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Gene Hackman is a Actor and Producer American born on 30 january 1930 at San Bernardino (USA)

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman
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Birth name Eugene Allen Hackman
Nationality USA
Birth 30 january 1930 (89 years) at San Bernardino (USA)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor

Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is an American actor and novelist.

In a career spanning five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two for best actor in The French Connection and best supporting actor in Unforgiven. In addition, Hackman has won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. His major subsequent films include The French Connection (1971) and French Connection II (1975), in which he played Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle; The Poseidon Adventure (1972); The Conversation (1974); Superman (1978), in which he played arch-villain Lex Luthor; Hoosiers (1986); Mississippi Burning (1988); Unforgiven (1992); The Firm (1993); Crimson Tide (1995); Get Shorty (1995); The Birdcage (1996); Enemy of the State (1998); and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001).

Biography

Hackman's first wife was Faye Maltese. They had three children, Christopher Allen, Elizabeth Jean and Leslie Anne Hackman. The couple divorced in 1986 after three decades of marriage. In 1991, Hackman married Betsy Arakawa. They live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Hackman competed in Sports Car Club of America races driving an open wheeled Formula Ford in the late seventies. In 1983, Hackman drove a Dan Gurney Team Toyota in the 24 Hours of Daytona Endurance Race. He also won the Long Beach Grand Prix Celebrity Race.

Hackman is an avid fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars and regularly attended Jaguars games as a guest of then-head coach Jack Del Rio. He is friends with Del Rio from Del Rio's playing days at the University of Southern California.

On January 13, 2012, Hackman was struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Islamorada, Florida. He sustained minor injuries and was transported to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami, Florida.

On October 30, 2012, Hackman slapped a homeless man who recognized him in downtown Santa Fe. Hackman told the police that the homeless man became angry when he was refused money, called his wife an obscene name and moved in close in a "threatening manner". Hackman also told the police that he was then forced to slap the man to fend him off. No charges were filed, as it was determined by police that Hackman acted in self-defense.

Best films

Superman (1978)
(Actor)
The Firm (1993)
(Actor)
Enemy of the State (1998)
(Actor)
Superman II (1980)
(Actor)
The Birdcage (1996)
(Actor)
Antz (1998)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Gene Hackman (83 films)

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Actor

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, 1h56
Directed by Richard Donner, Richard Lester
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about children, Superman films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, Sarah Douglas
Roles Lex Luthor
Rating76% 3.848923.848923.848923.848923.84892
On the planet Krypton, criminals General Zod (Terence Stamp), Ursa (Sarah Douglas) and Non (Jack O'Halloran) are sentenced to eternal banishment inside the Phantom Zone by Jor-El (Marlon Brando) for insurrection and murder, amongst other crimes. Later, the shockwaves resulting from Krypton's explosion change the trajectory of the Phantom Zone, causing it to set on the same course as Kal-El's starship to Earth. Thirty years later, Superman (Christopher Reeve) diverts an XK-101 missile into outer space and, unknowingly, destroys the Phantom Zone as it drifts towards Earth and frees its captives.
Welcome to Mooseport, 1h50
Directed by Donald Petrie
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Gene Hackman, Ray Romano, Marcia Gay Harden, Maura Lynn Tierney, June Squibb, Fred Savage
Roles Monroe "Eagle" Cole
Rating52% 2.6005352.6005352.6005352.6005352.600535
Monroe "Eagle" Cole (Gene Hackman) is a former President of the United States who retires to his vacation home in the town of Mooseport, Maine to escape the clutches of ex-wife Charlotte Cole (Christine Baranski). Harold "Handy" Harrison (Ray Romano) is the local plumber of Mooseport, who also owns a hardware store.
Runaway Jury, 2h7
Directed by Gary Fleder
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Rachel Weisz, Bruce Davison, Bruce McGill
Roles Rankin Fitch
Rating70% 3.549233.549233.549233.549233.54923
In New Orleans, a failed day trader at a stock brokerage firm shows up at the office and opens fire on his former colleagues, then kills himself. Among the dead is Jacob Wood. Two years later, with attorney Wendell Rohr, Jacob's widow Celeste takes Vicksburg Firearms to court on the grounds that the company's gross negligence led to her husband's death.
De Superman à Spider-Man : L'aventure des super-héros, 1h40
Directed by Michel Viotte
Origin France
Genres Documentary
Themes Films about animals, Films about spiders, Batman films, Hulk (comics) films, Spider-Man films, Superman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Stan Lee, Tim Burton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder
Roles Lex Luthor

