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Hal Sparks
Full Name

Hal Harry Magee Sparks III



Date of Birth

September 25, 1969 (age 44)

Place of Birth

Cincinnati, Ohio

Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown


Actor, comedian, musician


Hal Sparks stars as Donald Davenport, Leo's stepdad, an inventive scientist looking to push the boundaries of technology with the creation of three teen super-humans, in the Disney XD live-action comedy series Lab Rats.


Kentucky native Sparks began his career in comedy as a member of the famed Second City Troupe in Chicago, where he was named "Funniest Teenager in Chicago" by the Chicago Sun Times. He hosted E!'s Emmy Award-winning "Talk Soup" and had a starring role in "Queer As Folk." Sparks has appeared as a star commentator on VH1's popular "I Love the '80s" series and as a guest on the nationally syndicated "Stephanie Miller Radio Show." He has made appearances as a pop culture expert on "Joy Behar" and CNN's "Your Money," and has also appeared on "Charmageddon," "The Tonight Show," "Larry King Live," "Charlie Rose," "Good Morning America," "The View" and "Jimmy Kimmel."


His feature film credits include "

Donald Davenport, the character Hal portrays on Lab Rats.

," "Spiderman 2" and "Dude, Where’s My Car?" In addition to acting and performing stand-up comedy, Sparks is an accomplished musician. His band, Zero 1, recently released their debut album. He also enjoys martial arts and learning languages; he is fluent in Mandarin. Sparks resides in Los Angeles and is a proud new father to son, Camden.
Hal Sparks

On set of 'Lab Rats'


  • He likes heavy metal music.
  • He lives a completely sober life.

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