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About Marlene Hochman
Marlene Hochman is the show host and an experienced inventor herself. She is the Founder and President of The Toy Museum of NY and the Executive Producer of Toy Museum TV.
The Toy Museum of NY was established in 1999 as a non-profit educational museum whose mission is to educate the public about the importance of dolls and toys in culture, history and play.
Her work, creating collective activities and exploring historic, classic, and new toys, continues to benefit people of all ages, from the youngest kids to the most experienced seniors. She is best known for her work as Queen Marlene of the Toy Museum, a children’s theater show she produced called "The History of Toys." It is performed live onstage in New York City for thousands of school children and summer camps.
In addition to her dedication to The Toy Museum of NY, Marlene is devoted to her family life too. Including her husband of 36 years, Ken, who created and runs a New York City ad agency while also being an avid cyclist. They have raised three children who share their families' values.
Their eldest son Daniel shares her passion for learning and is a researcher at Bridgewater Associates, named Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2019. Twins Emily and William are also independently successful. Their daughter, Emily, shares Marlene's passion for invention and created wellory, a venture-backed health tech company that matches people with a personalized nutritionist. Emily was also name Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2020. Their son, Will, shares her passion for the stage. He is a successful actor who starred in the Broadway production, “The Sound Inside” along with Mary-Louise Parker. He can be seen in two feature films, "Critical Thinking" and "Let Him Go" and on CBS's Blue Bloods, as Joe Hill.
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