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Richard Dreyfuss

Dreyfuss at the Big Apple Convention,
June 8, 2008.
Born Richard Stephen Dreyfus[1]
October 29, 1947 (1947-10-29) (age 62)
Brooklyn, New York,
United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967 – present
Spouse(s) .Jeramie Rain (1983-1995)
Janelle Lacey (1999-?
^ He is divorced from his second wife, L.A. accountant Janelle Lacy, and has three children by his first wife, Jeramie Rain.
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^ Since 1999 he has been married to Janelle Lacey.
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^ He has three children by his first wife, Jeramie Rain, whom he divorced in 1995.
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.Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in a number of film, television, and theater roles since the late 1960s.^ Richard Dreyfuss cans film career .
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^ The film also stars Josh Lucas and Richard Dreyfuss.
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He is probably best known for his roles in the films Jaws, The Goodbye Girl, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Always, Stakeout, Mr. Holland's Opus, American Graffiti and What About Bob?.
Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1977 for The Goodbye Girl, and was nominated in 1995 for Mr. Holland's Opus. .He has also won multiple Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.^ SAGs 2010: Toni Collette SAGs 2010: Toni Collette All-Star glamour walks the red carpet at the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards!
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^ At age 30, Dreyfuss became the youngest actor to win an Best Actor Award, for his portrayal of a struggling actor in The Goodbye Girl.
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^ Golden Globe 1988 Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama Barbra Streisand Nominated   2.
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Early life

.Dreyfuss was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus[1] in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Norman, an attorney and restaurateur, and Geraldine, a peace activist.^ View All lorilip71 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Dreyfuss posted 675 days ago lorilip71 Dreyfuss was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Norman, an attorney and restaurateur, and Geraldine, a peace activist.
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^ Born: Richard Stephan Dreyfuss in Brooklyn, New York, 29 October 1947.
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^ Richard Dreyfuss was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1947.
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[2] .Dreyfuss is Jewish[3][4] and his surname is of Yiddish origin, believed to originate in the German city of Trier, which had a large Jewish population in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.^ Dreyfuss is Jewish and his surname is of Yiddish origin, believed to originate in the German city of Trier, which had a large Jewish population in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
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^ Dreyfuss is Jewish[2][3] and his surname is of Yiddish origin, a variant spelling meaning tripod (literally 'three feet').
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^ Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Norman, an attorney and restaurateur, and Geraldine, a peace activist.Dreyfuss is Jewish and his surname is of Yiddish origin, believed to originate in the German city of Trier, which had a large Jewish population in Late, Dreyfuss spent his early childhood in Brooklyn and in Bayside, Queens, until he moved to Los Angeles with his family at the age of nine.
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.The Latin name for the city was "Treveris", of which Dreyfuss is a variant.^ The Latin name for the city was "Treveris", of which Dreyfuss is a variant.
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He commented that he "grew up thinking that Alfred Dreyfus and [he] are of the same family."[5]

Career

.Dreyfuss's acting career began during his youth at the Beverly Hills Jewish Center.^ Having moved to Los Angeles when he was nine, Dreyfuss began acting at the Beverly Hills Jewish Centre.
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^ Dreyfuss' acting career began at this age at the Beverly Hills Jewish Center.

^ Dreyfuss's acting career began while as a youth at the Beverly Hills Jewish Center.

.He debuted in the TV production In Mama's House when he was fifteen.^ He debuted in the TV production "In Mama's House" when he was fifteen.

^ He debuted in the TV production In Mama's House when he was fifteen.

^ At fifteen made professional stage debut with "In Mama's House" at the Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles .
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.He attended the San Fernando Valley State College (later re-named California State University, Northridge) for a year.^ Beverly Hills High School - Beverly Hills, CA San Fernando Valley State College - Northridge, CA - drama and political science - 1965-1967 - Later re-named California State University, Northridge .
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^ Growing up there, he attended Beverly Hills High School and San Fernando Valley State College, now known as California State University, Northridge.
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^ He attended the San Fernando Valley State College (later re-named California State University, Northridge) for a year.

