Gene Hackman made a rare public appearance that wowed film fans in the process.
The 92-year-old actor attended a show titled at the Lensic Center for Performing Arts in Santa Fe Broadway Confidential.
It was billed as “an evening” with former SNL Star Ana Gasteyer and Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky.
Rudetsky excitedly shared a photo of himself alongside Gasteyer and Hackman on twitter, writes: “Look who came to our show in Santa Fe! GEN HACKMAN!!!!! Ah!!!! The Posiedon Adventure!!! My Darling!”
Since retiring from acting in 2004, Hackman, who lives in Santa Fe, has stayed away from the public eye, with many of his fans expressing concern about him. However, this photo has encouraged Hackman’s fans that the actor is doing well, with many saying he looks healthy.
“What an honour!” One fan tweeted, adding, “He’s long since retired from acting but I’ve heard so many stories about him enjoying life in Santa Fe. How great that he came to see your show. He looks fabulous.”
Another added: “Oh wow one of the greatest actors of the last 50 years (and arguably of all time). It’s great to know he’s still going strong even though we’re not lucky enough to have him on screen anymore.”
“He looks like he’s enjoying life to the fullest,” replied another Hackman fan, adding, “So nice to see his photo again after such a long time!”
Hackman’s extensive list of credits includes The French Connection, The conversation, superman, Mississippi is burning and Unforgiven.
His last roles before retirement were The Royal Tenenbaums, Runaway jury and Welcome to Mooseport.
He is considered one of the greatest actors of all time.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/gene-hackman-age-photo-b2077188.html Gene Hackman Delights Movie Fans With Very Rare Public Viewing