Ten fun facts about Richard Dreyfuss


Fact 1
Richard Dreyfuss has appeared in several “The Top 100 Movie Stars Of All Time” list created by Empire Magazine.

Fact 2
During the 1980’s it was revealed that Richard Dreyfuss had a drug problem. However he claimed that his problems were overly-publicized by the media.

Fact 3
Richard Dreyfuss’ first feature film role was in 1977. The film was “The Goodbye Girl”. He went on to win the Best Actor award for the film. He was 30 at the time of winning the award and at that time was the youngest male to win the award.


Fact 4
He makes no bones about the fact that he greatly dislikes rock music.

Fact 5
Richard Dreyfuss attended High School with numerous celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Nicolas Cage, Lenny Kravitz, and Gina Gershon.

Fact 6
He had to drop out of two musical productions during his lifetime because of how physically demanding they became. This was in “All That Jazz” and “The Producers”.

Fact 7
Richard Dreyfuss is one of six actors in the world who have all worked for both iconic directors, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas.

Fact 8
From 2004 to 2005, Richard Dreyfuss took time off acting. During this time he conducted lectures at Oxford University.

Fact 9
During his career Richard Dreyfuss was asked to appear in two sequels to hit films he appeared in. He turned down both roles. These were in “Jaws 2” and “American Graffiti”.

Fact 10
In the movie ‘Whose Life Is It Anyway’, the actor gave a stunning performance as a paralyzed man who is fighting for the right to die.


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Is a very versatile American actor who has played diverse roles during his career.

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