Ben Hoffman

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Benjamin Isaac Hoffman (born December 1974) is an American comedian, actor and writer.

Early life[edit]

Hoffman is originally from Lexington, Kentucky.[1][2] He is the older brother of Scissor Sisters bassist Babydaddy (Scott Hoffman).[2]


Ben Hoffman created and hosted The Ben Show, which premiered on Comedy Central on February 28, 2013. The show was broadcast on Comedy Central for one season.

Hoffman was a writer and correspondent for Sports Show with Norm Macdonald on Comedy Central[2] and has written for the MTV Movie Awards. He has appeared on New Girl and Drunk History and has produced content for and appeared on Current TV's infoMania.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Comedy Central® Sets Mid-Season Schedule Featuring New Series And Specials And The Return Of Network Favorites" (Press release). Comedy Central. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d Copley, Rich (22 March 2013). "Lexington native Ben Hoffman brings his Comedy Central show home". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 28, 2012). "Comedy Central Orders Series With Anthony Jeselnik, Amy Schumer And Ben Hoffman". Retrieved January 1, 2013. 

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