Dustin Hoffman

1937 - Today

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Dustin Lee Hoffman (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor and filmmaker. As one of the key actors in the formation of New Hollywood, Hoffman is known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and emotionally vulnerable characters. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, four BAFTA Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards. Hoffman has received numerous honors, including the Cecil B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dustin Hoffman has received more than 15,220,599 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Dustin Hoffman is the 53rd most popular actor (up from 55th in 2019), the 124th most popular biography from United States (down from 113th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Actor.

Dustin Hoffman is most famous for his portrayal of Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 film The Graduate.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 94

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dustin Hoffmen by language

Over the past year Dustin Hoffman has had the most page views in the with 2,044,871 views, followed by German (285,658), and French (260,290). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (456.92%), Kurdish (Sorani) (337.09%), and Venetian (206.56%)


Among actors, Dustin Hoffman ranks 53 out of 13,578Before him are Alan Rickman, Jack Nicholson, James Dean, Asta Nielsen, Chuck Norris, and Katharine Hepburn. After him are Elizabeth Taylor, Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, Bruce Willis, Ingrid Bergman, and Michael Gambon.

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Among people born in 1937, Dustin Hoffman ranks 9Before him are Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Morgan Freeman, Ridley Scott, Ahmed Yassin, and Jack Nicholson. After him are Bobby Charlton, Jane Fonda, Queen Sonja of Norway, Martti Ahtisaari, Boris Spassky, and Renzo Piano.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dustin Hoffman ranks 124 out of 20,380Before him are Noam Chomsky (1928), James Dean (1931), Ted Bundy (1946), Barack Obama (1961), Chuck Norris (1940), and Katharine Hepburn (1907). After him are Dr. Seuss (1904), Meryl Streep (1949), Douglas MacArthur (1880), Richard Feynman (1918), Michael Douglas (1944), and William Faulkner (1897).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dustin Hoffman ranks 22Before him are Vin Diesel (1967), Debbie Reynolds (1932), Jack Nicholson (1937), James Dean (1931), Chuck Norris (1940), and Katharine Hepburn (1907). After him are Meryl Streep (1949), Michael Douglas (1944), Will Smith (1968), Charles Bronson (1921), Tom Hanks (1956), and Brad Pitt (1963).

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