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.
The film had script problems during shooting, until Elaine May solved them. She also created the character of Jeff Slater.
Where do you come off sending me your roommate's play for you to star in? I'm your agent, not your mother! I'm not supposed to find plays for you to star in - I'm supposed to field offers! And that's what I do!
Michael Dorsey: 'Field offers?' Who told you that, the...
Just before Garr knocks on Hoffmann's door, his purse is laying on the table, but in the next shot it's gone.
Dustin Hoffman is credited twice: Dustin Hoffman .... Michael Dorsey Dustin Hoffman .... Dorothy Michaels
$5,540,470 (USA) (19 December 1982)
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