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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Did You Know?
On why he turned down great roles: I failed everything growing up. I was convinced I was failing for a reason. I wasn't intelligent or like most people. I could barely get through school. I was considered in my family to be a loser. My brother, who is older, was an A student - captain of the football team and the baseball team, and I was the comedian. And someone saying, 'Boy, you're a real ...
He is one of the main supporters and contributors to the Santa Monica College Madison Theatre in Santa Monica, CA.
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