Actor, Film actor
Who is Leslie Hoffman?
Leslie Hoffman is an American stunt performer, stunt coordinator and actress.
Her early education and training included gymnastics and ballet camps, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Herbert Berkoff Studios in New York. She was inspired to pursue stunt acting upon seeing a Universal Studios Tour stunt show; she travelled to California and studied at stuntman Paul Stader's stunt gym.
Hoffman began stunt work in the mid-1970s with the film Two-Minute Warning, and several television series, including Police Story, M*A*S*H, a 78-foot high fall into water for The Love Boat, as well as working on Fantasy Island, Charlie's Angels, and doubling for the six-foot tall Lainie Kazan in a circular stair fall for Columbo. She also stunt doubled for Doris Roberts in the TV series Remington Steele. Film acting work included Avalanche, Deadly Friend, Trust Me and Naked Acts.
Hoffman played the Hall Guard character in Nightmare on Elm Street, and stunted in I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Motel Hell, Resurrection, Clue, Alien Nation, Mars, Mystery Men, and served as stunt coordinator for, and acted in, the ABC After School Special Me and My Hormones.
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- Jan 21, 1955
- United States of America
on July 23, 2013
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