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Gene Hackman

Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is a retired American actor and novelist. Nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, Hackman has also won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs in a career that spanned four decades. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. His major subsequent films include I Never Sang for My Father (1970); his role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel French Connection II (1975); The Poseidon Adventure (1972); The Conversation (1974); A Bridge Too Far (1977); his role as arch-villain Lex Luthor in Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987); Under Fire (1983); Twice in a Lifetime (1985); Hoosiers (1986); No Way Out (1987); Mississippi Burning (1987); Unforgiven (1992); Wyatt Earp (1994); The Quick and the Dead, Crimson Tide and Get Shorty (all 1995); Enemy of the State (1998); The Royal Tenenbaums (2001); and his final film role before retirement, in Welcome to Mooseport (2004). Description above from the Wikipedia article Gene Hackman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 30, 1930 In San Bernardino - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series The Directors 2019
Known For
Poster of The Chamber
Poster of Class Action
Poster of Another Woman
Poster of March or Die
Series The Directors Unknown 2019
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013-04-27
Movie Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen 2012-02-04
Movie Spider-Man - Once Upon a Time the Super Heroes Himself 2012-06-01
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Movie Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' Himself 2008-03-25
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust narrator 2004-01-01
Movie Welcome to Mooseport Monroe "Eagle" Cole 2004-02-24
Movie Runaway Jury Rankin Fitch 2003-10-09
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Royal Tenenbaum 2001-10-12
Movie The Mexican Arnold Margolese 2001-03-01
Movie Heartbreakers William B. Tensy 2001-03-23
Movie Heist Joe Moore 2001-11-09
Movie Behind Enemy Lines Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart 2001-11-30
Movie The Replacements Jimmy McGinty 2000-08-07
Movie Under Suspicion Henry Hearst 2000-09-24
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Himself - Actor 2000-09-27
Movie Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood Himself - Narrator (voice) 1999-01-23
Movie Twilight Jack Ames 1998-03-06
Movie Enemy of the State Edward "Brill" Lyle 1998-11-20
Movie Antz General Mandible (voice) 1998-10-02
Movie Absolute Power President Allen Richmond 1997-02-14
Movie The Birdcage Sen. Kevin Keeley 1996-03-08
Movie The Chamber Sam Cayhall 1996-10-11
Movie Extreme Measures Dr. Lawrence Myrick 1996-09-27
Movie The Quick and the Dead John Herod 1995-02-09
Movie Crimson Tide Captain Frank Ramsey 1995-05-12
Movie Get Shorty Harry Zimm 1995-10-20
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Wyatt Earp Nicholas Earp 1994-06-24
Movie The Firm Avery Tolar 1993-06-30
Movie Geronimo: An American Legend Brig. Gen. George Crook 1993-12-10
Movie Unforgiven Little Bill Daggett 1992-08-07
Movie Class Action Jebediah Ward 1991-03-15
Movie Company Business Sam Boyd 1991-09-06
Movie Narrow Margin Robert Caulfield 1990-09-21
Movie Loose Cannons MacArthur Stern 1990-02-09
Movie Postcards from the Edge Lowell Kolchek 1990-09-12
Movie The Package Sgt. Johnny Gallagher 1989-08-25
Movie Split Decisions Dan McGuinn 1988-06-11
Movie Bat*21 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 1988-07-21
Movie Mississippi Burning Agent Rupert Anderson 1988-12-08
Movie Another Woman Larry 1988-10-13
Movie Full Moon in Blue Water Floyd 1988-11-23
Movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Lex Luthor 1987-07-23
Movie No Way Out Defense Secretary David Brice 1987-08-14
Movie Power Wilfred Buckley 1986-01-31
Movie Hoosiers Coach Norman Dale 1986-11-14
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Harry MacKenzie 1985-10-23
Movie Target Walter Lloyd / Duncan (Duke) Potter 1985-11-08
Movie Misunderstood Ned Rawley 1984-05-31
Movie Eureka Jack McCann 1983-05-01
Movie Under Fire Alex Grazier 1983-10-21
Movie Uncommon Valor Col. Cal Rhodes 1983-12-16
Movie All Night Long George Dupler 1981-03-06
Movie Reds Pete Van Wherry 1981-12-25
Movie The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself 1980-01-01
Movie Superman II Lex Luthor 1980-12-04
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Superman Lex Luthor 1978-12-13
Movie The Domino Principle Roy Tucker 1977-03-23
Movie A Bridge Too Far Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski 1977-06-15
Movie March or Die Maj. William Sherman Foster 1977-09-08
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie Night Moves Harry Moseby 1975-06-11
Movie French Connection II Doyle 1975-05-18
Movie Bite the Bullet Sam Clayton 1975-09-26
Movie Lucky Lady Kibby 1975-12-25
Movie The Conversation Harry Caul 1974-04-07
Movie Zandy's Bride Zandy Allen 1974-05-19
Movie Young Frankenstein Blindman 1974-12-15
Movie Scarecrow Max Millan 1973-04-11
Movie Cisco Pike Officer Leo Holland 1972-01-14
Movie The Poseidon Adventure Reverend Scott 1972-12-01
Movie Prime Cut Mary Ann 1972-06-28
Movie Doctors' Wives Dr. Dave Randolph 1971-02-03
Series V.I.P. Schaukel Unknown 1971-05-09
Movie The Hunting Party Brandt Ruger 1971-07-16
Movie The French Connection Jimmy Doyle 1971-10-09
Movie I Never Sang for My Father Gene Garrison 1970-10-18
Movie Marooned Buzz Lloyd 1969-12-11
Movie Riot Red Fraker 1969-01-15
Movie The Gypsy Moths Joe Browdy 1969-08-29
Movie Downhill Racer Eugene Claire 1969-11-06
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie The Split Detective Lt. Walter Brill 1968-11-04
Movie Shadow on the Land Rev. Thomas Davis 1968-12-04
Movie First to Fight Sergeant Tweed 1967-01-25
Movie A Covenant with Death Harmsworth 1967-02-15
Movie Bonnie and Clyde Buck Barrow 1967-07-18
Movie Banning Tommy Del Gaddo 1967-12-13
Movie Hawaii Dr. John Whipple 1966-10-10
Series Hawk Unknown 1966-09-08
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1966-12-08
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1965-09-18
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie Lilith Norman 1964-09-27
Series East Side/West Side Unknown 1963-09-23
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Tallahassee 7000 Unknown 1961-01-24
Movie Mad Dog Coll Cop 1961-05-12
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961-09-17
Series The Defenders Unknown 1961-09-16
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27