.He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War and worked in alternate service for two years as a clerk in a Los Angeles hospital.^ He attended California State University, Northridge and worked at a hospital during the Vietnam war for alternate service.
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^ He spent the next two years working as a clerk in a Los Angeles hospital and managed to slip out of serving during the Vietnam War in 1967 by convincing the military that he was a conscientious objector.
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^ Was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War.
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.During this time, he acted in a few small TV roles on shows like Peyton Place, Gidget, Bewitched and The Big Valley.^ During this time he acted in some small TV roles on shows such as Peyton Place and The Big Valley .

^ During this time, Dreyfuss started getting a few acting jobs on network television series such as Bewitched and Big Valley; he had his first film role in 1967's The Graduate , speaking the lines "Shall I call the cops?
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^ During this time, Dreyfuss started getting a few acting jobs on network television series such as Bewitched and Big Valley ; he had his first film role in 1967's The Graduate, speaking the lines "Shall I call the cops?
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.During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he also performed on stage on Broadway, off-Broadway, repertory, and improvisational theater.^ During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he also performed on stage on Broadway, off-Broadway, repertory, and improvisational theater.

^ During the late 60s and early 70s, he performed also on stage on Broadway, off-Broadway, repertory and improvisational theater.

^ Soon after Dreyfuss landed an agent, he began appearing in episodes of "Gidget" (ABC, 1965-66) and "Bewitched" (ABC, 1964-1972) while performing both on and off-Broadway.
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.Dreyfuss's first film part was a small, uncredited role in The Graduate and had one line, "Shall I get the cops?^ Dreyfuss' first film part was a very small, uncredited part in The Graduate , in which he only had one line, "Shall I call the cops?

^ Dreyfuss' first film role was one line in The Graduate (1967): "Shall I call the cops?
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^ He had two unbilled lines in "The Graduate": "Shall I call the cops?
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I'll get the cops." .He was also briefly seen as a stage hand in Valley of the Dolls, in which he had a few lines.^ He was also briefly seen as a stage hand in "Valley of the Dolls" (he had a few lines).

^ The programme notes describe the early stages of rehearsals and that “awkward stage where [the actors] half know their lines, but still need their scripts to hand”.

.He appeared in the subsequent Dillinger, and landed a role in the 1973 hit American Graffiti, acting with other future stars such as Harrison Ford and Ron Howard.^ He made then an impression in Dillinger , and landed a role in the 1973 hit American Graffiti , acting with other future stars, like Harrison Ford.

^ His first big role came in 1973 with American Graffiti which led to his first starring role in the Canadian f...
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^ Dreyfuss made an impression in Dillinger (1973), and landed a role in the 1973 hit, American Graffiti (1973) with other future stars, Harrison Ford and Ron Howard .
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.Dreyfuss played his first lead role in the Canadian film The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.^ Dreyfuss' played his first lead role in the Canadian film The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz .

^ First lead role in the Canadian film "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" .
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^ Dreyfuss played his first lead role in the Canadian film "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz".

.He went on to star in the box office blockbusters Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, both directed by Steven Spielberg.^ Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).

^ He went on to star in the huge box office hits Jaws and Close Encounters Of The Third Kind .

^ He went on to star in box office hits "Jaws" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", both directed by Steven Spielberg.

.Dreyfuss won the 1978 Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of a struggling actor in The Goodbye Girl, becoming the youngest actor to do so.^ Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for best actor in 1977 for his performance in "The Goodbye Girl."

^ For his portrayal of a struggling actor in The Goodbye Girl he won an Oscar, becoming the youngest actor to ever win the Best Actor Award.

^ Richard Dreyfuss won the Best Actor Oscar award for his performance in The Goodbye Girl and he was the youngest movie star ever to win the award at the time.
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.This record has since been surpassed by Adrien Brody.^ For his portrayal of a struggling actor in "The Goodbye Girl", he won an Oscar (at age 30), becoming the youngest actor to win a Best Actor Award (this record has since been surpassed by Adrien Brody).

^ His record as the youngest best-actor winner held until 2003, when Adrien Brody won for "The Pianist."
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.Around 1978, Dreyfuss began using cocaine frequently; his addiction came to a head four years later in 1982, when he was arrested for possession of the drug at the scene of a collision between his car and a tree.^ In 1982, Dreyfuss was involved in a car accident and arrested for possession of cocaine.
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^ Dreyfuss was arrested for cocaine possession in 1982 after he crashed his car into a tree.
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^ Around 1978, Dreyfuss began to use cocaine frequently; his addiction came to a head four years later, when he was arrested for possession of the drug at the scene of a collision between his car and a tree.

