Richard Dreyfuss Overview:

Actor, Richard Dreyfuss, was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus on Oct 29, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY. As of December 2020, Richard Dreyfuss was 73 years old.

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Richard Dreyfuss was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning for Best Actor for The Goodbye Girl (as Elliot Garfield) and The Goodbye Girl (as Elliot Garfield) in 1977 and 1977 respectively.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1977Best ActorThe Goodbye Girl (1977)Elliot GarfieldWon
1995Best ActorMr. Holland's Opus (1995)Glenn HollandNominated
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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Treated for infection in right lung in a NYC hospital, April-May 2002.

Formerly, at age 30, the youngest man to win Oscar for Best Actor (The Goodbye Girl (1977)). He was beaten by Adrien Brody(29) at the 2003 ceremony.

One of six actors to appear in films directed by both George Lucas and Steven Spielberg (the others are Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Christopher Lee, Richard Dreyfuss and Samuel L. Jackson). Richard Dreyfuss is the only one whose films weren't part of the "Star Wars" or "Indiana Jones" series.

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