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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 Oscars 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie We, The Marines 2017-07-21
Known For
Poster of Enemy of the State
Poster of Antz
Poster of The Quick and the Dead
Poster of The Trials of O'Brien
Movie We, The Marines Narrator 2017-07-21
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013-04-27
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 Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Lex Luthor (archive footage) 2006-11-02
Movie Shipibo Konibo: A Rite of Passage Narator 2005-10-09
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 2003-01-16
Movie All on Accounta Pullin' a Trigger Self 2002-09-24
Movie Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven' Self 2002-09-24
Movie Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs Interviewee 2002-10-28
Movie Heartbreakers William B. Tensy 2001-03-23
Movie The Mexican Arnold Margolese 2001-03-01
Movie Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' Himself 2001-05-01
Movie Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend Himself 2001-01-01
Movie Behind Enemy Lines Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart 2001-11-30
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Royal Tenenbaum 2001-10-05
Movie Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes Lex Luthor (archive footage) 2001-12-23
Movie Heist Joe Moore 2001-11-09
Movie Under Suspicion Henry Hearst 2000-09-24
Movie The Replacements Jimmy McGinty 2000-08-11
Movie Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Self - Actor 2000-09-27
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-01-01
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 Chamber Sam Cayhall 1996-10-11
Movie Making Frankensense of Young Frankenstein Blind Man (archive footage) 1996-01-01
Movie The Birdcage Sen. Kevin Keeley 1996-03-08
Movie Extreme Measures Dr. Lawrence Myrick 1996-09-27
Movie Crimson Tide Ramsey 1995-05-12
Movie The Quick and the Dead John Herod 1995-02-09
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 Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Movie Class Action Jebediah Ward 1991-03-15
Movie Company Business Sam Boyd 1991-09-06
Movie Postcards from the Edge Lowell Kolchek 1990-09-14
Movie Loose Cannons MacArthur Stern 1990-02-09
Movie Narrow Margin Robert Caulfield 1990-09-21
Movie The Package Sgt. Johnny Gallagher 1989-08-25
Movie Bat*21 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 1988-07-21
Movie Split Decisions Dan McGuinn 1988-06-11
Movie Another Woman Larry 1988-10-13
Movie Mississippi Burning Agent Rupert Anderson 1988-12-08
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 AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Self 1986-04-26
Movie Hoosiers Coach Norman Dale 1986-11-14
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Harry MacKenzie 1985-10-23
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Movie Target Walter Lloyd 1985-11-08
Movie Misunderstood Ned Rawley 1984-05-31
Movie Two of a Kind God (voice) (Uncredited) 1983-01-01
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 The Making of 'Superman II' Himself 1982-01-01
Movie All Night Long George Dupler 1981-03-06
Movie Reds Pete van Wherry 1981-12-25
Movie Superman II Lex Luthor 1980-12-04
Movie The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself 1980-01-01
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Formula 1 - Speed fever Himself 1978-09-15
Movie Superman Lex Luthor 1978-12-13
Movie The Domino Principle Tucker 1977-03-23
Movie A Bridge Too Far Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski 1977-06-15
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie March or Die Major William Sherman Foster 1977-09-08
Movie French Connection II Doyle 1975-05-18
Movie Night Moves Harry Moseby 1975-06-11
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 Prime Cut Mary Ann 1972-06-28
Movie The Poseidon Adventure Reverend Scott 1972-12-13
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 Riot Red Fraker 1969-01-15
Movie The Gypsy Moths Joe Browdy 1969-08-29
Movie Downhill Racer Eugene Claire 1969-11-06
Movie Marooned Buzz Lloyd 1969-12-11
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1968-01-22
Movie The Split Lt. Walter Brill 1968-11-04
Movie Shadow on the Land Rev. Thomas Davis 1968-12-04
Series The Invaders Tom Jessup 1967-01-10
Movie First to Fight Sergeant Tweed 1967-01-25
Movie A Covenant with Death Harmsworth 1967-02-15
Movie Banning Tommy Del Gaddo 1967-12-13
Movie Bonnie and Clyde Buck Barrow 1967-07-18
Series Hawk Unknown 1966-09-08
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1966-12-08
Movie Hawaii Dr. John Whipple 1966-10-10
Series The Trials of O'Brien Roger Nathan 1965-09-18
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Movie Lilith Norman 1964-10-02
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 (uncredited) 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 Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series The United States Steel Hour Unknown 1953-10-27