Dustin Hoffman Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth & Bio




  • Dustin Hoffman is a highly-popular and extremely talented veteran American actor from the Hollywood movie industry. Besides being a multiple award-winning actor, Dustin Hoffman is also an accomplished film director too.

    Dustin Hoffman is renowned for playing some of the most memorable on-screen character in Hollywood and is also popular as a stage actor as well.

    About Dustin Hoffman

    Bio

    Real NameDustin Lee Hoffman
    NicknameDusty
    Date of Birth8th August 1937
    Age82
    Nationality
    American
    Religion
    Jewish
    Place of Birth
    Los Angeles (California)
    Education
    Graduated from Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater (New York)

    Physical Stats

    Height
    5 ft 6"
    (167 cm) approximately
    Weight
    175 lbs
    (80 kg)
    approximately
    Hair Color
    Salt and Pepper
    Eye ColorLight Brown

    Family & Relationships

    FatherHarry Hoffman
    (Furniture Salesman)
    MotherLillian Gold Hoffman
    BrotherRonald Hoffman
    (Lawyer/Economist)
    Marital StatusMarried
    WifeLisa Gottsegen
    (Businesswoman)

    Career

    Profession
    Actor/Director
    Net WorthINR 356,00,00,000
    (USD 50 Million)
    Famous for
    MOVIES -

    The Tiger Makes Out, The Graduate (1967), Madign's Millions (1968), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Little Big Man (1970), Straw Dogs (1971), Alfredo,Alfredo (1972), Papillon (1973), Lenny (1974), All the President's Men, Marathon Man (1976), Straight Time (1978), Agatha, Kramer vs Kramer (1979), Tootsie (1982), Ishtar (1987), Rain Man (1988), Family Business (1989), Dick Tracy (1990), Hook (1991), Hero (1992), Outbreak (1995), American Buffalo, Sleepers (1996), Mad City (1997), Sphere (1998), The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999), Moonlight Mile (2002), Runaway Jury (2003), Finding Neverland, Meet the Fockers (2004), Racing Stripes (2005), Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Stranger than Fiction (2006), Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007), Last Chance Harvey (2008), Barney's Version, Little Fockers (2010), Chef, The Cobbler (2014), The Program (2015), The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

    TELEVISION -

    Naked City (1961 & 1963), The Defenders (1962 & 1965), The Journey of the Fifth Horse (1966), The Star Wagon (1966), ABC Stage 67 - "The Trap Old Man" (1967), Premiere - "Higher and Higher, Attorneys at Law" (1968), The Point (1971), Death of a Salesman (1985), Curb Your Enthusiasm - "The End" (2005), Luck (2011-2012), Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015), Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)

    THEATER -

    A Cook for Mr. General (1961), The Subject Was Roses (1964), Jimmy Shine (1968), All Over Town (1974), Death of a Salesman (1984), The Merchant of Venice (1989)
    First MovieThe Tiger Makes Out (1967)
    Favorite ActorsMarlon Brando, Gene Hackman
    HobbiesLoves acting

    Dustin Hoffman is most recognized for his distinctly deep nasal voice that gives it an atypical “honking” timbre. Dustin Hoffman is renowned in the movie industry as being one of the most difficult actors to work with, but that is only because of his perfectionist approach to every scene and character in the movie he acts in.

    Dustin Hoffman’s age is around 82, as Dustin Hoffman was born on the 8th of August, 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Dustin Hoffman’s height is around 5 ft 6 inches (167 cm) while Dustin Hoffman’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). Dustin Hoffman’s hobby is acting and his passion.

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    Dustin Hoffman’s father was Harry Hoffman, who earlier worked as a set decorator and then became a furniture salesman, while Dustin Hoffman’s mother was Lillian Gold Hoffman. Dustin Hoffman was the second child to his parents and Dustin Hoffman’s older brother is Ronald Hoffman, who is a lawyer and an economist by profession. Dustin Hoffman has been married twice and Dustin Hoffman has divorced once. Dustin Hoffman’s ex-wife is Anna Byrne Hoffman, an actress, with whom he was married from May of 1969 to their divorce in October of 1980. Dustin Hoffman’s wife is currently American businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen, to whom he has been married since October of 1980. Dustin Hoffman has a total of 6 children from both his wives. Dustin Hoffman’s include daughters Karina Byrne Hoffman, Jenna Hoffmna, Rebecca Lillian Maxwell Geoffrey and Alexandra Lydia “Ali” Hoffman as well as son Jacob Edward.

    Owing to his impressive acting talent and an acting career in Hollywood spanning for over 50 years now, Dustin Hoffman’s net worth is estimated around INR 356 crores (USD 50 Million).

    Talking about his accomplishments as an actor, Dustin Hoffman’s acting talent has been recognized with numerous prestigious awards and honors and numerous award nominations to his credit.

    The list of Dustin Hoffman’s award-wins include winning the prestigious Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his extremely impressive performance in ‘Rain Man’ (1988) and winning another Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his excellent role in ‘Kramer vs Kramer’ (1979), apart from having 5 Oscar award nominations till date.

    Dustin Hoffman is the winner of the Golden Globe Awards’ 1997 Cecil B. DeMille Award, winner of the Golden Glove Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his impressive performance in ‘Rain Man’ (1989), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for his impressive characterization in ‘Death of a Salesman’ (1985), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his excellent role in ‘Tootsie’ (1982), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his performance in ‘Kramer vs Kramer’ (1980) and winner of the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male for his debut performance in ‘The Graduate’ (1967) apart from having had an impressive 7 Golden Globe Award nominations to his credit.

