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How old was Gene Hackman in Superman II?

Gene Hackman was 50 in Superman II when he played the character 'Lex Luthor'.

That was over 39 years ago in 1981.

Today he is 89, and has starred in 91 movies in total, 57 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?

Superman II scores 6.5 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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