Goldie Jeanne Hawn, known as Goldie Hawn, is an American actress, producer and director born November 21, 1945 in Washington, United States.
She rose to fame on the NBC program with the comedy Rowan & Martin Laugh-In (1968-1970) before receiving the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. role for her performance in Fleur de cactus (1969).
Youth and training
Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born in Washington, United States1. His mother is Laura Steinhoff (1913-1993), of Jewish faith and of Hungarian origin, owner of a jewelry store and a dance school, and her father, Edward Rutledge Hawn (1908-1982), of Presbyterian and of German and English origin, a musician who played in a recognized group in Washington. Her life path leads her to study other religions such as Buddhism and she recognizes herself today as “multi-confessional” 3. She takes her first name from her maternal aunt who raised her mother who was orphaned early3.
She grew up in Takoma Park (Maryland), a suburb of Washington3 where she learned dance at the age of three. Very young, she participated in ballets in the 1950s and appeared on stage in a play in 1964, playing Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Shakespeare festival in Virginia4. It was on this date that she abandoned university studies to fully engage in dance and comedy with success.
For thirty years, Goldie Hawn remained popular and at the top of the box offices. His petulance, his dynamism or his sensitivity are invited to each of his cinematographic appearances. She plays in films such as Il ya une fille dans ma soup (1970), Les Papillons sont free (Butterflies are free, 1972), Sugarland Express (1974), Shampoo (1975), Funny muddle (Foul Play, 1978 ), Seems Like Old Times (1980), and La Bidasse (Private Benjamin, 1980) for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in the Title Role.
Subsequently, she illustrated herself in leading roles in films such as Un Couple à la mer (Overboard, 1987), Like a bird on the branch (Bird on a Wire, 1990), Death suits you so well (Death Becomes Her, 1992), The Mistress of the House (Housesitter, 1992), Le Club des ex (The First Wives Club, 1996) or Sex fans of the Sixties (Banger Sisters, 2002).
She has produced some of her films in cinema or on television, such as La Bidasse in 1980 or The Matthew Shepard story in 2002, and is the director of Hope on television in 1997. In nearly fifty years of career, she adds thirty -five films, mostly comedies and romances, and seven nominations for acting awards4 including an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award.
In 2012, she was chosen to play the main role in a television series project, The Viagra Diaries, but she proved to be extremely capricious, especially on the choice of her co-stars, the project was therefore delayed and the decision is finally taken, officially by mutual agreement, to separate from her and find a new actress.
After a fifteen-year hiatus, Goldie Hawn is back in Larguées (Snatched, 2017).
In January 1985, at the age of 39, she appeared in fishnet stockings on the cover of Playboy5 magazine.
She married dancer Gus Trikonis in 1969, musician Bill Hudson in 1976 and has been in a relationship since 1983 with actor Kurt Russell with whom she has a son, Wyatt Russell, born in 1986. She is also the mother of actress Kate Hudson and actor Oliver Hudson, from her previous marriage to Bill Hudson. She is a grandmother of six grandchildren.
Goldie Hawn is involved in several humanitarian or charitable movements, in particular against AIDS or for the LGBT homosexual community.
In 2003, she created the Hawn6 Foundation which helps underprivileged or struggling children with a cognitive research program called MindUP.
- 1967: Good Morning, World (television series): Sandy Kramer
- 1968: The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band by Michael O’Herlihy: Giggly Girl
- 1968: Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (television series): Regular participant (1968-1970)
- 1969: Cactus Flower by Gene Saks: Toni Simmons
- 1970: Une fille dans ma soup (There’s a Girl in My Soup) by Roy Boulting: Marion
- 1971: Richard Brooks Dollars: Dawn Divine
- 1972: Butterflies Are Free by Milton Katselas: Jill Tanner
- 1974: The Girl from Petrovka by Robert Ellis Miller: Oktyabrina
- 1974: Sugarland Express (The Sugarland Express) by Steven Spielberg: Lou Jean Popl
- 1975: Hal Ashby Shampoo: Jill
- 1976: The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, by Melvin Frank: Amanda Quaid / Duchess Swansbury.
