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October 29, 1947 (76)
Richard Dreyfuss is an American actor whose career spans several decades, marked by a series of notable performances in both film and television. He first gained widespread recognition for his role in the film “American Graffiti” (1973) and subsequently achieved further acclaim for his performance in “Jaws” (1975). Dreyfuss’s portrayal of a struggling actor in “The Goodbye Girl” (1977) earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor, making him the youngest actor to win the award at that time.
Dreyfuss’s filmography is diverse, encompassing a range of genres. He starred in the romantic drama “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (1977), the comedy “What About Bob?” (1991), and the historical drama “Mr. Holland’s Opus” (1995). His television appearances include roles in “Weeds” and “Parenthood,” showcasing his versatility across different media. Dreyfuss has also lent his voice to animated films, such as “James and the Giant Peach” (1996), further expanding his artistic range.
Throughout his career, Dreyfuss has collaborated with a host of notable figures in the entertainment industry. He worked with director Steven Spielberg in “Jaws” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.” His performance in “The Goodbye Girl” was alongside Marsha Mason, and he starred with Bill Murray in “What About Bob?”. Dreyfuss shared the screen with Blythe Danner in “The Lightkeepers” (2009) and with Glenne Headly in “Mr. Holland’s Opus.” His other significant collaborations include working with Holly Hunter in “Once Around” (1991), Danny Glover in “Silverado” (1985), Emilio Estevez in “Stakeout” (1987), and Sissy Spacek in “The Old Man Who Read Love Stories” (2001).
Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor for “The Goodbye Girl” and received a nomination for the same category for “Mr. Holland’s Opus.” His performance in “The Education of Max Bickford” earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Dreyfuss was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.