05:58 PM EDT 07/01/2015

Add PEOPLE News

Richard Dreyfuss

Credit: ABC/Eric Liebowitz
First Look: See Blythe Danner and Richard Dreyfuss as Ruth and Bernie Madoff | Blythe Danner, Richard Dreyfuss

First Look: See Blythe Danner and Richard Dreyfuss as Ruth and Bernie Madoff

Originally posted 06/26/2015 08:45AM

The stars of ABC's Madoff are making their debut.

Blythe Danner and Richard Dreyfuss will play Ruth and Bernie Madoff in ABC's miniseries set to air later this year.

Inspired by chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross' book The Madoff Chronicles: Inside the Secret World of Bernie and Ruth, the special follows the rise and abrupt demise of the disgraced financier and his $65 billion Ponzi scheme.

Read More

Credit: Alban Wyters/Abaca
Richard Dreyfuss 'Trembled in Fear' Because of Depression

Richard Dreyfuss Opens Up About His Battle with Bipolar Disorder

Originally posted 11/11/2013 06:30PM

Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfuss, star of hit movies such as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Mr. Holland's Opus, suffers from bipolar disorder.

Dreyfuss, 66, first spoke publicly about his disorder in the 2006 documentary The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive. Since then, he's been sharing his personal struggles at conferences around the country to elevate the discussion on depression.

"There's no shame in having depression," Dreyfuss told PEOPLE at Thursday's Hope for Depression Research Foundation luncheon in New York City. "By telling my own story, I hope to help remove the stigma. It never should be something to hide."

Read More

Credit: Sara De Boer/Retna
Richard Dreyfuss Marries | Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss Marries

Originally posted 03/20/2006 12:00PM

Richard Dreyfuss has married Russian-born Svetlana Erokhin in Harrisonburg, Va., where the Jaws and Mr. Holland's Opus star was in town for an appearance at James Madison University.

Read More

Advertisement

Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues

Got a News Tip?

Send it to our People.com editors!

EMAIL US

News Archive

From Our Partners