Deidre Hall and Prince Albert II of Monaco On The Red Carpet
Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn who play Dr. Marlena Evans and John Black on the popular television series Days Of Our Lives, are in Monte-Carlo, Monaco this week for the 2008 48th Monte-Carlo Television Festival. Last Sunday (June 8, 2007) they were at the Opening Ceremony of the Festival and they were greeted and posed for photographs with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco.
Deidre Hall is one of the most popular day time television personalities there is with a huge fan club following. On June 21, 1976, she taped her first episode as Dr. Marlena Evans on NBC's Days Of Our Lives series and she has been performing as a regular cast member on the show since that time. Deidre Hall and Drake Hogestyn have played the role of a couple on the television series for the last 16 years, and its through their very capable performances on the show that it has remained a success for so long.
Playing Dr. Marlena Evans, Deidre Hall's character has had three husbands, four children, and fallen down the stairs and lost her memory to name just a few of her tribulations. In real life, Deidre adores playing her character on the show and gives a lot of her time to help others. Hall is a very strong supporter of the Alzheimer's Foundation Of America and gives her time generously to the Foundation and encourages the development and growth of Alzheimer's support infrastructures to help families in need.