GENE HACKMAN
(Eugene Alden Hackman)
 
* 30. January 1930 (in San Bernadino, California)
 
OSCAR
 

1972 as Jimmy (Popeye) Doyle in 'The French Connection'

1993 as Sheriff (Little Bill) Dagget in 'Unforgiven'

 
OSCARNOMINEE
 
1968 as Buck Barrow in 'Bonnie and Clyde'

1971 as Gene Garrison in 'I Never Sang For My Father'

1989 as Rupert Anderson in 'Mississippi Burning'
 
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one of my all time favourite actors

some of my facourite movies with him include 'Scarecrow' (1973), 'Crimson Tide' (1995) and 'Enemy of the State' (1998)

his parents were the pressman and printer Eugene Ezra Hackman and Lyda Hackman

he was married to Fay Maltese, a secretary (1956 - 1986, divorced)

has 3 children with Maltese: Elizabeth, Leslie and Christopher

since December 1991 he is married to the concert pianist Betsy Arakawa

while at the Pasadena Playhouse, Hackman and a classmate were voted 'Least likely to succeed'

the classmate was Dustin Hoffman
 
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