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Who Is The Most Famous Hoffman In The World?

Updated February 24, 2021 450 votes 26 voters 5.1k views49 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Hoffman.

How many celebrities with the last name Hoffman can you think of? The famous Hoffmans below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Hoffman, famous musicians named Hoffman, and even athletes named Hoffman.

Dustin Hoffman is certainly one of the most famous Hoffmans on this list. One of the famous actors with the last name Hoffman, he rose to fame after starring in The Graduate in 1967. Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man, and All the President's Men are a few of his notable films.

Another of the famous people with the last name Hoffman is Philip Seymour Hoffman. He was an Oscar-winning actor. His films include Doubt, Capote, and Boogie Nights. One actress with the last name Hoffman is Jackie Hoffman. 

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Hoffman? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Hoffman that you've heard of. 

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  • 1
    1937-08-08
    21

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. Hoffman has been called one of the greatest actors of all time. He is known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and  ...more

    #9 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History#77 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#274 of 391 The 100+ Funniest People Of All Time

  • 2

    BirthplaceFairport, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer. Best known for his distinctive supporting and character roles–typically lowlifes, eccentrics,  ...more

    The Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Characters#250 of 289 The Coolest Actors Ever#114 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • 3
    1960-11-29
    14

    BirthplaceQueens, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jacqueline Laura Hoffman (born November 29, 1960) is an American actress, singer, and stand-up comedian known for her one-woman shows of Jewish-themed original songs and monologues. She is a veteran  ...more
  • 4
    1936-11-30
    17

    BirthplaceWorcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Abbot Howard Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989) was an American political and social activist, anarchist, and revolutionary who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies"). He was  ...more

    #4 of 10 10 Criminals Who Mysteriously Vanished#1 of 134 The Playboy Interviews Of The '70s

  • 5
    1976-09-01
    17

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Scott Hoffman (born September 1, 1976), known by his stage name Babydaddy, is an American musician and the Ivor Novello Award-winning multi-instrumentalist, backing vocalist and composer for the U.S.  ...more
  • 6
    1980-09-21
    17

    BirthplaceGainesville, Florida, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert James Hoffman III (born September 21, 1980) is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer.  ...more
  • 7
    1981-03-20
    16

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jacob Edward "Jake" Hoffman (born March 20, 1981) is an American actor, writer and director.  ...more
  • 8
    1938-01-18
    13

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Basil Harry Hoffman (born January 18, 1938) is an American actor. He has had a film and TV career spanning five decades mostly in supporting roles. He has starred in films with many award-winning  ...more
  • 9
    1970-06-12
    16

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Rick Edward Hoffman (born June 12, 1970) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Louis Litt in the legal drama series Suits.  ...more
  • 10
    1969-02-08
    9

    BirthplaceNew York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Cara Hoffman is a New York City-based writer. She is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, So Much Pretty (2011), Be Safe, I Love You (2014), and Running (2017). Her essays have been  ...more
  • 11
    1956-11-30
    10

    BirthplaceHawaii

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael Lynn Hoffman (born November 30, 1956) is an American film director.  ...more
  • 12
    14

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jeffrey Alan Hoffman (born November 2, 1944) is an American former NASA astronaut and currently a professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. Hoffman made five flights as a Space Shuttle  ...more
  • 13
    1957-03-03
    9

    BirthplaceWassenaar, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Thomas Antonius Cornelis Ancion, known by the pseudonym Thom Hoffman, (born 3 March 1957) is a Dutch actor and photographer.  ...more
  • 14
    1923-04-03
    11

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Daniel Gerard Hoffman (April 3, 1923 – March 30, 2013) was an American poet, essayist, and academic. He was appointed the twenty-second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress  ...more
  • 15
    Brant von Hoffman is an actor.  ...more
  • 16
    Monty Hoffman is an actor.
  • 17
    1966-03-15
    9

    BirthplaceEureka, SD

    Holly Hoffman is an actress.  ...more
  • 18
    1984-08-30
    11

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    "Max Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984. He graduated from Brown University with a BA in Theatre Arts in 2007. He spent a semester abroad studying at the prestigious FAMU Film School  ...more
  • 19
    1984-01-26
    7

    BirthplaceCampbelltown, Australia

    NationalityAustralia

    Ryan Hoffman (born 26 January 1984) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played for the Melbourne Storm and the New Zealand Warriors in the National Rugby League, and the  ...more
  • 20
    1989-11-24
    9

    BirthplaceKitchener, Guelph, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Michael Hoffman (born November 24, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Hoffman previously played for  ...more

    #476 of 502 The Best NHL Players of All Time#116 of 190 The Best Current NHL Players#26 of 89 The Greatest Ottawa Senators of All Time

  • 21
    John Robert Hoffman, most often known simply as John Hoffman, is an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer. He wrote and co-starred in the Disney Channel original film Northern Lights  ...more
  • 22
    1972-01-09
    6

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Mat Hoffman (born January 9, 1972) is an American BMX rider who is considered one of the best vert ramp riders in the history of the sport. He is nicknamed "The Condor" and runs the BMX Freestyle  ...more
  • 23
    1932-03-15
    4

    BirthplacePoland, Kraków

    NationalityPoland

    Jerzy Hoffman (pronounced [ˈjɛʐɨ ˈxɔfman]; born 15 March 1932) is a retired Polish director, screenwriter, and occasional producer. He received the Polish Academy Life Achievement Award in February  ...more
  • 24
    2002-08-02
    4

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kara Hoffman (born August 2, 2002) is an actress, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), General Hospital (1963) and Kroll Show (2013). See full bio »

  • 25
    1967-10-13
    4

    BirthplaceBellflower, California, United States of America

    Trevor William Hoffman (born October 13, 1967) is an American former baseball relief pitcher who played 18 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1993 to 2010. A long-time closer, he pitched for  ...more
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