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Gen Hackman

dimanche 25 juillet 2010 , Posted by cinema stars at 04:31


Actor awarded two Oscars, Gene Hackman, whose real name is Eugene Allen Hackman was born January 30, 1930 in California. After his parents divorce and the tragic death of his mother fire, Gene Hackman agrees with the Marines for three years. At the end of his military service he moved to New York and landed odd jobs before enrolling in courses in television production and journalism at the University of Illinois. Just 30 years ago, Gene Hackman decided to become an actor. He joined the company in Pasadena, California where he met Dustin Hoffman. Regarded as outsiders by their classmates, Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman wants to prove themselves and decide to go try their luck in New York. Gene Hackman began performing in plays. In 1964, he landed a role on Broadway, which opened the doors of the cinema. He landed a role in "Lilith" alongside Warren Beatty, then in "Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967, which won him an Oscar nomination.
In 1970, Gene Hackman was again nominated for an Oscar for her role in "I Never Sang for My Father". The following year he won the Oscar for Best Actor for his unforgettable performance in "French Connection" after which she is offered many roles in the disaster film "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972) and "Conversation Secret "(1974) by Francis Ford Coppola, among others.
That same year, Gene Hackman appear in the comedy "Young Frankenstein" in 1977, seen in the war film "A Bridge Too Far" in 1978 and 1980, we see Lex Luthor in interpreting "Superman" and " Superman II. In the late 1980, Gene Hackman is a respected player which alternates the lead roles and supporting roles. Nominated for an Oscar for "Mississippi Burning," shown at the poster of "Reds," "Under Fire," the documentary "Hoosiers" and "Air Force - BAT 21. In 1990, Gene Hackman underwent heart surgery, which forced him to retire some time, even if he finds time to participate in the remake of "Witness Only". In 1992, he played the sheriff of the western "Unforgiven" by Clint Eastwood, which earned him a second Oscar win in the category "Best Supporting Male Role." It is also seen in theaters in "Enemy of State" in 1998 alongside Will Smith. In the 2000, Gene Hackman featured in the film "Heist," in which he plays an aging thief very talented.
Although he never managed to acquire the iconic status of cinema as his peers Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Gene Hackman has the ability to blend into the roles he plays, performing sharp performance as in "French Connection" or "Mississippi Burning" and lighter roles in comedies like "Birdcage" or "The Royal Tenenbaums." His voice is unique and easily recognizable to regular TV commercials (United Airlines, CNN), but also the dubbing of animated films such as "Antz." Divorced from his first wife with whom he had three children, Gene Hackman remarried in 1991 and currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


2004 Welcome to Mooseport
2003 Runaway Jury
2001 Behind Enemy Lines
The Royal Tenenbaums
2000 The Replacements
Under Suspicion
1998 Enemy of the
1997 Absolute Power
1996 The Chamber
Extreme Measures
The Birdcage
1995 Get Shorty
Crimson Tide
The Quick and the Dead
1994 Wyatt Earp
1993 Geronimo: An American Legend
The Firm
1992 Unforgiven
1991 Company Business
Class Action
1990 Narrow Margin
Postcards for the Edge
Loose Cannons
1989 The Package
1988 Mississppi Burning
Full Moon in Blue Water
Split Decisions
Another Woman
1987 No Way Out
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
1986 Hoosiers
1985 Target
Twice in a Lifetime
1984 Eureka
1983 Uncommon Valor
Under Fire
1981 Reds
All Night Long
1980 Superman II
1978 Superman
1977 March or Die
The Domino Principle
A Bridge Too Far
1975 Lucky Lady
Bite the Bullet
Night Moves
French Connection II
1974 Young Frankenstein
Zandy's Bride
The Conversation
1973 Scarecrow
1972 The Poseidon Adventure
Prime Cut Cisco Pike
1971 The French
The Hunting Party
Doctors' Wives
1970 I Never Sang for My
1969 Marooned
Downhill Racer
The Gypsy Moths
1968 The Split
1967 Banning
Bonnie and Clyde
A Covenant with Death
First to Fight
1966 Hawaii
1964 Lilith
1961 Mad Dog Coll

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