Born: Corvallis, Oregon, USA
Elizabeth Hoffman (born February 8, 1927) is an American character actress. Hoffman was born in Corvallis, Oregon. She is best known for her regular role as Beatrice Reed Ventnor, Swoosie Kurtz, Sela Wards, Patricia Kalembers and Julianne Phillips characters mother, on the NBC drama series Sisters (1991-1996).Hoffman also guest-starred in a number of television shows and mini-series such as Little House on the Prairie, War and Remembrance, Matlock and thirtysomething, and well as several movies including playing the role of Grandma Ruth in Dantes Peak. She also played the role of Catherine Langford in Stargate SG-1.
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