|Died||2 May 1978
|Occupation||Actor, social worker, big guy|
Guy Big (c. 1946 - 2 May 1978 at Toronto) was the stage name of Alan Hoffman, a Canadian actor. He appeared in the children's television series The Hilarious House of Frightenstein as the midget count  and also appeared in the movie Find the Lady as Miniature man. He also appeared in the King of Kensington episode Tiny's Job as the character Tiny Russell, and was a guest on The Tommy Hunter Show. Before his death he filmed a television adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "The Ugly Little Boy" which aired in 1977 on TVOntario.
Hoffman spent his childhood in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, then attended the University of Alberta. During his years in Toronto, he also became a social worker and earned a relevant degree at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. He died aged 32 in Toronto from an unspecified cause, although he was reportedly treated for throat cancer in 1977.
- "Hoffman, Alan". Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. University of Regina. Retrieved 5 April 2008.
- Toronto Star (9 May 1978). "'Guy Big', 32, had several acting roles (obituary)". Toronto Star. p. A15.
- "Spacecast: The Hilarious House of Frightenstein". Space. Archived from the original on 28 February 2007. Retrieved 13 May 2007.. Select Cast subpage for cast member details, including Guy Big.
- "Kate Reid wins Silver Star Award". Ottawa Citizen. 5 November 1977. p. TV40. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
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