Gene Hackman

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Eugene Alden Hackman
  • Birth Place: San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/30/1930, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor
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Gene Hackman Fast Facts:
  • After his parents divorced, he was raised in Danville, IL, by his grandmother.
  • Served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1947 to '52, and was stationed in China, Japan and Hawaii.
  • Studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse in California.
  • Lived with Dustin Hoffman while they were both struggling actors.
  • Had surgery for heart problems in 1990, leading to a two-year hiatus from films.
  • In 2008, confirmed he had retired from acting.
  • Coauthored several novels with underwater archaeologist Daniel Lenihan, including Wake of the Perdido Star (1999), Justice for None (2004) and Escape From Andersonville (2009).
  • In 2011, published his first solo novel, Payback at Morning Peak.
  • Gene Hackman Relationships:
  • Beatrice Gray - Grandmother
  • Christopher Hackman - Son
  • Lyda Hackman - Mother
  • Betsy Arakawa - Wife
  • Richard Hackman - Brother
  • Leslie Hackman - Daughter
  • Eugene Ezra Hackman - Father
  • Elizabeth Hackman - Daughter
  • Faye Maltese - Ex-wife
  • Gene Hackman Awards:
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Cecil B. DeMille Award - Winner
  • 1975 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2002 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1972 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1967 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1992 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1988 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1970 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1974 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1972 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Winner
  • 1975 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1971 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1978 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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