Rick Hoffman is an American actor best known for his role as Patrick van Dorn in Jake in Progress, and more recently for his role as Louis Litt on Suits.

Suits credits

Louis Litt

Selected other credits



Biographical information

Personal life

Hoffman was born in New York City, New York and raised in Roslyn Heights, New York. He graduated from The Wheatley School in Old Westbury, New York, before attending the University of Arizona. After graduating from the University of Arizona, he moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career.


Hoffman had a number of small roles until he received his breakout role as Freddie Sacker on Darren Star's Wall Street series The $treet in 2000, which allowed him to quit his job waiting tables and move back to New York. His later TV roles include Terry Loomis on the short-lived Steven Bochco law drama Philly, Jerry Best in The Bernie Mac Show, Patrick Van Dorn on the John Stamos comedy Jake in Progress, and Chase Chapman on the ABC comedy Samantha Who?. Hoffman has also appeared as a guest in CSI: Miami, Chuck, The Pretender, Law & Order: LA, NCIS, Crossing Jordan, Without a Trace, The Practice, CSI:NY, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Lie to Me, Monk, and The Mentalist.

His film work includes The Day After Tomorrow, Blood Work, Hostel, Cellular, and The Condemned.

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