Biography

Born June 12, 1970 in New York City, New York and raised in Roslyn Heights, New York, Rick Hoffman graduated from The Wheatley School in Old Westbury, NY before attending the University of Arizona. After graduating from University of Arizona, Rick moved to Los Angeles to start an acting career. He landed his first role as a security guard in Conspiracy Theory (1997) . He was so nervous he flubbed his two lines. Fortunately, his misread got laughs from Julia Roberts , Richard Donner and the entire crew, and was included in the final cut, giving him some much-needed attention.

After other small roles, he had his breakout role as the Freddie Sacker on Darren Star 's Wall Street series The $treet (2000) which allowed him to quit his job waiting tables and move back to New York. He has had several memorable roles on series like Terry Loomis on the critically acclaimed Steven Bochco law drama Philly (2001) . These roles caught Variety magazine's attention who elected Rick one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch. Then came the role of Jerry Best on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), and Patrick Van Dorn on the John Stamos comedy series Jake in Progress (2005).

He has had many supporting appearances in movies including The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Blood Work (2002), Hostel (2005), Cellular (2004), and Lions Gate Films The Condemned (2007). He suffered a near-death experience during the filming of the latter in Australia.

Born June 12, 1970 in New York City, New York and raised in Roslyn Heights, New York, Rick Hoffman graduated from The Wheatley School in Old Westbury, NY before attending the University of Arizona. After graduating from University of Arizona, Rick moved to Los Angeles to start an acting career. He landed his first role as a security guard in Conspiracy Theory (1997) . He was so nervous he flubbed his two lines. Fortunately, his misread got laughs from Julia Roberts , Richard Donner and the entire crew, and was included in the final cut, giving him some much-needed attention.

After other small roles, he had his breakout role as the Freddie Sacker on Darren Star 's Wall Street series The $treet (2000) which allowed him to quit his job waiting tables and move back to New York. He has had several memorable roles on series like Terry Loomis on the critically acclaimed Steven Bochco law drama Philly (2001) . These roles caught Variety magazine's attention who elected Rick one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch. Then came the role of Jerry Best on The Bernie Mac Show (2001), and Patrick Van Dorn on the John Stamos comedy series Jake in Progress (2005).

He has had many supporting appearances in movies including The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Blood Work (2002), Hostel (2005), Cellular (2004), and Lions Gate Films The Condemned (2007). He suffered a near-death experience during the filming of the latter in Australia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1970-06-12

Place of Birth New York, New York

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Also Known As

  • Рик Хоффман

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Hostel Dissected as Himself
2015 Ballers (1 episode) as NFLPA Representative
2014 Locker 13 as Armando
2012 Battleship as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
2011 Suits (135 episodes) as Louis Litt
2010 Justified (1 episode)
2009 Better Off Ted (1 episode)
2009 Lie to Me (1 episode) as Peters
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Christopher Lynch
2007 Samantha Who? (8 episodes)
2007 Chuck (1 episode) as Agent Scary
2007 Postal as Mr. Blither
2007 The Condemned as 'Goldy' Goldman
2006 Shark (1 episode)
2006 Numb3rs (1 episode)
2006 Hostel as The American Client
2005 Commander in Chief (2 episodes)
2005 Jake in Progress (21 episodes)
2004 CSI: NY (1 episode)
2004 The Day After Tomorrow as NY Businessman on Bus
2004 Our Time Is Up as Gay Man
2003 Miss Match (2 episodes)
2003 NCIS (1 episode)
2003 Las Vegas (1 episode)
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (2 episodes)
2002 Blood Work as James Lockridge
2002 Monk (1 episode)
2002 Andy Richter Controls the Universe (1 episode)
2001 The Bernie Mac Show (8 episodes)
2001 Philly (22 episodes)
2000 The $treet (12 episodes) as Freddie Sacker
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode)
1999 Providence (1 episode)
1998 Johnny Skidmarks as Bartender
1997 The Practice (3 episodes)
1996 The Pretender (1 episode)

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