Gene Hackman



Place of birth:

San Bernardino, California, USA:


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). Description above from the Wikipedia article Gene Hackman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

We, The Marines (2017)
as Narrator
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014)
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)
as Himself
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)
as Himself
Revolution! The Making of 'Bonnie and Clyde' (2008)
as Himself
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
as Lex Luthor
Shipibo Konibo: A Rite of Passage (2005)
as Narator
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
as Monroe "Eagle" Cole
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)
as narrator
Runaway Jury (2003)
as Rankin Fitch
Page to Screen: The Silence of the Lambs (2002)
as Interviewee
De Superman à Spider-Man: L'aventure des super-héros (2001)
as Lex Luthor (archive footage)
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
as Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart
Heist (2001)
as Joe Moore
The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
as Royal Tenenbaum
Taking Flight: The Development of 'Superman' (2001)
as Himself
Heartbreakers (2001)
as William B. Tensy
The Mexican (2001)
as Arnold Margolese
Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001)
as Himself
Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (2000)
as Himself - Actor
Under Suspicion (2000)
as Henry Hearst
The Replacements (2000)
as Jimmy McGinty
Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood (1999)
as Himself - Narrator (voice)
Enemy of the State (1998)
as Edward Lyle, aka Brill
Antz (1998)
as General Mandible (voice)
Twilight (1998)
as Jack Ames
Absolute Power (1997)
as President Allen Richmond
The Chamber (1996)
as Sam Cayhall
Extreme Measures (1996)
as Dr. Lawrence Myrick
The Birdcage (1996)
as Sen. Kevin Keeley
Get Shorty (1995)
as Harry Zimm
Crimson Tide (1995)
as Captain Frank Ramsey
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
as John Herod
Wyatt Earp (1994)
as Nicholas Earp
Geronimo: An American Legend (1993)
as Brig. Gen. George Crook
The Firm (1993)
as Avery Tolar
Earth and the American Dream (1992)
Unforgiven (1992)
as Little Bill Daggett
Company Business (1991)
as Sam Boyd
Class Action (1991)
as Jebediah Ward
Narrow Margin (1990)
as Robert Caulfield
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
as Lowell Kolchek
Loose Cannons (1990)
as MacArthur Stern
The Package (1989)
as Sgt. Johnny Gallagher
Mississippi Burning (1988)
as Agent Rupert Anderson
Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
as Floyd
Another Woman (1988)
as Larry
Bat*21 (1988)
as Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton
Split Decisions (1988)
as Dan McGuinn
No Way Out (1987)
as Defense Secretary David Brice
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
as Lex Luthor
Hoosiers (1986)
as Coach Norman Dale
Power (1986)
as Wilfred Buckley
Target (1985)
as Walter Lloyd / Duncan (Duke) Potter
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
as Harry MacKenzie
Misunderstood (1984)
as Ned Rawley
Uncommon Valor (1983)
as Col. Cal Rhodes
Under Fire (1983)
as Alex Grazier
Eureka (1983)
as Jack McCann
The Making of 'Superman II' (1982)
as Himself
Reds (1981)
as Pete van Wherry
All Night Long (1981)
as George Dupler
Superman II (1980)
as Lex Luthor
The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' (1980)
as Himself
Superman (1978)
as Lex Luthor
Formula 1 - Febbre della velocità (1978)
as Himself
March or Die (1977)
as Major William Sherman Foster
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
as Maj. Gen. Stanislaw F. Sosabowski
The Domino Principle (1977)
as Tucker
Lucky Lady (1975)
as Kibby
Bite the Bullet (1975)
as Sam Clayton
Night Moves (1975)
as Harry Moseby
French Connection II (1975)
as Doyle
Young Frankenstein (1974)
as Blindman
Zandy's Bride (1974)
as Zandy Allen
The Conversation (1974)
as Harry Caul
Scarecrow (1973)
as Max Millan
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
as Reverend Scott
Prime Cut (1972)
as Mary Ann
Cisco Pike (1972)
as Officer Leo Holland
The French Connection (1971)
as Jimmy Doyle
The Hunting Party (1971)
as Brandt Ruger
Doctors' Wives (1971)
as Dr. Dave Randolph
I Never Sang for My Father (1970)
as Gene Garrison
Marooned (1969)
as Buzz Lloyd
Downhill Racer (1969)
as Eugene Claire
The Gypsy Moths (1969)
as Joe Browdy
Riot (1969)
as Red Fraker
Shadow on the Land (1968)
as Rev. Thomas Davis
The Split (1968)
as Detective Lt. Walter Brill
Banning (1967)
as Tommy Del Gaddo
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
as Buck Barrow
A Covenant with Death (1967)
as Harmsworth
First to Fight (1967)
as Sergeant Tweed
Hawaii (1966)
as Dr. John Whipple
Lilith (1964)
as Norman
Mad Dog Coll (1961)
as Cop (uncredited)

Production Credits

Under Suspicion (2000)