Tootsie begins with Michael Dorsey, an unemployed actor who lives in New York and finds himself with no money. After many job interviews, a new idea occurs to him, what if he went after jobs designed for women?
Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels - Dustin Hoffman
TriviaTootsie was the name of the dog of Dustin Hoffmanís mother.
Tootsie was the film debut of Geena Davis.
Dustin Hoffman won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie.
Teri Garr won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Sandy Lester in Tootsie.
Jessica Lange won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Julie Nichols in Tootsie.
Sydney Pollack won for Best Director for Tootsie.
Sydney Pollack and Dick Richards, Producers won for Best Picture for Tootsie.
80's Film Facts:
The Movie Tootsie was released to theatres on 12/17/1982 by Sony, and grossed $177,200,000 at the box office in the US on a budget of $15,000,000 .
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