| Rick Hoffman|
| June 12, 1970 (age 45) (1970-06-12) New York City, New York, United States|
Gail Hoffman, Charlie Hoffman
The Wheatley School, University of Arizona
Suits, The Condemned, Jake in Progress, The Street, Hostel
Sarah Rafferty, Patrick J Adams, Gabriel Macht, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle
Rick Hoffman Wikipedia
Rick Edward Hoffman (born June 12, 1970) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Patrick Van Dorn in Jake in Progress and the fabulous but neurotic Louis Litt in the legal drama series Suits.
Hoffman was born in New York City and grew up in Roslyn Heights, New York. He is the son of Gail and Charlie Hoffman and is Jewish. He has a younger brother, Jeff. He graduated from The Wheatley School in Old Westbury, New York before attending the University of Arizona, and was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) Fraternity. After graduating he moved to Los Angeles, California to start an acting career.
Hoffman was cast in his first role, as a security guard in Conspiracy Theory, in 1997. He had some other small roles until he received a main role as Freddie Sacker on Darren Star's short-lived Wall Street series The $treet in 2000, which was pulled from the airwaves after seven episodes, but which allowed him to quit his job waiting tables and move back to New York. His later TV roles include Terry Loomis on the short-lived Steven Bochco law drama Philly in 2001-2002, Jerry Best in The Bernie Mac Show (2002-2005), Patrick Van Dorn on the John Stamos comedy Jake in Progress (2004-2005) and Chase Chapman on the ABC comedy Samantha Who? (2007-2009). In 2011, he acted in a starring role as Louis Litt in the USA Network series Suits, which has continued ever since. His TV/film work includes The Day After Tomorrow, Blood Work, Hostel, Cellular and The Condemned. He has also appeared as a guest in CSI: Miami, Chuck, The Pretender, Law & Order: SVU, NCIS, Crossing Jordan, Without a Trace, The Practice, CSI:NY, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Shark, Lie to Me, Monk and The Mentalist.
Hoffman is originally from Long Island, New York, USA. His first child, a son, was born in December 2014.