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Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman during the filming of Last Chance Harvey in 2008
Born Dustin Lee Hoffman
August 8, 1937 (1937-08-08) (age 72)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1960–present
Spouse(s) Anne Byrne (1969–1980)
Lisa Gottsegen
(1980–present)
Dustin Lee Hoffman[1] (born August 8, 1937)[1] is an American actor who has had a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960.
.He first drew critical praise for the 1966 Off-Broadway play Eh? for which he won a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ His first critical success was in Eh?
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^ He first drew critical praise for the 1966 Off-Broadway play Eh?
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.This was soon followed by his breakthrough movie role as Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (1967).^ This was soon followed by his breakthrough movie role as Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (1967).
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^ This was soon followed by his breakout movie role as Ben Braddock in the 1967 film The Graduate.

^ He rose to stardom after his breakout role as Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate .
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.Since then Hoffman's career has largely been focused in cinema with only sporadic returns to television and the stage.^ On stage, Hoffman has had an equally impressive career.
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^ Since then Hoffman's career has largely been focused in cinema with only sporadic returns to television and the stage.
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^ After the success of this film, Hoffman's career has largely been focused in cinema with only sporadic returns to television and the stage.
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Some of his more important films are Midnight Cowboy (1969), Little Big Man (1970), Papillon (1973), Lenny (1974), All the President's Men (1976), Marathon Man (1976), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Tootsie (1982), Rain Man (1988), Hook (1991), Sleepers (1996), Wag the Dog (1997), Meet The Fockers (2004), and Last Chance Harvey (2008).
.Hoffman has won two Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, three Drama Desk Awards, and an Emmy Award.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ Respected for his versatility, Hoffman has won two Academy Awards, six Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, three Drama Desk Awards, and an...
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^ Date of birth: 1937 Mini Bio: Dustin Lee Hoffman is a two-time Academy Award-, six-time Golden Globe-, three-time BAFTA- and Emmy Award-winning American actor.
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Dustin Hoffman received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999.

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Early life

.Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California,[1] the second and youngest son of Lillian (née Gold) and Harry Hoffman, a Russian-born[2] father who worked as a prop supervisor/set decorator at Columbia Pictures before becoming a furniture salesman.^ His father was an assistant set decorator at Columbia Pictures who became a furniture designer.
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^ Los Angeles, CA. His father worked at Columbia Studios in props and set dressing, before shifting to furniture design, launching his own short-lived store, Harry Hoffman Furniture Company.

^ Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California , the son of Lillian ( née Gold), a jazz pianist, and Harry Hoffman, who worked as a prop supervisor/set decorator at Columbia Pictures before becoming a furniture salesman.
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[3][4] .Hoffman was named after stage and silent screen actor Dustin Farnum.^ Birth name: Dustin Lee Hoffman .
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^ His parents named him after silent movie star Dustin Farnum.
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^ An hour with actor Dustin Hoffman .
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.His older brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist.^ Ronald Hoffman (lawyer, economist) Spouse .
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^ He has a brother, Ronald, who is a lawyer and an economist.
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^ His brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist.
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.Hoffman is from a Jewish family, although he did not have a religious upbringing.^ Hoffman's family was Jewish but did not practice, so he never practiced either.
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^ Hoffman's family was Jewish , although he did not have a religious upbringing.He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955.
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^ Hoffman's family was Jewish, although he did not have a religious upbringing.

[5][6] .He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955. He enrolled at Santa Monica College with the intention of studying medicine but left after a year to join the Pasadena Playhouse.^ Education: Attended Los Angeles High School; Santa Monica City College for one year; acting classes at Pasadena Playhouse, 1956–58; also studied music at the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music.
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^ When he graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, Hoffman enrolled at Santa Monica City College, and within a year, was in danger of flunking out.

^ Graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955.
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Career

Early career

.Hoffman began acting at the Pasadena Playhouse with Gene Hackman.^ Met actor Gene Hackman in the first month at Pasadena Playhouse.
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^ Early Life Initially, Hoffman started acting at the Pasadena Playhouse, with fellow actor Gene Hackman.
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^ Hoffman began acting at the Pasadena Playhouse with Gene Hackman.
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.After two years at the playhouse, Hackman headed for New York City, and Hoffman soon followed.^ Hoffman performed at the Pasadena Playhouse for two years with fellow actor Gene Hackman.
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^ After spending two years at the Playhouse, both the actors left for the New York City.
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^ Hoffman soon followed his friend.

.He worked a series of odd jobs, including coat checking at restaurants, working in the typing department of the city Yellow Pages directory, and stringing Hawaiian leis, while getting the occasional bit television role.^ He worked a series of odd jobs, including coat checking at restaurants, working in the typing department of the city Yellow Pages directory, and stringing Hawaiian leis, while getting the occasional bit television role.
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^ He worked a series of odd jobs, including coat checking at restaurants, working in the typing department of the city Yellow Pages directory, and stringing Hawaiian leis , while getting the occasional bit television role.
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^ Hoffman took Hackman up on his offer and soon after followed his friend to New York, where he worked a series of odd jobs, such as coat checking at restaurants, working in the typing department of the city Yellow Pages directory, or stringing Hawaiian leis, while getting the occasional bit television role.
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.To support himself, he left acting briefly to teach.^ To support himself, he left acting briefly to teach.
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^ In fact, he even stopped acting for a while and started teaching and working, as a professional fragrance tester for Maxwell House, in order to support himself.
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.He worked as a professional fragrance tester for Maxwell House.^ He worked as a professional fragrance tester for Maxwell House .
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^ He worked as a professional fragrance tester for Maxwell House.
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^ In fact, he even stopped acting for a while and started teaching and working, as a professional fragrance tester for Maxwell House, in order to support himself.
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.June 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] He also did the occasional television commercial.^ He also did the occasional television commercial .
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^ He also did the occasional television commercial.
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.An often-replayed segment on programs that explore actors' early work is a clip showing Hoffman touting the Volkswagen Fastback.^ An oft-replayed segment on programs that explore actors' early work is a clip showing a young Hoffman touting the Volkswagen Fastback.
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^ An often-replayed segment on programs that explore actors' early work is a clip showing Hoffman touting the Volkswagen Fastback .
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^ An often-replayed segment on programs that explore actors' early work is a clip showing Hoffman touting the Volkswagen Fastback.
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.In 1960, Hoffman landed a role in an off-Broadway production and followed with a walk-on role in a Broadway production in 1961. Hoffman then studied at the famed Actors Studio and became a dedicated method actor.^ Hoffman then studied at the famed Actors Studio and became a dedicated method actor.

