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William M. Hoffman (1939–2017)

William M. Hoffman was born on April 12, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for One Life to Live (1968), The Ghosts of Versailles (1992) and As Is (1986). He died on April 29, 2017 in Bronx, New York. See full bio »


(age 78) in Bronx, New York, USA

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Known For

One Life to Live
As Is
As Is Writer
In the Life
In the Life Himself


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 1991-1993 One Life to Live (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 26 February 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 18 February 1992 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 5 November 1991 (1991) ... (writer)
 1992 The Ghosts of Versailles (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1986 As Is (TV Movie)
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 2007 In the Life (TV Series documentary)
- A New Look (2007) ... Himself
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 2017 The 71st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
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Stage: Wrote libretto for "The Ghosts of Versailles" by John Corigliano. See more »

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As an editor at Hill and Wang, he promoted the careers of American playwrights Lanford Wilson, Robert Patrick, Ed Bullins, Tom Eyen, Rochelle Owens, Robert Wilson, David Starkweather, Bill Solly and Jane Chambers, together with British writers Frank Marcus and Joe Orton, by publishing them in either his "New American Plays" series or his groundbreaking anthology, "Gay Plays: A First Collection".

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