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(actor and novelist)

Gene Hackman is a former actor and novelist. He is married and a father of three kids.

Relationship Facts of Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman is married to Betsy Arakawa.
He is father of three(Christopher Allen, Elizabeth Jean, and Leslie Anne Hackman).
Gene Hackman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is the wife of Gene Hackman?

Gene Hackman was first married to Faye Maltese.

They married on 1st January 1956.

Similarly, they have three children together.

Their children are Christopher Allen, Elizabeth Jean, and Leslie Anne Hackman.

But they divorce in 1986. After that, he married Betsy Arakawa.

They married in December 1991. They live together and have a house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Who is Gene Hackman?

Gene Hackman is a former actor and novelist.

He was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning Best Actor in The French Connection and Best Supporting Actor in Unforgiven.

Similarly, he won four Golden Globes, one SAG Award, and two BAFTAs.

Likewise, he came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde.

Gene Hackman: Age(92), Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality

He was born on 30th January 1930 in San  Bernardino, California, US.

His parents are Eugene Ezra Hackman(father) and Lydia Hackman(mother).

Similarly, he has a brother Richard.

His father operated the printing press for the Commercial News, a local paper.

Similarly, his parents divorced in the year 1943 and his father left the family.

Besides, he belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is English, German and Scottish.

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education, he spent his sophomore year at Storm Lake High School.

He studied at the University of Illinois and the University of Southern California.

Likewise, he went to The Art Students League of New York.

Gene Hackman: Professional Life, Career, and Retirement

He first came to fame in the year 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde.

Similarly, his major subsequent films include I Never Sang for My Father, The French Connection, and French Connection II.

Likewise, when he played Jimmy “Popeye” Doyle, in The Poseidon Adventure, The Conversation, and Superman: The Movie he received Oscar for Best Actor.

He received his second Best Actor nomination for Lex Luthor, Hoosiers and Mississippi Burning.

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Caption: Gene Hackman with his wife Betsy Arakawa (Source: Closer Weekly)

Moreover, his film roles during the 1990s featured Unforgiven, The Firm, The Quick and the Dead, Crimson Tide, Get Shorty, The Birdcage, and Enemy of the State.

Similarly, his works are Behind Enemy Lines and The Royal Tenenbaums.

Gene Hackman’s final film appearance to date was the romantic comedy film Welcome to Mooseport in the year 2004, co-starring comedian Ray Romano.

In the year 2008, he confirmed that he had retired from acting.

Furthermore, as a novelist, he has written Wake of the Perdido Star, Justice for None, Escape from Andersonville, Payback at Morning Peak and many other.

Gene Hackman: Awards, Nominations

He was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning Best Actor in The French Connection and Best Supporting Actor in Unforgiven.

Similarly, he won four Golden Globes, one SAG Award, and two BAFTAs.

Likewise, he was awarded the Oscar for Best Actor.

Gene Hackman: Net Worth($80M), Income, Salary

The retired American actor has a net worth of around $80 million as of 2023.

He might have earned a huge amount of money from his successful career.

But he has not revealed his salary and income.

He sold his beachfront property just inside the Pebble Beach gate in Carmel for $27 million to Andrew M. Paul.

Gene Hackman: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There were rumors of his death even though he is alive.

Other than that there is no rumors and controversy of Tony.

Similarly, he is successful in maintaining his life away from rumors and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about Gene Hackman’s body measurements, he has a height of 6 feet 1 inch, and his weight is around 80 kg.

His hair color is salt and pepper and he has grey color eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Gene Hackman is active on Instagram with around 968 followers.

He is not active on Facebook and Twitter.

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