Caption: Still of Gene Hackman and Judy Davis in Absolute Power (1997)
Movie: Absolute Power
Characters: President Allen Richmond
Actors: Gene Hackman, Judy Davis
Date: 17 March 2012
Credits: © 1997 Warner Bros.
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: January 30, 1930
Star sign: Aquarius
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Known for: Unforgiven (1992), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Enemy of the State (1998), The French Connection (1971)
Gene Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California, the son of Lydia (née Gray) and Eugene Ezra Hackman, who operated a newspaper printing press. He is of Pennsylvania Dutch (German), English, and Scottish ancestry, partly by way of Canada, where his mother was born. Gene grew up in a broken home, which he left at the age of 16 for a hitch with ...