Tootsie (1982)

With the help of some heavy cosmetics and the right wardrobe, an out-of-work actor becomes a star.

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  • Would I Lie to You? Working

Introduction

Out-of-work actor Michael Dorsey transforms himself into Dorothy Michaels, a gentile actress who immediately finds work on a successful TV show. Soon, Dorothy’s success and Michael’s failure make life very complicated. Dustin Hoffman delivers a perfectly nuanced performance in one of the great comedies of the 1980s.

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