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Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss

American actor
Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers.He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney.Wikipedia
BornOctober 29, 1947
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$5 million
Height5'5" (1.64m)
SpouseSvetlana Erokhin, Janelle Lacey, Jeramie Rain
ChildrenEmily Dreyfuss, Ben Dreyfuss, Harry Dreyfuss
ParentsNorman Dreyfuss, Geraldine Dreyfuss
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Jaws (Re: 2019) - Trailer

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.MyMovies, trailer, 2019, Drama, Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2002Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Education of Max BickfordNominated
2002Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesThe Day Reagan Was ShotNominated
1996Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaMr. Holland's OpusNominated
1996Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleMr. Holland's OpusNominated
1988Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureNuts (1987 film)Nominated
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