Robert David Hall Robert David Hall, actor who stars in the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as coroner Dr. Albert Robbins M.D.
Born on November 9, 1947 in East Orange, New Jersey, Hall attended Tustin (CA) High School and went on to college at UCLA, graduating in 1971 with a degree in English Literature. Mr. Hall is an accomplished guitarist and former professional musician. For several years he was a high profile radio DJ in Los Angeles. He has also done extensive voice work on television commercials and cartoons.
In 1978, Hall had to have both of his legs amputated as a result of an accident in which an 18-wheeler truck crushed his car. The accident also caused the gasoline tank of the car to explode causing burns over 65f his body. He now comfortably uses prosthetic limbs, allowing for personal mobility. Several of his characters have openly shared this disablity. He is a prominent advocate for disabled Americans.
In addition to starring on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Hall has appeared in such films as Starship Troopers and The Negotiator and has made guest appearances in a number of TV programmes including The West Wing and L.A. Law.
He is currently married to Judy Sterns (from 1999 to present). He has a son, Andrew, (born 1981), by his second wife Connie Cole to whom he was married from 1979 until their divorce in the 1980s. He was earlier married to Susan Petroni from 1971 until their divorce in 1974.