Gaby Hoffmann is an Emmy-nominated actress currently starring on the award-winning Amazon series Transparent. However her introduction into the spotlight came much earlier.
Born in New York City, Gaby began acting at the age of five and was in her first movie at six. She starred in Field of Dreams, Sleepless in Seattle, Uncle Buck and Now and Then all by the time she graduated middle school.
Gaby spent her early 20’s making a splash in the theatre scene. She was seen in 24 Hour Plays in 2004 and 2005, Third at Lincoln Center and Surburbia at The Second Stage Theatre.
Since returning to the big screen she has received praise on the independent film circuit. She was recently nominated for a 2014 Independent Spirit Award for her leading performance alongside Michael Cera in Crystal Fairy & The Magical Cactus. Gaby can also be seen as ‘Caroline Sackler’ in HBO’s Girls and on FX’s Louie. Her recent film credits include a starring role in Gillian Robespierre’s Obvious Child, a breakout success at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and in the Veronica Mars movie. She was most recently seen in Jean-Marc Vallée’s Wild, alongside Reese Witherspoon.
At the 2015 Emmy Awards Gaby was nominated for two different categories, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy for Transparent and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy for Girls.