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Name:  Gene Hackman  

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Born: January 30, 1930 in San Bernardino, California

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Hackman spent most of his childhood in Danville and attended University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gene Hackman is an author and two-time Academy Award-winning American actor with lauded performances in such films as ''Unforgiven'', ''Bonnie and Clyde'', ''The French Connection'', ''Mississippi Burning'', and ''Hoosiers''. He currently resides in Sante Fe, New Mexico.


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