Hoffman


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Hoffman

(ˈhɒfmən)
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(Biography) Dustin (Lee) (ˈdʌstɪn). born 1937, US stage and film actor. His films include The Graduate (1967), Midnight Cowboy (1969), All the President's Men (1976), Kramer vs Kramer (1979), Rain Man (1989), Accidental Hero (1992), and Moonlight Mile (2002)
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Noun1.Hoffman - United States sculptor (1887-1966)Hoffman - United States sculptor (1887-1966)  
2.Hoffman - versatile United States film actor (born in 1937)
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He took Blanche up to the Hoffman House one evening, where they have swell music, and you see a lot of swells.
The next dance was beginning; it was the Barcarolle out of Hoffman, which made Helen beat her toe in time to it; but she felt that after such a compliment it was impossible to get up and go, and, besides being amused, she was really flattered, and the honesty of his conceit attracted her.
If it were possible for literature to use the microscope of the Leuwenhoeks, the Malpighis, and the Raspails (an attempt once made by Hoffman, of Berlin), and if we could magnify and then picture the teredos navalis, in other words, those ship-worms which brought Holland within an inch of collapsing by honey-combing her dykes, we might have been able to give a more distinct idea of Messieurs Gigonnet, Baudoyer, Saillard, Gaudron, Falleix, Transon, Godard and company, borers and burrowers, who proved their undermining power in the thirtieth year of this century.
Cirrus Lingl of Carpentersville (Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates )
Hoffman, Jr and wife Janet of Pembroke, his 4 grandchildren, Brian Gilley and wife Michelle of Springfield, Timothy Hoffman of Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Hoffman and wife Danielle of Rockland, Traci (Gilley) Martin and husband Conor of Springfield, 2 great-grandchildren, Rachael and Jacob Hoffman, several nephews and nieces.
Hoffman was found dead in an apartment in New York City's (NYC) Greenwich Village with a needle stuck in his left forearm.
Adding to the plaudits, all three Dustin Hoffman films that grace our list, including a Top 10 finish for "The Graduate," were written about by Jody Rosen–definitive proof that if Jody Rosen has a crush on your stuff then it means your life is a success.
Her friends say Hoffman was a bit of a hippie-ish free spirit, and they concede that she shared and sold small amounts of marijuana and ecstasy within her social circle.
Hoffman received a $900,000 paycheck for the win, an interview with Jim Rome on Tuesday morning and a little bigger fan base.
Hoffman (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 2004.
Matthias Weber of Indiana University in Bloomington, David Hoffman of Stanford University, and Michael Wolf of Rice University in Houston now offer a proof that nearly settles the question.
Capote * Directed by Bennett Miller * Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman * Sony Pictures Classics