^ The year 1960 saw Hoffman bagging a role a role in an off-Broadway production.
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^ During this time, he started studying at the famed Actors Studio and became a dedicated method actor.
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.Sidney Pink, a producer and 3D movie pioneer, discovered him in one of his off-Broadway roles and cast him in Madigan's Millions .^ It was here that he was first spotted by director Mike Nichols , who cast him in the lead role in his 1967 black comedy The Graduate .
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^ Since "Meet the Fockers" was a second in a series the producers should have seen this 3rd one coming and picked only actors that would agree to future roles.
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^ It was here that he was first spotted by director Mike Nichols, who cast him in the lead role in his 1967 black comedy The Graduate.
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His first critical success was in Eh? by Henry Livings which had its US premiere off-Broadway at the Circle in the Square Downtown on October 16, 1966.
.Through the early and mid-1960s, Hoffman made appearances in television shows and movies, including Naked City, The Defenders and Hallmark Hall of Fame.^ Till the mid-1960s, Hoffman was seen making appearances in television shows and movies.
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^ Through the early- and mid-'60s, Hoffman made appearances early in his career on many television shows and movies, including Naked City , The Defenders and Hallmark Hall of Fame .
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^ Through the early- and mid-'60s, Hoffman made appearances early in his career on many television shows and movies, including Naked City, The Defenders and Hallmark Hall of Fame.
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.Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach.^ Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in "The Tiger Makes Out" in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach.

^ Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach.
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^ Hoffman made his theatrical film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, alongside Eli Wallach .
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.Between acting jobs, Hoffman also made ends meet by teaching acting at a community college night school, and by directing off-Broadway and community theater productions.^ Between acting jobs, Hoffman also made ends meet by teaching acting at a community college night school, and by directing off-broadway and community theater productions.
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^ Side by side, he started teaching acting at a community college night school and even directing off-Broadway and community theater productions, to make some money.
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^ Frustrated by his lack of greater success, Hoffman once even left acting to teach, but in 1960 he won a role in the off-Broadway production Yes Is for a Very Young Man.
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.In 1967, immediately after wrapping up principal filming on The Tiger Makes Out, Hoffman flew from New York City to Fargo, North Dakota, where he directed a production of William Saroyan's The Time of Your Life for the Emma Herbst Community Theatre.^ In 1967, immediately after wrapping up principal filming on The Tiger Makes Out , Hoffman flew from New York City to Fargo, North Dakota , where he directed a production of William Saroyan 's The Time of Your Life for the Emma Herbst Community Theatre.
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^ Dustin and I had the best time making this film.
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^ So what was it like filming in New York?"
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.The $1,000 he received for the eight-week contract was all he had to hold him over until the funds from the movie materialized.^ The $1,000 he received for the eight-week contract was all he had to hold him over until the funds from the movie materialized.
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^ At the center of it all is B-movie veteran Broderick Crawford, who gives an all-or-nothing, powerhouse performance, which netted him an Oscar.
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^ After this movie, his friends all called him Hook.
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Major roles

.In 1966, Mike Nichols began casting The Graduate.^ In 1966, Mike Nichols began casting The Graduate .
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^ Then he was spotted by director Mike Nichols, who cast him in the lead role in his black comedy The Graduate ( 1967 ).
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^ Dustin Hoffman landed his first lead role in the 1967 Mike Nichols film The Graduate.
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.Negotiations with Warren Beatty and Robert Redford fell through, and Hoffman auditioned for the role.^ Negotiations with Warren Beatty and Robert Redford fell through, and Hoffman auditioned for the role.
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^ Director Mike Nichols was so impressed that he cast the unknown Hoffman in his first major film role, as Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (after Robert Redford turned down the part).
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^ Hoffman didnt appear on the wide screen again until 1987 when he costarred with Warren Beatty in Elaine May's unsuccessful comedy Ishtar.
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.Before Hoffman, Charles Grodin had also been in consideration for the role but, according to one anecdote, refused to work for the amount offered.^ Before Hoffman, Charles Grodin had also been in consideration for the role but, according to one anecdote, refused to work for the amount offered.
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^ After appearing in one forgettable Spanish-Italian coproduction, Hoffman was cast in his second film, Mike Nichols ’s The Graduate (1967), beating out contemporaries Robert Redford and Charles Grodin.
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^ Since his breakthrough role in The Graduate, in 1967, Dustin Hoffman has established himself as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile leading men.
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.Hoffman had been set to play the role of Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in Mel Brooks' 1968 movie The Producers, but dropped out when he landed the role of Benjamin Braddock, opposite Anne Bancroft, Brooks' wife.^ Hoffman had been set to play the role of Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in Mel Brooks' 1968 movie The Producers , but dropped out when he landed the role of Benjamin Braddock, opposite Anne Bancroft .
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^ He was a neighbor of Mel Brooks in New York and was set to play the role of Leo Bloom in Brooks's first film, The Producers (1968).

