• I love Gene Hackman he's an excellent actor.
  • He's a fantastic actor; loved him as "Lex Luthor" in the first two Superman movies with Christopher Reeve
  • Ahhhhhhhhh, I love Gene Hackman! I watch his old movies all the time.
  • I do like him and I wish he would come out with a movie. Maybe another as popeye doyle and another Heist movie.
  • i think he is very under rated and doesnt get his props. two of my personal favs are hoosiers which is a classic and royal tennenbaums
  • I don't feel they used his full potential as Lex Luthor. He was a bit too goofy for the role.
  • Gene Hackman is a very talented actor. +5
  • Yes I like him. Maybe he was in older movies that I didn't see,because the ones he is famous for were not such great roles, like Lex Luthor. Popeye Doyle was a good role in the French Connection,
  • Yes and yes. An excellent actor.
  • He is an excellent actor, but he has retired from acting and writes novels. "1990s In 1990, the actor underwent heart surgery, which kept him from work for a while, although he found time for Narrow Margin – a remake of The Narrow Margin (1952). In 1992, he played the sadistic sheriff "Little" Bill Daggett in the western Unforgiven directed by Clint Eastwood and written by David Webb Peoples which earned him a second Oscar, this time for Best Supporting Actor. The film itself won Best Picture. In 1995, Hackman played other noteworthy villains, fast-draw champion John Herrod in The Quick and the Dead opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe, as well as submarine Captain Frank Ramsey in the film Crimson Tide with Denzel Washington. In 1996, he took a comedic turn as ultra-conservative Senator Kevin Keeley in The Birdcage with Robin Williams and Nathan Lane. He also co-starred with Will Smith in the 1998 film Enemy of the State, where his character was reminiscent of the one from The Conversation. 2000s Hackman starred in the David Mamet crime film Heist as an aging professional thief of considerable skill who is forced into one final job. He also had leading roles in the ensemble cast films The Royal Tenenbaums and Runaway Jury. In 2003, at the Golden Globe Awards, Hackman was honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field." - Present: Together with undersea archaeologist Daniel Lenihan, Hackman has written three novels: Wake of the Perdido Star (1999), Justice for None (2004), and Escape from Andersonville (2008). On July 7, 2004, Hackman gave a rare interview to Larry King, in which he announced that he had no future film projects lined up, and believes his acting career is over. In 2008, while promoting his third novel, Hackman confirmed that he has retired from acting. His final film to date was Welcome to Mooseport, a comedy with Ray Romano in which Hackman portrayed a former President of the United States." Source and further information: Further information:"Gene+Hackman"+Wake+of+the+Perdido+Star&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=r9AUopYvm-&sig=8nR7Tb_T-439Kdgl1zpZQAVXLmU&hl=en&ei=9uE5So2HN5GnsAahxPTXBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1
  • I loved him in royal Tannenbaums and he was a much better Lex Luthor than Kevin spacey.
  • Yes I do miss seeing him, but he is directing now, and that is what he wants to do.

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