How old was Gene Hackman in the movie Superman II?

Gene Hackman was 49 in Superman II when he played the character 'Lex Luthor'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1980.

Today he is 94, and has starred in 113 movies in total, 77 of those since Superman II was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Superman II, I think Gene Hackman looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Richard Lester has worked with Gene Hackman just once in his career.
  • Gene Hackman's first movie was as 'Cop (uncredited)' in Mad Dog Coll, released in 1961 when he was 30
  • Superman II scores 6.75 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Superman II

Gene Hackman's other movies