He was initially an actor who wrote his first play, The Lady Who Dwelt in the Dark, in 1903. He became more widely known with The Little Damozel in 1909 in which Charles Hawtrey appeared. He wrote for films and broadcasting, and continued to act on stage and in films intermittently throughout his life.
Hoffe was married to Barbara Conrad but the marriage was dissolved in 1923.
He died on 4 November 1951 in London.
- The Little Damozel (1916)
- The Hate Ship (1929)
- Under the Greenwood Tree (1929)
- The Flame of Love (1930)
- Hai-Tang (1930)
- Bitter Sweet (1933)
- The Queen's Affair (1934)
- What Every Woman Knows (1934)
- The Bishop Misbehaves (1935)
- Pagliacci (1936)
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
- London Melody (1937)
- The Lady Eve (1941)
Honors and awardsEdit
- "Monckton Hoffe". BFI. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
- Sturges, Preston; Henderson, Brian (1985). Five screenplays. Berkeley: University of California Press. pp. 384. ISBN 0-520-05442-3. OCLC 11728327.
- Nicoll, Allardyce (1973). English drama, 1900-1930; the beginnings of the modern period. Cambridge [England]: University Press. pp. 727. ISBN 0-521-08416-4. OCLC 588815.
- "Mr Monckton Hoffe. A skilful playwright". The Times (London) (52151). 6 November 1951. p. 8.
- "Obituary. Monckton Hoffe". The Stage: 7. 8 November 1951.
- Monckton Hoffe on IMDb
- Monckton Hoffe at the Internet Broadway Database
- Plays by Monckton Hoffe and M. Hoffe on Great War Theatre
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