Jimmy Shine. Written by Murray Schisgal. Music by John Sebastian. Lyrics by John Sebastian
[earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Edward Burbridge. Directed by Donald Driver
. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 5 Dec 1968- 26 Apr 1969 (161 performances + 20 previews). Cast: Dustin Hoffman
(as "Jimmy Shine"), Barbara Cason
(as "Miss ...
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
1 Portrayal |
22 Interviews |
27 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
24 Magazine Cover Photos |
Sam Etic | Dasutin Hofuman
5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
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On how he became an actor: I started junior college in Los Angeles because I didn't have the grades to go to university and I didn't want to go into the military. So in my first year of junior college I'm failing and I don't know what to do. I don't want to get a job, I want to be a student, and a friend says, 'Take acting, because they don't flunk you - it's like gym, nobody gets an F.'
"I took ...
Did a brief stint while he was a struggling actor working at the toys' department at Macy's. As a joke, he set Gene Hackman
's toddler son up on a display and tried to pass him off as a large doll, until a woman offered to buy him.
Deep nasal voice, which has a unique "honking" timbre