Hoffmann, Gaby 1982–

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HOFFMANN, Gaby 1982


Full name, Gabriella Mary Hoffmann; born January 8, 1982, in Pittsburgh, PA; father, a soap opera actor; mother's name Vivanee Susan Hoffmann (an actress who appeared as Viva in numerous films by Andy Warhol); halfsister of Alexandra Auder (an actress). Education: Attended Bard College, beginning 1999. Avocational Interests: Reading, shopping, writing, music, going to movies.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager Sue Leibman, Barking Dog Entertainment, 9 Desbrosses St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10013. Publicist Melissa Kates, PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials beginning at age four.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award, best young supporting actress in a motion picture, 1990, for Field of Dreams; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actress under ten in a motion picture, 1993, for This Is My Life; Young Artist Award nomination, best youth actress costarring in a motion picture drama, 1994, for The Man without a Face; Young Artist Award nomination, best youth comedienne in a television show, 1995, for Someone Like Me; Young Artist Award nomination, best performances by a young ensemble in a feature film or video (with others), 1996, for Now and Then; YoungStar Award nomination, best young actress in a comedy film, Hollywood Reporter, 1997, for Everyone Says I Love You.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Karen Kinsella, Field of Dreams (also known as Shoeless Joe ), 1989.

Maisy Russell, Uncle Buck, Universal, 1989.

Sarah, Moondial, 1990.

Opal Ingels, This Is My Life, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1992.

Jessica, Sleepless in Seattle, TriStar, 1993.

Megan Norstadt, The Man without a Face, 1993.

Young Samantha Albertson, Now and Then (also known as The Gaslight Addition ), New Line Cinema, 1995.

Lane Dandridge, Everyone Says I Love You, Miramax, 1996.

Kelly Roark, Volcano, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1997.

Tara, Snapped, Asylum, 1998.

Odette "Odie" Sinclair, Strike! (also known as All I Wanna Do, The Hairy Bird, College femminile, and Les filles font la loi ), Miramax, 1998.

Jennifer "Jenny" Simon, Coming Soon, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1999.

Stephie, 200 Cigarettes (also known as The Islander ), Paramount, 1999.

Raven, Black and White, Screen Gems, 2000.

Sheila, You Can Count on Me, Paramount Classics, 2000.

Gabrielle Mancini, Perfume, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Gaby Stepjack, Someone Like Me (also known as Gaby ), NBC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Andrea Eagerton, Whose Daughter Is She? (also known as SemiPrecious ), CBS, 1995.

Annabelle Andrews, Freaky Friday, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 1990 Goodwill Games, TBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Guest, Late Night with David Letterman, 1992.



Entertainment Weekly, March 25, 1994, p. 32.

Movieline, March, 1999, p. 20.

Teen, May, 1995, p. 90.

Teen People, February, 1999, pp. 6869.

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