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 ...
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[when asked by a 60 Minutes
(1968) interviewer what he would like his tombstone to say] I'd like to thank my parents. Without them I couldn't have gotten this far.
While having dinner with Paul McCartney
, Dustin Hoffman told the story of the death of Pablo Picasso
and his famous last words, "Drink to me, drink to my health. You know I can't drink anymore." Paul had a guitar with him and immediately played an impromptu chord progression while singing the quote. Thus, "Picasso's Last Words", one of the highlights of the "Band On The Run" album, was made.
Famous for taking a wide range of difficult roles, such as a crippled street hustler in Midnight Cowboy
(1969); an actor pretending to be a woman in Tootsie
(1982) and an autistic in Rain Man