Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss

Actor

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Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is 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.

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Birthday

Oct. 29, 1947

Place of birth

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Known for

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The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind'

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Frank Capra's American Dream

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The Making of 'American Graffiti'

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Third Party President: Citizen Rocky

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The Two Million Year Old Boy

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Teddy Roosevelt: An American Lion

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Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me'

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A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope

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The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws'

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Lincoln

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The Shark Is Still Working

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AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition

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