Dustin Hoffman. 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".
Dustin Hoffman, Actor: Tootsie. Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College, where he ...
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania).
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Michael J. Fox took in a basketball game at Madison Square Garden next to several famous faces. The actor, 60, watched as the New York Knicks defeated the Boston Celtics 138 to 134.
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Dustin Hoffman at Cannes American actor Dustin Hoffman began his career by appearing in an episode of Naked City in 1961. His first theatrical performance was 1961's Shmem needs a shink as Ridzinski.
Dustin Hoffman emerged as a key figure in the Hollywood Renaissance period of the 1960s and 1970s, personifying identifiable misfits and antiheroes in films embraced by a new breed of filmgoer.
An actor's actor, a perfectionist, and wildly talented, Dustin Hoffman is rightly regarded as one of the greatest film actors of all time. Along with several other 70's acting greats (see my list, "the actors of the 70's); Nicholson, Pacino, De Niro and Hoffman affected acting and movie making in a new and profound way, elevating the acting craft to a new level of realism and excellence.