Celeb roommates before they were stars

Published On: Jul 05 2012 02:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Feb 27 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Even celebrities had to start out somewhere while waiting for that big break, and in some cases that meant rooming with fellow struggling artists bound to also make it big.

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Hoffman crashed with Gene Hackman, who he had once been a classmate with at Pasadena Playhouse. Hoffman reportedly overstayed his welcome and Hackman eventually had to take him out to look for his own place.

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