You go through stages in your career that you feel very good about yourself. Then you feel awful, like, ‘Why didn’t I choose something else?’ But overall I’m pretty satisfied that I made the right choice when I decided to be an actor.
I went in the Marines when I was 16. I spent four and a half years in the Marines and then came right to New York to be an actor. And then seven years later, I got my first job.
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|Birth:||30th January, 1930|
Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, USA. He is a retired American actor and novelist. In a career that spanned five decades, Hackman has been nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, including best actor in The French Connection. In addition Hackman has also won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. He has written two novels include: Payback at Morning Peak and Vermillion. Together with Daniel Lenihan, he has written three historical fiction novels include: Wake of the Perdido Star, Justice for None, and Escape from Andersonville.
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