Ce documentaire est consacré à l'histoire des super-héros américains depuis leur apparition dans les années 1930. Il présente de nombreux dessins issus des comics originaux, des extraits de leurs adaptations en films et dessins animés, ainsi que des entretiens avec des auteurs importants du genre.
Heartbreakers, 2h3
Directed by David Mirkin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Crime, Romance
Actors Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, Gene Hackman, Anne Bancroft
Roles William B. Tensy
Rating61% 3.0986853.0986853.0986853.0986853.098685
Max and Page Conners (Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt) are a mother-daughter con artist team. When the film opens, the Conners are finishing a con on Dean Cumanno (Ray Liotta), an auto-body shop owner and small-time crook. The con, which the Conners have played many times before on other men, involves Max marrying Dean, passing out on their wedding night to avoid consummating the marriage, and then Page (posing as Dean's secretary) luring Dean into a compromising position to justify Max's immediate divorce and hefty settlement. The con is a success.
The Royal Tenenbaums, 1h49
Directed by Wes Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about families, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Andrew Wilson, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson
Roles Royal Tenenbaum
Rating75% 3.7994753.7994753.7994753.7994753.799475
Royal Tenenbaum explains to his three children, Chas, Margot, and Richie, that he and his wife, Etheline, are separating. Each of the Tenenbaum children achieved great success at a very young age. Chas is a math and business genius, from whom Royal steals money. Margot, who was adopted by the Tenenbaums, was awarded a grant for a play that she wrote in the ninth grade. Richie is a tennis prodigy and artist. He expresses his love for adopted sister Margot through many paintings. Royal takes him on regular outings, to which neither of the other children are invited. Eli Cash is the Tenenbaums' neighbor, and Richie's best friend.
The Mexican, 2h
Directed by Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J. K. Simmons, Bob Balaban, Michael Cerveris
Roles Arnold Margolese
Rating60% 3.048863.048863.048863.048863.04886
The story follows Jerry Welbach (Brad Pitt) as he travels through Mexico to find a valuable antique gun, The Mexican, and smuggle it into the United States. Five years earlier, Welbach had caused a traffic accident in which he hit the car of local mobster Arnold Margolese (Gene Hackman), who was jailed for five years after the police searched his car following the crash, finding someone tied up in his trunk. In compensation for the jail time, Welbach has been sent on various errands by Margolese's second-in-command, Bernie Nayman (Bob Balaban). Retrieving the gun will be his final errand. Welbach has a girlfriend, Samantha (Julia Roberts), whom he argues with constantly and who leaves Jerry prior to the trip over his lack of commitment to their relationship.
Behind Enemy Lines, 1h46
Directed by John Moore
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Owen Wilson, Gene Hackman, Gabriel Macht, Joaquim de Almeida, David Keith, Charles Malik Whitfield
Roles Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart
Rating63% 3.199243.199243.199243.199243.19924
In the final stages of the Bosnian War in December 1995, United States Navy flight officer Lieutenant Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) and pilot Lieutenant Jeremy Stackhouse (Gabriel Macht), who are stationed on an aircraft carrier in the Adriatic Sea, are assigned a reconnaissance mission by their commanding officer, Admiral Reigart (Gene Hackman). The mission goes smoothly until they spot suspicious activity in the demilitarized zone where NATO aircraft and the warring factions are prohibited from engaging in military activity. Burnett persuades Stackhouse to fly their F/A-18 Hornet off-course to get a close look and photograph the target. They are unaware that they photographed mass graves, and Serb soldiers see the jet. The local Bosnian Serb paramilitary commander, General Miroslav Lokar (modelled on Arkan and his Tiger militia, and played by Olek Krupa), is conducting a secret genocidal campaign against the local Bosniak population. Not wanting the mass graves to be discovered, Lokar orders the jet be shot down.
Heist
Heist (2001)
, 1h49
Directed by David Mamet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Politic
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Delroy Lindo, Sam Rockwell, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay
Roles Joe Moore
Rating64% 3.2492353.2492353.2492353.2492353.249235
