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Dustin Hoffman
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Hoffman in 2017
Dustin Lee Hoffman

August 8, 1937 (1937-08-08) (age 83)
Occupation Actor, filmmaker
Years active 1960–present
Notable work
  • Anne Byrne
    (m. 1969; div. 1980)
  • Lisa Gottsegen (m. 1980)
Children 6, including Jake Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor. He has been in many movies.

Early life

Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the younger son of Lillian, a jazz pianist, and Harry Hoffman, who worked as a prop supervisor/set decorator at Columbia Pictures before becoming a furniture salesman. His brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist. Hoffman's family was Jewish, although he was not brought up religious. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955.

Dustin Hoffman's movies

Hoffman starred in The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man, All the President's Men, Kramer vs. Kramer, Tootsie, Stranger than Fiction, Meet the Fockers and Rain Man.

Personal life

In 2013, Hoffman had successful treatment for cancer.

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