^ Hoffman had been set to play the role of Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in Mel Brooks' 1968 movie The Producers , but dropped out when he landed the role of Benjamin Braddock, opposite Anne Bancroft, Brooks' wife.
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.The film began production in March 1967. Hoffman received an Academy Award nomination for his performance.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy .
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy.
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.After the success of this film, another Hoffman film, Madigan's Millions, shot before The Graduate, was released on the tail of the actor's newfound success.^ After the success of this film, another Hoffman film, "Madigan's Millions"—shot before "The Graduate"—was released on the tail of the actor's newfound success.

^ After the success of this film, another Hoffman film, Madigan's Millions , shot before The Graduate , was released on the tail of the actor's newfound success.
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^ After the success of this film, another Hoffman film, Madigan's Millions - shot before The Graduate - was released on the tail of the actor's newfound success.
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.It was considered a failure at the box office.^ It was considered a failure at the box office.
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^ For example, Hoffman played the title character in 1991's Billy Bathgate, which was a huge box office failure.
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.In December 1968 Hoffman returned to Broadway to appear in the title role of Murray Schisgal and John Sebastian's musical Jimmy Shine.^ In December 1968 Hoffman returned to Broadway to appear in the title role of Murray Schisgal and John Sebastian 's musical Jimmy Shine .
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^ He also made a dramatic return to the stage with widely acclaimed performances in the title roles of Death of a Salesman (on Broadway) and The Merchant of Venice (in London's West End).
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^ Over the next six years he took Broadway roles whenever he could get them and also appeared in episodes of such television series as The Naked City and The Defenders.
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.For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ Hoffman won an Academy Award for his performance.
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^ For his performance as a middle-aged autistic in Rain Man ( 1988 ), co-star with Tom Cruise, Hoffman won a second Best Actor Oscar.
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.Just a few weeks after leaving the production, Hoffman's next major film Midnight Cowboy premiered in theatres across the United States on 25 May 1969. For his role as Ratso Rizzo in the film, Hoffman received his second Oscar nomination and the film won the Best Picture honor.^ Hoffman continued to appear in major films over the next few years.
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy .
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^ This was nominated for 2004's Best Foreign Film Oscar, and with good reason.
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.This was followed by his role in Little Big Man (1970) where Jack Crabb, his character, ages from teenager to a 121-year-old man.^ In Arthur Penn's Little Big Man, Hoffman plays the character Jack Crabb from teenager to 121 years-old (an acting World Record, says Guinness World Records).
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^ Little Big Man (1970) .
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^ Little Big Man by ufoclub1977 .
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.The film was widely praised by critics, but was overlooked for an award except for a supporting nomination for Chief Dan George.^ The film was widely praised by critics, but was overlooked for an award except for a supporting nomination for Chief Dan George.
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^ The film was widely praised by critics, but was overlooked for an award except for a supporting nomination for Chief Dan George .
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^ Mostly comedic, the film was widely praised by critics, but was overlooked for an award except for a supporting nomination for Chief Dan George.
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Hoffman talks to extras on the set of Lenny in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1974)
.Hoffman continued to appear in major films over the next few years.^ Hoffman continued to appear in major films over the next few years.
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^ Throughout the 1990s, Hoffman appeared in many large, studio films, such as Dick Tracy , Hero and the ill-fated Billy Bathgate .
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^ Just a few weeks after leaving the production, Hoffman's next major film Midnight Cowboy premiered in theatres across the United States on 25 May 1969.
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.Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971), Straw Dogs (also 1971), and Papillon (1973) were followed by Lenny (1974), for which Hoffman received his third nomination for Best Actor in seven years.^ Best Actor (nom) Lenny 1974 Academy   .
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^ Best Actor - Drama (nom) Lenny 1974 Golden Globe   .
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^ He received his third Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of comedian Lenny Bruce in 1974's Lenny.
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.Less than two years after the Watergate scandal, Hoffman and Robert Redford starred as Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, respectively, in All the President's Men (1976).^ Hoffman portrayed Carl Bernstein and Robert Redford portrayed Bob Woodward in the film, which garnered eight Oscar nominations, though none for Hoffman or Redford.
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^ Another real-life figure followed as Hoffman portrayed Carl Bernstein opposite Robert Redford 's Bob Woodward in All the President's Men , Alan J. Pakula's riveting docudrama on the Watergate break-in.
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^ Another real-life figure followed as he portrayed Carl Bernstein opposite Robert Redford in the Watergate docudrama All the President's Men ( 1976 ).
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.Hoffman next starred in Marathon Man (also 1976), a film based on William Goldman's novel of the same name, opposite Laurence Olivier.^ Leave a Comment Marathon Man (1976) .
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^ Marathon Man (1976) 27.
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^ Marathon Man Trailer [1976] .
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.Hoffman's next roles were less successful.^ Hoffman's next roles were not as successful.
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^ Hoffman's next film, the comedy Tootsie ( 1982 ), was even more successful at the box office.
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^ Hoffman's next film role was very different, but also went on to become a classic in American cinema.
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.He opted out of directing Straight Time (1978) but starred as a thief.^ Straight Time (1978) Producer .
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^ He opted out of directing Straight Time but starred as a thief.
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^ A scene from the 1978 cult film, STRAIGHT TIME. Stars a mustached Dustin Hoffman as a criminal trying to go 'straight' a...
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.His next film, Michael Apted's Agatha, was with Vanessa Redgrave as Agatha Christie.^ Vanessa Redgrave is cast as Ms. Christie , who vanished from her home not long after her husband ( Timothy Dalton ) informed her that he was leaving her.  Read More .
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^ Romance develops when Agatha (Vanessa Redgrave) is found by an American newspaperman (Dustin Hoffman).
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^ His next film, Michael Apted 's Agatha , was opposite Vanessa Redgrave starring as Agatha Christie .
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Hoffman's next starred in Robert Benton's Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) as workaholic Ted Kramer whose wife (Meryl Streep) unexpectedly leaves him; he raises their son alone. .Hoffman gained his first Academy Award, and the film also received the Best Picture honor, plus the awards for Best Supporting Actress (Streep) and Director.^ Hoffman starred alongside Meryl Streep in the film, which earned Hoffman his first Academy Award.
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy .
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy.
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Hoffman in France (1985)
.In Tootsie (1982), Hoffman portrays Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who finds himself dressing up as a woman to land a role on a soap opera.^ He can only land a role in a soap opera by reading for it in drag as "Dorothy Michaels."
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^ In Sydney Pollack's Tootsie, Hoffman portrays Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who finds himself unable to land a job due to his stigma of being a "difficult actor" (a title Hoffman wasn't a stranger to).
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^ In Tootsie , Hoffman portrays Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who finds himself dressing up as a woman to land a role on a soap opera.
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.His co-star was Jessica Lange.^ His co-star was Jessica Lange .
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^ His co-star was Jessica Lange.
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^ The woman he creates, a middle-aged Southern actress named Dorothy Michaels, gets the role in the soap and becomes an icon, but the actor playing her falls for a co-star on the soap, played by Jessica Lange.
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.Tootsie earned ten Academy Award nominations, including Hoffman's fifth nomination.^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy .
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^ Hoffman received an Academy Award nomination for his performance in The Graduate.
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy.
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.Hoffman then turned to television in the role of Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman, for which he won the 1985 Emmy Award for Outstanding lead actor in a TV movie or miniseries.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ Executive producer of Death of a Salesman, 1985.
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^ Death of a Salesman (1985) more movies like this .
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.He would also go on to win a Golden Globe for the same performance.^ He would also go on to win a Golden Globe for the same performance.
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^ In 1985 he reprised this role for TV and got his revenge on the theater world by winning an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his performance.