Joe Moore runs a ring of professional thieves, which includes Bobby Blane, Don "Pinky" Pincus and Joe's wife Fran. During a daylight robbery of a New York City jewelry store, Joe's face is captured by a security camera after he takes off his mask in an attempt to con/distract the store's last remaining employee. As both the picture and a witness can identify him, Joe chooses to retire from crime and plans to disappear on his sail boat with his wife, living off their share of the heist.
The Replacements, 1h58
Directed by Howard Deutch
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Dance films, Sports films, Films about the labor movement, American football films, Political films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Jon Favreau, Orlando Jones, Faizon Love
Roles Jimmy McGinty
Rating65% 3.299243.299243.299243.299243.29924
The film opens with Shane Falco, a former star quarterback at The Ohio State University who choked in his final college game and failed to succeed in the pros, doing his job cleaning the bottoms of peoples' boats. While underwater, he finds a metal trophy football labeled "Shane Falco: All American" and pretends he is playing football again.
Under Suspicion, 1h50
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Origin France
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Miguel Ángel Suárez, Monica Bellucci, Mike Gomez
Roles Henry Hearst
Rating64% 3.2484853.2484853.2484853.2484853.248485
Henry Hearst (Gene Hackman) is about to give the main speech in an exclusive party in Puerto Rico. He is called to the police station to be questioned about his finding of a raped and murdered young girl the day before. Victor Benezet (Morgan Freeman), and the younger Detective Felix Owens (Thomas Jane) question him. Hearst changes his story several times: he was jogging with a neighbour's dog, he found her, the dog found her, he was jogging without the dog, so the police think he has done it, Benezet is pressured by his boss (Miguel Ángel Suárez) to free Hearst so that he can give his speech. As there is no conclusive proof, Benezet has to let him go.
Enemy of the State, 2h12
Directed by Tony Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Spy films, Films about computing, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Political films, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Jack Black, Gabriel Byrne, Regina King
Roles Edward Lyle, aka Brill
Rating72% 3.6476553.6476553.6476553.6476553.647655
In the 1990s, U.S. National Security Agency official Thomas Bryan Reynolds (Jon Voight) meets with congressman Phil Hammersley (R-NY) (Jason Robards) in a public park to discuss support for new counter-terrorism legislation the U.S. Congress is pushing that dramatically expands the surveillance powers of intelligence agencies on individuals and groups. Hammersley remains committed to blocking its passage, since he believes it would almost totally destroy the privacy of American citizens. Reynolds has his team murder Hammersley, spread heart pills over his car, place him in the car and push it in a lake to make it look like he had a heart attack. In the aftermath, they discover too late that wildlife researcher Daniel Zavits (Jason Lee) had a camera aimed in the woods at their location. Zavits inspects the footage, transfers the video to an innocuous video game disc and flees the apartment ahead of Reynolds's team.
Antz
Antz (1998)
, 1h23
Directed by Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Films about insects, Children's films
Actors Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone, Jennifer Lopez, Christopher Walken
Roles General Mandible (voice)
Rating64% 3.2462753.2462753.2462753.2462753.246275
The setting for the story is an ant colony in Central Park in New York City. The protagonist is Z-4195 (Woody Allen), or "Z" for short, a neurotic and pessimistic worker ant living in a wholly totalitarian society who longs for the opportunity to truly express himself. His friends include fellow worker Azteca (Jennifer Lopez) and a soldier ant, Weaver (Sylvester Stallone). Z meets Princess Bala (Sharon Stone) at a bar where she goes to escape from her suffocating royal life and falls in love with her.
Twilight
Twilight (1998)
, 1h34
Directed by Robert Benton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Paul Newman, Susan Sarandon, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon, Stockard Channing, James Garner
Roles Jack Ames
Rating61% 3.099743.099743.099743.099743.09974
Aging private detective Harry Ross, an ex-cop, is working on a case to return 17-year-old Mel Ames to her home. He tracks down Mel and her sleazy boyfriend, Jeff Willis, at a Mexican resort. During a struggle with the reluctant runaway, Harry's gun is discharged, striking him in the upper thigh.