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Dustin Hoffman is seen with his wife, Lisa, at the 2013 Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. - Provided courtesy of KABC
08/06/2013

Dustin Hoffman has undergone successful surgery to treat cancer, OTRC.com has confirmed.

A spokesperson for the 75-year-old two-time Oscar-winning actor told People magazine that his ailment was "detected early" and that he is set to undergo doctor-recommended preventative treatments to minimize the chance of a recurrence. No further details were provided

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03/14/2012
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Dustin Hoffman appears in a scene from the HBO series Luck. - Provided courtesy of HBO

The HBO racing drama series "Luck," which stars Dustin Hoffman in his first recurring television role, has been canceled following the deaths of three horses during production, including one who died earlier this week.

The horse-racing drama had premiered less than two months ago and had already been renewed for a second season. On Tuesday, the animal rights group PETA announced that it had sent a complaint to Los Angeles law enforcement following a tip about the accidents from an "insider" at a California race track, where part of the show is filmed. The group said it had called for an investigation.

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01/31/2012
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Dustin Hoffman appears in a scene from the HBO series Luck. - Provided courtesy of HBO

Dustin Hoffman will be playing Chester "Ace" Bernstein for another season.

The HBO series "Luck," which stars Hoffman as Bernstein, has been renewed for a second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

01/29/2012
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Dustin Hoffman and his wife talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of HBOs Luck. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Dustin Hoffman is entering the television world in his first recurring role in the HBO series "Luck" and the actor explained to OnTheRedCarpet.com why he's going to the small screen for this horse racing drama.

The series is based on "NYPD Blue" and "Deadwood" screenwriter and producer David Milch's experience gambling and accompanying his father to a Sarasota Springs, NY racetrack from the tender age of 6.

01/28/2012
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Dustin Hoffman and his wife talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of HBOs Luck. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Dustin Hoffman and his wife talk to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of HBO's 'Luck.'
01/27/2012
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Dustin Hoffman appears in a scene from the HBO comedy Luck. - Provided courtesy of HBO

Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte headed out to the racetracks for their new HBO series, "Luck."

The drama marks Hoffman's first recurring role in a television series and is set to debut on January 29. The series is based on "NYPD Blue" and "Deadwood" screenwriter and producer David Milch's experience gambling and accompanying his father to a Sarasota Springs, NY racetrack from the tender age of 6.

05/26/2011
Dustin Hoffman talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere for Kung Fu Panda 2. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Dustin Hoffman jokes, talks about playing a stern red panda in 'Kung Fu Panda 2,' which opens on May 26, 2011.
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