Goldie Hawn

American actress Goldie Hawn

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, 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.
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Stand by Your Dying Man: Leslie Jordan Relives the Early Days of AIDS
Huffington Post - 9 months
I am standing in the lobby of the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta waiting for the iconic Leslie Jordan to come meet with me. In my hands, there is a bouquet of beautiful flowers that I bought to celebrate his visit to the Peach State and show thanks for his decision to accept my request for an interview. My nerves are all aflutter because I am about to speak with a very funny man about something very sad, so I order French fries from the bartender to calm my stomach and manage not to anoint myself in grease or ketchup. The carb overload does not soften my edginess. I worry that my floral gesture is inadequate; my friend’s suggestion that I procure a Tammy Wynette bobble head doll seemed much more perfect, but such a creature could not be found anywhere for purchase on the internet. I am also nervous because there is already a familiarity and intimacy with Leslie Jordan present in my mind and there is a chance I may be too forward, but I take solace in the fact that the rich, long vow...
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Goldie Hawn: Ageism in Hollywood doesn't make me angry
Fox News - 9 months
At age 71, Goldie Hawn declared that ageism in Hollywood doesn't make her angry.
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CBS News - 9 months
A look at the career of the Academy Award-nominated actress and producer
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Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn get lost in the jungle with 'Snatched'
LATimes - 9 months
Judging by the mildly naughty past-participle title, you might as well see “Snatched” as a raunchy female comedy version of “Taken,” assuming you care to see it at all. Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer play a mother and daughter vacationing together in Ecuador, where they are kidnapped and held for...
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Goldie Hawn And Amy Schumer Have A Non-Dream Vacation In 'Snatched'
NPR - 9 months
Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer star in Snatched, which has plenty of flaws, but at least offers a chance to see two very funny women with lively chemistry. (Image credit: Justina Mintz/20th Century Fox)
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Goldie Hawn turned to God when son Oliver Hudson nearly died
Fox News - 9 months
Goldie Hawn revealed in an interview with People magazine that her son, Oliver Hudson, 40, nearly died a mere day after being born due to complications from his birth.
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For Amy Schumer's 'Snatched,' it was Goldie Hawn as mom or bust
LATimes - 9 months
Amy Schumer couldn’t envision anyone but Goldie Hawn playing her mother. She’d grown up watching “Shampoo” and “Private Benjamin” and treasured her copy of the actress’ spiritually infused memoir, “A Lotus Grows In the Mud.” So when it came time to cast her costar in the mother-daughter comedy...
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Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn team up in new comedy 'Snatched'
Fox News - 9 months
Play a kidnapped mother and daughter
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Goldie Hawn And Kurt Russell Just Had The Best Walk Of Fame Ceremony Ever
The Huffington Post - 10 months
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Hawn, Russell honored with twin Walk of Fame stars
Reuters.com - 10 months
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell receive the 2,609th and 2,610th stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Goldie Hawn
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2013
    Age 67
    In 2013, Hawn guest starred, along with Gordon Ramsay, in an episode of Phineas and Ferb, in which she provided the voice of neighbor Peggy McGee.
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  • 2012
    Age 66
    Hawn has studied meditation. In a 2012 interview, she stated, "I don't think of myself as a Buddhist.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2005
    Age 59
    In 2005 Hawn's autobiography, A Lotus Grows in the Mud, was published.
  • 2003
    Age 57
    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".
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    She founded The Hawn Foundation in 2003.
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  • 2002
    Age 56
    In 2002, she starred in The Banger Sisters, opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush, her last live action film to date.
  • 2001
    Age 55
    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.
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  • 1999
    Age 53
    In 1999, she was awarded Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year.
  • 1997
    Age 51
    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.
  • 1996
    Age 50
    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.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1994
    Age 48
    Hawn was absent from the screen again for four years while caring for her mother who died of cancer in 1994.
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  • 1990
    Age 44
    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.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1985
    Age 39
    At the age of thirty-nine, Hawn posed for the cover of Playboy January 1985 issue.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 29
    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 divorce in June 1976 and married Hudson on July 3, 1976 in Takoma Park, Maryland. They had two children, actor Oliver and actress Kate. Hudson filed for divorce on August 15, 1980. The divorce from Hudson was finalized in March 1982.
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  • 1972
    Age 26
    In 1972 Hawn recorded and released a solo country LP for Warner Brothers, titled Goldie.
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  • 1971
    Age 25
    She also hosted two television specials: Pure Goldie in 1971 and The Goldie Hawn Special in 1978.
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  • 1969
    Age 23
    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, and separated on April 9, 1973.
  • 1968
    Age 22
    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 as Walter Matthau's suicidal fiancée.
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    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.
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  • 1967
    Age 21
    Hawn began her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived 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.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1964
    Age 18
    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.
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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.
  • 1961
    Age 15
    She made her stage debut in 1961, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Age 9
    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 production of The Nutcracker in 1955.
  • 1945
    Born
    Born on November 21, 1945.
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