Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn

Movie Actress

Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, dancer, producer, and singer. She rose to fame on the NBC sketch comedy program Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, before going on to receive the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Cactus Flower.

Full Name
Goldie Jeanne Hawn
Nov 21, 1945
In a relationship
5′ 6″
Net Worth


Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born on November 21, 1945, in Washington D.C., U.S.A. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio and her ethnicity is Jewish-American. She is the daughter of Laura (née Steinhoff) and Edward Rutledge Hawn, and she has two older brothers named Edward Jr. and Peter. Goldie's father was a band musician who played in nightclubs and at military bases, and her mother was a jewelry shop/dance school owner.

     Goldie began taking dance lessons at the age of three, training in ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance. She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, where she was an honor student with an affinity for math and science. In 1963 she moved to California to pursue an acting career after winning a beauty pageant at the age of sixteen. 

     Her first movie role came in 1967 with "The One and Only Genuine Original Family Band". She then starred alongside Dean Jones in "The Boatniks" (1970). Goldie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as "Kay" in "Cactus Flower" (1969). She continued to appear in comedies such as "There's a Girl in My Soup" (1970), "Butterflies Are Free" (1972), and "Shampoo" (1975). In 1979 Goldie appeared alongside Kurt Russell in the comedy western film "Overboard". The two went on to marry years later.

     In 1980 Goldie founded her own production company called 'Hawn Productions'. She made her return to acting with a critically acclaimed performance in “Private Benjamin” (1980) which earned her another Oscar nomination and Golden Globe award win for Best Actress. She also starred in films such as “Best Friends” (1982), “Protocol” (1984), “Wildcats” (1986), “Bird on a Wire” (1990), “Death Becomes Her”(1992), “The First Wives Club”(1996) ,and more recently “Snatched”(2017). 

     Hawn was awarded the Cecil B DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, honoring her lifetime achievements as an actress and producer .She continues to act today but also works with various charities including Save The Children, Operation Smile, UNICEF and The Heart Foundation .

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1945</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Goldie Hawn is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 21, 1945, Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born in Washington, D.C.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1964</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Dance Career Begins</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Goldie begins her professional dancing career in the Broadway production of "Seesaw."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1967</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Hollywood</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Goldie moves to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career and makes her film debut in The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Cactus Flower</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Hawn stars in the Broadway production of Cactus Flower and wins an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1970</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Laugh-In Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Goldie makes her debut on the popular television show Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Private Benjamin</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Stars as Judy Benjamin in the comedy Private Benjamin and wins a Golden Globe for Best Actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Banger Sisters</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Hawn stars alongside Susan Sarandon in the comedy The Banger Sisters.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Iconic Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Goldie Hawn is an iconic movie actress who has starred in classic films such as Private Benjamin, Overboard and Death Becomes Her. She is a multi-talented actress who can play both comedic and dramatic roles with ease.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Goldie Hawn is also a philanthropist and advocate for children's health and education. She founded The Hawn Foundation which works to bring mindfulness meditation into schools in order to promote emotional intelligence and understanding of self among students.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Goldie Hawn is an inspiration to many due to her success in the film industry, her commitment to philanthropy, and her ability to stay true to herself throughout her career. Her positive outlook on life and her willingness to help others are admirable qualities that make her beloved by many.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Won an Oscar</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Goldie Hawn won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1969 for her role as “Dorothy” in the movie  'Cactus Flower'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Founded The Hawn Foundation</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2003, Goldie Hawn founded The Hawn Foundation, which promotes a positive approach to child development through social and emotional learning.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Was Once a Singer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Goldie Hawn released several singles in 1963 under the name Goldie Jeanne. She sang jazz, blues and pop songs on the ABC television show 'Shindig!'.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Had a Failed Sitcom</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a successful actress, Goldie Hawn starred in the short-lived sitcom 'Good Morning, World', which ran from 1967 to 1968.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Invented the Baby Laughing Hysterically Video</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Goldie Hawn was the first person to ever post a video of a baby laughing hysterically online. The video was posted in 2000 and has since become an internet sensation.</p></div>


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