That was over 49 years ago in 1971.
Today he is 90, and has starred in 91 movies in total, 76 since The French Connection was released.
In The French Connection, I think Gene Hackman looks:
The French Connection scores 7.4 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Gene Hackman's first acting role was as 'Norman' in Lilith, released in 1964 when he was 34.
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