Richard Dreyfuss

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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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Dreyfuss, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Known Credits 117

Birthday 1947-10-29

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Third Party President: Citizen Rocky as himself
2016 Madoff as Bernie Madoff
2015 Zipper as George Hiller
2015 Your Family or Mine(10 episodes) as Louis
2014 Squatters as David Silverman
2014 Caserta Palace Dream as Luigi Vanvitelli
2013 Cas & Dylan as Dr. Cas Pepper
2013 Paranoia as Frank Cassidy
2013 Milius as Himself
2013 Very Good Girls as Danny
2012 Coma as Professor Hillside
2012 Coma(2 episodes) as Professor Hillside
2011 The Two Million Year Old Boy as Narator
2010 RED as Alexander Dunning
2010 Piranha 3D as Matthew Boyd
2009 The Lightkeepers as Seth
2009 Leaves of Grass as Pug Rothbaum
2009 My Life in Ruins as Irv Gideon
2009 I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale as Himself
2008 W. as Dick Cheney
2007 Tin Man(3 episodes) as Mystic Man
2007 AFI: 100 Years... 100 Movies... 10th Anniversary Edition
2007 Tin Man as Mystic Man
2007 The Shark Is Still Working as Himself
2006 Poseidon as Richard Nelson
2005 Weeds(4 episodes) as Warren Schiff
2005 The Adventures of Errol Flynn as Himself - Actor
2004 Silver City as Chuck Raven
2004 A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope as Narrator
2004 Coast to Coast as Barnaby Pierce
2004 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories
2003 Teddy Roosevelt: An American Lion as Theodore Roosevelt
2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot as Alexander Haig
2001 The Education of Max Bickford(22 episodes) as Max Bickford
2001 Who Is Cletis Tout? as Micah Donnelly
2000 Walking the Tracks: The Summer of 'Stand by Me' as Himself
2000 The Crew as Bobby Bartellemeo / Narrator
2000 Fail Safe as President
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 Lansky as Meyer Lansky
1999 Family Guy(2 episodes)
1998 Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude as Narrator
1998 Krippendorf's Tribe as Prof. Krippendorf
1998 The Making of 'American Graffiti' as Himself
1997 The Wonderful World of Disney(1 episode)
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1997 The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon as Narrator (voice)
1997 Oliver Twist as Fagin
1997 Frank Capra's American Dream as Himself
1996 Mad Dog Time as Vic
1996 Night Falls on Manhattan as Sam Vigoda
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 James and the Giant Peach as Centipede (voice)
1995 Mr. Holland's Opus as Glenn Holland
1995 The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' as Himself
1995 The American President as Senator Bob Rumson
1995 The Frank Skinner Show(1 episode)
1995 The Last Word as Larry
1994 Silent Fall as Dr. Jake Rainer
1994 It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein as Himself
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Another Stakeout as Det. Chris Lecce
1993 Lost in Yonkers as Louie Kurnitz
1992 Lincoln
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(1 episode)
1991 Prisoner of Honor as Col. Picquart
1991 What About Bob? as Dr. Leo Marvin
1991 Once Around as Sam
1990 Postcards from the Edge as Doctor Frankenthal
1990 Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead as The Player
1989 Always as Pete Sandich
1989 Let It Ride as Jay Trotter
1989 Michael Jackson - Liberian Girl as Richard Dreyfuss
1988 Moon Over Parador as Jack Noah / President Alphonse Simms
1987 Nuts as Aaron Levinsky
1987 Stakeout as Det. Chris Lecce
1987 Tin Men as Bill 'BB' Babowsky
1986 Stand by Me as Gordon Lachance (Adult)
1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills as David 'Dave' Whiteman
1984 The Buddy System as Joe
1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway? as Ken Harrison
1980 The Competition as Paul Dietrich
1978 The Big Fix as Moses Wine
1977 The Goodbye Girl as Elliot Garfield
1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind as Roy Neary
1977 The Sentinel as Man on sidewalk talking to girl in red sweater (uncredited)
1976 Victory at Entebbe as Colonel Yonatan 'Yonni' Netanyahu
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Jaws as Matt Hooper
1975 Inserts as Boy Wonder
1974 The Second Coming of Suzanne as Clavius
1974 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz as Duddy
1974 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz as Uncle Benjy
1973 American Graffiti as Curt Henderson
1973 Dillinger as Baby Face Nelson
1973 A Touch of Grace(1 episode)
1972 Two for the Money as Morris Gap
1969 The New People(1 episode)
1969 Room 222(1 episode)
1969 Hello Down There as Harold Webster
1968 The Mod Squad(2 episodes)
1968 The Young Runaways as Terry
1967 Valley of the Dolls as Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
1967 Judd for the Defense(1 episode)
1966 Occasional Wife(1 episode)
1966 Felony Squad(1 episode)
1966 Hey, Landlord(1 episode)
1966 That Girl(1 episode)
1965 Gidget(1 episode)
1964 Karen(27 episodes) as David Rowe III
1964 Bewitched(1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(3 episodes)
1900 America Betrayed as Narrator
1900 American Chronicles(0 episodes)
1900 Happiness Isn't Everything(0 episodes) as Jerry Hamburger
1900 Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys(0 episodes)

Production

1991 Once Around … Co-Producer

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