PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.
In an interview for the American Film Institute, Dustin Hoffman said that he was shocked that although he could be made-up to appear as a credible woman, he would never be a beautiful one. He said that he had an epiphany when he realized that although he found ... ...
Mrs. Crawley, Amy's Nanny:
Dorothy Michaels: Oh, my stars!
Julie: Dorothy, this is Mrs. Crowley. She helps me with Amy.
Mrs. Crawley, Amy's Nanny: THAT CHILD WILL NEVER LEARN ANYTHING IF...
Julie: Thank you, Mrs. Crowley.
Julie: She scares the shit out of me.
Throughout the film, the length of Michael's hair changes constantly between longer and shorter styles.
Dustin Hoffman is credited twice: Dustin Hoffman .... Michael Dorsey Dustin Hoffman .... Dorothy Michaels
$5,540,470 (USA) (19 December 1982)