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Dustin Hoffman Started Jonah Hill’s Career Out of Prank Calls

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Remember that obnoxious perv of a teenager in Superbad, or the ironically hipster-cool undercover cop from 21 Jump Street? Yes, I’m talking about Jonah Hill, the Hollywood comedian whose face and pomade-coated hair is pictured on the left.

Everybody loves this guy; and with him starring in big-production, true stories like Moneyball and The Wolf of Wall Street, it’s hard to imagine him kicking off his career with prank calls.

It was in Santa Monica, California’s Crossroads private school that Jonah Hill buddied-up with Jake Hoffman – Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman’s son. Oh the simple joys of private school and hobnobbing with the offspring of the rich and famous — all with a fast pass to their own Hollywood niche thanks to their parents’ golden names. Continue reading