• Gene  Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    Born on January 30th, 1930

    From San Bernardino, California, USA


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Awards & Nominations

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Golden Globe (2003)
Cecille B. DeMille Award
The Royal Tenenbaums Poster

The Royal Tenenbaums

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden, unexpected reunion one recent winter.

Golden Globe (2002)
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
The Birdcage Poster

The Birdcage

In this remake of the classic French farce "La Cage aux Folles," engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val's father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club's flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara's father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman).

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture