Who is Dustin Hoffman?
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 most 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.
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- Aug 8, 1937
- Also known as
- Dasutin Hofuman
- Jewish people
- United States of America
- Santa Monica College
- Los Angeles High School
( - 1954)
- California Institute of the Arts
on July 23, 2013
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