[6] .He entered rehab and eventually made a Hollywood comeback with the film Down And Out In Beverly Hills in 1986 and Stakeout the following year.^ Down and Out in Beverly Hill (1986).

^ Over the next fifteen years, he had his share of comeback projects, like Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) and What About Bob?
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^ Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) .

.He had a starring role opposite Bill Murray in the 1991 hit comedy What About Bob? as a psychiatrist who goes crazy while trying to cope with a particularly obsessive new patient.^ A new patient appears at a psychiatrist's door.

^ Dreyfus: The show--the particular show--is about a middle aged cop who goes to a whorehouse to get laid and finds himself in a silver whorehouse and-- .
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^ His interest in the Civil War goes way back, and he was recruited as a re-enactor at the battle of Cedar Creek, in northern Virginia, while filming "What About Bob?," which was set at New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee but filmed at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia.
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.While growing up in Beverly Hills, he lived within six blocks of Michael Burns, who became a preeminent expert on the Dreyfus affair and the author of Dreyfus: A Family Affair, 1789-1945.^ The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1956, and before long Dreyfuss was performing at the Beverly Hills Jewish Center.
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^ Growing up there, he attended Beverly Hills High School and San Fernando Valley State College, now known as California State University, Northridge.
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^ Mazursky who directed cult movie Down And Out In Beverly Hills is a brilliant director.
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Dreyfuss later worked with Burns as producer and took on the role of Georges Picquart in Prisoner of Honor, a HBO movie about the historical incident released in 1991.
Dreyfuss and Allan Carr at the Governor's Ball party after the 1989 Academy Awards
.In 1994, Dreyfuss participated in the historic "Papal Concert to Commemorate the Shoah (Holocaust)" at the Vatican in the presence of Pope John Paul II, Rav Elio Toaf, chief rabbi of Rome, and Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, President of Italy.^ In 1994, Dreyfuss participated in the historic 'Papal Concert to Commemorate the Shoah (Holocaust)' at the Vatican in the presence of Pope John Paul II, Rav Elio Toaf, chief rabbi of Rome, and Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, President of Italy.

^ Synopsis: Hosted by Richard Dreyfuss , this interfaith concert was initiated by Pope John Paul II and performed at the Vatican in commemoration of the Holocaust and the Vatican's official recognition of Israel as a state.
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^ All in all, Dreyfuss says that he participated in this film for the money, that it's 6/8 of a good film, wonders if the film has any historical legs, and likens working with Stone to working with Sean Hannity.
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He recited Kaddish as part of a performance of Leonard Bernstein's Third Symphony with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Gilbert Levine. .The event was broadcast worldwide.^ The event was broadcast worldwide.

Dreyfuss was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his performance as Glenn Holland in Mr. Holland's Opus (1995). .Since then he has continued working in the movies, television and on stage.^ Since then he has continued his career in the movies, television and on stage.

^ Since then he has continued his career as one of the most reliable and versatile actors, not only in the movies, but also in television and on stage.

.In April 2004, he appeared in the revival of Sly Fox on Broadway (opposite Eric Stoltz, René Auberjonois, Bronson Pinchot and Elizabeth Berkley).^ (March 2004) Appearing on Broadway with Eric Stoltz in Arthur Penn 's production of Larry Gelbart 's "Sly Fox".
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^ In April 2004, he appeared in the revival of "Sly Fox" on Broadway (opposite Eric Stoltz, Ren Auberjonois, Bronson Pinchot and Elizabeth Berkley).

^ In March 2004 he returned to Broadway to appear in the play Sly Fox with Eric Stoltz .
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.In 2001/2002, he played Max Bickford in the television drama The Education of Max Bickford.^ From 2001 to 2002 he starred as a history professor in the series The Education of Max Bickford .
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^ The hour-long CBS drama The Education of Max Bickford starred the actor as a college history professor opposite Marcia Gay Harden and received largely positive reviews from critics.
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^ Meanwhile, he landed his first regular series role in the short-lived drama, "The Education of Max Bickford" (CBS, 2001-02), playing a troubled college history professor battling inter-office politics while dealing with an equally difficult family life.
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.In November 2004, he was scheduled to appear in The Producers in London, but withdrew from the production a week before the opening night.^ In November 2004, he was scheduled to appear in "The Producers" in London, but withdrew from the production a week before the opening night, because he was still suffering from problems relating to an operation for a herniated disc.
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^ In November 2004, he was scheduled to appear in "The Producers" in London, but withdrew from the production a week before the opening night.

