TV commercial (voice-over): United Airlines.
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I suppose I wanted to be an actor from the time I was about 10, maybe even younger than that. Recollections of early movies that I had seen and actors that I admired like James Cagney
, Errol Flynn
, those kind of romantic action guys. When I saw those actors, I felt I could do that. But I was in New York for about eight years before I had a job. I sold ladies shoes, polished leather furniture, ...
Appeared on Richard Nixon
's infamous "List of Enemies" during the 1972 presidential election, the only time Hackman was publicly involved in politics. During an interview on Larry King Live
(1985) in July 2004, Hackman stated that although he is a Democrat, he liked President Ronald Reagan
, who had died the previous month.
Prefers to come to a role with minimal rehearsal