Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Dreyfuss
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1947.
Countries: United States (76%), United Kingdom (8%), Italy (6%)
Linked to: Apple, Inc., Apple Computer, Inc., Beverly Hills High School, California State University, Northridge
Paul Kent (actor) - Throughout the 1960s, the Melrose employed actors who went on to become well-known performers, including Richard Dreyfuss
Roger L. Simon - It was later turned into a popular movie starring Richard Dreyfuss in 1978 for which Simon wrote the screenplay
Barry Levinson - The others were "Tin Men" , a story of aluminum-siding salesmen in the 1960s starring Richard Dreyfuss and Danny_DeVito; the immigrant family saga "Avalon" , and "Liberty Heights"
In 1989, Dreyfuss starred in the movie Always with Holly Hunter.
Steven Spielberg - Also in 1989, he re-united with actor Richard Dreyfuss for the romantic comedy-drama Always, about a daredevil pilot who extinguishes forest fires.
Jennifer Tilly - In 1989 she had a prominent role in the comedy, "Let It Ride", starring Richard Dreyfuss
Gilbert Levine - In 1994, Levine conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in the historic "Papal Concert to Commemorate the Shoah ," which marked the first official Vatican commemoration of the Nazi genocide of World War II. Featured guest artists were Lynn Harrell and Richard Dreyfuss, who narrated an excerpt from Leonard Bernstein's Third Symphony
Fagin - In Disney's 1997 live action television production, Fagin is played by Richard Dreyfuss
Marsha Mason - Mason reunited with "Goodbye Girl" co-star Richard Dreyfuss and writer Neil Simon in Duncan Weldon and Emanuel Azenberg's production of "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" in 1999 which was performed at the L.A. Theatre Works shortly after a revival in London's West End and led to a Grammy nomination in comedy
This record was surpassed by Adrien Brody, in 2003.
In April 2004, he appeared in the revival of Sly Fox on Broadway (opposite Eric Stoltz, Rene Auberjonois, Bronson Pinchot and Elizabeth Berkley).
Larry Kramer - Actors following Davis who portrayed Kramer's alter ego Ned Weeks included Joel Grey, Richard Dreyfuss , Martin Sheen , Tom Hulce and John Shea in the West End, Raul Esparza in a highly acclaimed 2004 revival at the Public Theater, and most recently Joe Mantello on Broadway at the Golden Theater
Dreyfuss has organized and promoted campaigns to inform and instruct audiences in what he considers potential erosion of individual rights, a personal initiative he began in 2006, responding to what he believes were violations of individual rights under the presidential administration of George W. Bush.
Also in 2009, he portrayed the Biblical figure Moses in the Thomas Nelson audiobook production Word of Promise: Complete Audio Bible.
Dreyfuss has publicly endorsed Jonathan Tasini's campaign for Charles Rangel's congressional seat in the 15th district of New York in 2010.
On June 10, 2011, Dreyfuss was made a Master Mason by the Grand Master of Masons of the District of Columbia at the Washington DC Scottish Rite building, as well as a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason and is a member of the Valley of the District of Columbia, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite
In 2017, actress Jessica Teich accused Dreyfuss of exposing himself to her and attempting to get her to perform fellatio on him during the filming of the 1980s ABC comedy special "Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville"; in a Vulture interview she said "I remember my face being brought close to his penis