Person Details

Birthday: 1947-10-29 22:34:05

Aliases: Richard Stephen Dreyfuss

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Homepage:

Movie Involvements: 51

TV Involvements: 7


Most Famous Work

Biography

An American actor best known for starring in a number of film, television, and theater roles since the late 1960s, including the films American Graffiti, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, The Goodbye Girl, Stakeout, Always, What About Bob? and Mr. Holland's Opus. Dreyfuss won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1977 for The Goodbye Girl, and was nominated in 1995 for Mr. Holland's Opus. He has also won a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and was nominated in 2002 for Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries categories. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Dreyfuss, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Average
7
Daughter of the Wolf
Average
5

Daughter of the Wolf

(2019) Father
Jaws
Average
8

Jaws

(1975) Matt Hooper
Stand by Me
Average
8

Stand by Me

(1986) The Writer
Polar
Average
6

Polar

(2019) Porter
Poseidon
Average
6

Poseidon

(2006) Richard Nelson
The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon
Average
7

The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon

(1997) Narrator (voice)
James and the Giant Peach
Average
6

James and the Giant Peach

(1996) Centipede (voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2019 Angus
Father
Porter
Buddy Green
2018 Avi
Yuri
George
2017 Himself
Arlen Cox
2016 himself
Bernie Madoff
2015 George Hiller
Louis
2014 David Silverman
Himself
Luigi Vanvitelli
N/A
2013 Dr. Cas Pepper
Frank Cassidy
Himself
Danny
2012 Himself
Professor Hillside
2011 Narator
2010 Alexander Dunning
Matthew Boyd
2009 Seth
Pug Rothbaum
Irv Gideon
Himself
2008 Dick Cheney
2007 Mystic Man
Narrator (voice)
Himself
Himself
2006 Himself
Richard Nelson
2005 N/A
Warren Schiff
Himself - Actor
2004 Chuck Raven
Narrator
Barnaby Pierce
2003 Theodore Roosevelt
Himself
2001 Alexander Haig
Scoop the Snowman (voice)
Max Bickford
Micah Donnelly
President
Himself
N/A
2000 Himself
Bobby Bartellemeo / Narrator
1999 N/A
Meyer Lansky
N/A
1998 Narrator
Himself
Himself
Prof. Krippendorf
1997 N/A
N/A
Narrator (voice)
Himself
Fagin
1996 Vic
Sam Vigoda
N/A
N/A
Himself
Centipede (voice)
1995 Glenn Holland
Himself
Senator Bob Rumson
N/A
Larry
1994 Dr. Jacob W. "Jake" Rainer
Himself
N/A
1993 Det. Chris Lecce
Louie Kurnitz
1992 N/A
N/A
1991 Col. Picquart
Dr. Leo Marvin
The Player
Sam
1990 Doctor Frankenthal
1989 Pete Sandich
Jay Trotter
1988 Himself
Jack Noah / President Alphonse Simms
1987 Aaron Levinsky
Det. Chris Lecce
Bill 'BB' Babowsky
1986 The Writer
David 'Dave' Whiteman
1984 Joe
1981 Ken Harrison
1980 Paul Dietrich
1978 Moses Wine
1977 Elliot Garfield
Roy Neary
Man on sidewalk talking to girl in red sweater (uncredited)
1976 Colonel Yonatan 'Yonni' Netanyahu
1975 N/A
Matt Hooper
Boy Wonder
1974 Himself
Clavius
Duddy
1973 Curt Henderson
Baby Face Nelson
N/A
1972 Morris Gap
1969 N/A
N/A
Harold Webster
1968 N/A
Terry
1967 Assistant Stage Manager (uncredited)
Boarding House Student
N/A
1966 N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
1965 N/A
1964 David Rowe III
N/A
1961 N/A
1955 N/A
1953 N/A
Jerry Hamburger
Narrator
Winston Jones
- Narrator
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
1995 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
1991 Co-Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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