Best known role on TV was in the "Topper" (1953) series with Anne Jeffreys and Robert Sterling. He played Leo G. Carroll's bewildered, blustering boss.
Debuted on Broadway in 1904. After making a few intermittent appearances on stage, Hall became a full-time Broadway actor in 1917 and remained there until early 1935 before becoming a character actor in Hollywood in his mid-50's.
He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.