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Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers. He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents were Austro-Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and his ...

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Oct 29, 1947 In Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lily
Latest Project:
Series CBS Cares 2017-12-04

Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 15 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Piranha 3D
Poster of Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Poster of Jaws
Poster of American Graffiti
Movie Othello Iago 2018
Movie The Last Laugh Buddy Green 2018
Movie Citizen Steve Himself - Jedediah 2018
Movie Asher Avi 2018
Movie The Young Runaways Unknown 2018
Movie The Best of Hollywood Himself - Interview 2018
Movie The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Unknown 2018
Movie Signs of the Time Unknown 2018
Movie Lone Star Trixie Virgil 2018
Movie Nate & Al Unknown 2018
Movie KNEKT on the Carpet: Live from the 27th Annual 100 Stars Oscars Red Carpet Himself 2017-02-26
Series Shots Fired Arlen Cox 2017-03-22
Movie Killing Winston Jones Winston Jones 2017-11-24
Movie Shipmate's Diary Unknown 2017-11-25
Movie Louisiana Caviar Yuri 2017-11-27
Movie Book Club None 2017-11-28
Movie The Shark Is Still Working Unknown 2017-11-22
Movie 18 in '08 Unknown 2017-11-15
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Diane Keaton Unknown 2017-06-15
Movie Spielberg Himself - Actor 2017-10-07
Movie Happiness Isn't Everything Jerry Hamburger 2017-11-06
Movie Close Encounters: Proof of Alien Contact Himself 2017-11-14
Series CBS Cares Unknown 2017-12-04
Series Madoff Bernie Madoff 2016-02-03
Movie Classic Hollywood Cinemas Himself 2016-09-09
Movie Lincoln's Greatest Speech Unknown 2016
Series Weekend Today Unknown 2016
Movie Citizen Rocky Unknown 2016
Series Red Eye w/Tom Shillue Unknown 2015
Series Your Family or Mine Louis 2015-04-07
Movie Zipper Unknown 2015-08-28
Series SAG Foundation Conversations Unknown 2015
Movie The Killers: Dirt Sledding Unknown 2015
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie Cas & Dylan Dr. Cas Pepper 2015-05-01
Movie Caserta Palace Dream Unknown 2014
Movie Yulia: The One Who Never Broke Down Unknown 2014
Movie Portrait from a Set Unknown 2014
Movie Milius Unknown 2014-01-11
Series Roske on Politics Unknown 2014
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Series The Real History of Science Fiction Himself 2014-04-19
Movie Squatters David 2014-05-13
Movie Very Good Girls Danny 2014-06-24
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Unknown 2014-03-01
Movie Casting By Unknown 2013-11-01
Series Cinema 3 Unknown 2013
Series Movie Guide Unknown 2013-04-11
Movie Paranoia Frank Cassidy 2013-08-16
Series Coma Professor Hillside 2012-09-03
Series Sabrina Parisi Awards & Fashion Facts Unknown 2012-05-02
Series PoliticKING with Larry King Unknown 2012-06-13
Movie No Unknown 2012-08-09
Movie Affairs Across America: The Ashley Madison Story Himself 2012-09-10
Movie Shakespeare High Himself 2012-03-09
Movie Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Unknown 2012-02-21
Series Welcome to the Basement Unknown 2012-01-13
Movie Don't Scream, Just Swim: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Piranha 3D' Unknown 2011-01-11
Series Piers Morgan Tonight Unknown 2011-01-17
Movie Gentleman Gangster Unknown 2010
Movie Leaves of Grass Unknown 2010-09-17
Movie The Lightkeepers Seth Atkins / Bascom 2010-03-19
Series Parenthood Unknown 2010-03-02
Movie Piranha 3D Matt Boyd 2010-08-20
Movie Jaws: The Inside Story Himself 2010-06-06
Movie RED Unknown 2010-10-15
Movie Wishful Drinking Unknown 2010-12-12
Movie Dangerous Dynasty: The Bush Legacy Unknown 2009-02-10
Movie My Life in Ruins Irv 2009-06-05
Series The Jeffrey Henderson Show Unknown 2009
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie American Renegade: Confessions of a Radical Humanist Unknown 2009
Series Up Close with Carrie Keagan Unknown 2009
Movie No Stranger to Controversy: Oliver Stone's George W. Bush Unknown 2009
