Monckton Hoffe (1880-1951) was an Irish playwright and screenwriter.[1]

Early lifeEdit

On 26 December 1880, Hoffe was born in Connemara, Ireland.[2]

Selected playsEdit

Selected ScreenplaysEdit

Honors and awardsEdit

Hoffe was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Story for the Preston Sturges comedy The Lady Eve. The winner was Here Comes Mr. Jordan.


  • Sturges, Preston & Henderson Brian Five screenplays. University of California Press, 1985.


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