Abbie Hoffman (1936–1989)

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Abbie Hoffman was born on November 30, 1936 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Abbott Howard Hoffman. He was an actor and writer, known for Born on the Fourth of July (1989), Steal This Movie (2000) and Brand X (1970). He was married to Anita Hoffman and Sheila Karklin. He died on April 12, 1989 in New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »
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Born on the Fourth of July Strike Organizer - Syracuse, NY
Brand X Policeman (Lawren Order)


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 1970 Brand X
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 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
- America, Inc. (1970)
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Book: "Stel This Urine Test" See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it! See more »


He emerged from hiding in 1980 after trying to evade a prison sentence on a drug charge. He revealed that he had his features altered by a plastic surgeon prior to going underground and led a very public life while "in hiding". Under the name Barry Freed, he worked as an environmental activist, fighting to save the St. Lawrence River. After coming out from hiding, he served a brief sentence in a ... See more »

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