Arsenio Hall (born February 12, 1956) is an American actor, comedian and current talk show host. He is best known for hosting The Arsenio Hall Show, a late-night talk show that ran from 1989 until 1994, as well as its successor of the same name, which began in September 2013.
Other television shows and films Hall has appeared in are Martial Law, Star Search (host), Coming to America (1988) and Harlem Nights (1989). Hall is also known for his appearance as Alan Thicke's sidekick on the talk show Thicke of the Night.
In 2012, Hall was the winning contestant on NBC's reality-competition game show Celebrity Apprentice.