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Why Dustin Hoffman's 9-Year-Old Granddaughter Is Crazy Envious of His Latest Role

Why Dustin Hoffman's 9-Year-Old Granddaughter Is Crazy Envious of His Latest Role

Originally posted 08/11/2015 02:40PM

Dustin Hoffman has landed some enviable roles in his lifetime – Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate, Ted Kramer in Kramer vs. Kramer, Raymond Babbitt in Rain Man, just to name a few – but it wasn't until he nabbed a part narrating the audiobook of Appleblossom the Possum that his 9-year-old granddaughter really got envious.

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Here's How to Take a Tennis Masterclass with Serena Williams

Originally posted 05/12/2015 03:20PM

Tennis lessons from Serena Williams and photography tips from Annie Leibovitz – sounds like an advantage for the rich and famous, but now ordinary folks can benefit too.

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Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Star-Studded 50th Birthday Bash

Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Star-Studded 50th Birthday Bash

Originally posted 04/06/2015 05:30PM

Robert Downey Jr. turned the big 5-0 Saturday, and he had an ample assortment of A-list pals on hand to celebrate the milestone birthday.

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The Godfather That Could Have Been: Francis Ford Coppola's Hand-Written Casting Notes | The Godfather

The Godfather That Could Have Been: Francis Ford Coppola's Hand-Written Casting Notes

Originally posted 06/23/2014 02:40PM

Today, the notion of casting The Godfather differently verges on heresy, but a list of actors hand-written by director Francis Ford Coppola himself offers a look at a parallel-dimension version of the mafia classic.

Laurence Olivier in the titular Godfather role instead of Marlon Brando?

Dustin Hoffman or Martin Sheen as Michael Corleone instead of Al Pacino?

Ben Gazzara or John Saxon as Sonny instead of James Caan? ("Jimmy," per Coppola's notes.)

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Angelina Jolie and 8 'Wicked' Stars Who Brought Disney-Inspired Villains to Life

Angelina Jolie and 8 'Wicked' Stars Who Brought Disney-Inspired Villains to Life

Originally posted 11/13/2013 06:00PM

Audiences got their first look at Angelina Jolie as an iconic Disney villain Wednesday, as the Tomb Raider actress made her dark debut in the first trailer for the upcoming film Maleficent, a Wicked-style take on the life of the evil Sleeping Beauty sorceress.

Jolie is but the latest in a long line of actors who have tried their hand at bringing the menace of Disney's animated villains to life onscreen.

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Dustin Hoffman Successfully Treated for Cancer

Dustin Hoffman Successfully Treated for Cancer

Originally posted 08/06/2013 04:45PM

Dustin Hoffman has been successfully treated for cancer, his rep Jodi Gottlieb tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"It was detected early and he has been surgically cured," she says. "Dustin is feeling great and is in good health."

The two-time Oscar-winning actor and director, 75, will undergo doctor-recommended preventative treatments to minimize the chance of a recurrence in years to come.

Gottlieb declined to disclose further information about Hoffman's cancer or treatments.

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Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman to Present at Academy Awards

Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman to Present at Academy Awards

Originally posted 02/22/2013 11:00AM

Jack's back – at the Oscars.

Legendary actor Nicholson will join Dustin Hoffman as presenters at Sunday's Academy Awards. Both stars are 75.

"Between the two of them, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have created more iconic characters than any other pair of actors in the world," says a statement from show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. "Their participation in this year's Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today."

Other presenters include Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travolta.

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Dustin Hoffman: My Life in Pictures | Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman: My Life in Pictures

Originally posted 01/19/2013 10:00AM

Once the unlikeliest of stars, at 75 Dustin Hoffman is a first-time director with Quartet, starring Maggie Smith, in theaters now.

In this week's issue of PEOPLE, Hoffman shares personal photos from his life during the '50s to the '80s and reflects on everything from his time "as a sex symbol" to his role as a woman in 1982's hit Tootsie.

But don't think this is his swan song! "I'm just getting started," he tells PEOPLE. "I like to think I'm in the second act of life – and there are three."

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Kiss Cam Catches Dustin Hoffman Planting One on Jason Bateman

Kiss Cam Catches Dustin Hoffman Planting One on Jason Bateman

Originally posted 06/04/2010 02:55PM

It's usually the home team that gets the most cheering – but at the Staples Center Thursday night, fans went wild for something that had nothing to do with basketball.

During the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics NBA finals matchup, Dustin Hoffman decided to join in on the Kiss Cam fun – a segment where couples are shown on the JumboTron and prompted to share a smooch – when the camera zoomed in on him.



Learning, at first, towards his wife, Hoffman, 72, turned to plant a smacker instead on an unsuspecting Jason Bateman, 41, to the delight of the crowd.

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Toronto Diary: Who's Got Oscar Buzz?

UpdatePosted 09/18/2006 11:50AM

Toronto Diary: Who's Got Oscar Buzz?

Originally posted 09/16/2006 06:00AM

Every year, partway through the Toronto Film Festival, I breathe a sigh of relief, thinking, "Whew, we can have an Oscars race this year after all."

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