Jacob Edward Hoffman commonly known as Jake Hoffman is a well-recognised American actor and director. A Pisces cusp, he was born on March 20, 1981, as a son of veteran actor Dustin (known for his versatile roles) and Lisa Hoffman (American businesswoman) in Los Angeles County, US. He is the eldest one in his siblings Max Hoffman, Rebecca Hoffman & Alexandra Hoffman and the younger Half brother to Jenna Byrne. He is also an adoptive half-brother of Karina Hoffman.
The 35-year-old actor joined his Hall of ivy (for acting and filming) New York University Film School in the year 2000 and graduated in 2003.
His role of a boy at pancake counter in the movie Rain Man in 1988 was just the beginning.
His most acknowledged and appreciated role of Adam Sandler’s son Ben Newman (Adult version) in the comedy fantasy film Click in 2006 gave a boost to his career.
The father-son duo worked onscreen together in the HBO television series Luck as Grandson and Grandfather in 2011.The same thing was witnessed a year ago in Barney’s Version. He also worked in an Indie movie titled Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead in 2009 opposite
, where he portrayed the role of a guy who discovers that a vampire wrote Hamlet.
The Wolf of Wall Street, a well known 2013 black comedy crime film also involved Jake in the role of a shoe designer, Steve Madden. He did a cameo in Arrested Development in 2005.
Being the son of an Oscar winner megastar, Jake did get opportunities in his Dad’s projects. He has worked hard to make his remarkable identity and has directed various music videos and short films. Asthma (A romantic piece that examines addiction) and Please, Alphanso are the two of his written and direction works.
Jake Hoffman discovered at a tender age that being a star kid does not exempt you from health issues. He was a premature baby and was delivered by caesarian emergency section. His lungs were not completely developed, and the doctors thought Jake would not survive. Being a fighter by birth, he got his name from Jake LaMotta a boxer from the movie ‘RAGING BULL’, which is his favourite motion picture as well. I
n the year 2004, he also worked as a DJ on Friday night at the Guy’s Bar which was run by Cindy Margolis’ husband. He believes that risks are a part of life and playing safe won’t make you a great actor.