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Det. Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle (Character)
from The French Connection (1971)

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The French Connection -- A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.
The French Connection -- Detectives Doyle and Russo shakedown a bar where they have an informant.
The French Connection -- Interview: Gene Hackman "on filming the car scene"
The French Connection -- Detective Russo goes to Popeye's apartment and finds him handcuffed to his bed.
The French Connection -- The detectives find drugs hidden in the rocker panels of a car.

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Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle is based on real life NYPD Detective Eddie "Popeye" Egan ... See more »
Alternate Names:
Doyle / Jimmy Doyle / Popeye Doyle


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  1. Popeye Doyle (1986) (TV) Played by Ed O'Neill (as Popeye Doyle)

  2. French Connection II (1975) Played by Gene Hackman (as Doyle)
  3. The French Connection (1971) Played by Gene Hackman (as Jimmy Doyle)
Archive Footage:
  1. Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years (2000) (TV) Played by Gene Hackman
  2. The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987) (TV) Played by Gene Hackman

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From The French Connection (1971)
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle: This is Doyle. I'm sittin' on Frog One.
Bill Mulderig: Yeah, I know that. We got the Westbury covered like a tent.
Jimmy 'Popeye' Doyle: The Westbury my ass! I got him on the shuttle at Grand Central, now what the hell's going on up there?
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