It is often said that you cannot do the same thing and expect different results; however, only a few persons are confident enough to try and switch up things. One of those that fall in this category is the award-winning TV actor Michael C. Hall. On two occasions in the past, the Dexter star has gotten hitched to his fellow thespians, but the unions have been short-lived. However, in 2012, Hall decided to date outside his circle and commenced a relationship with experienced book critic and aspiring writer Morgan Macgregor. He and Macgregor dated for four years before tying the knot in 2016. It has been several years down the line, and the couple’s love for each other continues blossoming.
Morgan Macgregor is a Native of Whitby in Ontario, Canada
Not a whole lot of personal details about Morgan Macgregor, but it is known that she was born in the year 1987. She has Canadian nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. Macgregor grew up in the town of Whitby in Ontario and completed her elementary school and high school education in normal time. Afterward, she attended Concordia University, a public comprehensive research university located in Montreal, Quebec, where she bagged a degree in communications. Throughout her formative years, Morgan had a great passion for books and reading. It is this passion rather than any professional qualification that has dictated her future career.
Why Morgan Macgregor grew up with a passion for books, her husband, Michael C. Hall, grew up with a passion for acting. Hall is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, and was born in the year 1971. His father’s name is William Carlyle, while his mother’s name is Janice. Hall began singing and acting in grade school and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree from Earlham College. Afterward, he attended NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate acting program before heading out to Broadway to try his luck in the late 90s.
She is a Book Critic and an Aspiring Novelist
Morgan Macgregor has turned her passion for books into a thriving career as a book critic. The Ontario native has reviewed books for several online and offline publications such as Book Riot and The Paris Review. Her area of specialty is contemporary American fiction, and she also rose to the position of associate editor at the Los Angeles Review of Rooks. Morgan Macgregor has hosted her book club and blogged about books at her website, known as Reading in Los Angeles. She counts The Secret History by Donna Tartt as her favorite book and plans to open a bookstore of her own someday known as Dead or Alive. She also plans to publish her novel someday and has started penning it.
While we wait for the book reviewer to take the world by storm with her book, her husband has already done that and much more. Michael C. Hall commenced his acting career on Broadway in the 90s and acquired an impressive credit. Afterward, he switched to Hollywood with much success. He has featured in several movies, and TV series, with his best work coming on TV shows such as Six Feet Under and Dexter. In Six Feet Under, Hall plays the role of an uptight gay man who runs a funeral home with other family members. His performance on the show fetched him several awards, including the Monte Carlo TV festival award for outstanding actor in a drama series in 2005. Another award-winning TV run for Michael C. Hall came on the crime drama Dexter.
Deter initially ran from 2006 to 2013, and Hall portrayed the lead role of Dexter Morgan, a blood-spatter analyst who moonlights as a vigilante serial killer, hunting down murderers who escape adequate punishment by the system. His performance fetched him acclaim and numerous awards, including the 2007 Satellite Award for best actor in a TV series drama, 2007 Saturn Award for best actor on television, 2007 TV Critics Association Award for individual achievement in a drama, 2010 Golden Globe Award for best actor in a TV series drama and the 2010 SAG award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series.
Morgan Macgregor and Michael C. Hall Began Dating in 2012 and Married Four Years Later
The love story that Morgan Macgregor and Michael C. Hall share dates back to May 2012, when they first met each other in Los Angeles. They took a shine to each other and went on some dates. They thereafter started going steady, and by September that year, they walked the red carpet together at the Emmy Awards. Hall happened to be one of the big nominees for that night, and so their joint appearance caused a lot of stir. They did not bother hiding anything but happily declared to the world that they were an item.
After nearly four years of dating, Morgan Macgregor married Michael Hall on the 1st of March 2016. The ceremony was without fuss, with the couple exchanging their vows at New York City Hall. The marriage marked the first trip down the aisle for Macgregor while it was the third for her husband. Michael Hall’s first marriage was to actress Amy Spanger in 2002. The union lasted for four years, during which they both featured in a Broadway production of the musical Chicago. They later divorced in 2006.
Hall’s second marriage was to his Dexter co-star, Jennifer Carpenter, in 2008. It lasted for just two years, but fans really loved the couple due to their on-screen work together. It was, therefore, with sadness that the news of their split was received. As fate would have it, it was quite amicable, and the two remain friends, even going on to continue their co-starring work on Dexter. Given these first two marriages, it means that Morgan Macgregor is not Michael Hall’s first wife but rather his third wife.
The Couple Make Their Home in Los Angeles with a Beloved Dog Named Spinee
Morgan Macgregor and Michael C. Hall make their home in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. They own a two-bedroom home that features a chef’s kitchen, a high-ceilinged living room, and access to the complex’s many amenities, including a pool and an indoor courtyard. The couple prefers keeping their romance out of the spotlight, but they have been spotted on the red carpet on several occasions. They have also been snapped by the paparazzi while taking walks and doing other ordinary stuff.
Macgregor and Hall have a stable union, and one reason for this may be the willingness to indulge in each other’s interests. For instance, they have been spotted shopping at the popular art and architecture bookstore in Hollywood, Henessy + Ingalls, something that will definitely appeal to Macgregor. Macgregor and Hall do not have any kids from any past relationships. They have also yet to welcome any children together. This may be as a result of their mutual agreement or fertility issues. For now, the couple is happy to lavish all their love on a beloved dog named Spinee.
They regularly take her out on walks and also post her photos online. In December 2021, Hall revealed that Spinee had serious health issues and had to undergo surgery and asked for prayers for his beloved. The actor kept followers updated on the whole thing and later happily announced that everything was okay.