Mark came to New York from neighboring Philadelphia where he was an early member of the Philadelphia Theater Company. He studied acting with Wynn Handman, Michael Howard, Paul Austin, Tim Phillips, and Nikki Flacks; and acted in a variety of Off-Broadway productions, including plays by N. Richard Nash, Hugh Wheeler, John Ford Noonan, and Diane Kagan.
Mark has performed regionally throughout the US in theatres such as:
• Pittsburgh Public – The Cocktail Hour (with Kim Hunter)
• Cleveland Playhouse – The Philadelphia Story (with Stephanie Zimbalist)
• Repertory Theater of St. Louis – Over the Tavern
• Buffalo Studio Arena – Breaking Legs
Mark had a long stint on the soap opera “Loving”; and leading roles in network television dramas such as “Law and Order” and “Monsters”.
He has been a member of, and active participant for many years with a New York repertory company of actors, playwrights, and directors called the Workshop Theatre Company. He has performed, among other roles, Agamemnon in a modern adaptation of Iphigenia, by P. Seth Bauer, and in original work by Donald Steele (Graceland, winner of New York Fringe festival) and Kathy Chetkovich (She Said, She Said).
Recently Mark portrayed Jerry in Pinter’s Betrayal and the “other” half of Gurney’s Mrs. Farnsworth – the husband, as well as the first Mate Molloy in a musical adaptation of Mark Twain’s Life on the Mississippi.
Mark is married with two children to actress/director Susanna Frazer.
Name: Mark Hofmaier
Lives in: New York City, New York
Best play "Graceland" New York Fringe Festival
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Kenyon College (Gambier, OH)