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Gene Hackman (Gene Hackman)

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Gene Hackman (his full name Eugene Alden Hackman) was born January 30, 1930 in San - Bernardo, California, USA. Ros-jin in the provincial town of Danville in Illinois. His father worked in the printing of the newspaper and always envied his brother, who worked in the same newspaper, just "above" - reporter. Obviously, it is the uselessness of forced him to finally leave his wife and two sons, and leave the town without even saying goodbye. Gina Hekmenu at that time was 13 years old.

Becoming a senior man in the family, Hackman rapidly matured. At age 16 he left school and enlisted in the Navy U.S.. He knew that his mother would not allow him to serve in the army, and 16-year-olds without parental consent is not taken. And while Hackman played before the selection committee cast his first sketch, depicting cheeky and self-confident 21-year-old boy - and was adopted. Three months after the start of service in the Marines, he was sent to China. For six years he has toured almost all the Pacific coast, visited Japan, Shanghai, Hawaii. In the Army, he graduated from the school curriculum and actively engaged in sports - football, swimming, athletics.

Random assignment - to replace lead in Army Radio - changed the entire life Hackman. Faced with a microphone, he realized that he had to act like damn ... In 1952 he went to the store, getting the right free to study and graduate from any American university (under U.S. law that the privilege enjoyed by all who served in the army). First, Hackman joined the University of Illinois at the Department of Journalism. Preparing to work on TV. Six months later, dropped everything and went hitchhiking in New York where he enrolled in the School of Radio Engineering. Diploma gave him the opportunity to get a job in radio in Florida, but soon lose one's attraction to him is.

Some time Hackman was in New York advertising business, but in the end waved to California and joined an acting troupe Pasadena Playhouse, where he met with Dustin Hoffman. Together they developed a plan for the conquest of show business and went to Broadway, to go in the footsteps of Marlon Brando. Sentence colleagues was severe: of the entire company at Hackman Hoffman with the most meager chances of success. Nevertheless, in the early 60's Hackman went to New York, and soon after followed, and Hoffman. They had hard times: eager to become "the new Brando" and without missing. Hackman found work as a driver. Hoffman same, from whom no occupation was not, for several months slept Hackman on the kitchen floor, until finally it did not take a medical orderly in a mental hospital.

Soon after his arrival in New York Hackman married cashier Meltiz Fay, who bore him three children. Despite this, the "day" job was still to Hackman only temporary running, but his main task, he thought participation in polulyubitelskih performances that put vnebrodveyskie troupe. Early successes Hackman in show business date back to 1964 year. He played in the Broadway hit "Any Sunday" and appeared in a small but memorable role in the film "Lilith". Hackman has made such an impression on the singer starring Warren Beatty, that in 1967 he invited his brother Hekmenu play the hero in the famous criminal drama "Bonnie and Clyde" for the first time that Hackman was nominated for an Oscar. The first gold statuette academy awarded him in 1971 for "The French Connection". Also, the actor won a Golden Globe and British Film Academy Award. Participants filming later remembered that the softer and more restrained Hekmenu always had to stew, to enter into the image of an embittered police Popeye Doyle, but nevertheless he managed to completely forget yourself in the character

. In the future, Gene Hackman starred in science fiction films ( "Superman"), . a "disaster movies" ( "The Adventures of" Poseidon "), . detective ( "Company"), . in comedies ( "Young Frankenstein" Mel Brooks), . in thrillers ( "Night Moves" Arthur Penn, . "The principle of" Domino "), . in dramas ( "No Exit", . "Extreme Measures").,

. Position Hackman can define the words "real man": he played professional soldiers, scouts, spies, journalists, police officers - always nesuetlivyh, absolutely reliable, fearless
. So he was not even as a tramp (paired with Al Pacino) in the movie Jerry Schatzberg "Scarecrow" and one of the best for his career tapes - "Conversation" by Francis Ford Coppola about the specialist in electronic surveillance, . who was a victim of its own professionalism.,

. Few people are embodied on the screen so tsereushnikov and febeerovtsev as Hackman - the most memorable roles were in "Targets" Arthur Penn, and "Mississippi Burning" by Alan Parker (nominated for Oscar, Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival)
. Peculiar ironic outcome of this long list was a comedy by Nicholas Meyer's "Case of the firm", . where he played an aging CIA agent, . and Mikhail Baryshnikov - KGB resident, . both made reluctant allies, . because from the beginning of perestroika and the end of the Cold War, their activities began to seem meaningless.,

