THE BANGER SISTERS
Academy Award-winner GOLDIE HAWN plays Suzette, a colorful free spirit
who sets off on a quest to find something she lost long ago. Most recently, Hawn
starred along with Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Andie MacDowell and Garry
Shandling in TOWN & COUNTRY for New Line Cinema. In March of 1998. she
re-teamed with her HOUSESITTER co-star, Steve Martin, in the Paramount Pictures
comedy THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS. Prior to that, Hawn was seen in two critically
acclaimed films, THE FIRST WIVES CLUB, starring with Bette Midler and Diane
Keaton, and Woody Allen's musical comedy EVERYONE SAYS I LOVE YOU.
In 1997, Hawn made her debut behind the camera as the director of the Turner
Network Television original film "Hope," which starred Christine Lahti,
J.T. Walsh and Jena Malone, Hawn made her feature film debut in THE ONE AND
ONLY, GENUINE, ORIGINAL FAMILY BAND before playing opposite Walter Matthau and
Ingrid Bergman in CACTUS FLOWER, for which she won the 1969 Academy Award for
Best Supporting Actress. She went on to star in BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE and THE
SUGARLAND EXPRESS, Steven Spielberg's feature debut.
Her additional early films include THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP, THE GIRL FROM
PETROVKA and THE DUCHESS AND THE DIRT WATER FOX, among others, She also starred
opposite Warren Beatty in the 1975 box office hit, SHAMPOO.
Following a two-year hiatus. in which she devoted time to her family, Hawn
returned to the screen to star with Chevy Chase in FOUL PLAY. She then executive
produced and starred in the 1980 box office smash PRIVATE BENJAMIN, garnering a
Best Actress Academy Award nomination, She went on to star in SEEMS LIKE OLD
TIMES, again with Chevy Chase; BEST FRIENDS, with Burt Reynolds; and Jonathan
Demme's SWING SHIFT.
Hawn continued her success, both as an actress and producer, with a variety
of film projects including PROTOCOL, WILDCATS. OVERBOARD, MY BLUE HEAVEN,
CRISSCROSS and SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT, which starred Julia Roberts. She then
appeared in the action hit BIRD ON A WIRE, opposite Mel Gibson; the thriller
DECEIVED; HOUSESITTER, with Steve Martin; and DEATH BECOMES HER, with Meryl
Streep and Bruce Willis.
Born in Tacoma Park, Maryland. Hawn began training for a career as a dancer
at the age of 3. By the time she was 17, she was running her own ballet school.
Hawn was still a high school student when she acted professionally for the first
time, playing Juliet in a Williamsburg. Virginia production of "Romeo and
Juliet." After studying drama at American University for two years. she
made her professional dancing debut at the Texas Pavilion of the New York World's
Fair in 1964-65 and remained in New York to perform as a singer and dancer in
off-Broadway productions of "Kiss Me, Kate," "Guys and
Dolls," "Pal Joey." "How to Succeed in Business Without
Really Trying" and "The Boyfriend."
She continued to work steadily as a dancer, which led to television work in
Los Angeles, culminating in her appearance in the classic comedy/variety show
"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." Hawn has also headlined her own
show in Las Vegas and has returned to television for several specials over the
years including "Pure Goldie," "Goldie and the Kids -
Listen to Us." "Goldie and Liza Together" and "The
Goldie Hawn Special."
Hawn is a principal in Cosmic Entertainment, a production entity comprised of
her own banner, Clear Light, as well as the production companies of Kurt
Russell, Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson. The company is actively producing and
developing over a dozen projects for film and television.
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