• January 30, 1930
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Male
  • American

Gene Hackman

Biography

Eugene Allen Hackman is a retired American actor and novelist. In a career that spanned more than six decades, Hackman won two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Award, and two BAFTAs. Nominated for five Academy Awards, Hackman won Best Actor for his role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in the critically acclaimed thriller The French Connection (1971), and Best Supporting Actor as "Little" Bill Daggett in the Clint Eastwood Western Unforgiven (1992). His other nominations for Best Supporting Actor came with the films Bonnie and Clyde (1967) and I Never Sang for My Father (1970), with a second Best Actor nomination for Mississippi Burning (1988). Hackman's other major film roles included The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Conversation (1974), French Connection II (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977) Superman: The Movie (1978) — as arch-villain Lex Luthor — Hoosiers (1986), The Firm (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Enemy of the State (1998), Antz (1998), The Replacements (2000), Behind Enemy Lines (2001), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), and Welcome to Mooseport (2004). (cc-by-sa wikipedia)

Filmography

Movie NameRelease Date
Welcome to Mooseport February 20, 2004
The French Connection October 9, 1971
The Poseidon Adventure December 13, 1972
Superman II June 19, 1981
Superman December 15, 1978
Unforgiven August 7, 1992