Dustin Hoffman SuperStar – MovieActors.com
Super Star & Best Actor Winner
After making a strong impression in the 1960s (THE GRADUATE and MIDNIGHT COWBOY), then experiencing hits (KRAMER VS. KRAMER) and misses (ALFREDO, ALFREDO) in the 1970s, Dustin Hoffman achieved great box office success and critical acclaim in the 1980s. 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 and LAST CHANCE HARVEY.
1979: KRAMER VS. KRAMER (Drama)
Dustin Hoffman won his first Oscar for his performance as the father who learns to live with his young son as his wife (Meryl Streep) firsts leaves them, and then tries to gain custody of the child.
1988: RAIN MAN (Drama)
Dustin Hoffman won his second Oscar for his performance as the autistic older brother who travels cross country with his slick brother (Tom Cruise).
About Dustin Hoffman (1937 - )
American leading man born in Los Angeles, California.
Hoffman's other Best Actor nominations are:
THE GRADUATE (67)
MIDNIGHT COWBOY (69)
Dustin Hoffman's other credits include:
KRAMER VS. KRAMER (1979)
THE TIGER MAKES OUT
JOHN & MARY
LITTLE BIG MAN
WHO IS HARRY KELLERMAN...?
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
WAG THE DOG
THE MESSENGER: THE STORY OF JOAN OF ARC
MEET THE FOCKERS
I HEART HUCKABEES
THE LOST CITY
STRANGER THAN FICTION
MR. MAGORIUM'S WONDER EMPORIUM
LAST CHANCE HARVEY