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Sam Etic | Dasutin Hofuman
5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
Did You Know?
[Glancing at his Oscar for Kramer vs. Kramer
(1979)] He has no genitalia and he's holding a sword. I'd like to thank my mother and father for not practicing birth control.
He was a neighbor of Mel Brooks
in New York and was set to play the role of Franz Liebkind in Brooks' first film, The Producers
(1967). Just before production was to commence, Hoffman was offered the role of Ben Braddock in The Graduate
(1967), co-starring Brooks' wife Anne Bancroft
, and asked to be let out of his contract. The role of Liebkind eventually went to Kenneth Mars
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 (1991)_.