^ In November 2004, he was scheduled to appear in The Producers in London, but withdrew from the production a week before the opening night.

.The media noted that Dreyfuss was still suffering from problems relating to an operation for a herniated disc in January, and that the part of Max Bialystock in the play is a physically demanding one.^ But then Dreyfuss isn’t the problem; the play is.
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^ The reason for his departure was unclear, but newspapers noted that Dreyfuss was still suffering from problems relating to an operation for a herniated disc in January, and that the part of Max Bialystock in the play is a physically demanding one.

^ The media noted that Dreyfuss was still suffering from problems relating to an operation for a herniated disc in January, and that the part of Max Bialystock in the play is a physically demanding one.

.Both he and his assistant for the production stated that Dreyfuss was accumulating injuries that required him to wear physical therapy supports during rehearsals.^ His assistant for the production stated that Dreyfuss was accumulating physical injuries that required him to wear physical therapy supports during rehearsals.

^ In an indication of tensions during rehearsals, Dreyfuss added: "Tell Mel Brooks this: 'Please don't yell at Richard.
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^ Shugerman/Getty Richard Dreyfuss got some help from above during a production of "Complicit."
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[7] .Nathan Lane was brought in to replace Dreyfuss in the London production.^ (Dreyfuss was replaced by Nathan Lane.
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^ Nathan Lane was brought in to replace Dreyfuss in the London production.

^ Nathan Lane will once again become a producer, this time in London as he replaces Richard Dreyfuss in The Producers ...

It later emerged that he'd been fired.[8]
Dreyfuss recorded the voiceover to the famous Apple, Inc., then Apple Computer, Inc., Think Different ad campaign in 1997. The text of the ad begins, "Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels..."
.In 2006, he appeared as one of the survivors in the 2006 film Poseidon.^ In 2006, he appeared as one of the survivors in the 2006 film "Poseidon".

^ Dreyfuss continued to act in feature films, and his later movies include Poseidon (2006), a remake of The Poseidon Adventure (1972); W. , Oliver Stone ’s biopic of Pres.
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^ He continues to appear in supporting roles in films such as Poseidon (2006) with Kurt Russell and W. (2008) starring Josh Brolin .
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.Dreyfuss portrayed U.S Vice President Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's 2008 George W. Bush bio-pic W.^ W. (2008) as Dick Cheney (credited as Richard Dreyfuss) .
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^ George W. Bush (Josh Brolin) follows in his father's (James Cromwell) footsteps to become the 43rd president of the United States.
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^ In an unprecedented undertaking, acclaimed director Oliver Stone is bringing the life of our 43rd president to the big screen as only he can.
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[9]
.In early 2009, he appeared in the play Complicit (directed by Kevin Spacey) in London's Old Vic theatre.^ Cast in Joe Sutton"s "Complicit" at London"s Old Vic theater; directed by Kevin Spacey .
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^ Spacey also directed Cloaca , the inaugural production of his tenure at the Old Vic in 2004, subsequently appeared at the venue as an actor in National Anthems, The Philadelphia Story, Richard II, A Moon for the Misbegotten (subsequently transferring to Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre) and Speed-the-Plow .
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^ Because of memory loss problems as a result of his drug addiction in the 70s and 80s, during the brief run of Complicit at the Old Vic in 2009 he controversially used an earpiece to enable the prompter to feed him his lines during performances.
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.His participation in the play was subject to much controversy, owing to his use of an earpiece on stage, reportedly because of his inability to learn his lines in time.^ Because of memory loss problems as a result of his drug addiction in the 70s and 80s, during the brief run of Complicit at the Old Vic in 2009 he controversially used an earpiece to enable the prompter to feed him his lines during performances.
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^ But, according to Bloomberg , he should have taken a little extra time in trying to learn his lines before taking to the boards: .
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^ They are still required by law to teach the other subjects, they just dont' have the time to do everything as much as they should.
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[10][11]
He guest voiced as himself in the "Three Kings" episode of Family Guy in 2009.
.Dreyfuss has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.^ Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (October) .
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^ His affiliation with Lucas also initiated Dreyfuss's association with the "New Hollywood," or "The Movie Brats," most especially with Steven Spielberg, with whom Dreyfuss achieved his most memorable and enduring fame.
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[12]

