Goldie Hawn

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Goldie Hawn is an Academy Award winning American actress, director and producer.

Goldie Hawn began taking ballet and tap dance lessons at the age of three. She danced in the chorus of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of The Nutcracker in 1955. She later made her stage debut in 1961, playing Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet.

She began her acting career as a cast member of the short-lived situation comedy Good Morning, World. Her next role was as a regular cast member on the 1968–1973 sketch comedy show, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.

Academy Award

In her first major film role, 1969’s Cactus Flower, Goldie won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

After her Academy Award win, Goldie’s film career took off. She then starred in a string of above average and successful comedies.

Hawn’s popularity continued into the 1980s, starting with another primetime variety special alongside actress and singer Liza Minnelli, Goldie and Liza Together (1980).

She had mixed success in the early 1990s, with the thriller Deceived (1991), the drama CrissCross and opposite Bruce Willis and Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her.

Goldie returned to the screen again in 1996 in the financially and critically successful The First Wives Club. She then appeared opposite Bette Midler and Diane Keaton, with whom she covered the Lesley Gore hit “You Don’t Own Me” for the film’s soundtrack.

Moreover, in 2005 Goldie published her autobiography, A Lotus Grows in the Mud.

Hawn founded the Hawn Foundation that  evaluate the effectiveness of its educational program for children, called MindUP.

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