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Dustin Hoffman in 2017

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.[1][2] His brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist. Hoffman's family was Jewish, although he was not brought up religious.[3][4] 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.


  1. Yahoo movies biography.
  2. Film biography.
  3. Bernard, Sarah (2007-11-18). The Tortoise and the Whoopee Cushion. New York Magazine. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  4. Hoffman's Jewish return. 19 November 2006.

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