    Dustin Hoffman won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special for his excellent portrayal in the big-screen adaptation of the popular play ‘Death of a Salesman’ (1985) and also had 1 Primetime Emmy Award nomination as well.

    Dustin Hoffman is also the winner of the British Association of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles for his debut movie ‘The Graduate’ (1967), winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969) and winner of another BAFTA Award for Best Actor in the same year for his role in ‘John and Mary’ (1969) and also winner of yet another BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his impressive performance in ‘Tootsie’ (1982), besides having had 5 BAFTA Award nominations to his credit till now.

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    Dustin Hoffman has also won the Movies for Grownup Awards’ Best Grownup Love Story award for ‘Last Chance Harvey’ (2008) and won the Movies for Grownup Awards’ Breakthrough Accomplishment Award for his directorial debut ‘Quartet’ (2012) and also won the 2013 Movies for Grownup Awards’ 2013 Career Achievement Award as well as had 1 Movies for Grownup Award nomination also.

    Dustin Hoffman has won the Boston Society of Film Critics’ Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Tootsie’ (1982), won the Chicago International Film Festival’s 2006 Career Achievement Award and also the Chicago International Film Festival’s Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature (as director) for ‘Quartet’ (2012), won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Barney’s Version’ (2012), won the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Best Film award for ‘Quartet’ (2012), won the Hollywood Film Award for Breakthrough Director for his directorial debut ‘Quartet’ (2012), won the International Emmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor for his role in ‘Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot’ (2015), won the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for ‘Kramer vs Kramer’ (1979) and another Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for ‘Rain Man’ (1988), won the Laurel Award’s Golden Laurel for Male Dramatic Performance for ‘Midnight Cowboy’ (1969), won the Laurel Award’s Golden Laurel for 1971 Star Male, won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Kramer vs Kramer’ (1979) and also won the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for ‘Meet the Fockers’ (2004).

    Dustin Hoffman is the winner of the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor for ‘Agatha’ (1979), winner of the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Kramer vs Kramer’ (1979) and winner of the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor for his performance in ‘Tootsie’ (1982) apart from having 2 National Society of Film Critics Award nominations as well.

    Dustin Hoffman has also won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for his excellent performance in ‘Tootsie’ (1982), besides having had 5 New York Film Critics Circle Award nominations too.

    Dustin Hoffman was awarded the American Film Institute’s 1999 Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded the BAFTA/LA 1997 Britannia Award for Excellent in Film, awarded the Berlin International Film Festival’s 1989 Honorary Golden Berlin Award, awarded the CineVegas International Film Festival’s 2002 Marquee Award, awarded the Costume Designers Guild Awards’ 2003 Distinguished Actor Award, awarded the Cesar Awards’ 2009 Honorary Cesar Award, awarded the Empire Awards’ 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 2005 Gala Tribute award, awarded with the Golden Derby Awards’ 2007 Lifetime Achievement (Performer) award, the Golden Derby Awards’ 2008 Lifetime Achievement (Performer) award, the Golden Derby Awards’ 2009 Lifetime Achievement (Performer) and the Golden Derby Awards’ 2010 Lifetime Achievement (Performer) award.

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    Dustin Hoffman has also been awarded the 2003 Golden Camera for Lifetime Achievement (International) award, awarded the Gotham Awards’ 2017 Tribute Award, awarded the Hasty Puddings Theatricals’ 1972 Man of the Year award, awarded the Hollywood Film Awards’ 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded the Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards’ 2002 Barrymore Award, awarded the 1983 Jupiter Award for Best International Actor, awarded the New York Women in Film & Television’s 1982 Muse Award, awarded the Online Film & Television Association’s 2009 Film Hall of Fame award, awarded the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s 2009 Chairman’s Award for Career Achievement, awarded the 1980 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, the 1983 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture Actor, the 1989 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture Actor and the 1990 People’s Choice Award for World-Favorite Motion Picture Actor too.

    Dustin Hoffman was also awarded the San Francisco International Film Festival’s 2003 Peter J. Owens award, awarded the San Sebastian International Film Festival’s 2012 Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors and the Venice Film Festival’s 1996 Career Golden Lion award for his half a century-long career as an excellent actor in the Hollywood movie industry.

    Besides having won these prestigious awards and honors, Dustin Hoffman has also had 2 Satellite Award nominations and 2 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations too.

    Interesting Facts About Dustin Hoffman

    • Dustin Hoffman is a non-smoker however Dustin Hoffman does drink alcohol.
    • Dustin Hoffman worked as a worker at the Macy’s store in New York before getting his big break in acting.
    • Dustin Hoffman is close friends with veteran Hollywood actor Gene Hackman.
    • In March of 1970 the neighboring house to Dustin Hoffman’s New York home blew up, killing 3 people but he and his family did not suffer any injuries.
    • Dustin Hoffman holds the Guinness World Record for “Greatest Age Span Portrayed By An Actor” for his performance in ‘Little Big Man’ (1970) where his character ages from 17 years old to 121 years old throughout the movie.
    • Dustin Hoffman has been often ranked as one of the greatest actors worldwide.
    • Dustin Hoffman is the commercial face of the Swedish apparel company ‘KappAhl’.
    • Dustin Hoffman also holds the record for being the only actor with the highest billing in 3 movies that won him the Oscar Award for Best Picture.
    • Dustin Hoffman was successfully treated for skin cancer in 2013.

     

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