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Leslie Hoffman is an American stunt performer, stunt coordinator and actress.Her early education and training included gymnastics and ballet camps, and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Herbert Berkoff Studios in New York. She was inspired to pursue stunt acting upon seeing a Universal Studios Tour stunt show; she travelled to California and studied at stuntman Paul Stader's stunt gym.Hoffman began stunt work in the mid-1970s with the film Two-Minute Warning (1976), and several television series, including Police Story, M*A*S*H, a 78-foot high fall into water for The Love Boat, as well as working on Fantasy Island, Charlie's Angels, and doubling for the six-foot tall Lainie Kazan in a circular stair fall for Columbo. She also stunt doubled for Doris Roberts in the TV series Remington Steele. Film acting work included Avalanche (1978), Deadly Friend (1986), Trust Me (1989) and Naked Acts (1998).Hoffman played the Hall Guard (Krueger) character in Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), and stunted in I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), Motel Hell (1980), Resurrection (1980), Clue (1985), Alien Nation (1988), Mars (1997), Mystery Men (1999), and served as stunt coordinator for, and acted in, the ABC After School Special Me and My Hormones (1996). She also stunt-doubled for Laurie Metcalf, who played the killer in Scream 2 (1997).Hoffman was the first stuntwoman elected to the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors, where she served from 1981 to 1985. As a director, she advocated for stuntwomen and stuntpersons of color, toward equal work and representation in the union. She lost her bid for re-election in 1985.From 1990s onward, she worked as a stunt coordinator and rigger on several films, as well as doubling for several actresses in feature films and television. Her work includes stunt acting roles in multiple episodes of the Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television series. Starting in 2004, Hoffman has been stunt coordinator for fan-fiction episodes of Star Trek: Farragut and the Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II series. Hoffman has provided stunt coordination for student film productions for USC, Loyola Marymount University and UCLA.On Social Security Disability due to trauma to her body during stunt work, Hoffman has advocated for fair treatment for disabled stuntpeople, including correct taxation on residual income. Wikipedia