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Goldie Hawn

Actress
Female
Born Nov 21, 1945

Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Private Benjamin, Foul Play, Shampoo, Overboard, Bird on a Wire, Death Becomes Her, The First Wives Club, and Cactus Flower, for which she won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is the mother of actors Oliver and Kate Hudson. Hawn has maintained a relationship with actor Kurt Russell since 1983.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Goldie Hawn.

CHILDHOOD

1945 Birth Born on November 21, 1945.
1955 9 Years Old Hawn began taking ballet and tap dance lessons at the age of three, and danced in the chorus of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of The Nutcracker in 1955.

TEENAGE

1961 15 Years Old She made her stage debut in 1961, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet.
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By 1964, she ran and taught in a ballet school, having dropped out of American University, where she was majoring in drama.

TWENTIES

1967 21 Years Old Hawn began her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived situation comedy Good Morning, World during the 1967-1968 television season, her role being that of the girlfriend of a radio disc jockey, with a stereotypical "dumb blonde" personality.
1968 22 Years Old 1 More Event
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 & Martin's Laugh-In. … Read More
1971 25 Years Old She also hosted two television specials: Pure Goldie in 1971 and The Goldie Hawn Special in 1978. … Read More
1972 26 Years Old In 1972 Hawn recorded and released a solo country LP for Warner Brothers, titled Goldie. … Read More

THIRTIES

1976 30 Years Old 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. Her second husband was Bill Hudson, of the Hudson Brothers; the couple married in 1976 and divorced in 1982. … Read More
1985 39 Years Old At the age of thirty-nine, Hawn posed for the cover of Playboy January 1985 issue. … Read More

FORTIES

1990 44 Years Old Hawn's career slowed down after leaving Hollywood in the late 1980s, but revived somewhat in 1990 with the action comedy Bird on a Wire, a critically panned but commercially successful picture that paired Hawn with Mel Gibson. … Read More
1994 48 Years Old Hawn was absent from the screen again for four years while caring for her mother who died of cancer in 1994. … Read More

FIFTIES

1996 50 Years Old 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 and Diane Keaton, with whom she covered the Lesley Gore hit "You Don't Own Me" for the film's soundtrack. … Read More
1997 51 Years Old In 1997, Hawn, along with her co-stars from The First Wives Club, Diane Keaton and Bette Midler, were recipients of the Women in Film Crystal Awards.
2001 55 Years Old In 2001 Hawn was reunited with former co-stars Warren Beatty (her co-star in $ and Shampoo) and Diane Keaton for the comedy, Town & Country, a critical and financial fiasco. … Read More
2002 56 Years Old In 2002, she appeared in The Banger Sisters opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush.
2005 59 Years Old In 2005 Hawn's autobiography, A Lotus Grows in the Mud, was published.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2012 66 Years Old Hawn has studied meditation. In a 2012 interview, she stated, "I don't think of myself as a Buddhist. … Read More
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