Richard Dreyfuss

29 Oct 1947

Actor

Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (born October 29, 1947) is 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.

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Filmography (60 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Bayou Caviar
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Yuri)
(movie, 2018)
···Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 2015)
···Zipper
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as George Hiller)
(movie, 2014)
···Squatters
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as David Silverman)
(movie, 2013)
···Cas & Dylan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Cas Pepper)
(movie, 2013)
···Paranoia
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Frank Cassidy)
(movie, 2013)
···Very Good Girls
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Danny)
(movie, 2010)
···RED
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Alexander Dunning)
(movie, 2010)
···Piranha 3D
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Matthew Boyd)
(movie, 2010)
···Piranha
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Matt Boyd)
(movie, 2009)
···Leaves of Grass
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Pug Rothbaum)
(movie, 2009)
···My Life in Ruins
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Irv Gideon)
(movie, 2008)
···W.
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Dick Cheney)
(movie, 2007)
···Tin Man
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Mystic Man)
(movie, 2006)
···Poseidon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Richard Nelson)
(movie, 2004)
···Silver City
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Chuck Raven)
(movie, 2003)
···Coast to Coast
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Barnaby Pierce)
(movie, 2001)
···Who Is Cletis Tout?
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Micah Donnelly)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Role: Actor (as Scoop the Snowman)
(movie, 2001)
···The Day Reagan Was Shot
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Alexander Haig)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Antonio Bolivar)
(movie, 2001)
···Who Is Cletis Tout?
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Micah Tobias)
(movie, 2000)
···The Crew
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bobby Bartellemeo · Narrator)
(movie, 2000)
···Fail Safe
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as President)
(movie, 1999)
···Lansky
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Meyer Lansky)
(movie, 1998)
···Krippendorf's Tribe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Prof. Krippendorf)
(movie, 1997)
···Oliver Twist
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Fagin)
(movie, 1996)
···Mad Dog Time
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Vic)
(movie, 1996)
···James and the Giant Peach
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Centipede (voice))
(movie, 1995)
···Mr. Holland's Opus
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Glenn Holland)
(movie, 1995)
···The American President
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Senator Bob Rumson)
(movie, 1994)
···Silent Fall
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Jake Rainer)
(movie, 1993)
···Another Stakeout
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Det. Chris Lecce)
(movie, 1993)
···Lost in Yonkers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Louie Kurnitz)
(movie, 1991)
···What About Bob?
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Leo Marvin)
(movie, 1991)
···Once Around
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Sam Sharpe)
(movie, 1991)
···Prisoner of Honor
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Col. Picquart)
(movie, 1991)
···What About Bob?
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Leo Marvin)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Player)
(movie, 1989)
···Always
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Pete Sandich)
(movie, 1989)
···Let It Ride
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jay Trotter)
(movie, 1988)
···Moon Over Parador
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Noah · President Alphonse Simms)
(movie, 1987)
···Stakeout
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Det. Chris Lecce)
(movie, 1987)
···Tin Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Bill 'BB' Babowsky)
(movie, 1987)
···Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Aaron Levinsky)
(movie, 1986)
···Stand by Me
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as The Writer)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as David 'Dave' Whiteman)
(movie, 1984)
···The Buddy System
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Joe)
(movie, 1981)
···Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ken Harrison)
(movie, 1978)
···The Big Fix
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Moses Wine)
Genre: Science Fiction, Drama
Role: Actor (as Roy Neary)
(movie, 1977)
···The Sentinel
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Man on sidewalk talking to girl in red sweater (uncredited))
(movie, 1977)
···The Goodbye Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Elliot Garfield)
(movie, 1975)
···Jaws
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Matt Hooper)
(movie, 1974)
···Inserts
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Boy Wonder)
(movie, 1973)
···American Graffiti
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Curt Henderson)
(movie, 1973)
···Dillinger
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Baby Face Nelson)
(movie, 1973)
···Catch-22
Genre: Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Capt. John Yossarian)
(movie, 1969)
···Hello Down There
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Harold Webster)
(movie, 1967)
···The Graduate
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Boarding House Student)