Starred in "Jimmy Shine", Brooks Atkinson Theatre, opened on December 5, 1968 after 20 previews and closed on April 26, 1969 after 161 total performances. He won the Drama Desk award for Outstanding Performance. During performances, his female fans would pelt him with roses.
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?
In 1993 he, together with Anne Bancroft
, accepted the Oscar for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium", on behalf of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
, who wasn't present at the awards ceremony.
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