Series Huckabee Unknown 2008-09-27
Movie 70's Fever Unknown 2008-12-07
Movie America Betrayed Unknown 2008
Movie 2008 Britannia Awards Himself 2008-11-06
Series Atop the Fourth Wall Unknown 2008-10-26
Movie W. Dick Cheney 2008-10-17
Movie Rumble in the Jungle Unknown 2008
Movie The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo Unknown 2007
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie A Wayfarer's Journey: Listening to Mahler Unknown 2007
Movie Ocean of Fear Narrator 2007-07-29
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition Himself 2007-06-20
Series Tin Man Mystic Man 2007-12-02
Movie Poseidon: Upside Down Unknown 2006-08-22
Movie 80s, El Soundtrack de una Generación Unknown 2006
Movie Poseidon: A Ship on a Soundstage Unknown 2006-08-22
Movie Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Himself 2006-06-13
Movie The Mark Twain Prize: Neil Simon Himself 2006-11-20
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2006
Movie Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive Himself 2006-09-19
Series Rachael Ray Unknown 2006-09-18
Movie The Dish on Dolls Stagehand in Valley of the Dolls 2006-06-13
Movie Poseidon Richard Nelson 2006-05-12
Movie Unsung Unknown 2006
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Movie Central Park Unknown 2005
Series Corazón de... Unknown 2005
Movie The Adventures of Errol Flynn Himself - Actor 2005-04-05
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas Himself 2005-06-20
Movie Inside Deep Throat Unknown 2005-04-21
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Series Weeds Unknown 2005-08-07
Movie Duel: Hamilton vs. Burr Unknown 2004
Series Question Time Unknown 2004
Movie Coast to Coast: Behind the Scenes Unknown 2004
Movie Citizen Stan Unknown 2004
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope Narrator 2004-09-14
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie When Stand-Up Comics Ruled the World Unknown 2004-02-02
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series Naked Science Unknown 2004-09-15
Movie Coast to Coast Barnaby Pierce 2004-04-04
Movie Silver City Chuck Raven 2004-09-24
Movie The First Amendment Project: No Joking Himself 2004-12-14
Movie Copshop Leonard Manzo 2004-10-06
Movie The John Garfield Story Himself 2003-02-03
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Daily Politics Unknown 2003-01-01
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series MythBusters Unknown 2003-01-23
Movie Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road Unknown 2003-09-10
Movie Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood Unknown 2003-03-09
Movie TR: An American Lion Unknown 2003
Series HypaSpace Unknown 2002-05-13
Movie Manassas: End of Innocence Narrator 2002-02-19
Movie Frankl's Choice Unknown 2002
Movie 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2002-03-10
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Mr. Dreyfuss Goes to Washington Unknown 2001
Movie In Search of Peace Unknown 2001-09-21
Movie Who Is Cletis Tout? Micah Tobias 2001-12-21
Series The Education of Max Bickford Max Bickford 2001-09-23
Movie Devil's Island: Hell on Earth Unknown 2001
Movie Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys Scoop the Snowman 2001-10-30
Movie The Day Reagan Was Shot Alexander Haig 2001-12-09
Movie R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Unknown 2001-11-25
Movie The Crew Bobby Bartellemeo / Narrator 2000-08-25
Movie Fail Safe President 2000-04-09
Movie Walking the Tracks: The Summer of Stand by Me Himself / Narrator 2000-08-29
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie Hollywood, D.C. Unknown 2000
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 2000
Movie The N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Rob Reiner Himself 2000-11-01
Series VH-1 Where Are They Now? Unknown 1999-01-01
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Lansky Meyer Lansky 1999-02-27
Movie The Laurence Olivier Awards 1999 Himself - Presenter: Best Director 1999-12-12
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Unknown 1999-06-15
Series Great American History Quiz Unknown 1998
