Thursday, January 30, 2014
Happy 84th Birthday To Gene Hackman
As Biography.com notes, today is the birthday of one of my favorite actors, Gene Hackman.
Gene Hackman was born on January 30, 1930, in San Bernardino, California. He dropped out of high school to join the Marines, and then studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse Theatre. Hackman's breakout film was Bonnie and Clyde. His famous performances include Popeye Doyle in The French Connection and Lex Luther in Superman. Hackman has received two Oscars. He has since retired from acting.
You can read the rest of the piece and watch a video clip via the below link:
You can also read an earlier post on Gene Hackman in The French Connection via the below link: