Dustin Hoffman Shares About His Role As Dorothy Michaels
Holly Reyes 1/16/2016
Dustin Hoffman starred in the famous 1980's film TOOTSIE. But now, he cries explaining the realization of what it's like to be a woman. When he played the role as a hardworking yet unsuccessful man named Michael Dorsey in his movie TOOTSIE, nothing was working out in his life and career, so he decided to switch things up a bit.
He tested things out to see if becoming a woman would lead to greater opportunities, and that's when the heartwarming character he played, Dorothy Michaels, comes in. Dorothy Michaels is an actress in the movie who, unlike Michael Dorsey, became very successful. In fact, she became so successful that Michael got himself into a pickle dressing up every day like a woman.
When actor Dustin Hoffman shared his thoughts with how he felt in real life dressing up like a woman, he learned how extremely difficult it is to want to look a certain way and be beautiful, but never measuring up to his own personal standards. He breaks down at the thought of how many wonderful woman he had overlooked in the past, just based on outward appearance. Watch him explain in this heartbreaking clip.