Series Bravo Profiles: The Entertainment Business Unknown 1998
Series The Howard Stern Radio Show Unknown 1998
Movie Apt Pupil Unknown 1998-10-23
Series The Clive James Show Himself 1998-03-08
Movie Krippendorf's Tribe Krippendorf 1998-02-27
Movie To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th Himself 1998-04-15
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Himself 1998-05-12
Movie The Making of 'American Graffiti' Himself 1998-09-15
Movie Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude Narrator 1998-10-06
Movie Frank Capra's American Dream Himself - Interviewee: Actor 1997
Movie Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II Himself 1997
Movie The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon Unknown 1997
Series HARDtalk Unknown 1997
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Sam Vigoda 1997-05-16
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie In the Teeth of Jaws Himself 1997-11-08
Movie In Search of Hamlet None 1997-09-14
Series The Wonderful World of Disney Unknown 1997-09-28
Movie James and the Giant Peach Centipede 1996-04-12
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg Himself 1996-04-04
Movie The 53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1996-01-21
Movie The 68th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1996-03-25
Movie The Universal Story Himself 1996-04-21
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Life and Times Unknown 1996-10-04
Movie Mad Dog Time Vic 1996-11-08
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-12-08
Series Very Important Pennis Unknown 1996-08-09
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The 38th Annual Grammy Awards Unknown 1996-02-28
Movie Mr. Holland's Opus Glenn Holland 1996-01-19
Series The Frank Skinner Show Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie The Last Word Larry 1995-08-27
Movie The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1995-01-21
Movie The Walt Disney Company and McDonald's Present the American Teacher Awards Himself - Presenter 1995-11-01
Series Showbiz Today Unknown 1995
Movie The American President Senator Bob Rumson 1995-11-17
Movie The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' Himself 1995-11-28
Movie Scenes from Everyday Life Unknown 1995
Movie Present Tense, Past Perfect Unknown 1995
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Himself 1995-11-23
Movie Moving Image Salutes Steven Spielberg Himself - Speaker 1994-03-05
Movie The 66th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1994-03-21
Movie 100 Years at the Movies Unknown 1994
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Unknown 1994-10-25
Series The Great Battles of the Civil War Unknown 1994-12-04
Movie Silent Fall Dr. Jake Rainer 1994-10-28
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Movie Quiz Show Unknown 1994-10-07
Movie Another Stakeout Chris Lecce 1993-07-23
Movie Lost in Yonkers Louie Kurnitz 1993-05-14
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Movie The 46th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1992-05-31
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Brokaw Reports: 58 Days Himself 1992-08-05
Movie Lincoln Unknown 1992-12-26
Series Class of the 20th Century Unknown 1992
Series In the Wild Unknown 1992
Movie The 5th Commitment to Life Awards Himself - Performer 1991-09-15
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead The Player 1991-02-08
Movie Once Around Sam Sharpe 1991-02-01
Movie The 19th Annual Rudolph Valentino Awards Himself - Winner 1991-07-14
Movie What About Bob? Dr. Leo Marvin 1991-05-17
Movie 1st Annual Environmental Media Awards Himself 1991-08-30
Series Maury Unknown 1991-09-09
Movie Prisoner of Honor Col. Picquart 1991-11-02
Movie Postcards from the Edge Doctor Frankenthal 1990-09-14
Series American Chronicles Unknown 1990-09-08
Movie Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl Unknown 1989-01-01
Movie Let It Ride Unknown 1989
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Movie Always Pete Sandich 1989-12-22
Movie Steven Spielberg: An American Cinematheque Tribute Himself - Speaker 1989-04-01