Other work

Political activity

.Dreyfuss has been outspoken on the issue of media informing policy, legislation, and public opinion in recent years, both speaking and writing to express his sentiments in favor of privacy, freedom of speech, democracy, and individual accountability.^ He has been outspoken on the issue of media informing policy, legislation, and public opinion in recent years, both speaking and writing to express his sentiments regarding the importance of privacy, freedom of speech, democracy, and individual accountability.

^ Throughout his career, Dreyfuss was an outspoken advocate for media reform and freedom of speech, while actively speaking out against the erosion of individual rights.
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^ Dreyfuss has always been unapologetically political and maintains the life of a ferocious activist, but in recent years he has developed a plan he hopes will get introduced into the public school system that will teach children exactly how the political system works, in the hopes that a better understanding of civics and government will result in a more informed opinion come election time.
  • AICN Legends: Capone swims in shark-infested waters and climbs Devil's Tower to talk to Richard Dreyfuss!!! -- Ain't It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.aintitcool.com [Source type: General]

[13]
.Dreyfuss has organized and promoted campaigns to inform and instruct audiences in what he considers potential erosion of individual rights, a personal initiative he began in 2006, responding to what he believes were violations of individual rights under the presidential administration of George W. Bush.^ Dreyfuss has organized and promoted campaigns to inform and instruct audiences in potential erosion of individual rights.

^ Throughout his career, Dreyfuss was an outspoken advocate for media reform and freedom of speech, while actively speaking out against the erosion of individual rights.
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^ In addition to serving in the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan administrations, Gergen was also a campaign staffer for George H. W. Bush's 1980 presidential campaign.
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[14] .On February 16, 2006, Dreyfuss spoke at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in hopes of prompting a national discussion on impeachment charges against U.S. President George W. Bush.^ In 2006, Dreyfuss addressed The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. feeling confident that the time was right to bring about impeachment proceedings against President George W. Bush.
  • Richard Dreyfuss casts his vote for civics and activism, not stardom 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.sdnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Tasini, an attorney and former president of the National Writers Union, is possibly best known for winning a landmark lawsuit against the New York Times in 2001.
  • DelMarTimes.net | Richard Dreyfuss, politician visit DM home; Actor voices support for candidate. 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.delmartimes.net [Source type: News]

^ MSM! 11/23/06 at 12:40 pm Well, actually, Osc, Dreyfuss has been very active politically, calling for impeachment at the National Press Club and mounting a campaign against “shaped news.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Dreyfuss http://blogs.reuters.com/2006/04/27/oscar-winner-dreyfuss-campaigns-against-shaped-news/ .
  • Real Time: Richard Dreyfuss� Civics Lesson Part 1 - The Largest Minority 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.jwharrison.com [Source type: Original source]

[15] .On November 17, 2006, Dreyfuss appeared on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher as a panel member to discuss teaching civics in schools.^ On 16 February, 2006, Dreyfuss spoke at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in hopes of prompting a national discussion on the impeachable charges against President George W. Bush On 17 November 2006, Dreyfuss appeared on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" as a panel member to discuss the importance of teaching Civics in schools.

^ Dreyfuss spent the fall of 2006 honing his ideas, drumming up enthusiasm for his project, and on November 16 he appeared on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher to promote his civics initiative.
  • For actor Richard Dreyfuss, active citizenship isn't something that takes place on a faraway stage; it's close to home, says a report in NRTA Live & Learn. 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.aarp.org [Source type: General]

^ A passionate Dreyfuss promotes civics in schools .
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[16] .Dreyfuss currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.^ Dreyfuss currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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^ He is on the board of the National Constitution Center here in Philadelphia and has been studying the teaching of civics at Oxford University in England," she said.

