Robert Hofler is the author of: The Man Who Invented Rock Hudson, a 2005 biography of agent Henry Willson; Variety’s “The Movie That Changed My Life: 120 Celebrities Pick the Films that Made a Difference (for Better or Worse), published in 2009; Party Animals, a 2010 biography of producer Allan Carr that was a Los Angeles Times best-seller and is being turned into a documentary by Jeffrey Schwartz; and Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange, How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos, published in 2014 and nominated for a 2015 Lambda Literary Award. He is currently writing a biography of Dominick Dunne, to be published in 2017.

Hofler has served as entertainment editor at Life, executive editor at Us, managing editor at Buzz, and a senior editor and theater reporter at Variety. He’s currently the lead theater critic at TheWrap. He lives in New York City.