Gene Hackman

30 Jan 1930

Actor, Producer

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

Nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, Hackman has also won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs in a career that spanned four decades. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. His major subsequent films include I Never Sang for My Father (1970); his role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel French Connection II (1975); The Poseidon Adventure (1972); The Conversation (1974); A Bridge Too Far (1977); his role as arch-villain Lex Luthor in Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987); Under Fire (1983); Twice in a Lifetime (1985); Hoosiers (1986); No Way Out (1987); Mississippi Burning (1987); Unforgiven (1992); Wyatt Earp (1994); The Quick and the Dead, Crimson Tide and Get Shorty (all 1995); Enemy of the State (1998); The Royal Tenenbaums (2001); and his final film role before retirement, in Welcome to Mooseport (2004).

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Filmography (69 titles)

(movie, 2006)
···Superman II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lex Luthor)
(movie, 2004)
···Welcome to Mooseport
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Monroe "Eagle" Cole)
(movie, 2003)
···Runaway Jury
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rankin Fitch)
(movie, 2001)
···Behind Enemy Lines
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart)
(movie, 2001)
···Heist
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Joe Moore)
(movie, 2001)
···The Royal Tenenbaums
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Royal Tenenbaum)
(movie, 2001)
···Heartbreakers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as William B. Tensy)
(movie, 2001)
···The Mexican
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Arnold Margolese)
(movie, 2000)
7.5Under Suspicion
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2000)
···The Replacements
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jimmy McGinty)
(movie, 1998)
···Enemy of the State
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Edward "Brill" Lyle)
(movie, 1998)
···Antz
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as General Mandible (voice))
(movie, 1998)
···Twilight
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack Ames)
(movie, 1997)
···Absolute Power
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as President Allen Richmond)
(movie, 1996)
···The Chamber
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sam Cayhall)
(movie, 1996)
···Extreme Measures
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Lawrence Myrick)
(movie, 1996)
···The Birdcage
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sen. Kevin Keeley)
(movie, 1995)
···Get Shorty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harry Zimm)
(movie, 1995)
···Crimson Tide
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Captain Frank Ramsey)
(movie, 1995)
···The Quick and the Dead
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as John Herod)
(movie, 1994)
···Wyatt Earp
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Romance
Role: Actor (as Nicholas Earp)
(movie, 1993)
···Geronimo: An American Legend
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Brig. Gen. George Crook)
(movie, 1993)
···The Firm
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Avery Tolar)
(movie, 1992)
···Unforgiven
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Little Bill Daggett)
(movie, 1991)
···Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jedediah Tucker Ward)
(movie, 1991)
···Company Business
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sam Boyd)
(movie, 1990)
···Loose Cannons
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as MacArthur Stern)
(movie, 1990)
···Narrow Margin
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Caulfield)
(movie, 1990)
···Postcards from the Edge
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lowell Kolchek)
(movie, 1989)
···The Package
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Johnny Gallagher)
(movie, 1988)
···Mississippi Burning
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Agent Rupert Anderson)
(movie, 1988)
···Bat*21
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton)
(movie, 1988)
···Another Woman
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Larry)
(movie, 1988)
···Full Moon in Blue Water
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Floyd)
(movie, 1988)
···Split Decisions
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dan McGuinn)
(movie, 1987)
···No Way Out
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Defense Secretary David Brice)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lex Luthor)
(movie, 1986)
···Hoosiers
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Coach Norman Dale)
(movie, 1986)
···Power
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Wilfred Buckley)
(movie, 1985)
···Target
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Walter Lloyd · Duncan (Duke) Potter)
(movie, 1985)
···Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harry MacKenzie)
(movie, 1984)
···Misunderstood
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ned Rawley)
(movie, 1983)
···Under Fire
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Alex Grazier)
(movie, 1983)
···Eureka
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Jack McCann)
(movie, 1983)
···Uncommon Valor
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Col. Cal Rhodes)
(movie, 1981)
···Reds
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Pete Van Wherry)
(movie, 1981)
···All Night Long
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as George Dupler)
(movie, 1980)
···Superman II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lex Luthor)
(movie, 1978)
···Superman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Lex Luthor)
(movie, 1977)
···March or Die
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Maj. William Sherman Foster)
(movie, 1977)
···A Bridge Too Far
Genre: Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski)
(movie, 1977)
···The Domino Principle
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Roy Tucker)
(movie, 1975)
···Bite the Bullet
Genre: Action, Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Sam Clayton)
(movie, 1975)
···Night Moves
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Harry Moseby)
(movie, 1975)
···French Connection II
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Doyle)
(movie, 1975)
···Lucky Lady
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Kibby Womack)
(movie, 1974)
···Young Frankenstein
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction, Horror
Role: Actor (as Blindman)
(movie, 1974)
···Zandy's Bride
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Zandy Allen)
(movie, 1974)
···The Conversation
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Harry Caul)
(movie, 1973)
···Scarecrow
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Max Millan)
(movie, 1972)
···The Poseidon Adventure
Genre: Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Reverand Scott)
(movie, 1972)
···Prime Cut
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mary Ann)
(movie, 1972)
···Cisco Pike
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Officer Leo Holland)
(movie, 1971)
···The French Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Det. Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle)
(movie, 1970)
···I Never Sang for My Father
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gene Garrison)
(movie, 1969)
···Downhill Racer
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Eugene Claire)
(movie, 1969)
···The Gypsy Moths
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Joe Browdy)
(movie, 1968)
···Shadow on the Land
Genre: Action, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Rev. Thomas Davis)
(movie, 1967)
···Bonnie and Clyde
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Buck Barrow)