Box office hit about a sleazy New York City actor who learns a lesson when he resorts to posing as a woman to get hired for a soap opera. Also features screen debut of Geena Davis!
After the extended opening in which Michael (Dustin Hoffman) has no luck getting any parts, we join the actor and his playwright roommate Jeff (Bill Murray) working at the restaurant, heading home, meeting Sandy (Teri Garr) among others, in Sydney Pollack's Tootsie, 1982.
Michael (Dustin Hoffman), standing up erstwhile girlfriend Sandy (Teri Garr), and known to his fellow soap opera cast members only as Dorothy, arrives to run lines and share dinner with new friend Julie (Jessica Lange) who, it turns out, has a child, in Tootsie, 1982.
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Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime. Dustin Hoffman stars with Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Bill Murray and Geena Davis in director Sydney Pollack's heart-filled classic that heralded a new era of Hollywood wig-flipping and set a new standard for unpredictable laugh-out-loud comedy.
Dustin Hoffman shines as a struggling actor who becomes a TV star and finds true love - by dressing as a woman!
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