Gene Hackman

Biography

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).

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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).

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Gender Male

Known Credits 103

Birthday 1930-01-30

Place of Birth San Bernardino - California - USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Eugene Allen Hackman
  • Eugene Alder

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story as Himself
2012 Spider-Man - Once Upon a Time the Super Heroes as Lex Luthor (archive footage)
2012 Spider-Man - Once Upon a Time the Super Heroes as Himself
2008 Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' as Himself
2004 Welcome to Mooseport as Monroe "Eagle" Cole
2004 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust as narrator
2003 Runaway Jury as Rankin Fitch
2001 Behind Enemy Lines as Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart
2001 Heist as Joe Moore
2001 The Royal Tenenbaums as Royal Tenenbaum
2001 Heartbreakers as William B. Tensy
2001 The Mexican as Arnold Margolese
2000 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows as Himself - Actor
2000 Under Suspicion as Henry Hearst
2000 The Replacements as Jimmy McGinty
1998 Enemy of the State as Edward Lyle
1998 Antz as General Mandible (voice)
1998 Twilight as Jack Ames
1997 Absolute Power as President Allen Richmond
1996 The Chamber as Sam Cayhall
1996 Extreme Measures as Dr. Lawrence Myrick
1996 The Birdcage as Sen. Kevin Keeley
1995 Get Shorty as Harry Zimm
1995 Crimson Tide as Captain Frank Ramsey
1995 The Quick and the Dead as John Herod
1994 Wyatt Earp as Nicholas Earp
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Geronimo: An American Legend as Brig. Gen. George Crook
1993 The Firm as Avery Tolar
1992 Unforgiven as Little Bill Daggett
1991 Company Business as Sam Boyd
1991 Class Action as Jebediah Ward
1990 Narrow Margin as Robert Caulfield
1990 Postcards from the Edge as Lowell Kolchek
1990 Loose Cannons as MacArthur Stern
1989 The Package as Sgt. Johnny Gallagher
1988 Mississippi Burning as Agent Rupert Anderson
1988 Full Moon in Blue Water as Floyd
1988 Another Woman as Larry
1988 Bat*21 as Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton
1988 Split Decisions as Dan McGuinn
1987 No Way Out as Defense Secretary David Brice
1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace as Lex Luthor
1986 Hoosiers as Coach Norman Dale
1986 Power as Wilfred Buckley
1985 Target as Walter Lloyd / Duncan (Duke) Potter
1985 Twice in a Lifetime as Harry MacKenzie
1985 Larry King Live(1 episode)
1984 Misunderstood as Ned Rawley
1983 Uncommon Valor as Col. Cal Rhodes
1983 Under Fire as Alex Grazier
1983 Eureka as Jack McCann
1981 Reds as Pete Van Wherry
1981 All Night Long as George Dupler
1980 Superman II as Lex Luthor
1978 Superman as Lex Luthor
1978 The South Bank Show(1 episode)
1977 March or Die as Maj. William Sherman Foster
1977 The Hollywood Greats(1 episode)
1977 A Bridge Too Far as Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski
1977 The Domino Principle as Roy Tucker
1975 Lucky Lady as Kibby
1975 Bite the Bullet as Sam Clayton
1975 Night Moves as Harry Moseby
1975 French Connection II as Doyle
1974 Young Frankenstein as Blindman
1974 Zandy's Bride as Zandy Allen
1974 The Conversation as Harry Caul
1973 Scarecrow as Max Millan
1972 The Poseidon Adventure as Reverand Scott
1972 Prime Cut as Mary Ann
1972 Cisco Pike as Officer Leo Holland
1971 The French Connection as Det. Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle
1971 The Hunting Party as Brandt Ruger
1971 Doctors' Wives as Dr. Dave Randolph
1970 I Never Sang for My Father as Gene Garrison
1969 Marooned as Buzz Lloyd
1969 Downhill Racer as Eugene Claire
1969 The Gypsy Moths as Joe Browdy
1969 Riot as Red Fraker
1968 Shadow on the Land as Rev. Thomas Davis
1968 The Split as Detective Lt. Walter Brill
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(2 episodes)
1967 Banning as Tommy Del Gaddo
1967 Bonnie and Clyde as Buck Barrow
1967 A Covenant with Death as Harmsworth
1967 First to Fight as Sergeant Tweed
1966 CBS Playhouse(1 episode)
1966 Hawaii as Dr. John Whipple
1966 Hawk(1 episode)
1965 The F.B.I.(1 episode)
1965 The Trials of O'Brien(1 episode)
1964 Lilith as Norman
1963 East Side/West Side(1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(1 episode)
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week(1 episode)
1961 The Defenders(2 episodes)
1961 Tallahassee 7000(1 episode)
1960 Route 66(1 episode)
1958 Naked City(1 episode)
1953 The United States Steel Hour(5 episodes)
1929 The Academy Awards(5 episodes)
1900 The Directors(1 episode)
1900 V.I.P. Schaukel(1 episode)

Production

2000 Under Suspicion … Producer

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