John Robert Hoffman

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John Robert Hoffman
Born Jonathan Robert Hoffman
July 10
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation actor, screenwriter, director

John Robert Hoffman, most often known simply as John Hoffman, is an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He wrote and co-starred in the Disney Channel original film Northern Lights (1997) and has written many unproduced screenplays, including Queen Bess, Indianapolis, In Harm's Way and Queen of the Jews.[1]

Hoffman made his theatrical film debut (as both writer and director) with the MGM/Jim Henson Pictures comedy Good Boy! (2003), which opened at #3 at the U.S. box office and grossed $45.3 million worldwide on an $18 million budget.[2] He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award as part of the writing team for the 81st Academy Awards (2009).[3] Hoffman has also contributed, as both a writer and producer, to the HBO series Looking (2014–2015) and the Netflix series Grace and Frankie (2016–).[4][5]

As an actor, Hoffman is best recognized as the Mad Hatter in Disney's Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1995).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloom, David. "MGM, Henson collar 'Good Boy' for Hoffman". Variety.com. Variety. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Good Boy! (2003)". BoxOfficeMojo.com. Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "81st Annual Academy Awards". Emmys.com. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Looking - Cast and Crew". HBO.com. HBO. Retrieved 28 December 2017. 
  5. ^ "Desert Island Discs for Netflix's Grace and Frankie". CultureSonar.com. Culture Sonar. Retrieved 28 December 2017. 
  6. ^ "INTERVIEW WITH REECE HOLLAND & JOHN HOFFMAN, THE MARCH HARE & THE MAD HATTER IN "ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND". TheTiaraTalkShow.com. The Tiara Talk Show. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 

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