Dustin Hoffman (The Graduate, Kramer vs. Kramer, Rain Man, As They Made Us) stops by the studio in person to open up about his childhood, his time working as an attendant in a psychiatric facility, and going to acting school with fellow legendary actors Gene Hackman and Robert Duvall. He and Mayim discuss the power of music, the science of acting, and the psychological awareness that comes with Dustin’s performances. Dustin explains why he is so observant and in touch with his emotions and his thoughts about death and spirituality, and Mayim breaks down hypervigilance. Dustin reveals what it was like to be directed by Mayim in her new film, As They Made Us.
Mayim Bialik's family-centric directorial debut engages with sure-handed rhythm and veterans Dustin Hoffman and Candice Bergen in key parts. Here she reflects on her time with the cast ahead of the film's release.