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Gene Hackman

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Gene Hackman

American actor and novelistadd

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1930.

Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (7%), (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Clint Eastwood, The Birdcage, Actor

Linked to: University of Southern California, Vanity Fair, American Film Institute Awards 2001, The New York Times Company

 

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Gene Hackman was born in 1930 add something


1944

United States Naval Institute - Contributors have included historians David McCullough and James M. McPherson; former sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen such as Ernest Borgnine, Gene Hackman, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.; newsman Walter Cronkite, who covered the Invasion of Normandy in 1944 for United Press; and NBC television anchor Tom Brokaw


1953

Frank G. Slaughter - Several of Slaughter's novels became films, including "Sangaree", made into the 1953 film of that name starring Fernando_Lamas; and "Doctors' Wives", made into the 1971 film of the same name starring Dyan Cannon and Gene Hackman


1956

In 1956, Hackman began pursuing an acting career; he joined the Pasadena Playhouse in California. add something


1960

Theodore J. Flicker - In 1960, he established The Premise on New York's Bleecker Street in a basement venue, where he cast performers such as Buck Henry, Joan Darling, Gene Hackman, George_Segal, and James Frawley


1964

In 1964, he had an offer to co-star in the play Any Wednesday with actress Sandy Dennis. add something


1967

In 1967, Hackman appeared in an episode of the television series The Invaders entitled The Spores. add something


1968

In 1968, he appeared in an episode of "I Spy", in the role of "Hunter", in the episode "Happy Birthday. add something

 

Susan Clark - Clark had leading roles in several films, including "Coogan's Bluff" with Clint Eastwood in 1968, "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" with Robert Redford in 1969, "Valdez Is Coming" with Burt Lancaster in 1971, "Night Moves" with Gene Hackman in 1975, the disaster film "Airport 1975", and another disaster film "City on Fire" with Barry Newman, Leslie Nielsen and Shelley Winters


1969

In 1969, he played a ski coach in Downhill Racer and an astronaut in Marooned. add something

 

Carl Boenish - Boenish's cinematography work included the 1969 John Frankenheimer parachuting film classic "The Gypsy Moths", starring Burt Lancaster and Gene Hackman, and a National Geographic Explorer segment on jumps from El Capitan

 

Downhill Racer - "'Downhill Racer"' is a 1969 American drama film the directorial debut of Michael Ritchie and starring Robert Redford, Gene Hackman and Camilla Sparv


1971

In 1971, he was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award again, this time for 1970's I Never Sang for My Father, working alongside Melvyn Douglas and Estelle Parsons. add something


1972

Stella Stevens - In 1972 she starred in Irwin Allen's critically acclaimed blockbuster film "The Poseidon Adventure" with Gene Hackman, Ernest_Borgnine, Roddy McDowell, and Shelley Winters


1973

John Cazale - Also in 1973, he co-starred with Gene Hackman in Coppola's "The Conversation

 

Al Pacino - In 1973, he co-starred in Scarecrow, with Gene Hackman, and won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.


1974

The Conversation - "'The Conversation"' is a 1974 American psychological thriller film written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Gene Hackman with supporting roles by John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Cindy Williams, Frederic Forrest, Harrison Ford, Teri Garr and Robert Duvall


1975

Eric Rohmer - His style was famously criticised by Gene Hackman's character in the 1975 film "Night Moves" who describes viewing Rohmer's films as "kind of like watching paint dry"

 

Jan-Michael Vincent - In 1975 "Bite the Bullet" found him sharing screen time opposite Gene Hackman, James_Coburn and Candice Bergen


1976

John Frankenheimer - With Hackman reprising his role as New York cop Popeye Doyle, the film was a success and got Frankenheimer his next job, Black Sunday in 1976.


1978

Hackman showed a talent for both comedy and the "slow burn" as criminal mastermind Lex Luthor in Superman: The Movie, as he would in its 1980 and 1987 sequels. add something

 

Superman II - It is a sequel to the 1978 film "Superman" and stars Gene Hackman, Christopher_Reeve, Terence Stamp, Ned Beatty, Sarah Douglas, Margot Kidder, and Jack O'Halloran


1980

Lisa Eichhorn - In 1980, Eichhorn was cast opposite Gene Hackman in the low-budget Universal feature, "All Night Long"


1983

In 1983, Hackman drove a Dan Gurney Team Toyota in the 24 Hours of Daytona Endurance Race. add something


1984

Harry Oakes - In 1984 director Nicolas Roeg released the film "Eureka", starring Gene Hackman, who played the character Jack McCann, based upon Harry Oakes


1988

Alan Parker - Parker's second Academy *award nomination came with "Mississippi Burning" , based on a true story about the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964, which stars Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe


1990

In 1990, the actor underwent an angioplasty, which kept him from work for a while, although he found time for Narrow Margin—a remake of The Narrow Margin. add something

 

Katey Sagal - Sagal provided the vocals for "Loose Cannons", the theme song for the movie featuring Gene Hackman and Dan Aykroyd in 1990.


1991

In 1991, Hackman married Betsy Arakawa. add something


1992

In 1992, he played the sadistic sheriff "Little" Bill Daggett in the western Unforgiven directed by Clint Eastwood and written by David Webb Peoples which earned him a second Oscar, this time for Best Supporting Actor. add something

 

Clint Eastwood - In 1992 Eastwood revisited the western genre in the self-directed film Unforgiven, where he played an aging ex-gunfighter long past his prime opposite Gene Hackman, Morgan_Freeman, Richard Harris, and his girlfriend Frances Fisher.

