Goldie Hawn

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Full Name Goldie Hawn
Age 74 Years Old
Nick Name Go-Go
Gender Female
Famous As Singer
Birth Date November 21st, 1945
Birth Place Washington, D.C.

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Goldie Hawn is an American actress, producer, dancer, and singer who rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968-1970). She 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". Moreover, she is also an Academy and Golden Globe winner in a category of supporting actress for her prominent acting in the American comedy film "Cactus Flower" which made her name unforgettable in Hollywood. She is best known as a bankable actor for more than 25 years, a beautiful and elegant actress. In the year 2003, she founded The Hawn Foundation, which helps underprivileged children. Some of her famous movies are There's a Girl in My Soup (1970), Butterflies Are Free (1972), The Sugarland Express (1974), Shampoo (1975), Foul Play (1978), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Private Benjamin (1980), Overboard (1987), Bird on a Wire (1990), Death Becomes Her (1992), Housesitter (1992), The First Wives Club (1996), The Out-of-Towners (1999), The Banger Sisters (2002), Snatched (2017) and many more. Goldie is also active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 211k followers on her Facebook, more than 1.3 million followers on Instagram, and has more than 784k followers on Twitter. Read on to know detailed information regarding her full biography, facts, family, birthday, wiki, husband, children, net worth, career journey, and many more.

Famous For

  • For acting in several commercial hit movies of the 70s and 80s such as There’s a Girl in My Soup, Butterflies Are Free, and The Sugarland Express.
  • For working on the popular sketch comedy TV show, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In. Her performance in the show helped her win an Academy Award.
  • Being cast in the role of Toni Simmons in the comedy movie, Cactus Flower. She won a Golden Globe in the supporting actress category for her work in the movie.

Goldie Hawn With Her Daughter, Kate Hudson

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Early Life of Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn was born as Goldie Jeanne Hawn on 21st November 1945. Her birthplace/hometown is in Washington, D.C., United States. Her ethnicity is Mixed and she is of German and English descent/ancestry. Her nationality is American. She was born to her parents/family; father Edward Rutledge and Jewish mother Laura. Her father was a band musician while her mother was a jewelry shop owner. She grew up in a family of the Jewish faith. She had an interest in dancing from a young age. She took tap and ballet dance lessons. As per her education, she gained her education from American University. She grew up with an interest in dancing and also took tap and ballet dance lessons. She had a keen interest in dancing from a very young age. As of 2019, she celebrated her 74th birthday. She is Buddhist by religion and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Goldie Hawn made her stage debut in 1964, playing Juliet in a Virginia Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet. She made her professional dancing debut in a production of Can-Can at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World's Fair. 

Career of Goldie Hawn

  • Initially, Goldie Hawn started her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived CBS situation comedy "Good Morning World" during the 1967-1968 television season.
  • She made her role being the girlfriend of a radio disc jockey, with a stereotypical "dumb blonde" personality.
  • She rose to fame as one of the regular cast members on the 1968-1973 sketch comedy show, "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In". 
  • In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she made her role in Cactus Flower, There's a Girl in My Soup, and Butterflies Are Free.
  •  She 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".
  • Her first major film role, in Cactus Flower (1969), she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as Walter Matthau's suicidal fiancee. 
  • After that, she starred in a string of above average and successful comedies starting with There's a Girl in My Soup (1970), $ (1971), and Butterflies Are Free (1972).
  • In 1975, she made her role in "The Girl from Petrovka" and "The Sugarland Express", and "Shampoo".
  • She also hosted two television specials: "Pure Goldie" in 1971 and "The Goldie Hawn Special" in 1978.
  • After that, she made her role in the film "Foul Play" (with Chevy Chase), which was released and became a box office smash, reviving Hawn's film career.
  • Her next film, Mario Monicelli's "Lovers and Liars" (1979), was a box office bomb. 
  • She then took the lead role in "Private Benjamin", a comedy she co-produced with her friend Nancy Meyers, who co-wrote the script.
  • "Private Benjamin" also stars Eileen Brennan and Armand Assante and garnered Hawn her second Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Actress.
  • Her box office success continued with comedies like Seems Like Old Times (1980), written by Neil Simon; Best Friends (1982), written by Valerie Curtin and Barry Levinson; Protocol (1984), co-written by Nancy Meyers; Wildcats (1986) and she also served as executive producer on the latter two; and the World War II romantic drama Swing Shift (1984).
  • Her last film of the 1980s was opposite partner Kurt Russell, for the third time, in the comedy "Overboard" (1987).
  • She starred in the action-comedy "Bird on a Wire" in 1990 and she had mixed success in the early 1990s, with the thriller "Deceived" (1991), the drama CrissCross and opposite Bruce Willis and Meryl Streep in "Death Becomes Her" (both 1992). 

