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  • . Dustin Hoffman, the man who is an actor's actor.  In 1967 the world took notice of Dustin Hoffman who played Benjamin Braddock, a young man on the threshold of life in "The Graduate".  His first movie brought his first Oscar nomination.  The next time he was on the screen was as Ratso Rizzo in "Midnight Cowboy".  Another Oscar nomination. 

    Dustin Hoffman chose good roles with substance.  His portrayal of the comic in "Lenny" won him a third Oscar nomination.  He finally won the coveted Oscar with the fourth nomination for "Kramer vs. Kramer".  His critically acclaimed performance of a woman soap opera star in "Tootsie" brought him another nomination.  And, his second Oscar came from his in-depth portrayal of the autistic brother of Tom Cruise's character in "Rain Man'. 

    Having started out on stage, Hoffman returned to Broadway in "Death of a Salesman" and "Merchant of Venice". 

    Not all of his movies have been hits at the box office, but his latest, "Wag the Dog" brought him a Golden Globe nomination. 

    Oscar Nominee 10 Feb 98 - Dustin received an Oscar nomination. 

    • Actor in a Leading Role, Dustin Hoffman portrays Stanley Motss in Wag The Dog.
    • Golden Globe - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - "Rain Man"
    • Oscar - 1989 - Best Actor - "Rain Man"
    • Golden Globe - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or
    • Motion Picture Made for TV - "Death of a Salesman"
    • Golden Globe - 1983 - Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical -"Tootsie"
    • Golden Globe - 1980 - Best Motion Picture Actor - Drama - "Kramer vs. Kramer"
    • Oscar - Best Actor - 1980 - "Kramer vs. Kramer"
    • Golden Globe - 1968 - Most Promising Newcomer - Male - "The Graduate"
    • Golden Berlin Bear - 1989 - Individual Award - Berlin International Film Festival
    • Man of the Year - 1972 - Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
    • Golden Lion - 1996 - Venice Film Festival
    • Cecil B. DeMille Award - 1997 - Golden Globes
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    • August 8, 1937
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    . "Sphere" - 13 February 1998 from Warner Brothers.  Cast includes Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote, Queen Latifah, Liev Schreiber, Marga Gomez, Pons Maar.

    "Cosm" - 1999 release.  Cast to date:  Angela Bassett, Dustin Hoffman.

    Links . Wag The Dog - Movie review by Michael Maynez. 

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