Date of Birth:
8 August 1937, Los Angeles, California, USA more
After making a strong impression in the 1960’s (THE GRADUATE and MIDNIGHT COWBOY), then experiencing hits (KRAMER VS. KRAMER) and misses (ALFREDO, ALFREDO) in the 1970’s, Dustin Hoffman achieved great box office success and critical acclaim in the 1980’s. Short and average looking, Hoffman succeeded on the sheer strength of his talent, which is tremendous.
Dustin Hoffman’s defining role was as a struggling actor who pretends to be a woman in TOOTSIE. Other notable films include ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN, PAPILLON, FINDING NEVERLAND, THE RUNAWAY JURY, SPHERE, I LOVE HUCKABEES and MEET THE FOCKERS.
Dustin Hoffman won the Best Actor Award for KRAMER VS. KRAMER and RAIN MAN.
His recent credits include: PERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER, STRANGER THEN FICTION, and KUNG FU PANDA.