An Emmy Award-winning producer and actress who was married to one of the most famous TV game show hosts has died. Variety reports that Marilyn Hall, the wife of Monty Hall, died today in Los Angeles. She was 90.
Hall won a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special in 1985 as one of the producers on “Do You Remember Love.”
She married Monty Hall in 1947, at age 20, and the marriage lasted the next 70 years.
In addition to producing, writing and acting, she was a songwriter, a cookbook author and a philanthropist, and wrote book reviews for the Los Angeles Times.
“An advocate of the arts, Hall worked for the Jewish Welfare Fund, Tel-Aviv University, and Brandeis University, for which she made a number of documentaries,” Variety notes. “She won an award for best documentary campaign film for ‘A Fragile Sleep’ in 1972.”