Dustin Hoffman

Biography

Date of Birth 8 August 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA Birth Name Dustin Lee Hoffman Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m) Dustin Lee Hoffman is a two-time Oscar winning American actor. Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California to Jewish American parents, Harry Hoffman and Lillian Gold. According to Dustin Hoffman's April 1975 Playboy Magazine interview, his mother named him after the silent-screen actor Dustin Farnum. After graduating from Los Angeles High School, Hoffman attended the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music with ambitions of being a concert pianist. He later attended Santa Monica College for a year before dropping out due to poor grades. While at the college, Hoffman took an acting class to boost his grade point average (he was told "nobody flunks acting") and later remarked that when he was in the class he felt totally at peace with himself

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Birth Name

Dustin Lee Hoffman

Birth Place

Los Ángeles, California, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

8/8/1937
Known For
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Hook

Captain Hook

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Rain Man

Raymond Babbitt

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Shifu (voice)

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Sphere

Dr. Norman Goodman

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Marathon Man

Babe

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All the President's Men

Carl Bernstein

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Shifu (voice)

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Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer

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Straw Dogs

David Sumner

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The Tale of Despereaux

Roscuro (voice)

Starring In
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Kung Fu Panda 4

Shifu (voice)

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Being Mary Tyler Moore

Self (archive footage)

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Sam & Kate

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As They Made Us

Eugene

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Al Pacino, le Bronx et la fureur

Self (archive footage)

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Las Paredes Hablan

Self (Introduces Film) (uncredited)

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Jodie Foster - Hollywood dans la peau

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Tom Cruise: Mann mit zwei Missionen

Self (archive footage)

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Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen

Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels (archive footage)

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Into the Labyrinth

Dottor Green

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Hal

Himself

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Spielberg

Himself

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Harold

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Shifu (voice)

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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll

Shifu / Warrior (voice)

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The Program

Bob Hamman

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Roald Dahl's Esio Trot

Mr. Hoppy

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The Cobbler

Abraham Simkin

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Led Zeppelin Played Here

Self (archive footage)

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Boychoir

Master Carvelle

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Chef

Riva

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Ich bin Steve McQueen

Louis Dega (in 'Papillon') (archive footage)

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And the Oscar Goes To...

Himself (archive footage)

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Casting By

Self (archive footage)

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Shifu (voice)

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Little Fockers

Bernie Focker

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Barney's Version

Izzy Panofsky

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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Self (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday

Shifu (voice)

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Who Is Harry Nilsson

Self (archive footage)

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Against the Tide

Narrator (voice)

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Last Chance Harvey

Harvey Shine

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Secrets of the Furious Five

Shifu (voice)

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Kung Fu Panda

Shifu (voice)

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The Tale of Despereaux

Roscuro (voice)

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Visual Acoustics

Himself-Narrator

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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

Mr. Edward Magorium, Avid Shoe-Wearer

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The Holiday

Dustin Hoffman (uncredited)

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Stranger Than Fiction

Professor Jules Hilbert

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Giuseppe Baldini

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Oscarverleihung 2006

Himself - Presenter: Best Adapted Screenplay

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The Lost City

Meyer Lansky

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Rumor Has It...

Benjamin Braddock (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Racing Stripes

Tucker (voice)

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Meet the Fockers

Bernie Focker

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

The Critic (uncredited)

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I Heart Huckabees

Bernard

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Finding Neverland

Charles Frohman

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Runaway Jury

Wendell Rohr

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Sex at 24 Frames Per Second

Self (archive footage)

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Confidence

King

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Billy Connolly: Erect for Thirty Years

Himself

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The Weather Underground

Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Moonlight Mile

Ben Floss

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Graham Norton : For Your Pleasure

Himself

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Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music

Himself

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Tuesday

(voice)

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Oscarverleihung 2001

Himself - Presenter: Honorary Award to Jack Cardiff

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The Best of So Graham Norton

Himself (archive footage)

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Meet the Parents

Bernie Focker

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Being John Malkovich

Willy Loman (archive footage) (uncredited)

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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

The Conscience

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The Devil's Arithmetic

Himself (Introduces Film) (uncredited)

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Billy Connolly - Erect for 30 Years

Himself

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Film-Fest DVD - Issue 1 - Sundance

Himself

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AFI's 100 Years - 100 Movies (CBS Television Special)

Himself

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Sphere

Dr. Norman Goodman

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Warner Bros. 75th Anniversary: No Guts, No Glory

Himself - Host (segment "75 Years of Award Winners")

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Wag the Dog

Stanley Motss

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Mad City

Max Brackett

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American Buffalo

Walt 'Teach' Teacher

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Sleepers

Danny Snyder

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Outbreak

Sam Daniels

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La Classe Américaine

Peter (archive footage)

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Hero

Bernie Laplante

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Oscar's Greatest Moments

Himself (archive footage)

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Billy Bathgate

Dutch Schultz

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Hook

Captain Hook

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Opus N' Bill in a Wish for Wings That Work

Milquetoast the Cross-Dressing Cockroach (voice) (uncredited)

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Dick Tracy

Mumbles

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The Earth Day Special

Every Lawyer

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Family Business

Vito

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Common Threads - Stories from the Quilt

Narrator (voice)

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Rain Man

Raymond Babbitt

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Ishtar

Chuck Clarke

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Death of a Salesman

Willy Loman

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The Point

Narrator / Father (first telecast)

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Terror in the Aisles

Thomas 'Babe' Levy (in 'Marathon Man') (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Tootsie

Michael Dorsey / Dorothy Michaels

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Kramer vs. Kramer

Ted Kramer

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Agatha

Wally Stanton

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Marathon Man

Babe

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All the President's Men

Carl Bernstein

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Lenny (Prime)

Lenny Bruce

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Straight Time

Max Dembo

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Papillon

Louis Dega

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Alfredo, Alfredo

Alfredo Sbisà

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Straw Dogs

David Sumner

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Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?

Georgie Soloway

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Little Big Man

Jack Crabb

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John and Mary

John

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Midnight Cowboy

Ratso

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Un dollaro per 7 vigliacchi

Jason Fister

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The Graduate

Ben Braddock

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