Alumnus Rick Hoffman Recalls Impact of Faculty

In an interview with Douglas Gladstone for Long Island Pulse Magazine, Rick Hoffman (Class of 1987) credited his experience at Wheatley for leading him to pursue a career in acting — a decision that eventually led him to star in the critically acclaimed USA network series Suits.

Rick spoke of the strong relationships between teachers and students that have always been a hallmark of Wheatley. In particular, he credited one of his English teachers, Bernie Kaplan, for encouraging his love of acting.

You can read the full article through the following link: http://www.lipulse.com/trends/article/suit-up

You can read a different profile through the following article in the Roslyn News: Rick Hoffman Roslyn News Jan14

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