^ Organizations with which he's been closely affiliated include the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia and Council on Foreign Relations .
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[17] .In 2007, Dreyfuss appeared in the youth voting documentary film 18 in '08.^ In 2007, Dreyfuss appeared in the youth voting documentary film 18 in '08.
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^ Richard Dreyfuss is an actor who has appeared in more than forty films, including every teacher's favorite: Mr. Holland's Opus .
  • Civics Unrest: On Teaching Kids to Love Democracy | Edutopia 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.edutopia.org [Source type: General]

^ IMDB and I are not on speaking terms, though, since it reported to me that Richard Dreyfuss would be appearing in Paul Weitz new film American Dreamz .
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[18]

Academic life

.Richard Dreyfuss has semi-retired from acting, and is involved in a nation-wide enterprise to encourage the teaching of American history in American primary schools.^ Richard Dreyfuss on being an American!
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^ Now “semi-retired,” Mr. Dreyfuss puts his energies into the Dreyfuss Initiative, a non-profit foundation to encourage the teaching of civics in American schools.
  • Interview With Richard Dreyfuss - Richard Dreyfuss of 'Jaws,' 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Interview 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.hollywoodchicago.com [Source type: General]

^ Dreyfuss: I am a member of the St. Anthonys College senior advisory research project, and I am developing curriculum for the teaching of civics in American elementary public schools.
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Currently, he is a Senior Associate Member of St. Antony's College, University of Oxford.[19]

Books

.In 1995 Dreyfuss co-authored with science fiction writer Harry Turtledove the novel The Two Georges, an alternate history/mystery piece set in the year 1996 of an alternate timeline where the American Revolution was peacefully avoided.^ He co-write the very literary alternative history The Two Georges with Harry Turtledove.
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^ The Two Georges (science fiction), with Harry Turtledove, New York, 1996.
  • Richard Dreyfuss - Actors and Actresses - Films as Actor:, Other Film:, Publications 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.filmreference.com [Source type: General]

^ Dreyfuss has also dabbled with writing, notably teaming up with Harry Turtledove in 1995 to write "The Two Georges", a conspiracy thriller set in an alternate reality in which the American colonies remained under British rule (published by Hodder and Stoughton, ISBN 0-340-62826-X).

.The painting that symbolizes the union between North America and Britain is stolen by terrorists, and officers of the Royal North American Mounted Police must find it before it is destroyed.^ Synopsis: In this drama, two private investigators must find a serial killer after the 12-year investigation of the police fails miserably.
  • Richard Dreyfuss Filmography 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: General]

^ Based on the television program "American Idol" produced by FremantleMedia North America, Inc.
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^ The United States of America, the French Republic, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics v.
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Personal life

.Dreyfuss married writer-producer Jeramie Rain in the early 1980s.^ Family: Married Jeramie Rain (Susan Davis) (divorced), two sons, one daughter.
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^ With her disease in remission for years, and clinging to a belief that it would remain so, Jeramie did not discuss her lupus with Dreyfuss before marrying him.
  • Against All Odds - Kids & Family Life, Substance Abuse, Coping and Overcoming Illness, Richard Dreyfuss : People.com 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.people.com [Source type: General]

^ While cruising through the Naboo system , Dreyfuss sees a beautiful blond (Jeramie Rain) in a white X-Wing .
  • American Graffiti - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC uncyclopedia.wikia.com [Source type: General]

.With her he had three children: Emily (1983), Benjamin (1986), and Harry (1990).^ From 1983 until 1995, Dreyfuss was married to Jeramie Rain, with whom he had three children.

^ From 1983 until 1995 Dreyfuss was married to Jeramie Rain, with whom he had three children.

^ Has three children with Jeramie Rain : daughter Emily (b.
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.His elder son, Benjamin, was born with a malignant form of cancer in his left eye.^ When their son was born, says Richard, measuring his words, "I noticed that one of his eyes was shaped funny.
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.Dreyfuss and Rain have continued to raise money for ophthalmology centers throughout the United States ever since.^ The following are some places associated with "Richard Dreyfuss" Brooklyn (borough, New York City, New York, United States) Other .
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^ The story also confirms an earlier report that Julian McMahon will play the Vice-President of the United States and that Richard Dreyfuss and Ernest Borgnine are officially in the cast.

[20]
.Dreyfuss's mother died on October 19, 2000 due to complications from a stroke.^ Also a peace activist; acted in two movies with son, "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986, portraying his mother) and "Let It Ride" (1989); died on October 19, 2000 from complications of a stroke.
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[21]
.Dreyfuss suffers from bipolar disorder.^ He suffers from bipolar disorder.

