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Gene Hackman

1930-01-30 San Bernardino, California, USA

Image of 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). ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


We, The Marines Narrator (voice) 2017-07-21
And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013-04-27
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Himself 2009-01-16
Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' Himself 2008-03-25
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman Self (archive footage) 2006-06-12
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut Lex Luthor (archive footage) 2006-11-02
Shipibo Konibo: A Rite of Passage Narrator (voice) 2005-10-09
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust narrator 2004-01-01
Welcome to Mooseport Monroe "Eagle" Cole 2004-02-24
Runaway Jury Rankin Fitch 2003-01-16
Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven' Self 2002-09-24
All on Accounta Pullin' a Trigger Self 2002-09-24
Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs Interviewee 2002-10-28
The Mexican Arnold Margolese 2001-03-01
Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend Himself 2001-01-01
Heist Joe Moore 2001-11-09
Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' Himself 2001-05-01
Heartbreakers William B. Tensy 2001-03-23
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros Lex Luthor (archive footage) 2001-12-23
The Royal Tenenbaums Royal Tenenbaum 2001-10-05
Behind Enemy Lines Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart 2001-11-30
The Poughkeepsie Shuffle: Tracing 'The French Connection' Self 2000-01-15
Under Suspicion Henry Hearst 2000-09-24
The Replacements Jimmy McGinty 2000-08-11
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows Self - Actor 2000-09-27
Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood Himself - Narrator (voice) 1999-01-23
Enemy of the State Edward "Brill" Lyle 1998-11-20
Antz General Mandible (voice) 1998-10-02
Twilight Jack Ames 1998-03-06
Absolute Power President Allen Richmond 1997-02-14
Extreme Measures Dr. Lawrence Myrick 1996-09-27
Making Frankensense of Young Frankenstein Blind Man (archive footage) 1996-01-01
The Birdcage Sen. Kevin Keeley 1996-03-08
The Chamber Sam Cayhall 1996-10-11
Crimson Tide Ramsey 1995-05-12
The Quick and the Dead John Herod 1995-02-09
Get Shorty Harry Zimm 1995-10-20
Wyatt Earp Nicholas Earp 1994-06-24
Clint Eastwood: The Man from Malpaso Self 1994-12-11
The Firm Avery Tolar 1993-06-30
Geronimo: An American Legend Brig. Gen. George Crook 1993-12-10
Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Unforgiven 'Little' Bill Daggett 1992-08-07
Company Business Sam Boyd 1991-09-06
Class Action Jedediah Tucker Ward 1991-03-15
Narrow Margin Robert Caulfield 1990-09-21
Loose Cannons MacArthur Stern 1990-02-09
Postcards From the Edge Lowell Kolchek 1990-09-14
The Package Sgt. Johnny Gallagher 1989-08-25
Another Woman Larry 1988-10-13
Full Moon in Blue Water Floyd 1988-11-23
Mississippi Burning Agent Rupert Anderson 1988-12-08
Split Decisions Dan McGuinn 1988-06-11
Bat*21 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 1988-07-21
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Lex Luthor 1987-07-23
No Way Out Defense Secretary David Brice 1987-08-14
Hoosiers Coach Norman Dale 1986-11-14
Power Wilfred Buckley 1986-01-31
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Self 1986-04-26
Target Walter Lloyd 1985-11-08
Twice in a Lifetime Harry MacKenzie 1985-10-23
Misunderstood Ned Rawley 1984-05-31
Under Fire Alex Grazier 1983-10-21
Eureka Jack McCann 1983-05-01
Uncommon Valor Col. Cal Rhodes 1983-12-16
Two of a Kind God (voice) (uncredited) 1983-01-01
The Making of 'Superman II' Himself 1982-01-01
All Night Long George Dupler 1981-03-06
Reds Pete van Wherry 1981-12-25
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Himself 1980-01-01
Superman II Lex Luthor 1980-12-04
Formula 1 - Febbre della velocità Himself 1978-09-15
Superman Lex Luthor 1978-12-13
A Bridge Too Far Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski 1977-06-15
The Domino Principle Tucker 1977-03-23
March or Die Major William Sherman Foster 1977-09-08
Lucky Lady Kibby 1975-12-25
French Connection II "Popeye" Doyle 1975-05-18
Night Moves Harry Moseby 1975-06-11
Bite the Bullet Sam Clayton 1975-09-26
The Conversation Harry Caul 1974-04-07
Zandy's Bride Zandy Allen 1974-05-19
Young Frankenstein Blindman 1974-12-15
Scarecrow Max Millan 1973-04-11
The Poseidon Adventure Reverend Scott 1972-12-13
Prime Cut Mary Ann 1972-06-28
Cisco Pike Officer Leo Holland 1972-01-14
The Hunting Party Brandt Ruger 1971-07-16
The French Connection Jimmy Doyle 1971-10-09
Doctors' Wives Dr. Dave Randolph 1971-02-03
I Never Sang for My Father Gene Garrison 1970-10-18
Riot Red Fraker 1969-01-15
Downhill Racer Eugene Claire 1969-11-06
The Gypsy Moths Joe Browdy 1969-08-29
Marooned Buzz Lloyd 1969-12-11
The Split Lt. Walter Brill 1968-11-04
Shadow on the Land Rev. Thomas Davis 1968-12-04
First to Fight Sergeant Tweed 1967-01-25
Bonnie and Clyde Buck Barrow 1967-07-18
Banning Tommy Del Gaddo 1967-12-13
Community Shelter Planning Donald Ross - Regional Civil Defense Officer 1967-06-06
A Covenant with Death Harmsworth 1967-02-15
Hawaii Dr. John Whipple 1966-10-10
Lilith Norman 1965-01-15
Mad Dog Coll Cop (uncredited) 1961-05-12