 

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - She played the attorney daughter of Gene Hackman's character in "Class Action", co-starred in the 1992 thriller "Consenting Adults", and played a fishing boat captain in "The Perfect Storm"


1993

Hackman co-starred with Tom Cruise as a corrupt lawyer in The Firm and appeared in a second John Grisham story in 1996, playing a convict on death row in The Chamber. add something

 

The Firm (novel) - It was his first widely recognized book, and in 1993 after it sold 1,5 million copies, was made into a film starring Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman

 

The Firm (1993 film) - "'The Firm"' is a 1993 American legal thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Ed_Harris, Holly Hunter, Hal Holbrook, and David Strathairn


1995

Caprio and Russell Crowe, as well as submarine Captain Frank Ramsey in the film Crimson Tide with Denzel Washington. add something

 

Jack Russell Terrier - Actor Gene Hackman's pet in the 1995 movie "Crimson Tide" was a smooth-coated Jack Russell terrier named "Bear"

 

Leonardo DiCaprio - In 1995 he appeared in Sam Raimi's The Quick and the Dead alongside Gene Hackman, Sharon_Stone, and Russell Crowe, playing the role of Hackman's alleged son named Kid.

 

Lillo Brancato, Jr. - In 1995, he played a minor role in "Crimson Tide" with Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman

 

University of Alabama - The 1995 film "Crimson Tide", starring Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman, makes multiple references to the UA football program

 

The Quick and the Dead (1995 film) - "'The Quick and the Dead"' is a 1995 western film directed by Sam Raimi and starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell_Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio


1996

In 1996, he took a comedic turn as ultra-conservative Senator Kevin Keeley in The Birdcage with Robin Williams and Nathan Lane. add something

 

Calista Flockhart - In 1996, Flockhart appeared as the daughter of Dianne Wiest and Gene Hackman's characters in "The Birdcage"

 

Eskimo Pie - In the 1996 crime drama The Chamber, Gene Hackman's character, Sam Cayhall, has Eskimo Pies and coffee for his last meal

 

Michael Palmer (novelist) - The 1996 thriller film Extreme Measures, starring Hugh Grant, Gene Hackman and Sarah Jessica Parker, is based on Palmer's book of the same name

 

The Birdcage - "'The Birdcage"' is a 1996 American comedy film, directed by Mike Nichols and stars Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan_Lane, and Dianne Wiest


1997

Clint Eastwood - As well as directing the 1997 political thriller Absolute Power, Eastwood once again appeared alongside co-star Gene Hackman.


1998

Will Smith - In 1998, Smith starred with Gene Hackman in "Enemy of the State"

 

Tony Scott - Scott's 1998 film Enemy of the State, a conspiracy thriller, starred Will Smith and Gene Hackman, and was his highest-grossing film of the decade.


2000

Jack Warden - His final film was "The Replacements" in 2000, opposite Gene Hackman and Keanu Reeves

 

Sobranie - In the 2000 film Under Suspicion, Gene Hackman's character Henry Hearst and Monica Bellucci's character Henry's wife Chantal Hearst both smoke Black Russian Sobranies

 

Brooke Langton - She appeared alongside Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman in the 2000 film "The Replacements", and had a brief role in the 1996 indie film "Swingers" as Nikki


2001

Joaquim de Almeida - Also in 2001 Almeida had a great supporting role in the war film "Behind Enemy Lines" as Admiral Juan Miguel Piquet, the commander of NATO's naval forces, starring alongside Owen Wilson and Gene Hackman

 

Sigourney Weaver - In 2001, she appeared in the comedy "Heartbreakers" playing the lead role of a con artist alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Gene Hackman and Anne Bancroft

 

Scott O'Grady - The 2001 film "Behind Enemy Lines" starring Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson, is loosely based on this event


2002

The Corrections - In October 2002, Franzen gave "Entertainment Weekly" a wish cast-list for the film, saying, "If they told me Gene Hackman was going to do Alfred, I would be delighted


2003

Mille Award for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field. add something

 

Marguerite Moreau - In 2003's "Runaway Jury" she played opposite Gene Hackman

 

Runaway Jury - "'Runaway Jury"' is a 2003 American thriller film directed by Gary Fleder and starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin_Hoffman, and Rachel Weisz


2004

A 2004 article in Vanity Fair described how Hackman, Hoffman and Robert Duvall were all struggling actors and close friends while living in New York City in the 1960s. add something


2006

John Davis (producer) - Other Davis productions include "When a Stranger Calls", a remake of the 1979 horror classic, for Screen Gems; "Life or Something Like It", starring Angelina_Jolie; and the MGM film "Heartbreakers", starring Sigourney Weaver, Gene Hackman and Jennifer Love Hewitt


2008

In 2008, while promoting his third novel, Hackman confirmed that he had retired from acting. add something


2011

In 2011, Hackman appeared on the Fox Sports radio show, the Loose Cannons, where he discussed his career and novels with Pat O'Brien, Steve Hartman and Vic "the Brick" Jacobs. add something


2012

On January 13, 2012, Gene Hackman was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Islamorada, Florida add something


2015

On January 28, 2015, after a Grantland article ran with the headline "The Greatest Living American Actor at 85: Gene Hackman Is Gone But Still in Charge," there was concern that the 84-year-old had died add something


2016

In 2016 he narrated the Smithsonian Channel documentary "The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima add something


2018

In 2018 Gene bought an E-Bike at nearly 88 years old add something


2019

Gene Hackman and Hugh Jackman were spotted ordering a kebab on Monday, 6th of April 2019 in Clydebank, Scotland add something