Jake Hoffman

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Jake Hoffman
Hoffman in 2015
Born Jacob Edward Hoffman
(1981-03-20) March 20, 1981 (age 36)
Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater NYU Film School (2003)
Occupation Actor, writer director
Years active 1988–present
Parent(s) Dustin Hoffman
Lisa Gottsegen

Jacob Edward "Jake" Hoffman (born March 20, 1981)[1] is an American actor, writer and director.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Jake Hoffman was born in Los Angeles County, California, the son of actor Dustin and Lisa (née Gottsegen) Hoffman. In 2003, he graduated from NYU Film School. Since then, he has directed music videos, and written and directed short films, and is most known for his work as an actor. In 2006, he played the adult version of Ben Newman in the comedy fantasy film Click, playing Adam Sandler's son.

Hoffman and his father Dustin were cast as grandson and grandfather in the HBO television series Luck (2012). Hoffman played shoe designer Steve Madden in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).[3]

Hoffman made his feature film directorial debut with Asthma (2014).[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1988 Rain Man Boy at Pancake Counter
1991 Hook Little League Player
1999 Liberty Heights Turk
2001 Sugar & Spice Ted
2004 King of the Corner Ed Shifman
2004 I Heart Huckabees Valet
2005 National Lampoon's Adam and Eve Ferguson
2006 Click Ben Newman—22-30 Years old
2009 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead Julian Marsh
2010 10 Years Later Josh Hughes
2010 Barney's Version Michael Panofsky
2012 Random Acts of Violence Fleischer
2012 Reform Yosef Short film
2012 Generation Um... Rob
2013 Enter the Dangerous Mind Jim Whitman
2013 Wolf of Wall Street, TheThe Wolf of Wall Street Steve Madden
2014 Asthma Director Directorial debut
2014 She's Funny That Way Hotel Bellboy
2015 Goldbricks in Bloom Miles Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Undeclared Lee "Rush and Pledge", "Hell Week"
2005 Arrested Development Jeff "Switch Hitter"
2012 Californication Club Guy "Boys & Girls"
2012 Luck Brent Bernstein "1.9"
2013 Two Wrongs Zach TV film
2016 Ray Donovan Jake Raleigh


  1. ^ "Jacob Edward Hoffman, Born 03/20/1981". California Birth Index. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jake Hoffman profile". Retrieved July 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jake Hoffman Joins 'Wolf Of Wall Street'". Deadline.com. July 26, 2012. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  4. ^ Lodge, Guy (7 July 2014). "Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Asthma'". Variety (magazine). Retrieved 7 February 2017. 

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