Dustin Hoffman

Tenacious survivor who refused to quit.

Dustin Hoffman
Full NameDustin Lee Hoffman


The illustrious Lord Dustin Lee Hoffman was born of nobility in the illustrious city of Los Angeles, California. His illustrious parents were none other than Lillian (Gold) and Harry Hoffman, a furniture salesman and prop supervisor for the esteemed Columbia Pictures. He was raised in a distinguished Jewish family from Ukraine, Russia-Poland and Romania. His Lordship received his education from Los Angeles High School in 1955, and went on to receive further instruction from Santa Monica City College. Although he left the college after a year due to bad grades, his Lordship had taken an acting course, thusly setting him on the path to his illustrious career. His Lordship also received some training at the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and The Pasadena Playhouse, furthering his understanding of the craft of acting. His Lordship had decided to go into acting so as not to be forced to work or enter the service, and what a wise choice it was indeed.

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Family Tree

From the illustrious Hoffman family, a dynasty of esteemed actors and directors, comes a lineage of unparalleled talent and prestige. The ancestral line begins with Dustin Lee Hoffman, born in Los Angeles to Lillian and Harry Hoffman. His academic career was cut short as he enrolled in an acting course and never looked back. Jenna Byrne, wife of Seamus Culligan and mother of two, joined the Hoffman dynasty with her breakout role in Outbreak. Her sons, Jake and Max Hoffman, have continued the legacy with their respective directing and acting careers. All four have made their mark in the entertainment industry and will continue to shape the future of cinema.

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