Robert Hoffman (actor)

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Robert Hoffman
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Hoffman at the premiere of Step Up 2: The Streets in July 2008
BornRobert James Hoffman III
(1980-09-21) September 21, 1980 (age 33)
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
OccupationActor, dancer, choreographer
Years active2003–present
 
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Robert Hoffman
Robert Hoffman LF adjusted.jpg
Hoffman at the premiere of Step Up 2: The Streets in July 2008
BornRobert James Hoffman III
(1980-09-21) September 21, 1980 (age 33)
Gainesville, Florida, U.S.
OccupationActor, dancer, choreographer
Years active2003–present

Robert James Hoffman III (born September 21, 1980) is an American actor, dancer, and choreographer.

Personal life[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

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 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. He was also featured in Garfunkel and Oates's music video for their song "Present Face".[1] 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.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003From Justin to KellyDancer
2003GigliBeach dancer
2004You Got ServedMaxCredited as Robert James Hoffman III
2004Dirty Dancing: Havana NightsDancer
2005I?Older DavidShort film
2005Coach CarterDancer
2005Guess WhoDancerCredited as Robert James Hoffman III
2006She's the ManJustin Drayton
2007ShroomsBluto
2007National Lampoon's Bag BoyClyde "Windmill" Wynorski
2008Onion Movie, TheThe Onion Movie"Lollipop Love" dancerCredited as Robert James Hoffman III
2008Step Up 2: The StreetsChase Collins
2009Aliens in the AtticRicky Dillman
2010BoyBandGarth
2010Burning PalmsChad Bower
2011Take Me Home TonightTyler "Dance Machine" Jones
2013Life Life in in Space SpaceGeneral KocklianShort film
2014Lap DanceKevin Shepherd
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003American DreamsBrian WilsonEpisode: "Where the Boys Are"
2004QuintupletsMatt3 episodes
2005–07Wild 'n OutVarious48 episodes
2006America's Next Top ModelHimselfEpisode: "The Girl with Two Bad Takes"
2006VanishedAdam PutnamMain cast; 6 episodes
2006CSI: MiamiBrad HoffmanEpisode: "Come as You Are"
2006Campus LadiesEvanEpisode: "Webcam"
2007Nick Cannon Presents: Short CircuitzVariousSeason 1, episode 4
2009GreekPatrick ChambersEpisode: "Big Littles and Jumbo Shrimp"
2011Drop Dead DivaBrian Pullman3 episodes
2011Grey's AnatomyChadEpisode: "Love, Loss and Legacy"
201290210Caleb Walsh6 episodes
2014Night Shift, TheThe Night ShiftThad Callahan2 episodes
Web
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008Jace Hall Show, TheThe Jace Hall ShowKinetsu HayabusaEpisode: "Curt Schilling, and Wimbledon!!!"
2010Legend of Neil, TheThe Legend of NeilCaptain Lynel2 episodes
Video games
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black PearlSkeletonVoice

Awards[edit]

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2004American Choreography AwardOutstanding Achievement in Choreography – Feature Film (shared with Dave Scott and Shane Sparks)You Got ServedWon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garfunkel and Oates website". 
  2. ^ Bricker, Tierney (January 20, 2012). "90210 Casting Scoop: A (Seriously) Holy Love Interest!". E! Online. NBCUniversal. Retrieved September 6, 2014. 

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