Hal Sparks Biography

Hal Sparks Biography
Hal Sparks (born on September 25, 1969 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an actor and comedian best known for his role of Michael Novotny on the American television series Queer as Folk. Sparks previous claim to fame was hosting E!'s Talk Soup.



Hal Sparks is also the lead singer and guitarist for a metal band, Zero 1 (previously called The Hal Sparks Band). Members included Robert Hall (Sparks's friend) on bass and Miles Loretta (Sparks's cousin) on drums. Their first album was produced by King's X's frontman Doug Pinnick. Hal's musical experience paid off as a contestant in the first season of Celebrity Duets.

Hal Sparks is a regular on VH1's I Love… series: VH1's I Love the 70s, I Love the 80s, I Love the 80s Strikes Back, I Love the 80s 3-D, I Love the 90s, I Love the 90s: Part Deux, I Love the Holidays, I Love Toys, and I Love the '70s Volume II.

Hal Sparks was also the captain of the Chicago Hitmen team on GSN's Extreme Dodgeball. He typically has small roles in films like Spider Man 2, where he was an elevator passenger with a few lines. He also had a much more significant part in the movie Dude, Where's My Car?, as Zoltan, the head of a clan of nerds obsessed with outer space.

Hal Sparks was named the "Funniest Teenager in Chicago" in 1987. Sparks has also been practicing martial arts since he was a kid.

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