Robert Hoffman (actor)
Hoffman at the premiere of Step Up 2: The Streets in July 2008
|Born||Robert James Hoffman III
September 21, 1980
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, dancer, choreographer|
Robert James Hoffman III (born September 21, 1980) is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer.
Robert James Hoffman III was born in Gainesville, Florida, the son of Charlotte and Robert Hoffman II, and moved with his family to Madison, Alabama when he was seven. He has one younger brother, Chris, and two younger sisters, Ashley and Lauren. He attended Bob Jones High School. He discovered his passion for dancing after seeing Michael Jackson's Thriller. He briefly attended the Alabama School of Fine Arts.
In 2004, Hoffman starred in the film You Got Served as Max, a lead dancer in the antagonist's crew. He also starred in Nick Cannon's sketch comedy television series Wild 'n Out. In 2006, he co-starred alongside Amanda Bynes in the film She's the Man.
In 2007, Hoffman played the role of Bluto in the horror film Shrooms. He also played the role of Clyde "Windmill" Wynorski in the comedy film National Lampoon's Bag Boy. Hoffman has guest starred in many shows such as American Dreams, Quintuplets, Vanished, CSI: Miami, Campus Ladies, Drop Dead Diva, and Grey's Anatomy.
In 2008, he starred in the film Step Up 2: The Streets as Chase Collins, a talented dancer at the Maryland School of the Arts (M.S.A). In 2009, he guest starred in the ABC Family show Greek as Evan Chamber's older brother. On June 1, 2008, Step Up 2: The Streets earned Hoffman and co-star Briana Evigan an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss. In 2008, he and Evigan starred in Enrique Iglesias's music video for his single "Push", where they reprised their Step Up roles.
Hoffman appeared in the 2009 film Aliens in the Attic as Ricky. In 2010, Hoffman played the role of Chad Bower in the comedy thriller film Burning Palms. Hoffman featured as Garth in the musical comedy film BoyBand. He played the role of Tyler "Dance Machine" Jones in the movie Take Me Home Tonight.
He was also featured in Garfunkel and Oates's music video for their song "Present Face". In late January 2012, Hoffman landed a recurring role in the fourth season of The CW's teen drama series 90210 as Caleb Walsh, a student at seminary school studying to become a priest.
Currently, Hoffman has been dating actress, model, and dancer Krystal Ellsworth.
|2003||From Justin to Kelly||Dancer|
|2004||You Got Served||Max||Credited as Robert James Hoffman III|
|2004||Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights||Dancer|
|2005||I?||Older David||Short film|
|2005||Guess Who||Dancer||Credited as Robert James Hoffman III|
|2006||She's the Man||Justin Drayton|
|2007||National Lampoon's Bag Boy||Clyde "Windmill" Wynorski|
|2008||Onion Movie, TheThe Onion Movie||"Lollipop Love" dancer||Credited as Robert James Hoffman III|
|2008||Step Up 2: The Streets||Chase Collins|
|2009||Aliens in the Attic||Ricky Dillman|
|2010||Burning Palms||Chad Bower|
|2011||Take Me Home Tonight||Tyler "Dance Machine" Jones|
|2013||Life Life in in Space Space||General Kocklian||Short film|
|2014||Lap Dance||Kevin Shepherd|
|2015||Drive, She Said||Devon|
|2003||American Dreams||Brian Wilson||Episode: "Where the Boys Are"|
|2005–07||Wild 'n Out||Various||48 episodes|
|2006||America's Next Top Model||Himself||Episode: "The Girl with Two Bad Takes"|
|2006||Vanished||Adam Putnam||Main cast; 6 episodes|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Brad Hoffman||Episode: "Come as You Are"|
|2006||Campus Ladies||Evan||Episode: "Webcam"|
|2007||Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz||Various||Season 1, episode 4|
|2009||Greek||Patrick Chambers||Episode: "Big Littles and Jumbo Shrimp"|
|2011||Drop Dead Diva||Brian Pullman||3 episodes|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Chad||Episode: "Love, Loss and Legacy"|
|2012||90210||Caleb Walsh||6 episodes|
|2014||Night Shift, TheThe Night Shift||Thad Callahan||2 episodes|
|2008||Jace Hall Show, TheThe Jace Hall Show||Kinetsu Hayabusa||Episode: "Curt Schilling, and Wimbledon!!!"|
|2010||Legend of Neil, TheThe Legend of Neil||Captain Lynel||2 episodes|
|2003||Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl||Skeleton||Voice|
|2004||American Choreography Award||Outstanding Achievement in Choreography – Feature Film (shared with Dave Scott and Shane Sparks)||You Got Served||Won|
|2008||MTV Movie Awards||Best Kiss: (Shared with Briana Evigan)||Step Up 2: The Streets||Won|
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- "Farina cast for 'Bagboy'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
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- "Step Up 2 the Streets". Variety. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
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- "Burning Palms". Variety. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- "Boyband | The Movie". www.boybandmovie.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- "Take Me Home Tonight". Variety. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- "Garfunkel and Oates website".
- Bricker, Tierney (January 20, 2012). "90210 Casting Scoop: A (Seriously) Holy Love Interest!". E! Online. NBCUniversal. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
- "Lapdance: The Review". Oracle of Film. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- "John David Washington To Co-Star In HBO's 'Ballers', Robert Hoffman In E!'s 'Songbyrd'". Deadline. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- "Robert Hoffman’s Girlfriend Krystal Ellsworth (Photos - Pics) | FabCouples.com". www.fabcouples.com. Retrieved 2015-10-30.
- Official website
- Robert Hoffman at the Internet Movie Database
- The Huntsville Times interview (March 15, 2006)