Richard Dreyfuss

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Richard was born under the official name Dreyfus, Richard Stephen on October 29th, 1947. He has been a credited actor since the 1975 film Jaws.

Richard Dreyfuss is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in thirteen films including the 2015 comedy film Killing Winston Jones as the character Winston Jones, the 2010 comedy movie Piranha 3D playing Matt Boyd and the 2001 adventure release The Old Man Who Read Love Stories cast as Antonio Bolivar.

Richard has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in thirteen films including: the 2013 drama film Paranoia as the character Frank Cassidy, the 2009 comedy movie My Life in Ruins playing Irv and the 2008 biography release W. cast as Dick Cheney.

Richard Dreyfuss has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1995 comedy film The American President, which brought in $65,000,000 at the box office.

In 2009 Richard Dreyfuss produced his first movie, the comedy film The Lightkeepers.

Richard is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than one pictorials, interviewed in over seven publications and featured in eight magazine articles.

As an actor Richard Dreyfuss has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Elliot Garfield in the 1977 film The Goodbye Girl. Richard Dreyfuss was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Glenn Holland in the 1995 movie Mr. Holland's Opus .

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" The motion picture business is run by corporate thieves.

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Suffered a well-publicized drug problem in the early 1980s.
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