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Dustin Hoffman Features

This is the section for all our "FUN" Dustin Hoffman information - please enjoy!

Did You Know?

... that Dustin Hoffman was 30 years old when he made appeared as depressed college-graduate Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate. Ironically, Anne Bancroft who played the lusty and much older Mrs. Robinson was only 36. Learn more in our Tribute to The Graduate.

... that Dustin Hoffman made only four movies in the eighties. They were Ishtar, Family Business, Rain Man and Tootsie (pictured here).

... that Dustin Hoffman's 1969 movie Midnight Cowboy is the only X-rated film to ever win a Best Picture Academy Award.

... that Dustin Hoffman is the only actor to have leading roles in three Academy Award Best Picture winning movies. They were Midnight Cowboy, Kramer Vs. Kramer (pictured here) and Rain Man.

... that Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman were roommates when they were both struggling actors trying to make it in New York in the early sixties. Despite a friendship that has lasted five decades, they never appeared together in a movie until Runaway Jury in 2003. Visit our Tribute to Gene Hackman.

... that the Ray Babbitt character in Rain Man was based on a real person. And he has a My Space page!

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Ted Kramer ( Kramer vs. Kramer ):

"What law is it that says a woman's a better parent simply by virtue of her sex... I've had to think a lot about whatever it is that makes somebody a good parent: constancy, patience, understanding... love. Where is it written that a man has less of those qualities than a woman?"

The character that Dustin played in Wag the Dog was an homage to what real life movie producer/director?