^ In 1985, he reprised this role for TV and showed the theatre world by winning an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his performance.
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.Hoffman's largest film failure was Elaine May's Ishtar, with Warren Beatty.^ Hoffman's largest film failure was Elaine May 's Ishtar , with Warren Beatty .
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^ Dustin Hoffman (right) with Warren Beatty in Ishtar .
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^ Hoffman's largest film failure was Elaine May's Ishtar , with Warren Beatty.
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.The film faced severe production problems, received almost completely negative reviews from critics and was nominated for three Razzie awards.^ The film received mixed reviews from critics and was nominated for three Razzie awards, though they spared Hoffman.
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^ The film received almost completely negative reviews from critics and was nominated for three Razzie awards.
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^ The film received largely negative reviews from critics and was nominated for three Razzie awards, though they spared Hoffman.

.However, Hoffman and Beatty liked the film's final cut and tried to defend it.^ However, Hoffman and Beatty enjoyed working on the film and tried to defend it.
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^ Dustin Hoffman Hoffman, whose latest film Meet the Fockers opens in Britain later this month, has never liked Los Angeles.
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^ But he claimed Hoffman - or his aides - had effectively 'cut off' Kim after the film came out, refusing to accept phone calls or answer messages.
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[8][9] .Hoffmann and Beatty were unaffected by the flop, and Ishtar became a cult film.^ He did not return to films until 1987, when he shared top billing with Warren Beatty in Elaine May 's disastrous comedy Ishtar .
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^ He did not return to films until 1987, when he shared top billing with Warren Beatty in Elaine May's disastrous comedy Ishtar.
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^ The film flopped at the box office and was critically panned, though has recently reached cult status.

.James House, who later became a country music artist, served as Hoffman's vocal coach in the film.^ James House, who later became a country music artist, served as Hoffman's vocal coach in the film.

^ James House , who later became a country music artist, served as Hoffman's vocal coach in the film.
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^ Dustin Hoffman Hoffman, whose latest film Meet the Fockers opens in Britain later this month, has never liked Los Angeles.
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[10]
.In director Barry Levinson's Rain Man (1988), Hoffman starred as an autistic savant, opposite Tom Cruise.^ RAIN MAN 1988 .
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^ Rain Man (1988) 37.
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^ Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman starring in the 1988 film 'Rain Man' .
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.Levinson, Hoffman and Cruise worked for two years on the film, and his performance garnered Hoffman his second Academy Award.^ What films did Dustin Hoffman receive academy awards for?
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^ Hoffman received his second Academy Award nomination for Midnight Cowboy .
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^ Hoffman received an Academy Award nomination for his performance in The Graduate.
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.Upon accepting, Hoffman stated softly to his fellow nominees that it was okay if they didn't vote for him because "I didn't vote for you guys either."^ Upon accepting, Hoffman stated softly to his fellow nominees that it was okay if they didn't vote for him because "I didn't vote for you guys either."
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^ Upon accepting his second Oscar, Hoffman stated softly to his fellow nominees that it was okay if they didn't vote for him because 'I didn't vote for you guys either.'

