Gene Hackman

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General Information

Name: Gene Hackman

Pen Name: None


Born: January 30, 1930 in San Bernardino, California

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • Pursuit, Pocket Books, 2013
  • Payback at Morning Peak, Pocket Books, 2011
  • Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War, St. Martin's Press, 2008 - written with Daniel Lenihan
  • Justice for None, St. Martin's Press, 2006 - written with Daniel Lenihan
  • Wake of the Perdido Star, New Market Press, 1999 - written with Daniel Lenihan

Titles at Your Library


ISBN: 1451623577
Release Date: 2013-11-26

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Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War

ISBN: 0312363737
Release Date: 2008-05-13

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Justice For None: A Novel

ISBN: 0312995172
Release Date: 2006-02-07

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Wake of the Perdido Star

ISBN: 1557043981
Release Date: 1999-09-30

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Gene Hackman on WorldCat

Gene Hackman Home Page on the Danville Public Library Website


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