(1990s) TV commercials (voice-overs): GTE.
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1 Interview |
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I wanted to act, but I'd always been convinced that actors had to be handsome. That came from the days when Errol Flynn
was my idol. I'd come out of a theater and be startled when I looked in a mirror because I didn't look like Flynn. I felt like him.
As a young man, Hackman attended a showing of the movie A Streetcar Named Desire
(1951) and was impressed by the performance of Marlon Brando
due to his naturalism and the fact that he didn't look like what a movie star typically looked like in the 1950s. After exiting the theater, he told his father that he wanted to be an actor.
Prefers to come to a role with minimal rehearsal