What is Hoffman?

  • (noun): Versatile United States film actor (born in 1937).
    Synonyms: Dustin Hoffman
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Hoffmann and Hofmann are German surnames (meaning man of the yard, court or peasant) which in American English or Eastern European languages are often rendered as Hoffman, Hofman, Hofmann and also Huffman and Gofman.

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    One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you’re a star you’re dead already. You’re embalmed.
    —Dustin Hoffman (b. 1937)

    They sort of Europeanized us all. Before them, our society hadn’t been the Great Society as much as it had been the Revlon Society.
    —Dustin Hoffman (b. 1937)