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Richard Dreyfuss

An American actor best known for starring in a number of film, television, and theater roles since the late 1960s, including the films American Graffiti, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Goodbye Girl, Stakeout, Always, What About Bob? and Mr. Holland's Opus. Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1977 for The Goodbye Girl, and was nominated in 1995 for Mr. Holland's Opus. He has also won a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and was nominated in 2002 for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries categories. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Dreyfuss, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 29, 1947 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Killing Winston Jones
Latest Project:
Movie Audrey 2020-11-30
Known For
Movie Killing Winston Jones Winston Jones 2022
Movie Audrey Himself 2020-11-30
Movie Polar Porter 2019-01-25
Movie The Last Laugh Buddy Green 2019-01-11
Movie Astronaut Angus 2019-07-26
Movie Daughter of the Wolf Father 2019-06-14
Movie Book Club George 2018-05-18
Movie Bayou Caviar Yuri 2018-10-05
Movie Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Series Madoff Bernie Madoff 2016-02-03
Movie Zipper George Hiller 2015-08-28
Series Your Family or Mine Louis 2015-04-08
Movie Squatters David Silverman 2014-05-14
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Caserta Palace Dream Luigi Vanvitelli 2014-03-18
Movie Very Good Girls Danny 2013-01-22
Movie Cas & Dylan Dr. Cas Pepper 2013-09-17
Movie Paranoia Frank Cassidy 2013-08-14
Movie Milius Himself 2013-03-09
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Series Coma Professor Hillside 2012-09-03
Movie RED Alexander Dunning 2010-10-13
Movie Piranha 3D Matthew Boyd 2010-08-20
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie My Life in Ruins Irv Gideon 2009-06-05
Movie Leaves of Grass Pug Rothbaum 2009-09-13
Movie W. Dick Cheney 2008-10-17
Movie The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo Self 2007-01-01
Movie AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
Series Tin Man Mystic Man 2007-12-02
Movie Poseidon Richard Nelson 2006-05-10
Movie Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive Himself 2006-09-19
Movie The Adventures of Errol Flynn Himself - Actor 2005-04-05
Movie A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope Narrator 2004-09-14
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Himself 2003-03-09
Movie The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Himself 2001-05-08
Movie In Search of Peace Yitzhak Rabin (voice) 2001-09-21
Movie The Old Man Who Read Love Stories 2001-03-07
Series The Education of Max Bickford Max Bickford 2001-09-23
Movie R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Self 2001-11-25
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys Scoop the Snowman (voice) 2001-10-14
Movie Fail Safe President 2000-04-09
Movie Walking the Tracks: The Summer of Stand by Me Himself 2000-08-29
Movie The Crew Bobby Bartellemeo / Narrator 2000-08-21
Movie Lansky Meyer Lansky 1999-02-27
Movie Krippendorf's Tribe Prof. Krippendorf 1998-02-27
Movie The Making of 'American Graffiti' Himself 1998-09-15
Movie Oliver Twist Fagin 1997-05-15
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Himself 1997-01-01
Movie Mad Dog Time Vic 1996-11-08
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Sam Vigoda 1996-10-22
Movie The American President Senator Bob Rumson 1995-11-17
Movie The Making of Jaws Himself 1995-11-28
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Glenn Holland 1995-12-29
Movie It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Himself 1994-10-25
Movie Silent Fall Dr. Jacob W. "Jake" Rainer 1994-10-28
Movie Once Around Sam 1991-01-18
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead The Player 1991-02-08
Movie Prisoner of Honor Col. Picquart 1991-11-02
Movie Postcards from the Edge Doctor Frankenthal 1990-09-14
Movie Moon Over Parador Jack Noah / President Alphonse Simms 1988-09-09
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life Himself 1988-11-22
Movie Tin Men Bill 'BB' Babowsky 1987-03-06
Movie Stakeout Det. Chris Lecce 1987-08-05
Movie Nuts Aaron Levinsky 1987-11-20
Movie Down and Out in Beverly Hills David 'Dave' Whiteman 1986-01-31
Movie Whose Life Is It Anyway? Ken Harrison 1981-12-02
Movie The Big Fix Moses Wine 1978-10-06
Movie The Goodbye Girl Elliot Garfield 1977-11-27
Movie The Sentinel Man on sidewalk talking to girl in red sweater (uncredited) 1977-01-07
Movie Victory at Entebbe Colonel Yonatan 'Yonni' Netanyahu 1976-12-13
Movie Jaws Matt Hooper 1975-06-18
Movie The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Duddy 1974-04-11
Movie The Second Coming of Suzanne Clavius 1974-10-04
Movie New England Our Way Himself 1974-12-09
Movie Dillinger Baby Face Nelson 1973-07-20
Movie American Graffiti Curt Henderson 1973-08-01
Movie Hello Down There Harold Webster 1969-01-01
Movie The Young Runaways Terry 1968-09-11
Series Karen David Rowe III 1964-10-05