Jackie Hoffman

Emmy nominee Jackie Hoffman most recently portrayed the much acclaimed role of Mamacita in the Emmy nominated FX television event series Feud: Bette and Joan, alongside Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon.

This August, she will return for season three of the Hulu hit-series Difficult People with Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner. She currently stars on Broadway as the comical ‘Mrs. Teavee’ in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, for which she has received rave reviews.

Emmy nominee Jackie Hoffman most recently portrayed the much acclaimed role of Mamacita in the Emmy nominated FX television event series Feud: Bette and Joan, alongside Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon.

This August, she will return for season three of the Hulu hit-series Difficult People with Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner. She currently stars on Broadway as the comical ‘Mrs. Teavee’ in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, for which she has received rave reviews.

A staple on television, Hoffman’s numerous credits include Gilmore Girls, I Shudder, Girls, Six by Sondheim, The New Normal, The Good Wife, Inside Amy Schumer, Raising Hope, Melissa and Joey, On We Go, 30 Rock, Starved, Hope and Faith, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Strangers with Candy, TV Funhouse, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Soulman and Cosby.

A distinguished voice actress, she has also appeared in the cartoons High School USA, Family Guy, Dilbert, PB & J Otter, and the film Robots.

In film, Hoffman has appeared in memorable roles in Birdman, Kissing Jessica Stein, Decay, The Sitter, The Extra Man, How to Seduce Difficult Women, A Dirty Shame, Garden State, Legally Blonde II and Mo' Money.

On Broadway, Hoffman has co-starred in On The Town, The Addams Family, Xanadu and Hairspray, for which she won a Theatre World Award.

Off-Broadway, Hoffman starred as ‘Princess Winifred’ in the Transport Group’s Once Upon A Mattress, and received a Drama League Award Nomination for her performance. Her additional theater credits include A Chanukah Charol, The Gingerbread House, Straightjacket, Incident at Cobbler's Knob (Lincoln Center Theatre Festival) and One Woman Shoe.

Hoffman has performed in regional theatre, as well in Chicago at The MUNY and The Sisters Rosensweig at the Globe Theatre. She starred in six revues at The Second City Theatre in Chicago, where she won the Jeff Award for Best Actress.

Her solo shows at Joe's Pub have received critical acclaim. They include The Kvetching Continues, Jackie Five-Oh!, Chanukah at Joe's Pub (Bistro Award), Scraping the Bottom and Jackie with a Z. In 2009, Hoffman received the Mac Award for Best Female Stand Up. Her show Jackie Hoffman: Live from Joe's Pub is available on disc.

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Awards & Nominations

1 Nomination
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie - 2017
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
2017 Performers Nominee Reception
Susan Sarandon, from left, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson and Jackie Hoffman at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Marsai Martin, Tituss Burgess, Anna Chlumsky, Jackie Hoffman, and Laverne Cox are seen at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Television Academy Chairman and CEO Hayma Washington, Jackie Hoffman, and Television Academy Governor Patrika Darbo at the 2017 Performers Nominee Reception, presented by the Television Academy at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Susan Sarandon, from left, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson and Jackie Hoffman at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Susan Sarandon, from left, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson and Jackie Hoffman at the 69th Emmys Governors Ball. 

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