About Christian Hoff
Christian Hoff is thrilled to reunite with his fellow stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys as The Midtown Men. He won a Tony Award for his performance as Tommy DeVito in Jersey Boys, as well as Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations.
Christian’s voice-over accomplishments have earned him notable success, including Foreword Magazine’s 2008 Audio Book of The Year, not to mention earning the nickname “The Master of Mimicry” by Entertainment Weekly, when his voicing of over 200 characters in the audiobook “Tell Me How You Love The Picture” surpassed the audio book world record. As the voice of Richie Rich in the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, his voice-over career was launched and continues today with numerous audio books, television and radio campaigns.
Theatrical highlights include the roles of Frank-n-Furter in the Los Angeles production of The Rocky Horror Show; King Herod in the national revival tour of Jesus Christ Superstar; Governor Hugh Dorsey in the Los Angeles revival of Parade; George M. Cohan in George M!; Will Rogers in The Will Rogers Follies; Huck in Big River; and his Broadway debut in the Tony Award and Grammy Award winning The Who’s Tommy. He recorded Grammy Award Winning Cast Albums for both Jersey Boys and The Who’s Tommy with famed Beatles producer George Martin.
On television, Christian has most recently appeared as D.A. Richard Blackman on ABC’s “Ugly Betty”, as well as federal prosecutor Thomas Grady on NBC’s “Law and Order: Criminal Intent.” Other notable film and television credits include roles in “Encino Man,” “Star Trek IV,” “Honor Thy Mother,” “In Love and War,” “ER,” “JAG,” “Party of Five,” “Millennium,” “The Commish,” “Beverly Hills 90210″, and the recurring role of Marty on “All My Children.”
His independent film debut, “Bad Dog and Superhero”, was an official selection at the Brilliant Lights Film Fest, Los Angeles, winner of the Best Director Award at the Calgary Fringe Film Festival, as well as a best screenplay nomination and winner of the Stand Up For The Stand Out Award at Hell’s Half Mile Film Festival, all in 2007. Christian sings and performs the entire original film score written by Mark Hart of Crowded House, Ringo Starr and Supertramp fame.
He has enjoyed solo performances in New York City’s Cutting Room, Triad Theater, Joe’s Pub, Metropolitan Room, BB Kings, Town Hall and repeat solo turns at Carnegie Hall.
Christian is a proud husband and father of five.