( 1937-), US actor; full name Dustin Lee Hoffman. A versatile method actor, he won Academy Awards for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), about a couple battling for child custody, and Rain Man (1989), in which he plays an autistic adult. Other notable movies: The Graduate (1967), Tootsie (1983), and Meet the Fockers (2004).
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