Appeared (as "Willy Loman") in a revival of "Death of a Salesman" on Broadway, 1984. The production won a Tony for Best Reproduction. However, his performance was looked down upon by critics and was snubbed by the Tony committee, even though he won a Drama Desk award. In 1985 he reprised this role for TV (Death of a Salesman
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)
Did You Know?
If a lot of dogs are on the beach, the first thing they do is smell each other's ass. The information that's gotten somehow makes pacifists out of all of them. I've thought, 'If only we smelled each other's asses, there wouldn't be any war.'
As roommates, Hoffman and Gene Hackman
would often go to the apartment rooftop and play the drums. Hoffman played the bongo drums while Hackman played the conga drums. They did it out of their love for Marlon Brando
, who they had heard played music in clubs. They wanted to be like Brando and were big fans of his.
Deep nasal voice, which has a unique "honking" timbre