Cooper Hoffman

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Cooper Hoffman - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Cooper Hoffman is an American actor. He initially gained fame as the child of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and designer Mimi O’Donnell.

He debuted with Licorice Pizza (2021). Along his career, he has received multiple nominations such as Best Musical or Comedy Actor at Golden Globe Award.


As he is the son of the late veteran actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and the costume designer Mimi O’Donnell, Some people would recall him as the kid in the enchanting photos of Philip and his son at a Knicks game.

In 2013, Philip took Cooper in the Oscar ceremony when Philip was nominated for his role in the movie The Master (2012). It marked Cooper’s official appearance in the TV show The Oscar.

He began his career as an actor in 2021 with the movie Licorice Pizza. He rose to fame in the wake of playing a significant role in the said movie.

His position as a new rising actor was strengthened when he won the Breakthrough Performance award in the 2021 National Board of Review Awards for his debut acting.

Besides that, he was also nominated for two consecutive awards in 2022: The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and Golden Globe Awards.

Even though he did not win the awards in 2022, his acting debut was still considered notable for someone who just debuted.

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  • Real Name: Cooper Alexander Hoffman
  • Stage Name: Cooper Hoffman
  • Nickname: Cooper
  • Birthday: March 20, 2003
  • Birthplace: New York, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Christian
  • Profession: Actor
  • Education: The Calhoun School, New York University
  • Hobbies: Watching sports
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Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 167 cm (5’6″)
  • Weight: 65 Kg (143 lbs)
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  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
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  • Shoe Size: 5 (US)


  • Father: Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Mother: Mimi O’Donnell
  • Brother:
  • Sister: Tallulah Hoffman, Willa Hoffman

Girlfriend & Dating History

He has never been involved in a publicly disclosed relationship. He tends to keep his personal and dating life private.

Net Worth

Even though the exact detail of his net worth has never been revealed, it is estimated to sit anywhere between $1 million and $10 million.


  • Cooper’s father, Philip Seymour Hoffman, was an Oscar-winning actor and his mother, Mimi
  • O’Donnell, is a costume designer.
  • His father died in 2014.
  • Licorice Pizza (2021) is his debut movie.
  • He is the nephew of the American Poet Jill Hoffman, the American actress Emily Hoffman, and the American screenwriter and director Gordon Richard Hoffman.
  • In primary school, he participated in the plays, though he only helped behind the stage.
  • Initially, he never truly thought of being an actor as a possibility because he was sort of frightened to dabble in the field where his father did so well.
  • He often smiles and runs like a kid at play.
  • Cooper has come to love the mutual bondage of moviemaking.
  • Before starring in the movie Licorice Pizza (2021), he had generally kept away from public life because he was scared of attention.
  • He loves the basketball team called the New York Knicks.
  • Cooper is a sympathetic, kind, delicate, and humorous person.
  • He loves sports and likes to watch sports games, especially basketball games.
  • His ideal type is…
  • His net worth estimated is $10 million.

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  • Licorice Pizza (2021), as Gary Valentine

TV Shows

  • The Oscars (ABC | 2013), as Cooper Hoffman


  • 2021 National Board of Review Awards – Breakthrough Performance – Licorice Pizza


  • 2022 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards – Best Young Performer – Licorice Pizza
  • 2022 Golden Globe Awards – Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) – Licorice Pizza


“I don’t think I ever really considered [acting] a possibility. I was always kind of scared to enter that arena because my dad did it so well.”

“In a weird way, it felt almost like I was stepping into my dad’s shoes. It really was this feeling of: Maybe this is what he felt like. It was this weird out-of-body experience. I felt incredibly close to my dad through the whole shooting process.”

“Right now, for the time being, I very much want to be an actor. And I’m doing it. I’m happy to take this road and see what happens with it. And I’m thoroughly, thoroughly enjoying it. It’s a beautiful thing to be compared to my father. But I also do hope, the fact that I’m an actor, that people don’t just look at me as his kid. I hope people can differentiate us.”

“There are a lot of movies that make me cry. I just saw Luca, and the ending made me cry because I get the friendship and having to watch a friend leave and not knowing when you’re going to see them again. […] I’ve cried at every Disney movie.”

Cooper Hoffman has proven his talent in acting so far. It was a huge success. So, let’s support the budding actor in his journey to become an actor as prevalent as his father.