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Sydney Hoff Net Worth

Sydney Hoff Net Worth is
$900,000

Sydney Hoff Biography

Syd Hoff (September 4, 1912 Bronx, New York – May 12, 2004) was a Jewish-American cartoonist and children's book author. Although best known for his classic early reader Danny and the Dinosaur, his cartoons appeared in a multitude of genres, including advertising commissions for such companies as Eveready Batteries, Jell-O, OK Used Cars, S.O.S Pads, Rambler, Ralston Cereal and more.While Hoff was still in high school, Milt Gross, a popular 1930s cartoonist, told him at an assembly that "Kid, someday you'll be a great cartoonist!" At 16, he enrolled at the National Academy of Design in New York City. At 18, he sold his first cartoon to The New Yorker, and would sell a total of 571 of them to the publication from 1931 to 1975. Hoff became known for his cartoons, in The New Yorker, depicting tenements and lower-middle class life in the city.His cartoons have appeared in a variety of publications including the New Yorker, Esquire, and Look magazine. He was also the host of a television show, Tales of Hoff, in which he drew and told stories.Hoff wrote and illustrated over 60 volumes in the HarperCollins "I Can Read" series for beginning readers, most notably Sammy the Seal and the popular Danny and the Dinosaur (1958), which sold 10 million copies and has been translated into a dozen languages.In 1976, Hoff edited and published Editorial and Political Cartooning: From Earlier Times to the Present, which contains over 700 examples of works from the world's editorial and political cartoons.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthSeptember 4, 1912
Died2004-05-12
Place Of BirthBronx, New York, USA
Weightabout 155 pounds
ProfessionWriter, Actor
NationalityAmerican
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?curid=664735
Star SignVirgo


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was a prolific children's book author, illustrator and cartoonist for The New Yorker who was best known for "Danny and the Dinosaur" book series.


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Danny and the Dinosaur1997Video Game based on the book by
Danny and the Dinosaur1990Short from the book by
Stanley and the Dinosaurs1989Short book "Stanley"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Draw to Win1952TV SeriesPanelist

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