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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I have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation, I am sorry. It is not reflective of who I am.
On an episode of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(1992), Dustin Hoffman said that his cameo in the film The Holiday
(2006) was not scripted and unplanned. He was driving by the Blockbuster shown in the film and saw all of the cameras and equipment so he decided to stop in and see what was happening. Because he knew director Nancy Meyers
, they worked up a scene which ultimately made the final cut.
He is 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), an autistic person in Rain Man
(1988) and a Captain Pirate in Hook