Goldie Hawn in the movie Death Becomes Her

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  • She is also the producer of "Something to Talk About" starring Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid and made her directorial debut in the television film "Hope" (1997).
  • She also performed a cover version of The Beatles' song, “A Hard Day's Night", on George Martin's 1998 album, In My Life.
  • She then starred in Woody Allen's musical "Everyone Says I Love You" (1996) and reunited with Steve Martin for the comedy "The Out-of-Towners" (1999).
  • She was reunited with former co-stars Warren Beatty (her co-star in $ and Shampoo) and Diane Keaton for the comedy "Town & Country" in 2001. 
  • In the year 2002, she starred in "The Banger Sisters", opposite Susan Sarandon and Geoffrey Rush, her last live-action film for fifteen years. 
  • In the year 2005, Hawn's autobiography, "A Lotus Grows" in the Mud, was published.
  • In the year 2013, she guest-starred, in an episode of "Phineas and Ferb", in which she provided the voice of neighbor Peggy McGee.
  • In 2017, she returned to the big screen for the first time since 2002, co-starring Amy Schumer in the comedy "Snatched", playing mother and daughter.
  • In the year 2018, she cameoed as Mrs. Claus in the Netflix film "The Christmas Chronicles".
  • She will reprise the role in the film's sequel, set for 2020.

Awards of Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn is an award-winning actress and she has earned a lot of awards during her career. In her work in "Cactus Flower" in 1969, she received Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards as Best Supporting Actress, in "The First Wives Club", she won National Board of Review as Best Cast. Whereas, she has been nominated for BAFTA Awards for her work in "Cactus Flower" / "There's a Girl in My Soup", Golden Globe Awards in "Butterflies Are Free", Golden Globe Awards in "Shampoo" and "The Banger Sister", Satellite Awards in "Everyone Says I Love You" and many more. In 1999, she was awarded Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year.

Net Worth of Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn is an American actress, producer, dancer, and singer who rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1968-1970). Some of her box office smash movies are Foul Play, Private Benjamin, and many more. As she is an award-winning actress, her net worth will be surely in millions without a doubt. As of 2020, she has a net worth of $60 million. Whereas her exact salary is not available at the moment. Her major source of wealth is from her movie career. In 2003, she founded The Hawn Foundation, which helps underprivileged children. Hawn and Russell, who celebrated 35 years together in 2018, own homes in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Snowmass Village, Colorado; Manhattan, New York; Brentwood; and Palm Desert, California.

Personal Life of Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn With Her Son, Wyatt and her boyfriend, Kurt Russell

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Regarding the marital status of Goldie Hawn, she is a married woman and till now, she has been married twice. But for her, none of them worked out. Firstly, Goldie was married to dancer-turned-director Gus Trikonis on 16th May 1969 but it didn’t work out. Their miserable marriage ended in 1976 legally. After that, Goldie has seen dating stuntman Ted Grossman and Swedish actor Bruno Wintzell before even divorcing Gus. Later, she was married for the second time with musician Bill Hudson whom she met on a flight to Los Angeles. They had 2 children/kids together named Oliver and Kate Hudson before they separated after 8 years of marriage. She divorced Bill in March 1982. She then got involved emotionally to the legendary actor Kurt Russell on the set of ‘Swing Swift’. They are not married yet but are living a happy life sharing more than 3 decades of their togetherness. They have a child together named Wyatt Russell. The couple first met while filming The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band in 1966, but became involved after reconnecting on the set of Swing Shift. The duo is enjoying their life a lot at present. She is straight by sexual orientation.

Body Measurements of Goldie Hawn

Beautiful and Charming actress, Goldie Hawn

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Goldie Hawn, being at the age of 74, she still looks very young with a charming smile and a glowing face. With her charismatic personality, she attracts a lot of people towards her. She weighs around 59 kg or 130 pounds and stands tall at a height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has a figure of 34-24-36 inches (Breast-waist-Hips). She has golden brown hair color and blue eye color. Her bra size is 34A and her shoe size is 4 US. Whereas her feet size is 5 US. Overall, she ha got a healthy body.