Happy Birthday: Dustin Hoffman

dustinhoffman.jpgDustin Hoffman

Born: August 8, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to:
Lisa Gottsegen (12 October 1980 – present) (4 children)
Anne Byrne Hoffman (4 May 1969 – 6 October 1980) (divorced) (2 children)

He was a neighbor of Mel Brooks in New York and was set to play the role of Franz Liebkind in Brooks’ first film, The Producers (1967). Just before production was to commence, Hoffman was offered the role of Ben Braddock in The Graduate (1967), co-starring Brooks’ wife Anne Bancroft, and asked to be let out of his contract. The role of Liebkind eventually went to Kenneth Mars.

The Graduate
1967
dir. by Mike Nichols
starring
Hoffman
Anne Bancroft
Midnight CowboyMidnight Cowboy
1969
dir. John Schlesinger
Cast
Hoffman
Jon Voight
All the Presidnet's MenAll the President’s Men
1976
dir. Alan J Pakula
Starring
Robert Redford
Hoffman
KRAMER VS KRAMERKramer vs Kramer
1979
dir. Robert Benton
Starring
Dustin Hoffman
Meryl Streep
Tootsie
1982
dir. Sydney Pollack
Starring
Hoffman
Jessica Lange
Rain ManRain Man
1988
dir. by Barry Levinson
Starring
Tom Cruise
Hoffman
Dick TracyDick Tracy
1990
dir. by Warren Beatty
starring
Warren Beatty
Madonna
Al Pacino
WAG THE DOG MOVIE POSTERWag the Dog
1997
dir. Bary Levinson
Starring
Robert DeNiro
Hoffman
Moonlight Mile
2002
dir. Brad Silberling
Starring
Jake Gyllenhaal
Bruce Willis
Susan Sarandon
Hoffman
Finding Neverland
2004
dir. by Marc Forster
starring
Johnny Depp
Kate Winslet
Stranger Than Fiction
2006
dir. Marc Forster
Starring
Will Ferrell
Maggie Gyllenhaal
MOVIEMARATHON MAN
1976
dir. John Schlesinger
Starring
Laurence Olivier
Dustin Hoffman
SydneyWhiteMr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium
2007
Directed by Zack Helm
Starring
Hoffman
Natalie Portman
Kung Fu PandaKung Fu Panda
Directed by Mark Osborne
John Stevenson
Voices by
Jack Black
Hoffman
THE TALE OF DESPEREAUXThe Tale of Despereaux
2008
dir. Sam Fell
Robert Stevenhagen
Voices by
Matthew Broderick
Hoffman
Little Fockers Little Fockers
dir. Paul Weitz
Stars:
Ben Stiller
Teri Polo
BARNEY'S VERSIONBARNEY’S VERSION
2011
dir. Richard J. Lewis
Starring:
Paul Giamatti
Rosamund Pike
KUNG FU PANDA 2KUNG FU PANDA 2
dir. Jennifer Yuh
Stars:
Jack Black
Angelina Jolie
MOVIE POSTERQUARTET
2013
dir. Dustin Hoffman
Stars:
Maggie Smith
Michael Gambon
MOVIE POSTERLENNY
1974
dir. Bob Fosse
Stars:
Dustin Hoffman
Valerie Perrine
MOVIE POSTERPERFUME: THE STORY OF A MURDERER
2006
dir. Tom Tykwer
Stars:
Ben Whishaw
Dustin Hoffman
MOVIE POSTERCHEF
2014
dir. Jon Favreau
Stars:
Robert Downey Jr.
Scarlett Johansson
MOVIE POSTERHOOK
1991
dir. Steven Spielberg
Stars:
Dustin Hoffman
Robin Williams

 

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