Gaby Hoffmann Biography

Birthday: 1982-01-08
Place of Birth: New York City, New York USA
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Wiki Biography: Gaby began acting in commercials at 4 to help pay the family bills but got tired of the work and quit. Gaby's first film role was as young "Maisy Russell" in 1988's Uncle Buck (1989). Until the summer of 1993, Gaby had lived her entire life with her mother Viva and older sister, Alexandra Auder, at New York's notorious Chelsea Hotel. Viva and Gaby left in July after a longtime dispute with the management, but the hotel ended up featuring prominently in Gaby's future. "Someone Like Me" (1994) was hatched after one of the show's producers, Gail Berman, read a New York Times article about the Chelsea Hotel that mentioned a children's book that Viva and friend Jane Lancellotti wrote titled "Gaby at the Chelsea" (a takeoff on the classic "Eloise"). Now that she and her mother are ensconced with their two Eskimo dogs in a two-bedroom rental house in Woodland Hills (it was badly damaged in the January 1994 earthquake), Gaby says she misses her former home (the Chelsea Hotel), where she and her best friend, Talya Shomron, would roller-skate in the hallways, spy on the drug dealer across the hall and dispatch the bellman to fetch ice cream at night from the neighborhood deli. Gaby has had well-received supporting roles in The Man Without a Face (1993), This Is My Life (1992), Field of Dreams (1989) and Sleepless in Seattle (1993). Gaby loved working with Nora Ephron, who directed This Is My Life (1992) and Sleepless in Seattle (1993), as well as with co-stars Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, and the late John Candy, but she found Kevin Costner "bossy".

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Uncle Buck Maizy Russell 1989 Comedy
Someone Like Me Gaby Stepjak 1994 - 1994
Now And Then Young Samantha Albertson 1995 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Field of Dreams Karin Kinsella 1989 0, 0
Uncle Buck Maizy Russell 1989 Comedy, Drama, Family
This Is My Life Opal Ingels 1992 Drama
The Man Without a Face 1993 Drama
Now and Then Young Samantha Albertson 1995 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Everyone Says I Love You Lane Dandridge 1997 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Volcano Kelly Roark 1997 Action, Thriller, Drama
All I Wanna Do Odette 1998
Snapped Tara 1998 Drama
200 Cigarettes Stephie 1999 Comedy, Drama, Romance
You Can Count on Me Sheila 2000 Drama
Severed Ways: The Norse Discovery of America 2009 0
Wolfe with an E Karen 2011 Comedy, Music
Nate & Margaret Darla 2012 Comedy, Drama
Crystal Fairy Crystal Fairy 2013 Adventure, Comedy
Burma Susan 2013 Drama
Goodbye World Laura 2013 Comedy, Drama
Manhattan Romance Emmy 2013 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Veronica Mars Ruby Jetson 2014 0, 0, Comedy
Obvious Child Nellie 2014 Biography, 0
Lyle Leah 2014 Reality Tv
Black and White Raven 2016 0