Alvah Chisholm “Chis” Halle was born on March 13, 1957, in Aberdeen, Maryland, to Ann King Halle and the late Chisholm Halle. He died peacefully on September 25, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. He attended Hawken School in Cleveland, Ohio, Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut, and Menlo College, in Menlo Park, California.
Chis was a well-respected entertainment professional. He worked as a Unit Production Manager, 1st Assistant Director, and Stage Manager. He worked with Tom Cruise on "Cocktail," Billy Bob Thornton on "Slingblade," Richard Lewis and Jamie Lee Curtis on "Anything But Love," and Normal Lear on "The Facts of Life." His other TV credits include: "3rd Rock From the Sun,” "Men Behaving Badly," "Townies," "Caroline in the City," "Hearts Afire," The 45th Annual Golden Globe Awards, "Diff'rent Strokes," and "Gimme a Break.”
Chis was a humble, well-read, and kind man who had a heart of gold. He cherished his family, friends, and all things Cleveland.
He is survived by his parents Ann and Donald Petroni and Cynthia White Halle, daughter Sarah Halle Aglar (David), her mother Bari Halle, brothers Samuel Horatio Halle (Courtney) and Michael Gelston Halle, and sister Pamela King Halle, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
The family requests any donations in his honor to be made to Hawken School in Cleveland, Ohio:
In Honor of Alvah Chisholm Halle
PO Box 8002
Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
He will rest at Waite Hill Cemetery alongside his father, aunt and grandparents. A celebration of his life will be held on May 23, 2020 at 5pm, Waite Hill, Ohio 44094.
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