Awards for the role of Jesse in "Our House" and was nominated two consecutive years as Best Actress by Viewers for Quality Television. Co-starring with Wilford Brimley, Hall and her television family won the first Viewers for Quality Television "Seal of Approval" for a television show.
Deidre Hall is the devoted mother of David Atticus Sohmer and Tully Chapin Sohmer, both miracle babies via surrogate birth. She resides in Los Angeles.