Rick Hoffman is an American actor known for his roles in the television series The $treet (2000-2001), Philly (2001-2002), The Bernie Mac Show (2002-2005), Jake in Progress (2005-2006) and Samantha Who?, from 2007-2009. He is also known for his role in the Hostel films.
He currently stars as talented yet bitter lawyer Louis Litt in the legal drama television series Suits, since 2011.
A stage, film and television veteran, Hoffman has appeared in feature films such as Hostel and Hostel Part II, directed by Eli Roth; Bloodwork, where he starred opposite and was directed by Clint Eastwood and Smileyface, where he starred opposite Anna Faris, Adam Brody and Danny Masterson.
His other film credits include, Cellular, The Day After Tomorrow, Conspiracy Theory and The Condemned.
Named by Variety in 2000 as one of the 10 Actors to Watch, Hoffman has had a number of noteworthy roles on television, such as Chase Chapman opposite Christina Applegate on ABC's award-winning Samantha Who?, Patrick Van Dorn opposite John Stamos on ABC's Jake in Progress, Freddy Sacker on Darren Star's The Street, Jerry Best in The Bernie Mac Show, and Terry Loomis in the critically acclaimed Stephen Bochco drama Philly.
He also recurred on TNT's Dark Blue, and Commander and Chief. His numerous guest star credits include Law & Order: Los Angeles, Monk, Without A Trace, Leverage, Lie to Me and Human Target.
Hoffman studied acting from John Strasberg School of Acting and the University of Arizona Theatre Department.
Born and raised in New York, Hoffman currently resides in Los Angeles.