The Info List - Goldie Hawn

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GOLDIE JEANNE HAWN (born November 21, 1945) is an American actress, director, producer, and occasional singer. She rose to fame on the NBC
sketch comedy program Rowan 1913–1993), a jewelry shop/dance school owner, and Edward Rutledge Hawn (1908–1982), a band musician who played at major events in Washington. She was named after her mother's aunt.

Her father was a Presbyterian of German and English descent. Her mother was Jewish , the daughter of emigrants from Hungary , . Hawn was raised Jewish. She was raised in Takoma Park, Maryland
Takoma Park, Maryland
, a suburb of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
Hawn began taking ballet and tap dance lessons at the age of three and danced in the corps de ballet of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
production of The Nutcracker in 1955. She made her stage debut in 1964, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet .

By 1964, she ran and taught in a ballet school, having dropped out of American University
American University
where she was majoring in drama. In 1964, Hawn made her professional dancing debut in a production of Can-Can at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World\'s Fair . She began working as a professional dancer a year later and appeared as a go-go dancer in New York City and at the Peppermint Box in New Jersey.



Publicity photo for Cactus Flower (1969)

Hawn moved to California to dance in a show at a theater across from Disneyland. Hawn began her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived CBS
situation comedy Good Morning, World during the 1967–68 television season, her role being that of the girlfriend of a radio disc jockey, with a stereotypical "dumb blonde " personality.

Her next role, which brought her to international attention, was as one of the regular cast members on the 1968–1973 sketch comedy show, Rowan ">

Her Laugh-In persona was parlayed into three popular film appearances in the late 1960s and early 1970s: Cactus Flower , There\'s a Girl in My Soup , and Butterflies Are Free . Hawn had made her feature film debut in a bit role as a giggling dancer in the 1968 film The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band , in which she was billed as "Goldie Jeanne", but in her first major film role, in Cactus Flower (1969), she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
as Walter Matthau 's suicidal fiancée.


With Carl Reiner on Rowan "> Hawn at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm 1981

At the age of thirty-nine, Hawn posed for the cover of Playboy
's January 1985 issue, in which she was the subject of the Playboy Interview . Her last film of the 1980s was opposite partner Kurt Russell , for the third time, in the comedy Overboard (1987).


In 1990 she starred in the action comedy Bird on a Wire , a critically panned but commercially successful picture that paired Hawn with Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson
. Hawn had mixed success in the early 1990s, with the thriller Deceived (1991), the drama CrissCross and opposite Bruce Willis and Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
in Death Becomes Her
Death Becomes Her
(both 1992). Earlier that year, she starred in Housesitter
, a screwball comedy with Steve Martin , which was a commercial success.

Hawn was absent from the screen for four years while caring for her mother who died of cancer in 1994. Hawn made her entry back into film as producer of the satirical comedy Something to Talk
About starring Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid , as well as making her directorial debut in the television film Hope (1997) starring Christine Lahti
Christine Lahti
and Jena Malone . Hawn in 1989

Hawn returned to the screen again in 1996 as the aging, alcoholic actress Elise Elliot in the financially and critically successful The First Wives Club , opposite Bette Midler
Bette Midler
and Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
, with whom she covered the Lesley Gore
Lesley Gore
hit "You Don\'t Own Me " for the film's soundtrack. Hawn also performed a cover version of the Beatles ' song, "A Hard Day\'s Night ", on George Martin
George Martin
's 1998 album, In My Life .

She continued her tenure in the 1990s with Woody Allen's musical Everyone Says I Love You (1996) and reuniting with Steve Martin for the comedy The Out-of-Towners (1999), a remake of the 1970 Neil Simon hit . The film was critically panned and was not successful at the box office. In 1997, Hawn, along with her co-stars from The First Wives Club, Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
and Bette Midler
Bette Midler
, were recipients of the Women in Film Crystal Awards .

In 1999, she was awarded Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year .


In 2001 Hawn was reunited with former co-stars Warren Beatty
Warren Beatty
(her co-star in $ and Shampoo ) and Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
for the comedy Town it's the development of a spiritual life." Hawn at the Cinema Against AIDS gala in May 2011

Hawn is a supporter of the LGBT community . Speaking on nations such as Nigeria and others which have criminalized gay people, she denounced these laws, stating, "This is man's inhumanity to man, of the first order."


