TV commercial for Kirin Dry (Japan)
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
11 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
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Did You Know?
I came to New York when I was 25, and I worked at Howard Johnson's in Times Square, where I did the door in this completely silly uniform. Before that, I had been a student at the Pasadena Playhouse, where I had been awarded the least-likely-to-succeed prize, along with my pal Dustin Hoffman
, which was a big reason we set off for New York together. Out of nowhere, this teacher I totally despised ...
Hackman replaced George Segal
in the role of Kibby in the notorious flop Lucky Lady
(1975). Possibly anticipating that the film would be a turkey, Segal bailed out of the production and Hackman was brought in at the last-minute. The desperate producers paid Hackman - riding high from the huge box office success of The Poseidon Adventure
(1972)--a reported $1.2 million for his role, $500,000 more ...