He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role of 1997 for his performance in Amy's View.
Donald Soffer is a real estate developer and entrepreneur who has built a large business empire. He is the founder and chairman of Turnberry Associates, a real estate development and management company. The company has developed some of the most iconic properties in South Florida, including the Aventura Mall, the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel, and the Turnberry Isle Resort & Club. Soffer has a net worth of $3.6 billion.
Soffer was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1935. His parents were Jewish immigrants from Poland. He has two brothers and a sister. Soffer’s father was a carpenter, and his mother was a homemaker. He attended public schools in Brooklyn. After graduating from high school, he enrolled at the University of Miami, where he studied business administration.
Soffer’s career in real estate began in the early 1960s, when he started buying and selling properties in South Florida. He quickly made a name for himself as a successful developer. In 1967, he founded Turnberry Associates. The company’s first project was the development of the Aventura Mall, which opened in 1970.
The Aventura Mall was an instant success, and it helped put Turnberry Associates on the map. The company went on to develop other iconic properties in South Florida, including the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel and the Turnberry Isle Resort & Club. Soffer has also developed properties in other parts of the United States, including Las Vegas and New York City.
Soffer is married to Judy Soffer. The couple has four children: David, Jonathan, Jordan, and Lauren. Soffer also has four grandchildren.
In addition to his work in real estate, Soffer is also an active philanthropist. He has donated millions of dollars to charitable causes, including education, health care, and the arts.
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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
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