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Gene Hackman

Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Anna Lyda Elizabeth (Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. Gene grew up in a broken home, which he left at the age of ...

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Jan 30, 1930 In San Bernardino, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series That's Hollywood
Latest Project:
Movie Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies 2016-03-06

Won 2 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 37 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Enemy of the State
Poster of Unforgiven
Poster of The French Connection
Poster of The Royal Tenenbaums
Series The Movie Show Himself 2017
Movie Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies None 2016-03-06
Series Wogan: The Best Of Unknown 2015
Movie Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Unknown 2015-06-05
Movie Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story Himself 2013-04-27
Movie The Unforgettable Russell Harty Unknown 2012-03-21
Series Diners, Drive-ins and Dives Unknown 2011
Movie A Backyard Story Unknown 2010
Movie I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale Unknown 2009-01-16
Series America's Game: The Superbowl Champions Unknown 2009
Movie Hackman on Doyle Unknown 2009
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty Himself 2008-06-25
Movie Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' Himself 2008-03-25
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 2008
Movie AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres Himself 2008-06-17
Movie Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Narrator 2007-12-25
Movie Superman II Unknown 2006
Movie All Access: The Showdown of 'Enemy of the State' Unknown 2006
Series Hollywood Science Unknown 2006
Movie Premio Donostia a Matt Dillon Unknown 2006
Movie The Making of 'Enemy of the State' Himself 2006-05-16
Series Backstory Unknown 2005
Movie Get Shorty: Wiseguys and Dolls Unknown 2005
Movie Hoosier History: The Truth Behind the Legend Unknown 2005
Movie Get Shorty: Look at Me Himself 2005-02-22
Movie The Making of 'Runaway Jury' Himself 2004-02-17
Movie Off the Cuff: Hackman & Hoffman Himself 2004-02-17
Movie Welcome to Mooseport Monroe Cole 2004-02-20
Series Hollywood Greats Unknown 2004
Movie Exploring the Scene: Hackman & Hoffman Together Unknown 2004
Movie It Happened That Way Unknown 2004
Movie Hidden City Unknown 2003
Movie The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2003-01-19
Movie Runaway Jury Unknown 2003-10-17
Movie Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Unknown 2003-11-15
Movie Colors of Courage: Sons of New Mexico, Prisoners of Japan Unknown 2002
Movie The Kid Stays in the Picture Unknown 2002-08-16
Series Page to Screen Unknown 2002
Series Bravo Profiles Unknown 2002
Movie Headliners & Legends: Denzel Washington Himself 2002-02-17
Movie All on Accounta Pullin' a Trigger Unknown 2002
Movie De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros Unknown 2002-06-01
Movie Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend Unknown 2001
Movie Making the Connection: Untold Stories of 'The French Connection' Unknown 2001
Movie Cannes: Through the Eyes of the Hunter Unknown 2001
Movie The Royal Tenenbaums Unknown 2001
Movie Heroes of Iwo Jima Himself 2001-06-17
Movie Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' Himself / Lex Luthor 2001-05-01
Movie Heartbreakers William B. Tensy 2001-03-23
Movie The Making of 'Heartbreakers' Himself 2001-10-02
Movie Heartbreakers: Laffs & Gaffes Himself 2001-10-02
Movie Heist Unknown 2001-11-09
Movie The Mexican Unknown 2001
Movie Behind Enemy Lines Unknown 2001
Movie Under Suspicion Henry Hearst 2000-11-15
Movie The Replacements Unknown 2000-08-11
Movie The Poughkeepsie Shuffle: Tracing 'The French Connection' Unknown 2000
Series The Directors Unknown 1999-03-02
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends Unknown 1999-06-15
Movie The Best of Hollywood Unknown 1998
Movie Sharon Stone - Una mujer de 100 caras Unknown 1998
Series Split Screen Unknown 1998
Movie Antz General Mandible 1998-10-02
Movie The Secret World of 'Antz' Himself 1998-02-13
Movie Enemy of the State Edward Lyle 1998-11-20
Movie Twilight Jack Ames 1998-03-06
Movie Femmes Fatales: Sharon Stone Unknown 1998-02-10
Movie Sports on the Silver Screen Unknown 1997
Movie Absolute Power President Allen Richmond 1997-02-14
Series The O'Reilly Factor Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The Birdcage Sen. Kevin Keeley 1996-03-08
Series Jet 7 Unknown 1996
Movie Making Frankensense of 'Young Frankenstein' Unknown 1996
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Extreme Measures Unknown 1996
Movie The Chamber Sam Cayhall 1996-10-11
Series Showbiz Today Unknown 1996
Movie A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Unknown 1995
Movie The Making of 'Crimson Tide' Himself 1995
Movie Crimson Tide Capt. Frank Ramsey 1995-05-12
Movie The Quick and the Dead Unknown 1995
Movie The Fantasy Worlds of Irwin Allen Unknown 1995-09-30
Movie All Access: On the Set of 'Crimson Tide' Unknown 1995
Movie Get Shorty Harry Zimm 1995-10-20
Movie Shurtleff on Acting Unknown 1994
Movie The 20th Annual People's Choice Awards Unknown 1994
Movie 100 Years of the Hollywood Western Himself 1994-08-10
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie 100 Years at the Movies Unknown 1994
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Wyatt Earp Unknown 1994
Movie The 66th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1994-03-21
Movie It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein Unknown 1994
Movie Wyatt Earp: Walk with a Legend Unknown 1994
Movie Geronimo: An American Legend Unknown 1993
