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Justin Rodgers Hall (born 22 February 1981; age 38) is an actor and stunt performer who played a security officer in 2009's Star Trek.

Personal Edit

Hall was born in Columbia, South Carolina, USA on 22 February 1981. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Before becoming an actor and stuntman, he worked as a private contractor for the United States Marine Corps.

Like his Star Trek co-stars Sufe Bradshaw and Jim Nieb, Hall trained as an actor at Playhouse West in Los Angeles, California. He also received improvisation training with The Groundlings, as did another of his co-stars, Tania Gunadi.

Acting career Edit

Hall made his screen acting debut in the 2002 Showtime Networks movie Bullethead, which also featured Star Trek: Voyager and Enterprise guest star Scott Klace. Later that same year, Hall appeared in an episode of Manny Coto's science fiction series Odyssey 5, directed by David Straiton and starring Peter Weller. He then had a brief recurring role on the UPN comedy series Half & Half.

Hall has since made uncredited appearances on such television series as Friends, The District (starring Roger Aaron Brown), Sleeper Cell (with Albert Hall), Brotherhood (with Len Cariou and Fionnula Flanagan), and Passions. He has also recurred on Boston Public (starring Jeri Ryan), The Learning Channel's Untold Stories of the ER, and General Hospital (with Stephen Macht).

In addition, Hall has made uncredited appearances in numerous major motion pictures, including Tears of the Sun (2003, with Fionnula Flanagan and Peter Mensah), The Terminal (2004, featuring Jude Ciccolella, Bob Morrisey, and Zoë Saldana), I, Robot (2004, starring James Cromwell and Bruce Greenwood), The Island (2005, featuring Katy Boyer, Michael Canavan, Tim Halligan, Glenn Morshower, Randy Oglesby, Ethan Phillips, and Noa Tishby), Big Momma's House 2 (2006, starring Mark Moses), Dreamgirls (2006, featuring Ivar Brogger, Robert Curtis Brown, and Daniel Riordan), and Street Kings (2008). Including Star Trek, some of the upcoming movies in which Hall will appear include Starship Troopers 3: Marauders (starring Jolene Blalock), The Mutant Chronicles (starring Ron Perlman), The Solist (featuring Stephen Root), G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra (starring Rachel Nichols), and Fast and Furious.

Stunt career Edit

Hall has performed stunts on all three shows in the CSI franchise airing on CBS (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, and CSI: NY). His stunt work can also be seen in films such as The Italian Job (featuring Boris Lee Krutonog), Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 (both starring Kirsten Dunst), and War of the Worlds (featuring Art Chudabala).

His more recent stunt film credits include the 2008 films The Incredible Hulk, Hancock, and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. His upcoming stunt credits include Eagle Eye (produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci), Crank 2: High Voltage (starring Clifton Collins, Jr. and with Spice Williams-Crosby), and Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (starring Neal McDonough).

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