^ And I literally marveled at you because you were asking him some really, really good questions, and I'm thinking why didn't I ask Phelps that during the conversation.
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[11] .After Rain Man, Hoffman appeared with Sean Connery and Matthew Broderick in Family Business.^ Kim Peek (left) with his father Fran and Dustin Hoffman (right) who portrayed him in Rain Man .
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^ Rain Man 16 December 1988 Director: Barry Levinson Cast: Dustin Hoffman Tom Cruise Valeria Golino Music: Hans Zimmer -...
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^ Family Business/First Knight/Robin and Marian Starring Sean Connery, Matthew Broderick, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Gere, Julia Ormond, Audrey Hepburn.

.The film did relatively poorly with the critics and at the box office.^ The film did relatively poorly with the critics and at the box office.
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^ The film failed with critics and at the box office.
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^ The film was a hit with critics and a smash at the box office.
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In 1991, Hoffman voiced substitute teacher Mr. Bergstrom in the The Simpsons episode "Lisa's Substitute", under the pseudonym Sam Etic. .As a reference to this episode, on the episode portraying the Itchy & Scratchy movie, Lisa says that Dustin Hoffman has a cameo but doesn't use his real name.^ Birth name: Dustin Lee Hoffman .
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^ Dustin Hoffman: That’s like saying you have the pox, what’s it really called?
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^ Dustin Hoffman is a movie star who often says...
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.Throughout the 1990s, Hoffman appeared in many large, studio films, such as Dick Tracy (1990), where his Ishtar co-star Beatty plays the titular character), Hero (1992) and the ill-fated Billy Bathgate (1991) co-starring with Nicole Kidman who was nominated for a Golden Globe).^ Throughout the 1990s, Hoffman would appear in many large, studio films.

^ Dustin Hoffman in Hero (1992) .
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^ Throughout the 1990s, Hoffman appeared in many large, studio films, such as Dick Tracy (which reunite both him and his Ishtar co-star Beatty, who played the titular character), Hero and the ill-fated Billy Bathgate (which he co-starred with Nicole Kidman who was nominated for a Golden Globe).
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.Hoffman also played the title role of Captain Hook in Steven Spielberg's Hook (also 1991), earning a Golden Globe nomination; in this movie, Hoffman's costume was so heavy that he had to wear an air-conditioned suit under it.^ Hook (1991) In his biggest film yet, Hoffman played the title role of Captain Hook in Steven Spielberg's Hook .
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^ The film earned Hoffman a Golden Globe nomination.
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^ Hook (1991) more movies like this .
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Hoffman played the lead role in Outbreak (1995), alongside Rene Russo, Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman, Cuba .Gooding Jr. and Donald Sutherland.^ Kevin Spacey ] [ Morgan Freeman ] [ Donald Sutherland ] [ Patrick Dempsey ] [ Cuba Gooding Jr. .

^ Starring alongside Rene Russo, Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr. Donald Sutherland, Hoffman plays the ignored whistle blower in the film.
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^ Hoffman played the lead role in Outbreak , alongside Rene Russo, Kevin Spacey , Morgan Freeman , Cuba Gooding Jr. Donald Sutherland.
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.Following that, he appeared in Sleepers (1996) with Brad Pitt, Jason Patric, and Kevin Bacon.^ Sleepers (1996) DVD ~ Kevin Bacon Avg.
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^ The other two, newspaperman Shakes (now played by Jason Patric) and Assistant District Attorney Michael (now played by Brad Pitt), come to their aid along with Father Bobby (Robert De Niro).
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^ As the climate shifted in Hollywood again, Hoffman appeared more often as a strong supporting player in films like "Sleepers" (1996) and "Wag the Dog" (1997).

.It was in the mid-1990s that Hoffman starred in — and was deeply involved in the production of — David Mamet's American Buffalo (also 1996), one of the very few "pure art projects" he is known for, and an early effort of film editor Kate Sanford.^ AMERICAN BUFFALO 1996 .
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^ American Buffalo 1996 R , 88 min.
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^ Answer » Stars Johnny Depp, Dustin Hoffman and Kate Winslet in this imaginative journey?
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.In 1997, Hoffman starred opposite John Travolta in the Costa Gavras film Mad City and gained his seventh Academy Award nomination for his role in Wag The Dog.^ Hoffman starred opposite John Travolta in popular Greek director Costa Gavras' "Mad City", a film about a man who takes a history museum hostage after losing his job.

^ What films did Dustin Hoffman receive academy awards for?
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^ Hoffman starred alongside Meryl Streep in the film, which earned Hoffman his first Academy Award.
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.He next appeared in Barry Levinson's adaptation of Sphere (1998), opposite Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Queen Latifah and Liev Schreiber.^ Hoffman plays the leader of the team, which also includes Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson and Liev Schreiber.
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^ Hoffman plays the leader of the team, which also includes Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Queen Latifah and Liev Schreiber.

