Otto Hoffman

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Otto Hoffman
Silent film actor Otto Hoffman (SAYRE 3141).jpg
Hoffman in 1922
Born(1879-05-02)May 2, 1879
New York City, U.S.
DiedJune 23, 1944(1944-06-23) (aged 65)
Years active1915–1944

Otto F. Hoffman[1] (May 2, 1879 – June 23, 1944) was an American film actor.[2] He appeared in almost 200 films between 1915 and 1944. He was born in New York City and died in Los Angeles, California, from lung cancer.

Hoffman's Broadway credits include The Strange Woman (1913), The Spring Maid (1910), and A Broken Idol (1909).[1] He was also active in stock theater productions.[3]

Hoffman debuted in film in 1906 in a production of the Edison Company in New York. Later he worked for Goldwyn Pictures.[4]

Partial filmography[edit]

Hoffman (right) in Homer Comes Home (1920)


  1. ^ a b "("Otto Hoffman" search results)". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on January 19, 2018. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson (2014). "Otto Hoffman". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 24, 2014. Retrieved September 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "In the Film Firmament". The New York Times. New York, New York City. September 14, 1919. p. 52. Retrieved January 18, 2018 – via open access
  4. ^ "Movie Pioneer Is with Tom Moore in Great Accident". Edmonton Journal. Canada, Edmonton, Alberta. July 17, 1920. p. 31. Retrieved September 30, 2018 – via open access

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