. In the 90-Hackman plays a sheriff in the film "Unforgiven" (Oscar for best supporting actress), . "Geronimo: An American Legend", . "Wyatt Earp", . The Quick and the Dead ", was withdrawn in the comedy" Get Shorty ", . "Birdcage", . gradually moving from images of tough guys to age characteristic roles.,

. Gene Hackman is one of the most popular and busy actors
. In 1985, he divorced his first wife and now married to the pianist Betsy Arakawa, which lives in a villa in Santa Fe (New Mexico)
. As a child, Gene Hackman was very fond of movies, especially movies with Errol Flynn.

. In life Hekmenu was able to visit and a waiter, a porter and furniture, and a truck driver and porter, and even the seller of shoes.

. Hackman has always punctual and always dressed to.

. All his life Jean is friends with Dustin Hoffman.

. In his free time artist working with sculpture, drawing and writing.

. Gene Hackman has recently released his first novel, "Follow the Star Perdido" (Wake of the Perdido Star, Newmarket Press, 1999).

. Winner in the categories:
. Best Supporting Actor
. 1993 - Unforgiven
. / Unforgiven
. Best Actor
. 1972 - French Connection
. / French Connection, The

. Winner in the categories:
. Best actor (musical comedy)
. 2002 - Royal Tenenbaum
. / Royal Tenenbaums, The
. Best Supporting Actor
. 1993 - Unforgiven
. / Unforgiven
. Best Actor (drama)
. 1972 - French Connection
. / French Connection, The

. Berlin Film Festival
. Winner in the categories:
. Best Actor
. 1989 - Mississippi Burning / Mississippi Burning

. Winner in the categories:
. Best Actor
. 1997 - birdcage / Birdcage, The

. Winner in the categories:
. Best Supporting Actor
. 1993 - Unforgiven
. / Unforgiven
. Best Actor
. 1973 - French Connection
. / French Connection, The +
. Adventure "Poseidon"
. / Poseidon Adventure

. Royal Tenenbaum
. / Royal Tenenbaums, The, 2001
. Behind Enemy
. / Behind Enemy Lines, 2001
. Heartbreakers
. / Heartbreakers, 2001
. Mexican
. / The Mexican, 2001
. Substitutes
. / Replacements, The, 2000
. Under Suspicion
. / Under Suspicion, 2000
. Enemy of the State
. / Enemy Of The State, 1998
. Antz
. / Antz, 1998 (voice)
. Twilight
. / Twilight, 1998
. Absolute Power
. / Absolute Power, 1997
. Extreme measures
. / Extreme Measures, 1996
. Birdcage
. / Birdcage, The, 1996
. Get Shorty
. / Get Shorty, 1995
. Crimson Tide
. / Crimson Tide, 1995
. Quick and the Dead
. / Quick And The Dead, The, 1995
. Wyatt Earp
. / Wyatt Earp, 1994
. Geronimo: An American Legend
. / Geronimo: An American Legend, 1993
. Manufacturer
. / Firm, The, 1993
. Unforgiven
. / Unforgiven, 1992
. Case firm
. / Company Business, 1991
. Mississippi Burning
. / Mississippi Burning, 1988
. No Exit
. / No Way Out, 1987
. Superman IV: The struggle for peace
. / Superman IV: The Quest For Peace, 1987
. Power
. / Power, 1986
. Butt
. / Target, 1985
. Rare Courage
. / Uncommon Valor, 1983
. Under Fire
. / Under Fire, 1983
. Superman II
. / Superman Ii, 1980
. Superman
. / Superman: The Movie, 1978
. The principle of "Domino"
. / Domino Principle, The, 1977
. Night Moves
. / Night Moves, 1975
. French Connection II
. / French Connection II, The, 1975
. Young Frankenstein
. / Young Frankenstein, 1974
. Conversation
. / Conversation, The, 1974
. Scarecrow
. / Scarecrow, 1973
. Adventure "Poseidon"
. / Poseidon Adventure, 1972
. French Connection
. / French Connection, The, 1971
. Bonnie and Clyde
. / Bonnie And Clyde, 1967



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