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Dustin Hoffman Facts:
Dustin Hoffman height: 5 feet & 6 inches
Weight: 71 kg (155 pounds)
Age: 76 years (August 8, 1937)

Dustin Hoffman is a celebrated U. S. actor with a successful career in theater, television & film since 1960. 8th August, 1937 born this star has an average height of 5 feet & 6 inches with a general out frame weighing around 71 kg.

Dustin Lee Hoffman was born & grown up in Los Angeles, United States. He is the 2nd son born to a beautiful couple, Harry Hoffman & Lillian (nee Gold). His father was a set decorator (prop supervisor) at the Columbia Pictures prior to his job as a furniture salesman. Dustin was named behind Dustin Farnum, a famous silent screen & stage actor. He was raised neither in a religious way nor as observant, together with his elder brother, Ronald Hoffman, who is presently a lawyer & economist. Dustin is Jewish, with an Ashkenazi background, immigrants from Iasi (Romania) & Ukraine. In 1955, he completed his graduation degree from the Los Angeles High School & later went to study at the Santa Monica College, intending to study medicine. After studying for a year he withdraw his study in order get enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse. Dustin also attended the Neighborhood Playhouse, located at the New York City. For the first time, in May 1969 he got married to Anne Byrne, with whom his relationship ended in the year 1980. Later that year, he tied knot with Lisa Gottsegen, a renowned businesswoman. Dustin is father to a total of 6 children, Karina (b. 1996), a daughter from Anne’s previous marriage whom Dustin adopted later; he as well shares a daughter named Jenna (b. 1970) with his first wife & he has 4 children, Alexandra Lydia (b. 1987), Maxwell Geoffrey (b. 1984), Rebecca Lillian (b. 1983) & Jacob Edward (b. 1981), together with his second present wife, Lisa.

Having learned piano throughout much of his college & young age, Dustin Hoffman initially wished to be a successful classical pianist. Later he took acting classes, through which he was fascinated more towards the acting, rather than music. In 1960, he was offered a part in a musical by an OFF-Broadway theater production & tracked with a Broadway production’s walk-on role in 1961. The next year, he made his movie debut next to Eli Wallach, in a 1967 comedy film ‘The Tiger Makes Out’. Dustin initially sketched critical extol for ‘Eh?’, a Henry Livings play, for which he won both the Drama Desk Award & Theatre World Award. The success was rapidly followed by his 1967 breakthrough title character Benjamin Braddock, in ‘The Graduate’, an American drama comedy movie. Since then Dustin’s acting careers has highly been concentrated on cinema, together with erratic returns to the stage & television. His most remarkable films include Little Big man (1970), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Papillon (1973), Straw Dogs (1971), All the President’s man (1976), Marathon Man (1976), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Hook (1991), Tootsie (1982), Rain Man (1988) & Wag the Dog (1997). On 2012, this outstanding actor made his directorial debut through the a British drama comedy movie ‘Quarter’, for which he earned 4 different nominations, earning 2 of them, Hollywood Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Directing & Chicago International Film Festival Award for Best narrative Feature.

Throughout his acting career, this 1980s- 1990s star, Dustin Hoffman has gained a huge name & fame through his adaptable portrayals of susceptible & antiheroes characters. Additional to his acting interest, the political liberal, Dustin is an all-time fan of an American comic book ‘Archie Comics’ & owns each of the issues yet printed. He is also a long time supporter of Ralph Nader & the Democratic Party. Dustin was effectively treated for the perilous disease, cancer in the year 2013.