Dustin Hoffman is a famous American actor who received five nomination for Oscar and won two Academy Awards in 1980 and 1989.
Dustin wanted to become a pianist and attended classes but by his own words “did not have an ear”.
He debuted as an actor in the 1960s with the small role in the series Naked City.
Best Known For
He won both Golden Globe and Oscar Awards for an amazing play in Rain Man and Kramer vs. Kramer.
All in all, he has more than 60 wins and nearly 50 nominations for different awards such as Primetime Emmy or BAFTA.
Among his other recognizable works are Tootsie and The Graduate.
He worked as a director in Quartet in 2012 and as a producer for A Walk on the Moon and 10 episodes of Luck.
He is a supporter of Judaism. Despite the fact that the star raise up in a non-religious family, he is a religious man.
He has Jewish roots. “I got a few “dirty Jews” and got beat up...enough for me to always deny my being Jewish as I was growing up.” – Hoffman shared.
However today after getting to know about his family in Finding Your Roots, he proudly says “I’m a Jew.”
The man is straight.
He has a daughter Jenna with his ex-wife Anne Byrne (1969-1980).
In 1980, he tied the knot with Lisa Gottsegen and the couple gave a birth to Rebecca, Jacob
, Maxwell and Alexandra.
Worth To Known
He has a brother Ronald.
The actor appeared number 41 in Empire’s “The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” in 1997.
He likes vodka and borscht (being influenced by his mother’s culture).