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 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. Nominated for five Academy Awards, Hackman won Best Actor for his role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in the critically acclaimed thriller The French Connection (1971) and Best Supporting Actor as "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 11,432,868 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Gene Hackman is the 115th most popular actor (up from 116th in 2019), the 239th most popular biography from United States (down from 236th in 2019) and the 61st 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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Among actors, Gene Hackman ranks 115 out of 10,030Before him are Helen Mirren, Robert Duvall, Sigourney Weaver, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Olivier, and Ben Kingsley. After him are Harvey Keitel, Ava Gardner, Stan Laurel, Jason Statham, Lee Van Cleef, and Shirley MacLaine.

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Among people born in 1930, Gene Hackman ranks 18Before him are Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Godard, Ray Charles, Buzz Aldrin, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Salvatore Riina. After him are Baudouin of Belgium, Philippe Noiret, Richard Harris, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Anton LaVey, and Pete Conrad.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Hackman ranks 239 out of 15,968Before him are Andrew Jackson (1767), Robert K. Merton (1910), Robert Fulton (1765), William James Sidis (1898), Mario Puzo (1920), and Lawrence Kohlberg (1927). After him are Miles Davis (1926), Scatman John (1942), Harvey Keitel (1939), Ava Gardner (1922), Leonard Bernstein (1918), and Josephine Baker (1906).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Gene Hackman ranks 61Before him are Christopher Lloyd (1938), Mel Gibson (1956), Tony Curtis (1925), Robert Duvall (1931), Sigourney Weaver (1949), and Tommy Lee Jones (1946). After him are Harvey Keitel (1939), Ava Gardner (1922), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Shirley MacLaine (1934), Oliver Hardy (1892), and Burt Lancaster (1913).

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