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Richard Dreyfuss

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Biography

Dreyfuss at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

Source: Wikipedia

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, Mr. Holland's Opus, and The Goodbye Girl.

Fact file

  • Born: Richard Stephen Dreyfus October 29, 1947 (age 67) Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1964–present
  • Spouse(s): Jeramie Rain (m. 1983; div. 1995) Janelle Lacey (m. 1999; div. 2005) Svetlana Erokhin (m. 2006)
  • Children: 3
  • Relatives: Lorin Dreyfuss (brother) Natalie Dreyfuss (niece)

Read more about Richard Dreyfuss at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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