Vondie Curtis-Hall, Kasi Lemmons sell Hollywood Hills home

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Update: Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall and his wife, Kasi Lemmons, have sold their Hollywood Hills home for $2,175,000.

The single-story Spanish-style house, built in 1965, is gated and sits on about 1.25 acres. The hilltop site has 360-degree city, valley, mountain and ocean views.

The 3,188-square-foot house features three bedrooms and four bathrooms, three fireplaces, a deck and a kitchen that opens to the swimming pool. There is flat lawn and a guesthouse.

Hall, 52, appears in this summer's "Life Is Hot in Cracktown" and in the upcoming 2009 film "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans," starring Nicolas Cage. He directed episodes of "The Starter Wife," "Gossip Girl" and "Boston Legal" last year, and directed and wrote the screenplay for "Waist Deep" (2006). His television acting credits include "Soul Food" (2004), "ER" (1994-2001) and "Chicago Hope" (1995-99).

Trained at Juilliard, Hall was a singer and dancer on Broadway in "Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music" in 1981 and was part of the original cast of "Dreamgirls" (1981).

Lemmons, 48, has acted on television for 30 years and directed "Talk to Me" (2007), "The Caveman's Valentine" (2001) and "Eve's Bayou" (1997).

Their house, on and off the Multiple Listing Service since 2005, was listed at $3,595,000 in 2007. It came back on the market in March 2008 at $2,899,000 and had been dropped to $2,195,000 by this April. They purchased the property in 1998 for $675,000, public records show.

Ron Holliman of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills, was the listing agent, according to the MLS. Rann Lee of Sotheby's International Realty's Sunset Strip Brokerage represented the buyer.

lauren.beale@latimes.com

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