John Robert Hoffman

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John Robert Hoffman
Born Jonathan Robert Hoffman
July 10
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation actor, screenwriter, director

John Robert Hoffman, most often known simply as John Hoffman, is an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. In addition to acting in films, television, and theater, he has written screenplays, including Indianapolis, Queen of the Jews, aka Queen Bess, and The Last of Sheila.

Hoffman made his theatrical film debut as both writer and director, with the MGM / Jim Henson Pictures film Good Boy! (2003); the film opened at #3 at the U.S. box office and grossed over $37 million on an $18 million budget.[1] He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award as part of the writing team for the 81st Academy Awards (2009). Hoffman is also a contributing writer and executive producer for both Looking (2015–) and Grace and Frankie (2016–).

As an actor, Hoffman is best recognized as the Mad Hatter in Adventures in Wonderland (1992–1995).


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