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Inside Dustin Hoffman


Dustin Hoffman and Francois Girard at the Quick Center at Fairfield University. —Kate Eisemann photo

Dustin Hoffman and Francois Girard at the Quick Center at Fairfield University. —Kate Eisemann photo

One of America’s most successful actors, admits he often feels like a failure.

“Life is a failure, but we keep on trying,” Dustin Hoffman recently told a packed audience at the Quick Center at Fairfield University. The audience was abuzz with university students, faculty members, and Fairfield residents who won free tickets through a lottery drawing to the event, “An Award-Winning Conversation with Dustin Hoffman and Francois Girard.”
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We’ll miss Philip Seymour Hoffman


Philip Seymour Hoffman as a conflicted priest in Doubt. My favorite screen performance.

Philip Seymour Hoffman as a priest in Doubt. While he had a great body of work, I think this was my favorite performance.

It wasn’t time for Philip Seymour Hoffman to leave us. But he’s gone and will be greatly missed.

He could play a rumpled loser, a gadabout author, a nasty prep student, or a religious cult leader with ease. He also had his way with Broadway in True West, Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Death of a Salesman.

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