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Gene Hackman

1930 - Today

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Eugene Allen Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is an American retired actor and novelist. In a career that spanned more than six decades, Hackman won two Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, one Screen Actors Guild Award, two BAFTAs and one Silver Bear. Hackman's two Academy Awards, wins include one for Best Actor for his role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in William Friedkin's acclaimed thriller The French Connection (1971) and the other for Best Supporting Actor playing "Little" Bill Daggett in Clint Eastwood's Western film Unforgiven (1992). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Hackman has received more than 12,756,268 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Gene Hackman is the 153rd most popular actor (down from 115th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from United States (down from 239th in 2019) and the 74th most popular American Actor.

Gene Hackman is most famous for his role as Roy "Popeye" Doyle in the 1971 film The French Connection.

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  • 73

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  • 4.60

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  • 5.44

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Among actors, Gene Hackman ranks 153 out of 9,996Before him are George Lazenby, Peter O'Toole, Joe Pesci, Christopher Plummer, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Diane Keaton. After him are Jeanne Moreau, Angelina Jolie, Bette Davis, Nick Nolte, Geraldine Chaplin, and Shirley MacLaine.

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Among people born in 1930, Gene Hackman ranks 18Before him are Jacques Derrida, Hafez al-Assad, Steve McQueen, Buzz Aldrin, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Baudouin of Belgium. After him are Salvatore Riina, Silvana Mangano, Anton LaVey, Richard Harris, Jean-Louis Trintignant, and Pete Conrad.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Hackman ranks 281 out of 18,182Before him are P. T. Barnum (1810), Joe Pesci (1943), Andrew Johnson (1808), George Marshall (1880), Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), and Diane Keaton (1946). After him are Angelina Jolie (1975), Brian Wilson (1942), Bette Davis (1908), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Nick Nolte (1941), and Geraldine Chaplin (1944).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Hackman ranks 74Before him are Oliver Hardy (1892), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), Christopher Lloyd (1938), Joe Pesci (1943), Leonardo DiCaprio (1974), and Diane Keaton (1946). After him are Angelina Jolie (1975), Bette Davis (1908), Nick Nolte (1941), Geraldine Chaplin (1944), Shirley MacLaine (1934), and Gloria Stuart (1910).

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