- 1978: Funny muddle (Foul Play) by Colin Higgins: Gloria Mundy
- 1979: Trip with Anita (Viaggio con Anita) by Mario Monicelli: Anita
- 1980: La Bidasse (Private Benjamin) by Howard Zieff: Judy Benjamin / Goodman
- 1980: Like in the good old days of Jay Sandrich: Glenda Gardenia Parks
- 1982: Norman Jewison’s Best Friends: Paula McCullen
- 1984: Swing Shift by Jonathan Demme: Kay Walsh
- 1984: Protocol by Jack Bender by Herbert Ross: Sunny Davis
- 1986: Shock Woman (Wildcats): Molly McGrath
- 1987: A couple at the sea (Overboard) by Michael Ritchie: Joanna Stayton / Annie Proffitt
- 1990: Like a bird on a wire by John Badham: Marianne Graves
- 1991: Betrayed (Deceived) by Damian Harris: Adrienne Saunders
- 1992: Chris Menges CrissCross: Tracy Cross
- 1992: HouseSitter by Frank Oz: Gwen Phillips
- 1992: Death Becomes Her (Death Becomes Her) by Robert Zemeckis: Helen Sharp
- 1996: The First Wives Club by Hugh Wilson: Elise Elliot
- 1996: Tout le monde dit I love you (Everyone Says I Love You) by Woody Allen: Steffi Dandridge
- 1999: Escapade à New York (The Out-of-Towners) by Sam Weisman: Nancy Clark
- 2001: Social gossip & partial amnesia (Town & Country) by Peter Chelsom: Mona Miller.
- 2002: Sex fans of the sixties (The Banger Sisters) by Bob Dolman: Suzette
- 2013: Phinéas et Ferb (Phineas and Ferb): Peggy McGee (voice)
- 2017: Snatched by Jonathan Levine: Linda Middleton
- 2018: The Christmas Chronicles: Mrs. Claus (cameo)
- 2020: The Christmas Chronicles 2 by Chris Columbus: Mrs. Claus
- 1980: La Bidasse (Private Benjamin)
- 1984: Protocol
- 1986: Shock Woman (Wildcats)
- 1990: My Blue Heaven
- 1995: Love and Lies (Something to Talk About)
- 1997: Hope (TV)
- 2001: When Billie Beat Bobby (en) (TV)
- 2002: The Matthew Shepard Story (TV)
- 1997: Hope (TV)
- 1970: Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Fleur de cactus
- 1970: Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for Fleur de cactus
- 1971: BAFTA nomination for best actress for Fleur de cactus (1969) and Une fille dans ma soup (1970)
- 1981: Oscar nomination for best actress for La Bidasse
- 2002: nomination for the Razzie Award for “Worst Supporting Actress” for Social Gossip and Partial Amnesia
- In France, Monique Thierry is the regular French voice of Goldie Hawn.
– Monique Thierry in:
- The Duchess and the Ugly
- Funny mess
- Travel with Anita
- The Bidasse
- Best Friends
- A couple at the sea
- Like a bird on the branch
- Make yourself at home !
- Death suits you so well
- Everyone says I love you
- The ex’s club
- Getaway to New York
- Social gossip & partial amnesias
– Virginie Ledieu in:
- Swing shift
- The Christmas Chronicles
- The Christmas Chronicles 2
– And also
- Cécile Vassort in Cactus Flower
- Danièle Lebrun in Dollars
- Michèle Bardollet in Sugarland Express
- Maïk Darah in Protocol
- Anne Rochant in Woman of shock
- Manoëlle Gaillard in Sex fans of the sixties
- Marie Vincent in Larguées
In 1970, not being present at the Oscars ceremony, it was Raquel Welch who took the Oscar in his place.
It inspired the song PCV by Yves Rénier with whom she had just broken up.
Between 1992 and 1994, she spent most of her time with her mother, who died in 1994.