|Countries||United States of America|
|Occupations||Model Actor Stage actor Film actor Television actor|
|Birth||July 2, 1956 (Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas, U.S.A.)|
Jerry Faye Hall (born July 2, 1956) is an American model and actress.
Hall was born in Gonzales, Texas, to Marjorie (née Sheffield; 1924–2013), a medical records librarian, and John P. Hall. She is of English, Irish, and Dutch descent. She was raised in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas.
Hall graduated from North Mesquite High School early at 16. While in high school, she also took classes at Eastfield College in archery, tennis, and gymnastics. Hall has been fluent in French since she was 16.
Hall has a twin sister, Terry, whose jobs have included working in a photography and print making shop, real estate investing and real estate broker. Hall has three older sisters, including Rosy Hall, one of the first Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders.
In the TV series Who Do You Think You Are?, Hall discovered that she was descended from Humphrey Best, an associate of American patriot and icon Daniel Boone.
Jerry Hall and her twin sister Terry were in the French Riviera sunbathing on a Saint Tropez beach when fashion agent Claude Haddad discovered them. She moved to Paris where she shared an apartment with singer Grace Jones, and Jessica Lange. Her modelling career began when she appeared, in the guise of a mermaid, on the cover of Roxy Music's album Siren (1975).
By 1977, Hall had been on 40 magazine covers including Italian Vogue and Cosmopolitan. She was earning modelling fees in excess of $1,000 per day. Her long blonde hair and height of six feet quickly made her one of the most visible and photographed models of the day.
In 2016, Hall won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fashion Group International Dallas.
Hall acted in Urban Cowboy, released in 1980.
In 1989, Hall appeared in director Tim Burton's Batman (1989).
Her 1990 London West End stage début was playing Cherie in a revival of Bus Stop (a role played by Marilyn Monroe in the film adaption) at the Lyric Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue.
In 1990, she joined many other guests for Roger Waters' massive performance of The Wall in Berlin. She featured in commercials for Bovril.
Hall played the role of Miss Scarlett in the British television show Cluedo (1993), and in (1993) the (TV series) The Detectives.
In the early 2000s, she appeared as Mrs. Robinson in a Broadway production of The Graduate which included a nude scene on stage.
Hall appeared as herself in the documentary Being Mick (2001).
Hall appeared in Brighton in the play Picasso’s Women in 2002.
Hall now holds the World Record for making the most theatrical appearances in a single night. She performed in front of 9,124 theatregoers in London.
In 2005, Hall appeared on the West End stage playing Mother Lord in the first London production of Cole Porter's High Society
Hall provided the voice for Sister Penelope in the British cartoon Popetown.
In 2007, Hall guest-starred on the British TV show Hotel Babylon. She has also appeared in the BBC comedy series French and Saunders. Her autobiography, Jerry Hall: My Life in Pictures, was published in 2010.
On September 10, 2012, Hall was announced as a contestant for the tenth series of the British dance show Strictly Come Dancing. Her professional partner was Anton du Beke. She was the second celebrity to be eliminated from the competition.
In 2000, Hall was a judge for the Whitbread Prize. She argued for Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf.
In 2010, Hall sold her art collection through Sotheby's.
In 2014, Hall performed at Glastonbury. She wrote music and lyrics to original country and western music.
Hall started dating musician Mick Jagger in 1977. They held an unofficial, private, marriage-like ceremony on November 21, 1990, in Bali, Indonesia. The putative marriage was later declared invalid (i.e., void ab initio) by the High Court of England and Wales in London in 1999. They have four children together: Elizabeth Scarlett (born 1984), James Leroy (born 1985), Georgia May (born 1992), and Gabriel Luke (born 1997). The couple lived together at Downe House, Richmond Hill, in Greater London, which Jagger purchased in the early 1990s. They split up in 1999. Hall cited Jagger's infidelity as the cause of the break-up.
In 2015, Hall was reported to have begun dating business magnate Rupert Murdoch. The couple were seen in public together at the Rugby World Cup final on November 1, 2015. Hall and Murdoch announced their engagement with a listing in Murdoch's The Times newspaper on January 11, 2016. The couple married on March 4, 2016, and were seen together on the final show of American Idol on April 7, 2016.