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Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn made her feature film debut in Disney's The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band before landing the role in Cactus Flower opposite Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman, for which she won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She subsequently starred in the film adaptation of Butterflies are Free and in Steven Spielberg's first feature film, The Sugarland Express.

Hawn's additional early films include There's a Girl in My Soup, The Girl from Petrovka and The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, among others. She also starred opposite Warren Beatty in the widely acclaimed Shampoo. Other feature film credits are Foul Play and Seems Like Old Times (with Chevy Chase), Best Friends and Swing Shift.

In 1980, Hawn entered production when she executive-produced and starred in the boxoffice hit Private Benjamin. She subsequently formed a partnership with Anthea Sylbert, producing such films as Protocol, Wildcats, Overboard, My Blue Heaven and Crissceoss. Once Hawn/Sylbert had dissolved, Hawn went on to produce Bird on a Wire and Deceived.

Her more recent credits include Housesitter (opposite Steve Martin), Death Becomes Her (with Meryl Streep and Bruce Willis) and the upcoming First Wives Club.

Hawn began training for a career as a dancer when she was three years old; she was running her own ballet school when she was 17. She made her stage debut in a Williamsburg, VA production of Romeo and Juliet when she was still in high school. After studying drama at American University for two years, she made her professional dancing debut at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World's Fair in 1964/65, and remained in New York to perform in the chorus of such stage shows as Kiss Me Kate and Guys and Dolls.

Hawn continued to work steadily as a dancer, which led to television work in Los Angeles, culminating in her breakthrough role as a series regular on the classic comedy/variety show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. She has headlined her own show in Las Vegas and has returned to television for several specials.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Goldie Hawn Facts

Birth NameGoldie Studlendgehawn
OccupationActress
BirthdayNovember 21, 1945 (71)
SignScorpio
BirthplaceWashington DC, District of Columbia, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Goldie Hawn compared to you?
Awards1970 Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (for Cactus Flower)
1970 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture (for Cactus Flower)
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Selected Filmography

The Out-Of-Towners
Overboard
The First Wives Club
Bird on a Wire
Deceived
Death Becomes Her
Private Benjamin
Housesitter
Protocol
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