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Richard Dreyfuss


Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers. He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents were Austro-Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and his ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Zipper (post-production)
George Hiller
 2014 Caserta Palace Dream (Short)
Vanvitelli
 2013 Cas & Dylan
Dr. Cas Pepper
 2013 Very Good Girls
Danny
 2011 Lone Star Trixie (Short)
Virgil
 2009 The Lightkeepers
Seth Atkins / Bascom
 2008/I W.
Dick Cheney
 2008/I Signs of the Time (Documentary)
Narrator
 2004 Silver City
Chuck Raven
 2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
Antonio Bolivar
 2000 The Crew
Bobby Bartellemeo / Narrator
 1996 Mad Dog Time
Vic
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Sam Vigoda
 1995 The Last Word
Larry
 1993 Another Stakeout
Chris Lecce
 1993 Lost in Yonkers
Louie Kurnitz
 1991 Once Around
Sam Sharpe
 1987 Nuts
Aaron Levinsky
 1987 Stakeout
Chris Lecce
 1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Dave Whiteman
 1984 The Buddy System
Joe
 1980 The Competition
Paul Dietrich
 1978 The Big Fix
Moses Wine
 1977 The Sentinel
Man on sidewalk talking to girl in red sweater (uncredited)
 1975 Jaws
Hooper
 1969 Hello Down There
Harold Webster
 1968 The Young Runaways
Terry
 1967 Valley of the Dolls
Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
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Wrote the novel, _The Two Georges_, an alternate history story about an America that stayed in the British Empire. Harry Turtledove is the co- author See more »

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7 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I don't think film acting is necessarily a triumph of technique. Film stardom is a friendship that happens between an audience and a performer. Its like you meet someone and you click with that person for whatever reason". See more »

Trivia:

During his struggling actor years, he was constantly subjected to the ridicule of Hollywood casting directors after auditioning. The actor had written up a little list of their names which he kept as a reminder that he would eventually find success. See more »

Trademark:

Low-pitched, nasal voice See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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Looks bad for his Age at 58!!! Weezerboi18
Dr. Leo Marvin is Richard's Best Role friezax2
Has anyone seen his role as Dick Cheney in W. yet? zeroyear27
Richard Dreyfuss on Bewitched 1966 Madtown488
What's the movie where he suddenly moves into a house as a musician? takiko-1
Reprising his role as Matt Hooper!? pattycakes-johnson
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