Bug Hall is an American actor who was popular for playing child roles during the 1990s, most notably in the films ‘The Stupids’ and ‘The Little Rascals’, the latter of which earned him a Young Artist Award for Best Performance by a Youth Ensemble. He has made several notable guest appearances in television shows, such as ‘Strong Medicine,’ ‘Charmed,’ ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,’ ‘Criminal Minds,’ ‘90210,’ ‘Providence’ and ‘Justice,’ to name a few. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Hall made his film debut at the young age of nine. He later went on to star in numerous TV and film projects. He never finished high school due to his busy acting career. Currently, he also works as an acting trainer in Joey Travolta's coaching center. Apart from acting, Hall enjoys singing and riding bikes and also participates in charity events. Since 2017, the talented actor has been married to Jill de Groff. The couple has a daughter.
Bug Hall made his film debut as Alfalfa in the 1994 family comedy ‘The Little Rascals’ which focused on the adventures of a group of young children. A year later, he played Newt Shaw in the sports comedy film ‘The Big Green’. Then in 1996, he appeared as Eddie Munster in the television film ‘The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas’. That year, he also had a lead role in ‘The Stupids’, an adventure comedy flick about a fictional family called the Stupids, with a name synonymous with their behavior. After this, the actor lent his voice to the character of “Little Boy” in ‘Hercules’. This was followed by his role as Brian Kelly in the sitcom ‘Kelly Kelly’.
Hall started the year 2000 with the role of Sam Callahan in ‘Skipped Parts’ which stressed on how certain books mention romance and sex, but skip their factual aspects. Two years later, he starred as Jack Downey in the television flick ‘Get a Clue’. In the ensuing years, he had roles in a number of films including ‘Arizona Summer’, ‘Camouflage’ and ‘American Pie Presents: The Book of Love’. Hall also featured as a guest in several television programs including ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Justice’, ‘Cold Case’, ‘Saving Grace’, ‘Nikita’, ‘Criminal Minds’ and ‘90210’, to name a few.
Following guest roles in ‘Major Crimes’ and ‘Masters of Sex’ in 2013, the actor played Brian in three episodes of the sci-fi series ‘Revolution’. In 2016, he starred as Arthur Davidson in the miniseries ‘Harley and the Davidsons’.
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Family & Personal Life
Brandon “Bug” Hall was born on February 4, 1985, in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He got his nickname ‘Bug’ from his mother, a day care center worker who made up a story that he was a “bug” and if other kids sat on him, they would smash him. This was her way of telling the kids at the day care not to sit on the baby!
Bug Hall attended high school for a few years and later dropped out due to his acting career. He married his longtime girlfriend Jill Marie de Groff in 2017, after dating her for several years. The couple has a daughter named Josephina Joy. They practice Roman Catholicism.