That was over 26 years ago in 1996.
Today he is 92, and has starred in 91 movies in total, 25 since The Birdcage was released.
In The Birdcage, I think Gene Hackman looks:
The Birdcage scores 6.8 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.