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.

Awards

  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1980, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1977, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1970, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1973, 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
  • 2003, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1969, Emmy — Special Classifications of Individual Achievements: Nominee
  • 1969, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Winner
  • 1970, Emmy — Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - Individuals: Nominee
  • 1981, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Motion Picture Actress: Winner
  • 1970, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year - Actress: Nominee
  • 1971, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Actress: Nominee

Relationships

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

College

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

Next On TVSee all »

Details

  • Birth Name: Goldie Jean Hawn
  • Birth Place: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Writer

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

Puppy Bowl XII
The Puppy Bowl Gets the 30 for 30 Treatment

We went to Puppy Bowl XIII to speak to the puppies directly about the allegations of certain players illegally eating adult dog food instead of puppy food, the dirtiest fouls to ever stink up the field and so much more