star Jonah Hill
credits Dustin Hoffman
for giving him his big break after impressing the Hollywood legend at a poetry session. The funnyman was at an open mic poetry night when he was spotted by Hoffman - who promptly put him in 2004's I Heart Huckabees
Hill says, "There was this bar in New York that did open-mic poetry, but they were all super serious and dark. I found them funny so I'd write fake poems but pretend they were real. Dustin saw them, liked them, said he's put me in a movie. And he did."
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