Authentic Wisconsin.  Deidre Hall

Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn from Days of Our Lives.

Above: Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and Drake Hogestyn (John Black) from Days of Our Lives. Photo licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic.

Deidre Hall - Actor; born Deidre Ann Hall on October 31, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Best known as Dr. Marlena Evans on NBC's daytime drama "Days of our Lives" which she has played for over 40 years.

Hall has won many awards for her portrayal of Marlena. Deidre won two Best Actress Soapy Awards in 1982 and 1983. She has won three Soap Opera Digest Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in 1984, 1985, and 1995. Hall was the first recipient of the Outstanding Contribution by an Actress/Actor Award in 1986. Hall also received an award with Drake Hogestyn in 2005 for Favorite Couple: John and Marlena. Hall was also voted Best Actress t wice by the Soap Opera Update Awards in 1994 and 1995. She has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy three times, but hasn't won.

Hall received a star on the Walk of Fame in 2014.

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Actress. Photo by, Albert Domasin from Los Angeles, united states / CC BY

Promotional shot of a possessed Marlena, played by Deidre Hall, in an 90s episode of Days of our Lives.

Above: Promotional shot of a possessed Marlena (played by Deidre Hall) in an 90s episode of Days of our Lives. Hall has been involved in many controversial stories on Days of our Lives, including being possessed by the devil.

Above: Deidre Hall in a 1984 NBC News election night promo.

Above: Deidre Hall Kitchen Minute Deidre Hall answers fan questions in "A Kitchen Minute".

Above: Deidre Hall talks about her favorite soap storyline and evil twin sister on The Queen Latifah Show.

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