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How old was Gene Hackman in the movie Superman?

Gene Hackman was 47 in Superman when he played the character 'Lex Luthor'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1978.

Today he is 92, and has starred in 91 movies in total, 60 since Superman was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Superman, I think Gene Hackman looks:

Did you know?

Superman scores 6.9 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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