^ Genre: Sci-Fi Director: Barry Levinson Cast: Dustin Hoffman , Sharon Stone , Samuel L. Jackson , Peter Coyote , Liev Schreiber , Queen Latifah , Marga Gomez , Huey Lewis , Barnard Hocke , James Pickens Jr. A 400-year-old spaceship is discovered on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, but when a team of scientists investigates, it finds a computer keyboard reading "Made in USA 2048."
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.Hoffman next appeared in Moonlight Mile (2002), followed by Confidence (2003) opposite Edward Burns, Andy Garcia and Rachel Weisz.^ Hoffman next appeared in Moonlight Mile , followed by Confidence opposite Edward Burns , Andy Garcia and Rachel Weisz .
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^ Moonlight Mile (2002) 31.
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^ Hoffman next appeared in Moonlight Mile , followed by Confidence opposite Edward Burns, Andy Garcia and Rachel Weisz.
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.Hoffman would finally have a chance to work with Gene Hackman, in Gary Fleder's Runaway Jury (also 2003), an adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel.^ Runaway Jury (2003) Hoffman would finally have a chance to work with his friend of fifty years, Gene Hackman, in Gary Fleder's Runaway Jury , an adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel.
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^ Hoffman would finally have a chance to work with his friend of fifty years, Gene Hackman, in Gary Fleder's Runaway Jury, an adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel.
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^ Hoffman would finally have a chance to work with Gene Hackman, in Gary Fleder's Runaway Jury , an adaptation of John Grisham's bestselling novel.
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.Hoffman played theater owner Charles Frohman in the J. M. Barrie historical fantasia Finding Neverland (2004), costarring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.^ Finding Neverland (2004) 12.
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^ He had a supporting role in 2004's Finding Neverland, which starred Johnny Depp as playwright J.M. Barrie; Hoffman played the financier of his plays.
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^ Finding Neverland(2004) Hoffman played the small role of theatre owner Charles Frohman in Marc Forster's dream-like J.M. Barrie biopic Finding Neverland .
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.In director David O. Russell's I Heart Huckabees (also 2004), Hoffman appeared opposite Lily Tomlin as an existential detective team.^ I Heart Huckabees 2004 R , 106 min.
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^ He and co-star Lily Tomlin play existential sleuths in I Heart Huckabees .
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^ In director David O. Russell's I Heart Huckabees , Hoffman appeared opposite Lily Tomlin as an existential detective team.
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.Hoffman co-starred with Barbra Streisand, Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller in 2004's Meet the Fockers, the sequel to Meet the Parents (2000).^ In Meet the Fockers , the sequel to Meet the Parents , Dustin plays husband to Barbra Streisand and father to Ben Stiller.
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^ Meet the Fockers (2004) 28.
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^ Robert De Niro 15 Minutes .
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.Hoffman won the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.^ For his performance in the production Hoffman won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance.
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^ Nevertheless, the film went on to become one of the highest grossing comedies in history, and Hoffman won the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
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^ Hoffman won the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance.
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.In 2005, he featured in cameo roles in Andy Garcia's The Lost City and on the final episode of HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm's fifth season.^ Other DVDs featuring Andy Garcia .
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^ Also, Hoffman recently was featured in cameo roles in Andy Garcia's "The Lost City" and on the final episode of HBO sitcom 'Curb Your Enthusiasm"s fifth season.

^ Also, Hoffman recently was featured in cameo roles in Andy Garcia's The Lost City and on the final episode of HBO sitcom "Curb Your Enthusiasm"'s fifth season.
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.Hoffman appeared in Stranger than Fiction (2006), played the perfumer Giuseppe Baldini in Tom Tykwer's film Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (also 2006) and had a cameo in the same year's The Holiday.^ Hoffman continued to appear in major films over the next few years.
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^ Stranger Than Fiction (2006) more movies like this .
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^ Film of the week: Stranger than Fiction .
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In 2007, he was featured in an advertising campaign for Australian telecommunications company Telstra's Next G network,[12] appeared in the 50 Cent video "Follow My Lead" as a psychiatrist, and played the title character in the family film Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium. .In 2008, although he was reluctant to perform in an animated film, Hoffman had a prominent role in the acclaimed film Kung Fu Panda, which was praised in part for his comedic chemistry with Jack Black and his character's complex relationship with the story's villain.^ Dustin Hoffman knows kung fu .

^ In 2008, although he was reluctant to perform in an animated film, Hoffman had a prominent role in the acclaimed film Kung Fu Panda , which was praised in part for his comedic chemistry with Jack Black and his character's complex relationship with the story's villain.
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^ Kung Fu Panda (2008) (currently in production) .
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.He later won the Annie Award for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature for Kung Fu Panda.^ Synopsis: A clumsy panda bear becomes an unlikely kung fu hero when a treacherous enemy spreads chaos throughout the countryside in this animated martial arts adventure featuring the voices of Jack Black , Dustin Hoffman , Angelina Jolie , and Jackie Chan .
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^ Kung Fu Panda - Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman and Ian McShane interview .
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^ Big and bouncy, Kung Fu Panda is another powerhouse Family Entertainment that means to pummel its young viewers into adulation.
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.He next voiced Roscuro in The Tale of Despereaux and played the title character in Last Chance Harvey.^ Last Chance Harvey was shot in London.
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^ Last Chance Harvey 10 .

^ Last Chance Harvey (2009) .

