Dustin Hoffman Biography

Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable characters.

He first drew critical praise for the play Eh?, for which he won a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award. This was soon followed by his breakthrough 1967 film role as Benjamin Braddock, the title character in The Graduate. Since then, Hoffman's career has largely been focused on cinema, with sporadic returns to television and the stage. His subsequent notable films include Midnight Cowboy, Little Big Man, Straw Dogs, Papillon, Lenny, Marathon Man, All the President's Men, Kramer vs. Kramer, Tootsie, Rain Man, Hook and Wag the Dog.

Hoffman has been nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning two, thirteen Golden Globes, winning six and has won four BAFTAs, three Drama Desk Awards, a Genie Award, and an Emmy Award. Hoffman received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2012.

Hoffman had his directorial debut in 2012, with Quartet. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Dustin Hoffman
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Television producer, Film Producer, Film director, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
August 8, 1937 (80)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
Divorces
Dustin Hoffman Timeline
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