Dustin Hoffman Bio
Dustin Lee Hoffman, born on 8 August 1937 in Los Angeles, California, is an American actor and director. With performances in film, television and theater, he is best known for his versatile portrayals of vulnerable characters and antiheroes.
Dustin Hoffman made his acting debut at the Pasadena Playhouse. He first gained critical acclaim in 1966 when he starred in the play Eh?. After making his film debut in The Tiger Makes Out in 1967, he landed his breakthrough film role in The Graduate the same year. He made his directorial debut in 2012 with the British comedy-drama film Quartet.
Throughout his career, Dustin Hoffman had won numerous awards, including two Academy Awards, six Golden Globe Awards, four British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, three Drama Desk Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Genie Award. He also received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1999, and the Kennedy Center Honors Award in 2012.
Dustin Hoffman Personal Details
- Born Name: Dustin Lee Hoffman
- Age (in 2017): 80
- Date of Birth: August 8, 1937
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 50 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @dustinhoffman3
Dustin Hoffman Family Tree
- Wife name: Anne Byrne (Divorced)
- Wife name: Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman
- Daughter: Jenna Byrne
- Daughter: Karina Hoffman-Birkhead (Adopted)
- Boy: Jacob Edward “Jake” Hoffman
- Boy: Maxwell Geoffrey “Max” Hoffman
- Daughter: Alexandra Lydia “Ali” Hoffman
- Daughter: Rebecca Lillian Hoffman
- Father name: Harry Hoffman
- Mother name: Lillian (née Gold)
- Brother: Ronald Hoffman
- Mother-in-Law name: Marcia Francis Gottsegen
- Father-in-Law name: William Laurence Gottsegen
- Brother-in-Law name: Lee Gottsegen
Dustin Hoffman Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Dustin Hoffman with his past and current girlfriend details.
Dustin Hoffman dated:
- Betty Kelly – Dustin Hoffman had an encounter with American singer Betty Kelly.
- Veruschka von Lehndorff – Dustin Hoffman dated Russian model Veruschka von Lehndorff.
- Anne Byrne (1969-October 1980) – Dustin Hoffman married American actress Anne Byrne on 4 May 1969. Dustin Hoffman adopted Anne Byrne’s daughter, and they have one child together. The couple divorced in 1980.
- Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman (1979-PRESENT) – Dustin Hoffman married American businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen Hoffman on 21 October 1980. They have four children together.
Dustin Hoffman Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Dustin Hoffman Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 5′ 6″
- Height in Centimeters: 168 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 148 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 67 kg
Dustin Hoffman follows a vegetarian diet.
Dustin Hoffman plays tennis, jogs and does light weights. He has also said that by masturbating regularly he burns many calories.
He works out for an hour every day.
Dustin Hoffman Fun Facts
Dustin Hoffman Quotes
“Life stinks, but that doesn’t mean you don’t enjoy it.”
“One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you’re a star you’re dead already. You’re embalmed.”
“I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.”
Dustin Hoffman Interesting Facts
- Before they were famous, Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman and Robert Duvall shared an apartment.
- He is in the Guinness Book of World Records for Greatest Age Span Portrayed by a Movie Actor for his work in the 1970 film Little Big Man.
- He was named after was named after actor Dustin Farnum.
- He supports the Democratic Party and Ralph Nader.
- He was successfully treated for cancer in 2013.