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Hoffman Envies Nicholson's Career

10th December 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN envies fellow actor JACK NICHOLSON - because he has managed to maintain a steady career into old age. Hoffman, 70, has had to settle for supporting movie parts after struggling to land leading...

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Hoffman Regrets Rejecting Spielberg

10th December 2007

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has vowed to never again reject a script offered to him by STEVEN SPIELBERG - because he regrets shunning the director in the past. The Graduate star has turned down the...

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Hoffman Turned Down 'Crazy' Scorsese

9th December 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN once turned down a role offered to him by MARTIN SCORSESE - because he thought the filmmaker was "crazy". The Graduate actor was approached by the director to star in the now classic...

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The Things They Say 6329

30th November 2007

"I met him at an awards ceremony. We were both pretty loaded. I love that guy. I hope he's not hurting himself because he drinks too much and smokes too much. But he's a very...

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The Things They Say 6308

28th November 2007

"What would you feel like if you go in for brain surgery and the brain surgeon leans over and says, 'I just want you to know that I'm not a perfectionist. But don't worry -...

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Hoffman: 'Acne Keeps Me Looking Young'

28th November 2007

Hollywood actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has a secret behind his youthful looks - he still suffers from acne. The 70-year-old still takes medication for the skin condition and insists that the drugs have helped slow down...

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Hoffman Happy To Work With Kids And Animals

27th November 2007

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has no problem breaking the age-old Hollywood rule forbidding actors from working with children and animals. The 70-year-old star plays a toy shop owner in new movie Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium and...

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The Things They Say 6284

26th November 2007

"I'm looking forward to the age when I can wear clothes that don't match. You see older men doing that, where they just say 'screw it'. I'm looking forward to the 'screw it' years." DUSTIN...

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26th November 2007

"I've got to stop picking my nose. I do it when I'm in my car and then realise someone's just taken a picture!" DUSTIN HOFFMAN reveals his bad habit.

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The Things They Say 6269

24th November 2007

"I remember when I hit 60, my father-in-law said to me, 'How do you feel?' I said, 'Well, I accept being middle-aged.' He said, 'Middle-aged? How many people do you know who are 120?'" Actor...

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Hoffman Replaces Wife With Computer

24th November 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN is pining for his wife LISA GOTTSEGEN - because their successful careers are keeping them apart. While Hoffman travels the world shooting and promoting movies, Gottsegen is doing the same on behalf of...

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Hoffman Modelled Character On Wolfe

23rd November 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN modelled his latest film role on eccentric novelist TOM WOLFE. The actor plays a 243-year-old toy shop owner in Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium - and he insisted on having a say on his...

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Hoffman Puts Off Retirement

23rd November 2007

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN has vowed to work well into old age - unless his body refuses to let him do so. The 70-year-old Midnight Cowboy star is in no hurry to retire from acting and...

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Hoffman Still Fears Unemployment

23rd November 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN lives in fear that every job he takes will be his last. The two-times Oscar winner, who recently turned 70, has always suffered from chronic insecurity about his longevity in the business. And...

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Hoffman Thanks Wife For Mr. Magorium Quirk

19th November 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN perfected his role as a 243-year-old toy shop proprietor in MR. MAGORIUM'S WONDER EMPORIUM after his wife reminded him of an 'ostrich-routine' the actor performs. The Tootsie star was struggling to develop his...

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Movie Reviews: Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium

16th November 2007

Critics find much to be delighted about in Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, mostly in the performance of Dustin Hoffman as the 243-year-old Mr. Magorium -- and the emporium, a magical toy store, itself. But there...

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Hoffman Played Matchmaker For Portman

15th November 2007

NATALIE PORTMAN will never forget the first time she met screen legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN - he tried to set her up with his son. Portman, who stars alongside the movie great in new family film...

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Hoffman Only Flies If He's Wearing Lucky Socks

14th November 2007

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN wears lucky socks to conquer his fear of flying. The Oscar winner has a special pair of socks he has been wearing for years whenever he flies. He says, "They're the...

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Hoffman Thought He'd Be Fired From Graduate Set

13th November 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN was convinced he'd be fired from the set of classic movie THE GRADUATE. The paranoid Oscar winner was left fearing the worst after producers decided his then-roommate, Gene Hackman, was badly cast in...

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Portman To Make Directing Debut

2nd November 2007

Closer actress Natalie Portman is to try her hand at directing after signing a two-year deal with Participant Productions.Through her Handmadecharlie Films production company, Portman will make her directorial debut with war memoir A Tale...

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Cruise + Penn Stalked Stars In The Hollywood Hills

2nd November 2007

TOM CRUISE and SEAN PENN enjoyed a magical night in the Hollywood Hills at the beginning of their acting careers - cruising past legends DUSTIN HOFFMAN, JACK NICHOLSON and MARLON BRANDO's homes. Cruise recalls his...

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Hill Credits Hoffman For Big Break

5th October 2007

SUPERBAD star JONAH HILL credits DUSTIN HOFFMAN for giving him his big break after impressing the Hollywood legend at a poetry session. The funnyman was at an open mic poetry night when he was spotted...

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The Things They Say 5680

21st September 2007

"If you walk the sidewalks in the Big Apple (New York), you should always walk closer to the buildings. The sidewalks curve a little, and that way you seem to be much taller." DUSTIN HOFFMAN...

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Hoffman Spies On Shoe Shoppers

21st September 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN has an odd hobby - he likes to watch women shopping for shoes. The Tootsie star admits he hides in department stores and discreetly watches shoe shoppers. He tells U.S. magazine the Globe,...

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Hoffman, Sarandon And Williams Call For Aung San Freedom

6th September 2007

LATEST: DUSTIN HOFFMAN, SUSAN SARANDON and ROBIN WILLIAMS have joined JIM CARREY's pleas for military-ruled Myanmar to release imprisoned Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy leader Aung San, 62, has spent the majority of...

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Mendes: 'Mcavoy Is The New Hoffman'

31st August 2007

Director SAM MENDES has lavished praise on Scottish actor JAMES MCAVOY - likening the star to screen legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN. The filmmaker insists the Last King Of Scotland star is just as good as The...

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Hoffman To Finally Make Directorial Debut

7th July 2007

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN is to direct his first movie, 30 years after his last attempt at filmmaking led to him firing himself. Hoffman was the original director of the 1978 film Straight Time, in...

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Hoffman Missed Out On Wonka

29th June 2007

Movie star DUSTIN HOFFMAN has revealed he fought JOHNNY DEPP for the role of WILLY WONKA in director TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of Roald Dahl's Charlie + The Chocolate Factory. The 69-year-old Tootsie star tells...

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Tomlin 'Scared' Of Wahlberg

9th April 2007

LILY TOMLIN has been accused by DUSTIN HOFFMAN of picking on everyone on the set of I HEART HUCKABEES apart from tough guy actor MARK WAHLBERG because she was scared of him. Leaked video footage...

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Huckabees Tirade Hits Cyberspace

25th March 2007

Outtakes from 2004 movie I HEART HUCKABEES featuring actress LILY TOMLIN and director DAVID O'RUSSELL in an obscenity-laced tirade have left internet surfers stunned. The clips started appearing on websites on Friday (23MAR07) and were...

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