Eugene Allen Gene Hackman was born on 30th Jan 1930 in the San Bernardino city of California in the United States. He is also known by the name Eugene Alder. The actors’ height is 6 feet 2 inches. He is the ex-husband of Fay Maltese. The couple got married in 1956 and split in 1986. They are the parents of Christopher Allen, Leslie Anne, and Elizabeth Jean. He then married his current wife, Betsy Arakawa in 1991. Allen did his schooling from the Storm Lake High School in the Storm Lake of the Buena Vista County, USA. At the age of 16, he left his school and got enrolled in the Marine Corps of USA. He worked in the Marine Corp for four and a half year. Eugene has also worked like a dog catcher for an animal shelter. He shifted to California and joined the Pasadena Playhouse to learn to act.

Ironically at Pasadena Playhouse, Eugene was voted out as he was considered the “Least Likely to Succeed”. He did his first film, Mad Dog Coll, in 1961. In this movie, he played the role of a police officer but unfortunately he wasn’t credited for his performance. Gene is best known for his performance in Bonnie and Clyde in 1967. It was a biographical movie based on the life of two people, Clyde, and Bonnie, during the mid-years of the Great Depression. Both the characters end up falling into the trap of crime due to their economic problems and eventually become partners. Gene played the role of Buck Barrow, who was the elder brother of Clyde and also a member of the Burrow Gang. His other major role was in the movie, The French Connection, in 1971.

This movie was directed by William Friedkin, along with Philip D’Antoni. Gene played the role of Det. Jimmy Popeye Doyle, a detective from the New York Police Department. He and his partner together search for a drug mafia from NYC named, Alain Charnier. The movie was a super success all over the world. It received five Oscar Awards, as well as two BAFTA Awards and many other awards and nominations. Eugene has won two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and two BAFTA awards in the Best Actor category for the movie, The French Connection. On 7th July 2004, in a show with Larry King, Hackman made the announcement of his retirement from the film industry. After his retirement from the American film cinema, Gene continued his hobby of writing novels. He is credited for the writing of nine American novels, including Payback at Morning Peak (2011), Pursuit (2013), Justice for None (2001), and others.

Gedeon Burkhard English Actor

Gedeon Burkhard

Gedeon Burkhard is an actor known for playing Alexander Brandtner in the German television series, Kommissar Rex, Chris Ritter in Alarm for Cobra 11, and Corporal Wilhelm Wicki in Quentin Tarantino’s historical film, Inglourious Basterds. Gedoen was born to Wolfgang Burkhard, and the actress, Elisabeth von Molo, in Munich, Germany. Wolfgang Burkhard is currently Gedeon’s manager. Burkhard is also the great-grandson of the legendary German actor, Aleksander Moisiu. Burkhard pursued his education at a boarding school in the United Kingdom. The inception of Burkhard’s career took place in 1979 when, at the age of 10, he featured in Aunt Maria, a German television film. Consequently, Burkhard also played the role of Hartmut Keller in Robert Muller’s mini-series, Blood, and Honor: Youth Under Hitler, which made him the only actor to not be dubbed as he was fluent in both, German and English. Later on, Burkhard also undertook speech and acting classes to concentrate more on establishing himself as an actor. The year of 1988 saw Burkhard featuring alongside the legendary Tony Curtis in Thomas Brasch’s movie, Welcome to Germany. In the following year, Burkhard was casted in the Jami Gertz starrer, Silence Like Glass. 1992 saw Burkhard featured in the Sonke Wortmann-directed comedy, Little Sharks. In the year 1993, Burkhard featured in Katja von Garnier-directed, Making Up. Burkhard gained acclamation for his role of Alexander Brandtner in the popular television show, Kommissar Rex, and the fictional hero, Chris Ritter, in the police drama, Alarm For Cobra 11. The 2006 war movie, The Last Train, saw Burkhard in the lead role alongside Lale Yavas and Lena Beyerling. Quentin Tarantino’s American historical film, Inglourious Basterds featured Burkhard as a Jewish orphan. In 2011, Burkhard was casted in Marcus Rosenmuller’s war movie, Wunderkinder, alongside Catherine Flemming, Konstantin Wecker, and Gudrun Landgrebe. Burkhard has also featured in numerous films such as Bergstein’s comedy, Ohne Gnade, and the David Worth-directed, Between the Olive Trees, among many others. Since 2010, Burkhard has been the host for Hollywood in Vienna, a gala concert. In the year 2011, Burkhard was featured in the Italian version of the reality show, Dancing with the Stars, alongside Samanta Togni.


Geoffrey Arend

Geoffrey Arend was born on 28 February 1978 in the Manhattan District of New York. He is an actor, voice actor, and writer by profession. He has acted in films, theater, and television shows. His mother is from Pakistan and father is of German and English origin. The actor is married to Christina Hendricks, who is also an actress by profession. They met each other in 2006 and got married on October 11, 2009. The couple announced that they don’t plan to have kids. In 1996, he completed his high school for Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York. He started working as a voice actor in the movie Daria in 1998. He gave voice to the character of Charles Ruttheimer 3, both in the movie and its video game version Inferno. Arend started out with small roles in movies and TV shows. He played a college boy in the 2001-released film Super Troopers and 2004 –released Garden State. The actor was also a part of the 2009’s surprise hit (500) Days of Summer, where he played McKenzie, a co-worker of the lead actor. In the recent past, the actor was seen in Worst Friends, where he portrayed the character of Jeremy. In 2016, the actor has worked as a voice actor for the animated film The Angry Birds. He stars as the daycare teacher in the flick. He has also made appearances in many short films, like Press to Say 2 and She Pedals Fast (For a Girl). He has worked on numerous television sitcoms, Daria being his debut serial. He made a cameo in the comedy serial Undeclared in 2002 as Jimmy. The actor has made several appearances in many episodes of one of the longest running and famous American TV series Law & Order. The actor was seen playing main roles in sitcoms like Trust Me (2009) and Body of Proof (2011-13). In 2014, the actor appeared in the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy as Thom in the episode “Throwing it All Away”. The actor is currently seen in the political fiction series Madam Secretary, where he plays the speechwriter of the lead character Elizabeth. It is running successfully since 2014. The actor has featured in many video games as well. He was part of the popular video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, playing a pedestrian and of Manhunt 2 as The Legion. His acting career started in 2007.

Geoffrey Arend English Actor