7 Facts About Dustin Hoffman

1. In 2011, Dustin Hoffman reprised his role as Master Shifu in the commercially and critically successful animated film Kung Fu Panda 2.

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2. In 1999, Dustin Hoffman received the AFI Life Achievement Award and recalls the emotional impact that receiving the award had on him:.

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3. In the mid-1990s, Dustin Hoffman starred in—and was deeply involved in the production of—David Mamet's American Buffalo, and an early effort of film editor Kate Sanford.

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4. In the film, Dustin Hoffman is a medical doctor who uncovers a newly discovered Ebola-like virus which came to the US from Africa in an infected monkey.

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5. In 1991, Dustin Hoffman voiced substitute teacher Mr Bergstrom in The Simpsons episode "Lisa's Substitute", under the pseudonym Sam Etic.

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6. In 1984, Dustin Hoffman starred as Willy Loman in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's play, Death of a Salesman He reprised his role in a TV movie of the same name, for which he won the 1985 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor along with a Golden Globe.

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7. For his acting, Dustin Hoffman received his second Oscar nomination and the film won Best Picture.

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