Noah Baumbach was born and raised in Brooklyn. His films include Kicking and Screaming, The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding, Greenberg, Frances Ha, While We're Young, Mistress America, and the upcoming The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected).
Dustin Hoffman caught the world’s attention for his role as Benjamin Braddock in Mike Nichols’ Academy Award® nominated film, The Graduate. Since then, he has been nominated for six more Academy Awards® for diverse films such as Midnight Cowboy, Lenny, Tootsie, and Wag the Dog (a film he also produced through his company, Punch Productions). Hoffman won the Oscar® in 1979 for his role in Kramer Vs. Kramer and again in 1988 for Rain Man. In addition to his celebrated acting both on stage and on screen, Hoffman made his directorial debut with the feature film Quartet, lent his voice to box office hit, Kung Fu Panda, and serves as a chair of the Artistic Advisory Board for the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage Theater. Hoffman will next star in Noah Baumbach’s feature The Meyerowitz Stories.