Fast Facts

  • Descendant of Edward Rutledge, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Took ballet and tap lessons beginning at the age of 3.
  • Ran her own dance studio after high school.
  • Worked as a go-go dancer before she was tapped to join NBC's comedy revue Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
  • Breakout film role was in the 1969 comedy Cactus Flower.
  • Met longtime companion Kurt Russell on the set of the 1984 comedy Swing Shift.
  • Posed for the cover of Playboy magazine at age 39.
  • Was honored by the American Museum of the Moving Image in 1997.
  • Formed the production company Cosmic Entertainment in 2003 with Kurt Russell.
  • Began the Hawn Foundation to support programs that improve the emotional and mental health of children.
  • Penned a 2005 memoir titled A Lotus Grows in the Mud.
  • Practices Buddhism.

Awards

  • 1970, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee
  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1973, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2003, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1970, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Nominee
  • 1970, Emmy — Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - Individuals: Nominee
  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1983, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1980, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1981, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Motion Picture Actress: Winner
  • 1969, Emmy — Special Classifications of Individual Achievements: Nominee
  • 1969, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 1970, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner

Relationships

  • Laura Hawn — Mother
  • Gus Trikonis — Ex-husband
  • Kurt Russell — Significant Other
  • Wyatt Russell — Son
  • Edward Rutledge Hawn — Father
  • Bruno Wintzell — Ex-husband
  • Bill Hudson — Ex-husband
  • Oliver Hudson — Son
  • Kate Hudson — Daughter

College

  • Attended American University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Goldie Jean Studlendgehawn
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Birthday: November 21, 1945, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Writer
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