Gene Hackman: an appreciation of a Hollywood legend
The iconic actor celebrates his 90th birthday on January 30
In a career that spanned nearly five decades, retired actor Gene Hackman appeared in some of the most talked about movies of the day, including films like 'Bonnie and Clyde,' 'The French Connection,' 'Mississippi Burning,' and 'Unforgiven.' His last film to date is 2004's 'Welcome to Mooseport,' but since saying farewell to Hollywood, Hackman has forged a new career as a successful novelist.
Feeling nostalgic about his time on our screens? Then browse this gallery for an appreciation of the two-time Academy Award-winning actor.
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