(Dustin Lee Hoffman)
* 08. August 1937 (in Los Angeles, California)

1989 as Raymond Babbit in 'Rain Man'

1980 as Ted Kramer in 'Kramer vs. Kramer'

1998 as Stanley Motts in 'Wag the Dog'

1983 as Michael Dorsay in 'Tootsie'

1975 as Lenny Bruce in 'Lenny'

1970 as Enrico (Ratzo) Rizzo in 'Midnight Cowboy'

1968 as Benjamin Braddock in 'The Graduate'


one of the best actors ever...it's always a pleasure to see him in a movie

he was married to ballerina Anne Byrne (1969 - 1980, divorced)

he has two daughters with Byrne: Karina (* 1966, Byrnes daughter who he adopted)  and Jenna (* 1970, a photographer)

he is now married to Lisa Gottsegen, a former lawyer...since October 1980

has 4 children with Gottsegen: Jacob Edward (* 1981, actor), Rebecca Lillian (* 1983), Maxwell Geoffrey (* 1984)  and Alexandra Lydia (* 1987)

his father is set designer and furniture designer Harvey Hoffman (* 1908  † 1987) and his mother is Lillian Gold (* 1909  † 1982)

Dustin has got a brother, Ronald, who once was an economic professor, and is now a lawyer

his daughter Jenna Byrne had a little role in 'Wag the Dog' (1997) (and DeNiro's daughter Drena DeNiro, too)

his other kids, Jacob, Maxwell and Rebecca Hoffman had little roles in 'Hook' (1991)