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

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The French Connection -- New York City detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits. Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five Academy Awards in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Hackman.
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 -- Interview: Gene Hackman "on filming the car scene"

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Biography:
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)
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  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: If that's not a drop I'll open up a charge for you at Bloomingdale's.
Buddy "Cloudy" Russo: Make it Alexander's Toy Department.
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