Cecil Hoffman

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Cecil Hoffman
Born (1962-07-11) July 11, 1962 (age 54)
McLean, Virginia
Occupation actor
Spouse(s) Paul Slye

Cecil Hoffman (also known as Cecil Hoffmann; born July 11, 1962) is an American film and television actress.

High-profile roles[edit]

Best known for her portrayal of district attorney Zoey Clemmons in the television series L.A. Law, Cecil starred on 26 episodes, spanning three seasons, from Spring of 1991 to Fall of 1992. Cecil found success on the big screen, turning in memorable performances in hit films Stargate (1993) and the Wyatt Earp biopic Tombstone (1994) with Kurt Russell. She also starred as Greer Monroe with William Devane in the ABC political soap opera The Monroes, which lasted just nine episodes in 1995-1996 television season.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Born in McLean, Virginia, Hoffman attended Princeton University, during which time she was a member of the Princeton Triangle Club, a musical-theatre-comedy troupe. Hoffman is an accomplished dancer and singer. Interestingly, in many of her credits, Cecil spells her last name as Hoffmann instead of the usual Hoffman. She married Paul Slye in 1992.

Other regular and episodic TV roles[edit]

In addition to L.A. Law and her motion picture work, Hoffman also starred in the NBC drama Dream Street (1989) with Thomas Calabro and as Hillary Stein, was a regular on the final season of Wiseguy in 1990.[2] In 1996, she had a three episode guest-starring arc on ER and made two appearances on Picket Fences.

She has guest-starred in TV series such as Strong Medicine, Providence, Any Day Now, The Larry Sanders Show, Madman of the People, and Family Law.


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  2. ^ "Cecil Hoffmann of 'Wiseguy' joining 'L.A. Law'". Chicago Tribune. Feb 15, 1991. 

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