Replaced Martin Sheen
in the role of Timmy Clearly in the original Broadway production of Frank D. Gilroy
's "The Subject Was Roses"; he also replaced the stage manager on the production.
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?
[on first turning down The Graduate
(1967)] It was like a bad dream for me. And it came at a time when I was beginning to get work off-Broadway as an actor and I'd just been in a hit and I'd gotten awards and I thought for the rest of my life my dream will come true: I will be an off-Broadway actor for the rest of my life. And that would have been enough. More than enough. Steady employment was ...
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