Early life[change | change source]
Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the younger son of Lillian, a jazz pianist, and Harry Hoffman, who worked as a prop supervisor/set decorator at Columbia Pictures before becoming a furniture salesman. His brother, Ronald, is a lawyer and economist. Hoffman's family was Jewish, although he was not brought up religious. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1955.
Dustin Hoffman's movies[change | change source]
Personal life[change | change source]
In 2013, Hoffman had successful treatment for cancer.
References[change | change source]
- Yahoo movies biography.
- Film Reference.com biography.
- Bernard, Sarah (2007-11-18). "The Tortoise and the Whoopee Cushion". New York Magazine. http://nymag.com/guides/holidays/gifts/2007/40990/. Retrieved 2007-11-22.
- Hoffman's Jewish return. Ynet.com. 19 November 2006.