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