Movie The 65th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1993-03-29
Movie The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1993-01-23
Movie The Firm Avery Tolar 1993-06-30
Movie The 46th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Unforgiven Little Bill Daggett 1992-08-07
Movie Earth and the American Dream Unknown 1992-10-01
Movie Clint Eastwood on Westerns Himself 1992-07-20
Movie Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven' Unknown 1992
Movie Company Business Unknown 1991
Movie Class Action Unknown 1991
Series Charlie Rose Unknown 1991-09-30
Movie Loose Cannons MacArthur Stern 1990-02-09
Movie Miami Blues Unknown 1990-04-20
Movie Ken Adam - Production Designer Himself 1990
Movie Narrow Margin Unknown 1990
Movie Postcards from the Edge Unknown 1990
Movie Dieter & Andreas Unknown 1989
Movie The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1989-01-28
Movie Island of Hope, Island of Tears Narrator 1989-03-07
Movie The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special Himself - 'The Conversation' 1989-06-03
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Movie The Package Sgt. Johnny Gallagher 1989-08-25
Movie Split Decisions Unknown 1988
Movie Bat*21 Unknown 1988
Movie Mississippi Burning Unknown 1988
Movie Another Woman Unknown 1988
Movie Full Moon in Blue Water Unknown 1988
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1988
Movie Superman IV: The Quest for Peace Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987
Movie No Way Out Unknown 1987-08-14
Movie Power Unknown 1986
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Billy Wilder Unknown 1986
Movie The 58th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie Hoosiers Unknown 1986
Series Larry King Live Unknown 1985-06-03
Movie Twice in a Lifetime Harry MacKenzie 1985-11-08
Movie Target Unknown 1985
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1984
Movie Misunderstood Unknown 1984
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Movie Under Fire Unknown 1983
Movie Eureka Jack McCann 1983-05-20
Movie Uncommon Valor Unknown 1983
Movie Two of a Kind Unknown 1983
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie The Making of 'Superman II' Himself 1982-02-10
Movie Reds Unknown 1981-12-25
Movie AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire Unknown 1981
Movie All Night Long Unknown 1981
Series That's Hollywood Unknown 1981
Movie The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' Unknown 1980
Movie Superman II Unknown 1980
Movie A Look at Liv Unknown 1979
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Movie Speed Fever Himself 1978-09-15
Movie Superman Unknown 1978-12-15
Movie A Bridge Too Far Unknown 1977
Movie March or Die Maj. William Sherman Foster 1977-09-08
Movie The Domino Killings Unknown 1977
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Series Revista de cine Unknown 1976
Movie America at the Movies Unknown 1976
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Movie Night Moves Unknown 1975
Movie French Connection II Doyle 1975-05-21
Movie Lucky Lady Unknown 1975
Movie At Long Last Cole Unknown 1975
Movie Bite the Bullet Unknown 1975
Movie Young Frankenstein Unknown 1974
Movie The Conversation Unknown 1974
Series V.I.P.-Schaukel Unknown 1974
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie Zandy's Bride Unknown 1974
Movie The 45th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1973-03-27
Movie Scarecrow Unknown 1973
Movie The Return of the Movie Movie Unknown 1972
Movie The Poseidon Adventure Unknown 1972
Movie The 29th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1972
Movie The 44th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1972
Movie Prime Cut Unknown 1972
Movie Cisco Pike Unknown 1972
Series Insight Unknown 1972
Movie The 43rd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1971
Series Film 2016 Unknown 1971-11-16
Movie The French Connection Jimmy Doyle 1971-10-09
Movie The Hunting Party Brandt Ruger 1971-09-04
Movie Doctors' Wives Dr. Dave Randolph 1971-03-12
Movie Downhill Racer Claire 1970-01-15
Movie I Never Sang for My Father Unknown 1970
Movie The Gypsy Moths Unknown 1969
Movie The Sky Divers Unknown 1969
Movie Riot Red Fraker 1969-05-12
Movie Marooned Buzz Lloyd 1969-12-11
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie The Split Unknown 1968
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Movie The 40th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1968
Movie Shadow on the Land Unknown 1968
Movie Community Shelter Planning Donald Ross - Regional Civil Defense Officer 1967-06-06
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Unknown 1967-09-09
Series The Invaders Unknown 1967-01-10
Movie Bonnie and Clyde Buck Barrow 1967-08-13
Movie First to Fight Unknown 1967
Movie Banning Unknown 1967
Movie A Covenant with Death Unknown 1967
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1967
Series Iron Horse Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie Hawaii Dr. John Whipple 1966-10-10
Series Hawk Unknown 1966-09-08
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1966
Series The Trials of O'Brien Unknown 1966
Series Directions Unknown 1965
Series I Spy Unknown 1965
Movie Lilith Unknown 1964
Series Cinema Unknown 1964-05-14
Series East Side/West Side Unknown 1963-09-23
Movie Ride with Terror Unknown 1963
Series Look Up and Live Unknown 1962
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Movie Mad Dog Coll Unknown 1961
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961
Series Tallahassee 7000 Unknown 1961
Series ABC's Wide World of Sports Unknown 1961-04-29
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Naked City Unknown 1959
Series Brenner Unknown 1959
Series The United States Steel Hour Ed / ... 1953-10-27
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14