Caption: Dustin Hoffman at event of The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)
Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Born: August 8, 1937
Star sign: Leo
Height: 5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
Known for: Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Tootsie (1982), Rain Man (1988), The Graduate (1967)
Dustin Lee Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, to Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, who was a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a Jewish family (from Ukraine, Russia-Poland, and Romania). Hoffman graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went to Santa Monica City College, where he ...