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Dustin Hoffman


About Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman is an two-time Oscar Award-winning film actor.

Personal Biography

Jake, an upcoming actor, is his son.

Professional Biography

In October 2008, Hoffman said he is keen to play Maynard Nottage, a Hollywood publicist from the Roaring '20s.

Hoffman's character in the film Rainman has inspired researchers to develop a thinking cap that will unlock the hidden genius in us.

Movies / Filmography

  • Rainman

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

  • March 09: Lifetime achievement Award at French Cesar awards
  • April 20, 2009: Elected American Academy of Arts & Sciences leader in humanities and arts category.

Other Professional Information

  • In May 09, news is out that Hoffman will star in Barneys Version - the big screen adaptation of Mordecai Richlers final novel.

Dustin Hoffman in News

Sports Trading Club Hails Woman Savant From USA as Their "Secret Weapon" Following Zurich Open Golf Win by Billy Horschel
Billy Horschel's first PGA Tour victory yesterday in the Zurich Classic may have come as a surprise to many, but not to an extraordinary savant retained by the Sports Trading Club who signalled him out as the man to beat at the start of the tournament, despite him being a 36-1 outsider.

Jennifer Aniston tops as best celebrity friend for road trip
Jennifer Aniston has been named as the perfect celebrity friend to share a long-distance road trip with.

Dustin Hoffman saves jogger's life
Dustin Hoffman helped save the life of a jogger who collapsed with a heart attack in Hyde Park.

Michael Douglas to make big screen comeback
Michael Douglas is all set to return to the big screen in ensemble comedy 'Las Vegas' after winning the battle against throat cancer.

Robert Redford to revisit Watergate as producer for new documentary
Robert Redford, who acted in an award-winning movie about Watergate more than 30 years ago, is set to produce a documentary on the US political scandal.

George Clooney to present award at Golden Globes
George Clooney, who has been nominated for a Golden Globe, has also been announced as one of the presenters at the 69th annual ceremony of the awards.

'Deep Throat' exposed Watergate due to anger over missing out top FBI job
"Deep Throat", the FBI source who exposed the Watergate scandal and was thought to be acting out of a concern for justice and the public good, was actually motivated by anger for missing out on a top job in the agency, a new book has claimed.

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Chris Ojakian Named California Tennis Professional of the Year by the U.S. Professional Tennis Association
Chris Ojakian, one of the foremost tennis pros and instructors in the country, will be named the California Tennis Professional of the Year by the U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) at a ceremony on January 28.

Hollywood stars lend voices for bedtime audio stories
Hollywood stars Samuel L. Jackson, Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet and Anne Hathaway will all be lending their voices to Audible.com, a new series of audio books which will make listeners go to sleep.

SoCal Celebrity Tennis Pro Chris Ojakian Wins Pro of the Year Award
The Southern California District of the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) awarded well-known tennis pro Chris Ojakian with its prestigious Pro of the Year Award at the organization's 2011 annual convention held January 29-31 at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Robert De Niro tops list of most onscreen deaths
Robert De Niro has topped the list of actors who have died the most in their movies.

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