Movie Moon Over Parador Jack Noah / President Alphonse Simms 1988-09-09
Movie Moving Image Salutes James Stewart Himself 1988-02-25
Series American Experience Unknown 1988-10-04
Movie Tin Men Bill 'BB' Babowsky 1987-03-13
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987-03-30
Movie The Annual Entertainment Industry Honors Presentes a Salute to Bud Grant Unknown 1987
Movie The Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual Humanitarian Awards Honoring Anatoly Scharansky Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Nuts Aaron Levinsky 1987-12-11
Movie Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville Host 1987-10-12
Movie Stakeout Chris Lecce 1987-08-05
Movie James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson Himself 1987-06-18
Movie An All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Himself 1986-01-20
Movie Down and Out in Beverly Hills Dave Whiteman 1986-01-31
Series An American Portrait Unknown 1986
Movie The 58th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1986-03-24
Movie Stand by Me The Writer 1986-08-22
Movie Comic Relief Himself 1986-03-29
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie The Buddy System Joe 1984-01-20
Movie The 40th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1983-01-29
Series Wogan Unknown 1982-12-11
Movie Whose Life Is It Anyway? Ken Harrison 1982-01-22
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Himself - Presenter 1980-04-14
Movie The Competition Paul Dietrich 1980-12-03
Series Hour Magazine Unknown 1980-09-08
Movie The 51st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1979-04-09
Movie The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards Himself 1978-01-01
Movie The Big Fix Moses Wine 1978-10-06
Movie The 50th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1978-04-03
Movie The Amazing Miss Cummings: An Actress at Work and Play Unknown 1977
Movie The Goodbye Girl Elliot Garfield 1977-11-30
Movie The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' Himself 1977-01-01
Movie The Making of 'The Goodbye Girl' Unknown 1977
Movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind Roy Neary 1977-12-14
Movie The Sentinel Unknown 1977-05-12
Movie Inserts Boy Wonder 1976-02-13
Movie Victory at Entebbe Colonel Yonatan 'Yonni' Netanyahu 1976-12-13
Movie Lily Unknown 1975
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Jaws Matt Hooper 1975-06-20
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie The Second Coming of Suzanne Unknown 1974
Movie The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Duddy 1974-04-11
Movie Me Unknown 1973
Movie Catch-22 Capt. John Yossarian 1973-05-21
Movie Dillinger Baby Face Nelson 1973-11-08
Movie American Graffiti Curt 1973-08-11
Series A Touch of Grace Unknown 1973-01-20
Movie The Shadow of a Gunman Unknown 1972
Movie Two for the Money Morris Gap 1972-02-26
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series The New Dick Van Dyke Show Unknown 1971-09-18
Series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir Unknown 1970
Series Treffpunkte Unknown 1970-05-26
Series Room 222 Unknown 1969-09-17
Series The New People Unknown 1969-09-22
Movie Hello Down There Harold Webster 1969-06-25
Series The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Unknown 1969-09-14
Series The Young Lawyers Unknown 1969-10-28
Movie Valley of the Dolls Unknown 1968-02-09
Movie Romp!!! Himself 1968-04-21
Movie Where the Girls Are Unknown 1968-04-23
Series Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Judd for the Defense Unknown 1967-09-08
Series Occasional Wife Unknown 1967
Series The Second Hundred Years Unknown 1967-09-06
Movie The Graduate Unknown 1967-12-22
Series Hey, Landlord Unknown 1966-09-11
Series The Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Dream Girl of '67 Unknown 1966-12-19
Series Gidget Unknown 1965-09-15
Series That Girl Unknown 1965-12-08
Series Please Don't Eat the Daisies Unknown 1965-09-14
Series The Big Valley Unknown 1965-09-15
Series Peyton Place Unknown 1964-09-15
Series Karen Unknown 1964-10-05
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series You Are There Unknown 1953-02-01