Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

American actor and novelist
Eugene Allen Hackman is an American retired actor and former novelist. In a career that has spanned more than six decades, Hackman has won two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Award, two BAFTAs and one Silver Bear.Wikipedia
BornJanuary 30, 1930
HometownSan Bernardino, California, United States of America
Net worth$80 million
Height6'2" (1.87m)
SpouseBetsy Arakawa (m 1991 - present) , Faye Maltese (m 1956 - 1986)
ChildrenChristopher Allen Hackman , Elizabeth Jean Hackman , Leslie Anne Hackman
ParentsLydia Hackman , Eugene Ezra Hackman


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How ‘the dirtiest, sorest, most bedraggled cast in movie history’ made The Poseidon Adventure

  • When a young Ben Stiller told Gene Hackman that he adored The Poseidon Adventure, a movie that inspired him to be a filmmaker, the grizzled veteran actor fixed him with a stare and muttered, “Oh yeah. Money job,” before striding away. Hackman also dismissed his contribution to the double Oscar-winning film saying, “when I was working on it, I was kind of ashamed of myself.”


2002Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyThe Royal TenenbaumsWinner
1997Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe BirdcageWinner
1996Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureGet Shorty (film)Nominated
1993Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleUnforgivenWinner
1993Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureUnforgivenWinner