Dustin Hoffman

Name in Native Language: "Dustin Lee Hoffman" (English/EN)
Film Director / Character Actor / Film Producer / Actor / Theatrical Producer | * 08/08/1937 (84) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. He is known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and emotionally vulnerable characters. Actor Robert De Niro described him as "an actor with the everyman's face who embodied the heartbreakingly human". At a young age Hoffman knew he wanted to study in the arts, and entered into the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music; later he decided to go into acting, for which he trained at the Pasadena Playhouse in Los Angeles. His first theatrical performance was 1961's A Cook for Mr. General as Ridzinski. During that time he appeared in several guest roles on television in shows like Naked City and The Defenders. He then starred in the 1966 off-Broadway play Eh? where his performance garnered him both a Theatre World Award and Drama Desk Award. His breakthrough role was as Benjamin Braddock in Mike Nichols' critically acclaimed and iconic film The Graduate (1967), for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. His next role was "Ratso" Rizzo in John Schlesinger's ()
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Dustin Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American stage, film and television actor. After versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable types of characters in stage plays, he had his breakthrough film role as Benjamin Braddock in the feature film "The Graduate". Since then he starred in many films, like "Papillon", "Kramer vs. Kramer", "Tootsie", and "Rain Man". He has won two Academy Awards, five Golden Globes, three BAFTAs, three Drama Desk Awards, a Genie Award, and an Emmy Award - and received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Dustin Hoffman

Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Donostia Award Annie Awards 2x Academy Award for Best Actor Theatre World Award Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award Kennedy Center Honors AFI Life Achievement Award BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 7x Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play

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Movies with Dustin Hoffman as Actor(114)

as himself2019 Hal
as Dottor Green2019 Into the Labyrinth
as himself2017 Spielberg
as Shifu (voice)2016 Kung Fu Panda 3
as Bob Hamman2015 The Program
as Mr. Hoppy2015 Roald Dahl's Esio Trot
as Abraham Simkin2014 The Cobbler
as Riva2014 Chef
as Master Carvelle2014 Boychoir
as Shifu / Warrior (voice)2012 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll
as himself2012 La Classe Américaine
as Shifu (voice)2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
as Himself (archive footage)2011 Paul Williams Still Alive
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
as Bernie Focker2010 Little Fockers
as Izzy Panofsky2010 Barney's Version
as Shifu (voice)2010 Kung Fu Panda Holiday
2009 Endgame
as Narrator2009 Against the Tide
as Himself/Narrator2009 Visual Acoustics
as Harvey Shine2008 Last Chance Harvey
as Roscuro (voice)2008 The Tale of Despereaux
as Shifu (voice)2008 Kung Fu Panda
as Himself / Interviewee2007 Trumbo
as Mr. Edward Magorium2007 Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
as himself2006 The Holiday
as Professor Jules Hilbert2006 Stranger Than Fiction
as Giuseppe Baldini2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
as Meyer Lansky2005 The Lost City
as Tucker (voice)2005 Racing Stripes
as Charles Frohman2004 Finding Neverland
as Bernie Focker2004 Meet the Fockers
as Bernard Jaffe2004 I ♥ Huckabees
as Winston King2003 Confidence
as Wendell Rohr2003 Runaway Jury
as Himself (archive footage)2002 The Kid Stays in the Picture
as Ben Floss2002 Moonlight Mile
as voice2001 Tuesday
as Himself - Narrator2001 Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies
as Himself (Introduces Film) (uncredited)1999 The Devil's Arithmetic
as Arturo Puig1999 Tato's Argentina
as Dr. Norman Goodman1998 Sphere
as Himself - Host (segment "75 Years of Award Winners")1998 Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory
as Stanley Motss1997 Wag the Dog
as Max Brackett1997 Mad City
as Walt 'Teach' Teacher1996 American Buffalo
as Danny Snyder1996 Sleepers
as Sam Daniels1995 Outbreak
as himself1994 Jonas in the Desert
as Peter (archive footage)1993 La Classe américaine
as Interviewee1992 The Graduate at 25
as Bernard 'Bernie' Laplante1992 Hero
as Captain James S. Hook1991 Hook
as Milquetoast (voice)1991 A Wish for Wings That Work
as Dutch Schultz1991 Billy Bathgate
as Mumbles1990 Dick Tracy
as Vito McMullen1989 Family Business
as Raymond Babbitt1988 Rain Man
as Chuck Clarke1987 Ishtar
as Willy Loman1985 Death of a Salesman
as Babe (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels1982 Tootsie
as Wally Stanton1979 Agatha
as Ted Kramer1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
as Max Dembo1978 Straight Time
as Carl Bernstein1976 All the President's Men
as Thomas Babington ‚Babe‘ Levy1976 Marathon Man
as Lenny Bruce1974 Lenny
as himself1973 The Magnificent Rebel
as Louis Dega1973 Papillon
as Alfredo1972 Alfredo, Alfredo
as Narrator / Father (first telecast)1971 The Point
as David Sumner1971 Straw Dogs
as Interviewee1971 On Location: Dustin Hoffman
as Jack Crabb1970 Little Big Man
as John1969 John and Mary
as Enrico Salvatore "Ratso" Rizzo1969 Midnight Cowboy
as Jason Fister1968 Madigan's Millions
as Ben Braddock1967 The Graduate
as Hanus Wicks1966 The Star Wagon

TV Shows/Series with Dustin Hoffman as Actor(30)

as Giovanni de' Medici2016 Medici: Masters of Florence
as himself2012 Finding Your Roots
as Chester Bernstein2012 Luck
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Benedict Arnold2002 Liberty's Kids
as Larry's Guide #12000 Curb Your Enthusiasm
1995 MADtv
as Mr. Bergstrom (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as himself1970 Treffpunkte
as Larson1962 The Nurses
as Robert Burke1961 The Defenders
as Buddy1961 The Defenders
1952 Today

Movies with Dustin Hoffman as Crew(8)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Into the Labyrinth
Crew/Thanks2015 Brooklyn
Directing/Director2012 Quartet
Production/Executive Producer2012 Quartet
Production/Executive Producer1999 The Devil's Arithmetic
Production/Producer1999 A Walk on the Moon
Production/Producer1998 Tarzan and the Lost City
Production/Producer1979 Agatha

TV Shows/Series with Dustin Hoffman as Crew(1)

Production/Producer2012 Luck

Full Name: Dustin Hoffman
Born: Sunday, 08/08 1937 (August) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 84 years + 43 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Santa Monica College, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Los Angeles High School
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Lisa Hoffman, Anne Byrne
Children: Jake Hoffman
Other names for Dustin Hoffman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"داستين هوفمان"
"더스틴 호프먼"
"Дастин Хоффман"
"ดัสติน ฮอฟแมน"
"Dustin Lee Hoffman"
"Ντάστιν Λι Χόφμαν"
"Ντάστιν Χόφμαν"
Dustin Hoffman frequently works together with these people:
Martin Sheen (11x, Actor)
Will Smith (10x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (10x, Actress)
Warren Beatty (10x, Actor)
Barry Levinson (10x, Crew)
Jodie Foster (9x, Actress)
Antonio Banderas (9x, Actor)
Ben Affleck (9x, Actor)
Kelsey Grammer (9x, Actor)
Jane Fonda (9x, Actress)
Ted Danson (9x, Actor)
Martin Short (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:284, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/22/2021