Gene Hackman: an appreciation of a Hollywood legend
Life after acting for a Hollywood superstar
CELEBRITY Gene hackman
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.
Browse the gallery for an appreciation of this 89-year-old Academy Award-winning actor, and read up on some of his finest roles.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
CELEBRITY Celebrity deaths
HEALTH Middle age