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  • Teri Garr

    Born on December 11, 1947 in Lakewood, Ohio

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Tootsie (1982)

Teri Garr as "Sandy Lester"

New York actor Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) is a talented perfectionist who is so hard on himself and others that his agent (Sydney Pollack) can no longer find work for him. After a soap opera audition goes poorly, Michael reinvents himself as actress Dorothy Michaels and wins the part. What was supposed to be a short-lived role turns into a long-term contract, but when Michael falls for his castmate Julie (Jessica Lange), complications develop that could wreck everything.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983) Nominated Supporting Actress
Academy Award (1982) Nominated Best Supporting Actress

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Jul 22nd 2013, 2:00PM

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Mel Valentin on Aug 20th 2010, 4:18PM

Aug 20th 2010, 4:18PM

Betty White to Play the Lord in 'Oh, God' Remake?

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jul 12th 2010, 4:32PM

Jul 12th 2010, 4:32PM

Retro Cinema: Young Frankenstein

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 14th 2007, 1:00PM

Oct 14th 2007, 1:00PM

LAFF Review: Kabluey

Posted by
Kevin Kelly on Jul 9th 2007, 5:05PM

Jul 9th 2007, 5:05PM

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