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Joseph Hoffman

Joseph Hoffman

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Joesph Hoffman was born February 20, 1909 in New York City. He began a distinguished career as a screenwriter when he came to the West Coast in the mid-30’s and was installed as a junior screen writer at 20th Century-Fox. He is credited with writing the story, dialogue or screenplay for 57 movies from the adaptation of "Your Uncle Dudley" in 1935 to screenwriter of "The King's Pirate" in 1967. See TCM’s listing of his screen credits to appreciate the diversity of his writing talent including “swashbucklers”, comedies, mysteries and westerns. From the mid-'50's into the '60's, Mr. Hoffman wrote for episodic televsion including - "Leave it to Beaver", "My Three Sons", "The Smother's Brothers Show", "Bonanza", "The Virginian", "Family Affair", The Patty Duke Show" and many more. From 1954 on, he also worked as a Televsion Producer at Screen Gems on - "Colt 45", "Ford Televsion Theatre", "Michael Shayne, "Private Detective" and the "Audie Murphy" Series. Mr. Hoffman was a warm, gentle man with a great sense of humor and a "twinkle in his eye", a loving family man to his wife Ruth and daughters Beth and Carla. He died in Los Angeles on May 25, 1997 at age 88.

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