Richard Dreyfuss Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


3rd February 2016

Quote: "He's the second most despicable man, because I've already played DICk Cheney... I loved playing both." Actor Richard Dreyfuss insists convicted conman Bernie Madoff is no match for the former U.S. Vice President, who he portrayed in Oliver Stone's 2008 biopic W. The Jaws star plays Madoff in a new TV mini-series.


1st December 2015

Fact: Rockers The Killers have snagged Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss for the video accompanying their 10th annual Christmas tune to benefit Bono's AIDS charity (RED). The movie star performs a spoken-word cameo in Dirt Sledding, which also features musician Ryan Pardey reprising his role as Santa Claus.


18th February 2014

Quote: "The fact is, when I first saw the film, it scared the hell out of me. I forgot I was in it. To this day, I won't walk off the beach into the water. I will however, scuba." Jaws terrified leading man Richard Dreyfuss.


26th August 2013

Tweet: "You read for a part, you feel good about it, you feel confident, then they cast Ben Affleck." Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss jokes about competing for the new Batman role in the Man of Steel sequel.


29th October 2010

Fact: Child stars Kurt Russell, Mia Farrow and Richard Dreyfuss auditioned to play children in The Sound Of Music.


14th October 2010

Quote: "We all called him 'Jaws' - well, not to his face." Bruce Willis on his nickname for Red co-star Richard Dreyfuss, who starred in shark movie Jaws.


2nd June 2009

Quote: "I'm retired. I'm not really acting anymore. When you've done something for 45 years, you're allowed to move on." Richard Dreyfuss insists he has quit Hollywood, despite making six movies in the last 18 months.


23rd April 2009

Fact: Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss is set to do battle with more killer fish - BOB and Harvey Weinstein have cast him in forthcoming horror movie PIRANHA 3-D


12th October 2008

Quote: "I told my children, 'Keep your passports current and know how to get to Canada if I ever call you and tell you go to Canada.'" Actor Richard Dreyfuss fears GEORGE W. Bush's presidency will have a lasting negative effect on America. Dreyfuss plays Vice-President Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's new Bush biopic W.


1st July 2007

Quote: "I've caught mahimahi, and last summer I reeled in a 40-pound wahoo, like Richard Dreyfuss in Jaws." Catherine Zeta-Jones on her love for deep-sea fishing.


6th April 2006

Fact: JAWS star Richard Dreyfuss' third wife, Svetlana Erokhin, will make sure his home is clean - she met the actor when while working as head of housekeeping at a Boston, Massachusetts, hotel and he was touring with hit play SLY FOX.


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