.Hoffman will be starring in the HBO horse-racing drama Luck, as a man involved in activities such as bookmaking and casino operations.^ Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman starring in the 1988 film 'Rain Man' .
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^ Jun 2009: Dustin Hoffman stars in a sad, sentimental drama about a middle-aged, American divorcé, says Philip French .
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^ Synopsis: A horse of a different pattern becomes a spoiler in a high-stakes race in the family-friendly comedy-drama.
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[13]

Personal life

With Gottsegen (left), and Jake Hoffman (right), at Los Angeles Fashion Week (2007)
.Hoffman married Anne Byrne in May 1969.[14] The couple had two children, Karina (b.^ The couple had two children, Karina and Jenna.
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^ Hoffman married Anne Byrne in May 1969.
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^ Hoffman married Anne Byrne in May 1969, He was 41.
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1966) and Jenna (b. 15 October 1970). Karina is adopted. .The couple divorced in 1980. He married attorney Lisa Gottsegen in October 1980; they have four children — Jacob Edward (b.^ The couple divorced in 1980.
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^ They divorced in 1980.
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^ He married attorney Lisa Gottsegen in October 1980; they have four children — Jacob Edward (b.
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20 March 1981), Rebecca (b. .17 March 1983), Maxwell Geoffrey (b.^ Alexandra Hoffman, Rebecca Hoffman (actress; born on March 17, 1983), Jenna Byrne (actress; born on October 15, 1970), Karina Byrne .
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.30 August 1984), and Alexandra Lydia (b.^ Maxwell Hoffman (actor; born on August 30, 1984), Jake Hoffman (actor; born on March 20, 1981) .
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27 October 1987). .Hoffman also has two grandchildren.^ Hoffman also has two grandchildren.

.In an interview, he said that all of his children had bar or bat mitzvahs and that he is a more observant Jew now than when he was younger; he also lamented that he is not fluent in Hebrew.^ In an interview, he said that all of his children have had bar or bat mitzvahs and that he is a more observant Jew now than when he was younger, but also lamented that he is not fluent in Hebrew .
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^ The Palm Springs International Film Festival, now in its 20th year, will see more than 125,000 attendees from all over the globe during its more than 200-screening running.

^ In this interview he was mentioning Warren Beatty, out of all people, and he said that when he saw Bugsy , he was asking Warren how he brought out the violence that he never had shown in a film.
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[citation needed]
.In 1970, Hoffman and Byrne were living in Greenwich Village in a building next door to the townhouse destroyed by members of The Weatherman when they detonated a bomb in the building's basement, killing three people.^ No one knew The Weather Underground was using the townhouse next to Hoffman, until they killed three of their members when a bomb accidentally detonated.
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^ Luckily we aren't home, when a bomb detonates in the basement of the "safe house" next door.
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^ Members of the radical 1960s domestic terror group The Weathermen were living in that house unknown to anyone and had stored a large cache of explosives that accidentally detonated, killing three of the group's members.
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.In the 2002 documentary The Weather Underground, Hoffman can be seen standing in the street during the aftermath of the explosion.^ In a documentary "The Weather Underground" Hoffman is seen standing in the street after the explosion.
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^ No one knew The Weather Underground was using the townhouse next to Hoffman, until they killed three of their members when a bomb accidentally detonated.
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^ Himself The Weather Underground (2002) (uncredited) ....
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[15]
.A political liberal, Hoffman has long supported the Democratic Party and Ralph Nader.^ A political liberal , Hoffman has long supported the Democratic Party and Ralph Nader .
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^ A political liberal, Hoffman has long supported the Democratic Party, as well as Ralph Nader.
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^ A political liberal, Hoffman has long supported the Democratic Party and Ralph Nader.

[16] .In 1997, he was one of a number of Hollywood stars and executives to sign an open letter to then-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, published as a newspaper advertisement in the International Herald Tribune, which protested the treatment of Scientologists in Germany.^ In 1997, he was one of a number of Hollywood stars and executives to sign an open letter to then-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, published as a newspaper advertisement in the International Herald Tribune , which protested the treatment of Scientologists in Germany.
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^ Sign this petition to get Dustin Hoffman a Hollywood star!
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^ But while a number of films had dealt with the subject of divorce, Kramer vs. Kramer was one of the first high-profile Hollywood releases on the subject.
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[17]
.Robert Duvall was a roommate of Hoffman's during their struggling actor years in New York City.^ Robert Duvall was Hoffman's roommate in college.
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^ Another thespian he roomed with in New York was Robert Duvall.
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^ Robert Duvall was a roommate of Hoffman during their struggling actor years in New York City.

.Duvall and Hoffman tease each other on the matter of acting training, as Duvall was trained by Sanford Meisner whereas Hoffman was brought up on Lee Strasberg's method acting[citation needed].^ Duvall and Hoffman tease each other on the matter of acting training, as Duvall was trained by Sanford Meisner whereas Hoffman was brought up on Lee Strasberg's method acting.

^ Duvall and Hoffman tease each other on the matter of acting training, as Duvall was trained by Sanford Meisner whereas Hoffman was brought up on Lee Strasberg's Method acting.
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^ Dustin Hoffman did a Robert Duvall impression during a talk show, quoting their differences about their acting teachers.
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.Hoffman is still good friends with actor Gene Hackman, who was also friends with Duvall during their years as starving actors[citation needed].^ Hoffman performed at the Pasadena Playhouse for two years with fellow actor Gene Hackman.
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^ Hoffman is still good friends with actor Gene Hackman, who was also friends with Duvall during their years as starving actors.
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^ Hoffman is good friends with actor Gene Hackman, who was also friends with Duvall during their years as starving actors.