.In 2006, he appeared in Stephen Fry's documentary, Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, in which Fry (who also has the disorder) interviewed him about his life.^ In 2006, he appeared in Stephen Fry's documentary, "Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive", in which Fry (who also has the disorder) interviewed him about his life with manic-depression.

^ In 2006, he appeared in Stephen Fry's documentary, Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, in which Fry (who also has the disorder) interviewed him about his life with manic-depression.
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^ The only one making the point about him being "more equal" is YOU; not Dreyfuss, not Patrick Gavin, who did the interview, not "liberals" or anyone else who accepts one man's opinion for what it is, celebrity or not.
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[22]
.On August 9, 2008, it was reported that Dreyfuss is suing his father and uncle over a 24-year-old loan he claims was never repaid.^ Richard Dreyfuss is suing his father and uncle over an $870,000 loan he claims was never repaid.
  • Richard Dreyfuss Sues Father, Uncle | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Because Dreyfuss is suing his father and his uncle for $870,000.
  • Richard Dreyfuss Hates His Dad, Apparently - richard dreyfuss - Gawker 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC gawker.com [Source type: General]

^ LOS ANGELES — Richard Dreyfuss is suing his father and uncle over an $870,000 loan he claims was never repaid.
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.He says he gave his relatives US$870,000 in 1984 when they owned an interest in a Los Angeles office building.^ The lawsuit centers around a loan Dreyfuss claims he made to his relatives in 1984, who owned an interest in a downtown Los Angeles office building.
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^ I Like It I Don’t Like It Read More: Gilbert Dreyfuss , Norman Dreyfuss , Richard Dreyfuss , Entertainment News Share Print Comments LOS ANGELES — Richard Dreyfuss is suing his father and uncle over an $870,000 loan he claims was never repaid.
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^ These Hollywood types can't even run their own lives, and they want to tell the rest of us how to run ours.
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.In court papers filed on August 8, 2008, he claims the loan is still outstanding and that his uncle, Gilbert, has refused to turn over financial records.^ In his lawsuit filed Friday, Dreyfuss says his uncle, Gilbert Dreyfuss, has repeatedly refused to turn over records that would show its financial status.
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^ Richard Dreyfuss is suing his father and uncle over an $870,000 loan he claims was never repaid.
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^ The Oscar-winning actor sued the pair in August over the loan, but amended his lawsuit this week to raise new allegations of financial wrongdoing.
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.He is reported to be seeking repayment of the loan, plus interest and punitive damages.^ Dreyfuss alleges his uncle and father, Norman Dreyfuss, have acted with “fraud” and “malice.” He is seeking a repayment of the loan, plus interest and punitive damages.
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^ He is seeking a repayment of the loan, plus interest and punitive damages."
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^ Dreyfuss is seeking to look at accounting records for the building, and repayment of the loan and interest.
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[23]
.Dreyfuss and Russian-born Svetlana Erokhin married in 2006 and have lived in San Diego County since then, although they travel frequently to Los Angeles and London, where Dreyfuss once lived.^ Dreyfuss and Erokhin now live in San Diego.

^ In 2001, with his film career struggling a bit, Dreyfuss took his first stab at series television since 1964's short-lived sitcom Karen.
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^ The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1956, and before long Dreyfuss was performing at the Beverly Hills Jewish Center.
  • Richard Dreyfuss casts his vote for civics and activism, not stardom 25 January 2010 16:16 UTC www.sdnn.com [Source type: General]

