Margaret Hall, ‘Late Show’ Actress, Dies at 84

Margaret Hall, a member of the cast on AMC’s “Remember WENN” and a quirky longtime participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman,” died December 21 in New York City of natural causes. She was 84.

Hall was a SAG/AFTRA & AEA member since the early 1950s, and on Broadway with Laurence Olivier in “Becket.”

The actress appeared on “One Life to Live” and “As the World Turns”; 1965 Hallmark Hall of Fame entry “The Holy Terror,” starring Julie Harris; 1978 telepic “Summer of My German Soldier,” starring Kristy McNichol; and “Circus” (1989), as well as films including “Weekend at Bernie’s,” Party Girl” and “The Guru” (2001).

Hall was a participant on “The Late Show With David Letterman” for eight months in 2004-05, each night waving goodnight to the audience with a huge bouquet of flowers in-arms.

She is survived by her husband, actor Gil Rogers, and daughter Amanda.

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