Filmography and awards

Year Film Role Notes
1967 The Tiger Makes Out Hap
The Graduate Benjamin Braddock BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1968 Madigan's Millions Jason Fister
1969 Sunday Father A 'Sunday Father' short subject
Midnight Cowboy 'Ratso' Rizzo BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also for John and Mary
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
John and Mary John BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also for Midnight Cowboy
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1970 Little Big Man Jack Crabb Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1971 On Location: Dustin Hoffman Himself short subject
Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He
Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?
Georgie Soloway
Straw Dogs David Sumner
1972 Alfredo, Alfredo Alfredo Sbisà
1973 Papillon Louis Dega
1974 Lenny Lenny Bruce Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1976 The Magic of Hollywood... Is the Magic of People Himself short subject
All the President's Men Carl Bernstein Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also for Marathon Man
Marathon Man Babe Levy Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role also for All the President's Men
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1978 Straight Time Max Dembo also producer
1979 Agatha Wally Stanton National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor also for Kramer vs. Kramer
Kramer vs. Kramer Ted Kramer Academy Award for Best Actor
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor also for Agatha
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1982 Tootsie Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
1984 Terror in the Aisles archival footage
1985 Death of a Salesman Willy Loman Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama/Comedy Special
1986 Private Conversations Himself documentary
1987 Ishtar Chuck Clarke
1988 Rain Man Raymond Babbitt Academy Award for Best Actor
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1989 Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt Narrator documentary
Family Business Vito McMullen
1990 Dick Tracy Mumbles
1991 Billy Bathgate Dutch Schultz
Hook Capt. Hook Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1992 Hero aka. Accidental Hero Bernard 'Bernie' Laplante
1992 Horton Hears a Who! Narrator
1993 La Classe américaine Peter in archive footage only
1994 Jonas in the Desert Himself documentary
1995 Outbreak Colonel Sam Daniels
1996 American Buffalo Walt 'Teach' Teacher
Sleepers Danny Snyder
1997 Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award
Mad City Max Brackett
Wag the Dog Stanley Motss Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
1998 Sphere Dr. Norman Goodman
1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc The Conscience
2001 Tuesday Narrator short subject
Goldwyn Narrator documentary
2002 Moonlight Mile Ben Floss
2003 The Shakespeare Sessions Himself documentary
Confidence Winston King
Runaway Jury Wendell Rohr
2004 Freedom2speak v2.0 Himself - Actor, USA documentary
Finding Neverland Charles Frohman Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
I Heart Huckabees Bernard
Meet the Fockers Bernie Focker MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events The Critic uncredited
2005 Racing Stripes Tucker voice
The Lost City Meyer Lansky
2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Giuseppe Baldini
Stranger than Fiction Professor Jules Hilbert
The Holiday Himself uncredited
2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Mr. Edward Magorium, Avid Shoe-Wearer
2008 Kung Fu Panda Master Shifu voice
Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
The Tale of Despereaux Roscuro voice
Last Chance Harvey Harvey Shine Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2010 Barney's Version Izzy filming
2011 Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom Master Shifu voice; pre-production

References

  1. ^ a b c According to the State of California (CA Birth Index). At Family Tree Legends. Retrieved 2008-01-23.
  2. ^ Hoffman Family
  3. ^ "Yahoo movies biography". Movies.yahoo.com. http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800014129/bio. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  4. ^ "Film Reference.com biography". Filmreference.com. http://www.filmreference.com/film/82/Dustin-Hoffman.html. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  5. ^ Bernard, Sarah (2007-11-18). "The Tortoise and the Whoopee Cushion". New York Magazine. http://nymag.com/guides/holidays/gifts/2007/40990/. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  6. ^ Hoffman's Jewish return. Ynet.com. 19 November 2006.
  7. ^ "The Moonchild and the Fifth Beatle". Time Magazine (Time Inc.). February 7, 1969. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,838938,00.html. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  8. ^ "A Conversation with Dustin Hoffman". NPR. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1546217. Retrieved 2007-02-10. 
  9. ^ "Warren Pieces". Entertainment Weekly. December 20, 1991. http://www.ew.com/ew/report/0,6115,316589_7. Retrieved 2007-02-10. 
  10. ^ "James House Biography". Oldies.Com. 1955-03-21. http://www.oldies.com/artist-biography/James-House.html. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
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  12. ^ O'Sullivan, Matt. "Rap for Telstra over ad promise", Sydney Morning Herald, August 27, 2007.
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  15. ^ Paglia, Camille (November 12, 2008). "Obama surfs through". Salon. http://www.salon.com/opinion/paglia/2008/11/12/palin/index1.html. "..the 2002 documentary "The Weather Underground"... the news footage of the Greenwich Village townhouse destroyed in 1970 by bomb-making gone wrong in the basement still has enormous impact. Standing in the chaotic street, actor Dustin Hoffman, who lived next door, seems like Everyman at the apocalypse.". 
  16. ^ "Dustin Hoffman's Federal Campaign Contribution Report". Newsmeat. http://www.newsmeat.com/celebrity_political_donations/Dustin_Hoffman.php. Retrieved January 23, 2008. 
  17. ^ Bonfante, Jordan; van Voorst, Bruce (1997-02-10). "Does Germany Have Something Against These Guys?", Time

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Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman (August 8, 1937) is a American actor. He has been in many movies.

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Early life

Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Lillian, a jazz pianist, and Harry Hoffman, who worked as a prop supervisor/set decorator at Columbia Pictures before becoming a furniture salesman.[1][2] His brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist. Hoffman's family was Jewish, although he was not brought up religious.[3][4]He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955.

Dustin Hoffman's movies

One of his movies was Rainman, in which he played a character with autism. This helped people to understand what autism was. Tom Cruise was also in Rainman.

References

  1. Yahoo movies biography.
  2. Film Reference.com biography.
  3. Bernard, Sarah (2007-11-18). "The Tortoise and the Whoopee Cushion". New York Magazine. http://nymag.com/guides/holidays/gifts/2007/40990/. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  4. Hoffman's Jewish return. Ynet.com. 19 November 2006.

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