They initially lived in Carlsbad, California. In February 2008, they bought a $1.5 million house in the rural community of Olivenhain in eastern Encinitas, California, and plan to renovate the 1970s structure with state-of-the-art green technologies.[24]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
1967 Valley of the Dolls Assistant stage manager uncredited
The Graduate Boarding House Resident uncredited
1968 The Young Runaways Terry
1969 Hello Down There Harold Webster
1973 American Graffiti Curt Henderson Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Dillinger Baby Face Nelson
1974 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Duddy
The Second Coming of Suzanne Clavius
Inserts Boy Wonder
1975 Jaws Matt Hooper Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
1976 Victory at Entebbe Colonel Yonatan 'Yonni' Netanyahu
1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind Roy Neary Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actor
The Goodbye Girl Elliott Garfield Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
1978 The Big Fix Moses Wine
1980 The Competition Paul Dietrich
1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway? Ken Harrison
1984 The Buddy System Joe
1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills David 'Dave' Whiteman
Stand by Me The adult Gordie LaChance, narrating
1987 Tin Men Bill 'BB' Babowsky
Stakeout Det. Chris Lecce
Nuts Aaron Levinsky Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture
1988 Moon Over Parador Jack Noah/President Alphonse Simms
1989 Let It Ride Jay Trotter
Always Pete Sandich
1990 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead The Player
Postcards from the Edge Doctor Frankenthal
1991 Once Around Sam Sharpe
Prisoner of Honor Col. Picquart
What About Bob? Dr. Leo Marvin
1993 Lost in Yonkers Louie Kurnitz
Another Stakeout Detective Chris Lecce
1994 Silent Fall Dr. Jake Rainer
1995 The Last Word Larry
The American President Senator Bob Rumson
Mr. Holland's Opus Glenn Holland Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
1996 James and the Giant Peach Centipede voice
Mad Dog Time Vic
1997 Night Falls on Manhattan Sam Vigoda
Oliver Twist Fagin
1998 Krippendorf's Tribe Prof. James Krippendorf
2000 The Crew Bobby Bartellemeo/Narrator
2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Antonio Bolivar Nominated — Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Actor
Who Is Cletis Tout? Micah Donnelly
The Education of Max Bickford Max Bickford TV series
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
The Day Reagan Was Shot Alexander Haig TV film
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie
2003 Coast to Coast Barnaby Pierce
2004 Silver City Chuck Raven
2006 Poseidon Richard Nelson
2007 Tin Man Mystic Man TV miniseries
2008 Signs of the Time Narrator
W. Dick Cheney
America Betrayed Narrator
2009 My Life in Ruins Irv
Leaves of Grass Pug Rothbaum
The Lightkeepers Seth
2010 Piranha 3-D Dr. Gorden Raybanks forthcoming film
Red Alexander Dunning forthcoming film

References

  1. ^ a b Usborne, David (2009-01-31). "Richard Dreyfuss: Out of the wreckage". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/richard-dreyfuss-out-of-the-wreckage-1521707.html. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 
  2. ^ Film Reference.com biography
  3. ^ Jacobs, Andrea. Richard Dreyfuss at middle age: A rebellious Jew finds his own wisdom. The Jewish Advocate. March 1995.
  4. ^ Academy Award Winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss Speaks at BHCC. PR Newswire.
  5. ^ Brozan, Nadine. Chronicle. New York Times. 20 November 1991.
  6. ^ MTV.com Biography
  7. ^ Adam, Karla; "My musical hell"; guardian.co.uk; January 21, 2005
  8. ^ "Dreyfuss in London stage return" BBC News November 3, 2008
  9. ^ "Richard Dreyfuss is Dick Cheney"' comingsoon.net; The Hollywood Reporter; May 22, 2008
  10. ^ http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601088&sid=at.CnEGmT0Tk&refer=muse
  11. ^ http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/stage/theatre/article5608196.ece
  12. ^ Hollywood Walk of Fame; Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  13. ^ Zweyner, Astrid. Oscar-winner Dreyfuss campaigns against "shaped news" . Reuters.com. 27 April 2006.
  14. ^ The Education of Richard Dreyfuss - Boston Globe
  15. ^ Summary and video footage of speech
  16. ^ Morris, Michele AARP Richard Dreyfuss's New 'Opus'
  17. ^ National Constitution Center - Near Independence Hall in Historic Philadelphia
  18. ^ YouTube - 18 in '08 Trailer
  19. ^ "The education of Richard Dreyfuss". The Boston Globe. http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2007/02/07/the_education_of_richard_dreyfuss. Retrieved 2009-01-24. 
  20. ^ Susan Schindehette. "Risen from the Ashes, Richard Dreyfuss Faces His Family's Pain with Strength, Not Self-Pity" People March 04, 1991
  21. ^ eOnline Profile
  22. ^ Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive. BBC.co.uk.
  23. ^ "Jaws star sues family over loan," BBC. August 9, 2008.
  24. ^ Tanya Mannes. "Earth-friendly house in works" Sign on San Diego; March 9, 2009

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