Hawn's first husband was dancer (later director) Gus Trikonis , who appeared as a Shark in West Side Story ; his sister Gina played Graziella, Riff's girlfriend. Hawn and Trikonis married on May 16, 1969, in Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
, and separated on April 9, 1973. Hawn then dated stuntman Ted Grossman and Swedish actor Bruno Wintzell, but did not file for divorce from Trikonis until New Year's Eve 1975, after becoming engaged to musician Bill Hudson of the Hudson Brothers , whom she met the previous summer on a first-class flight from New York to L.A. Hawn was granted a divorce in June 1976 and married Hudson on July 3, 1976 in Takoma Park, Maryland
Takoma Park, Maryland
. They had two children, actor Oliver and actress Kate . Hudson filed for divorce on August 15, 1980. Hawn's divorce from Hudson was finalized in March 1982.

Hawn has been in a relationship with actor Kurt Russell since early 1983. The couple first met while filming The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968), but became involved after meeting in 1983 on the set of Swing Shift . They have a son, Wyatt (born July 10, 1986). They also own a home in Palm Desert, California
Palm Desert, California
. Hawn is also the de facto stepmother of Kurt Russell's son Boston.


In 2003 Hawn founded the Hawn Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides youth education programs intended to improve academic performance through "life-enhancing strategies for well-being". The Hawn Foundation has supported research studies conducted by external researchers to evaluate the effectiveness of its educational program for children, called MindUP.




THE ONE AND ONLY, GENUINE, ORIGINAL FAMILY BAND 1968 Giggly Girl Michael O\'Herlihy Credited as "Goldie Jeanne"

THE SIDEHACKERS 1969 Spectator Gus Trikonis Uncredited role; Alternatively titled "Five the Hard Way"

CACTUS FLOWER 1969 Toni Simmons Gene Saks

THERE\\'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP 1970 Marion Roy Boulting

$ 1971 Dawn Divine Richard Brooks Also known as Dollars, and in the UK as The Heist

BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE 1972 Jill Tanner Milton Katselas

THE SUGARLAND EXPRESS 1974 Lou Jean Poplin Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg

THE GIRL FROM PETROVKA 1974 Oktyabrina Robert Ellis Miller

SHAMPOO 1975 Jill Hal Ashby

THE DUCHESS AND THE DIRTWATER FOX 1976 Amanda Quaid/Duchess Swansbury Melvin Frank

FOUL PLAY 1978 Gloria Mundy Colin Higgins

LOVERS AND LIARS 1979 Anita Mario Monicelli
Mario Monicelli
Originally titled "Viaggio con Anita"

PRIVATE BENJAMIN 1980 Pvt. Judy Benjamin/Goodman Howard Zieff

SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES 1980 Glenda Gardenia Parks Jay Sandrich

BEST FRIENDS 1982 Paula McCullen Norman Jewison

SWING SHIFT 1984 Kay Walsh Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme

PROTOCOL 1984 Sunny Davis Herbert Ross

WILDCATS 1986 Molly McGrath Michael Ritchie

OVERBOARD 1987 Joanna Stayton/Annie Proffitt Garry Marshall

BIRD ON A WIRE 1990 Marianne Graves John Badham

DECEIVED 1991 Adrienne Saunders Damian Harris

CRISSCROSS 1992 Tracy Cross Chris Menges

HOUSESITTER 1992 Gwen Duncle/Buckley/Phillips Frank Oz
Frank Oz

DEATH BECOMES HER 1992 Helen Sharp Robert Zemeckis
Robert Zemeckis

THE FIRST WIVES CLUB 1996 Elise Elliot Hugh Wilson

EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU 1996 Steffi Dandridge Woody Allen
Woody Allen

THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS 1999 Nancy Clark Sam Weisman

TOWN & COUNTRY 2001 Mona Morris Peter Chelsom

THE BANGER SISTERS 2002 Suzette Bob Dolman

SNATCHED 2017 Linda Middleton Jonathan Levine

SPF-18 2017 Narrator Alex Israel



GOOD MORNING, WORLD 1967–68 Sandy Kramer Season 1 (20 episodes)

ROWAN "> Won

Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Won

1970 Cactus Flower / There's a Girl in My Soup BAFTA Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated

1972 Butterflies Are Free Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated

1975 Shampoo Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards

1976 The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards

1978 Foul Play Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards

1980 Private Benjamin Academy Awards
Academy Awards
Best Actress Nominated

Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated

National Society of Film Critics Best Actress Nominated

New York Film Critics Best Actress Nominated

1982 Best Friends Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated

1996 The First Wives Club National Board of Review
National Board of Review
Best Cast Won

Everyone Says I Love You Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Nominated

2002 The Banger Sisters Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Nominated

2017 — (all film contributions) Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Motion Pictures Inducted


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