Gene Hackman

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Gene was born under the official name Hackman, Eugene Allen on January 30th, 1930. He has been a credited actor since the 1966 film Hawaii.

Gene Hackman is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in eleven films including the 2004 comedy film Welcome to Mooseport as the character Monroe Cole, the 2001 action movie Heist playing Joe Moore and the 2001 comedy release The Royal Tenenbaums cast as Royal Tenenbaum.

Gene has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-nine films including: the 2003 drama film Runaway Jury as the character Rankin Fitch, the 2001 comedy movie Heartbreakers playing William B. Tensy and the 2001 adventure release The Mexican cast as Arnold Margolese.

Gene Hackman has earned salaries up to $2,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 1993 drama film The Firm, which brought in $158,000,000 at the box office.

In 2000 Gene Hackman produced his first movie, the crime film Under Suspicion.

Gene is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least one magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over one publications and featured in eleven magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least two books.

As an actor Gene Hackman has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on five occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle in the 1971 film The French Connection. Gene Hackman also won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Little Bill Daggett in the 1992 movie Unforgiven .

Gene Hackman was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Buck Barrow in the 1967 movie Bonnie and Clyde , Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Gene Garrison in the 1970 movie I Never Sang for My Father and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Anderson in the 1988 movie Mississippi Burning .


" The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.


Was the first choice to play Mike Brady on _"The Brady Bunch" (1969)_ .
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