“Never, ever, ever, ever, ever take a day off.” – Val Kilmer on Breaking into the Acting Business
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“While filming the first scene, right before their entrance, he [Hoffman] slapped Streep hard across the cheek, leaving a red mark.”
How cool would it be to have a one-on-one masterclass with Dustin Hoffman?
“I was a freak accident, so I got a lead that happened to be The Graduate and it was like a light switch went on and I was an instant star” – Dustin Hoffman
During a recent Reddit AMA chat with Jason Schwartzman to promote his new film Listen…
The Hollywood Reporter attended the Toronto Film Festival and asked some of the industry’s biggest celebrities…
Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant…
As much as I like most of the big-budget films that Jon Favreau has directed,…
Not many septuagenarians — soon to be octogenarians — actresses still work steadily in film and television, but Dame Maggie Smith is no normal actress. Along with starring on the critically acclaimed Downton Abbey television series, she recently appeared in Quartet, Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut.
In an interview with NPR promoting his directorial debut Quartet, acting legend Dustin Hoffman talked about getting his start in acting. Famously, Hoffman beat out other actors for his breakthrough role of Benjamin in The Graduate like Robert Redford, who far more resembled the character in the original novel.
Dustin Hoffman began his first directing project back in 1978 on the film Straight Time—before he fired himself for lack of confidence.
There’s a famous, though embellished, story about classically trained actor Laurence Olivier and method actor Dustin Hoffman on the set of Marathon Man. According to the legend, Olivier asked Hoffman why he looked so tired on the set one morning, and Hoffman explained that he had stayed up the whole night in order to properly play a character who had stayed up all night. As a joke, Olivier replied something to the effect of, “Why not try acting? It’s much easier.”
Lawyer Sam Dempster was jogging in London’s Hyde Park when he had a heart attack and collapsed. Academy Award winning actor Dustin Hoffman just happened to walk by and noticed Sam frothing at the mouth and falling on his face.
If there’s ever a time when Dustin Hoffman is completely at peace, it’s when he’s in front of a camera or on stage.
Based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, the movie follows the life of Barney Panofsky (Giamatti) as we watch him through 3 marriages, a popular TV show and a possible murder rap.