Celeb roommates before they were stars

Published On: Jul 05 2012 02:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 06 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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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