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Poll: Happy Birthday Mr. Hackman! (Jan 30)

January 30, 2015 will mark the 85th anniversary of Gene Hackman. One of our greatest "regular guy" actors, Mr. Hackman appeared in nearly 100 projects before retiring in 2004. Which of his most well-known characters is your favorite?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Agent Rupert Anderson

    Agent Rupert Anderson in Mississippi Burning
  2. Vote!

    Buck Barrow

    Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde
  3. Vote!

    Defense Secretary David Brice

    David Brice in No Way Out
  4. Vote!

    Harry Caul

    Harry Caul in The Conversation
  5. Vote!

    Sam Cayhall

    Sam Cayhall in The Chamber
  6. Vote!

    Monroe Cole

    Monroe Cole in Welcome to Mooseport
  7. Vote!

    Little Bill Daggett

    Little Bill Daggett in Unforgiven
  8. Vote!

    Coach Norman Dale

    Coach Norman Dale in Hoosiers
  9. Vote!

    Det. Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle

    Jimmy Doyle in The French Connection (and the sequel)
  10. Vote!

    Nicholas Earp

    Nicholas Earp in Wyatt Earp
  11. Vote!

    Rankin Fitch

    Rankin Fitch in Runaway Jury
  12. Vote!

    Henry Hearst

    Henry Hearst in Under Suspicion
  13. Vote!


    Herod in The Quick and the Dead
  14. Vote!

    Sen. Kevin Keeley

    Sen. Kevin Keeley in The Birdcage
  15. Vote!

    Lowell Kolchek

    Lowell Kolchek in Postcards from the Edge
  16. Vote!


    Larry in Another Woman
  17. Vote!

    Lex Luthor

    Lex Luthor in Superman (and the sequels)
  18. Vote!

    Edward Lyle

    Edward Lyle in Enemy of the State
  19. Vote!

    General Mandible

    General Mandible in Antz
  20. Vote!

    Arnold Margolese

    Arnold Margolese in The Mexican
  21. Vote!


    Max in Scarecrow
  22. Vote!

    Jimmy McGinty

    Jimmy McGinty in The Replacements
  23. Vote!

    Joe Moore

    Joe Moore in Heist
  24. Vote!

    Dr. Lawrence Myrick

    Dr. Lawrence Myrick in Extreme Measures
  25. Vote!

    Capt. Frank Ramsey

    Capt. Frank Ramsey in Crimson Tide
  26. Vote!

    Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart

    Admiral Leslie McMahon Reigart in Behind Enemy Lines
  27. Vote!

    President Allen Richmond

    President Allen Richmond in Absolute Power
  28. Vote!

    Reverend Scott

    Reverend Scott in The Poseidon Adventure
  29. Vote!

    Major General Sosabowski

    Major General Sosabowski in A Bridge Too Far
  30. Vote!

    Royal Tenenbaum

    Royal Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums
  31. Vote!

    William B. Tensy

    William B. Tensy in Heartbreakers
  32. Vote!

    Avery Tolar

    Avery Tolar in The Firm
  33. Vote!

    Pete Van Wherry

    Pete Van Wherry in Reds
  34. Vote!

    Harry Zimm

    Harry Zimm in Get Shorty
  35. Vote!


    Blindman in Young Frankenstein