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Gene Hackman

 (born 1930)
Gene (Eugene) Allen Hackman is active/lives in California, New Mexico.  Gene Hackman is known for modernist painting, movie actor.

Gene Hackman

As a young man, Gene Hackman studied art at the Art Students League of New York. During his appearance on Inside the Actor's Studio he says laughingly, "I thought maybe I could feed myself as an artist while I was waiting to be an actor."

He says that he has painted ever since, drawing or painting something almost all the time. He rarely shows his artwork, but occasionally donates his paintings for auctions, etc. (Lorrie's)

Hackman, born in San Bernardino, California, left home at age 16 to join the marines for three years.  Then he lived in New York City, until he was age 30, and then returned to California where he pursued his successful acting career. 

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About  Gene Hackman

Born:  1930 - San Bernardino, California
Known for:  modernist painting, movie actor