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Goldie Jeanne Hawn was born on November 21, 1945 in Washington D.C. to Laura Hawn (née Steinhoff), a jewelry shop/dance school owner, and Rut Hawn, a band musician. She has a sister, Patti Hawn, and a brother, Edward, who died in infancy before her birth. She was raised in the Jewish religion. Her mother was Jewish and the daughter of Hungarian immigrants. Her father was Presbyterian, and had German and English ancestry. At the age of three, Goldie began taking ballet and tap dance lessons and, at the age of ten, she danced in the chorus of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo production of “The Nutcracker”. At the age of 19 she ran and instructed a ballet school, having dropped out of college where she was majoring in drama. Before going into the film business she worked as a professional dancer.
Interesting Facts about Goldie Hawn
- Returned to work thirteen months after giving birth to her son Oliver Hudson to begin filming Foul Play (1978).
- In 1970 she sued E-Z Card Co. and Hole In The Wall for $1.5 million, contending that 10,000 posters of her eating a potato chip constituted an invasion of privacy. The lawsuit said the posters with the caption “Granny who?” embarrassed and humiliated her and prevented her from endorsing other products because the poster advertised Granny Goose potato chips. She also said the posters interfered with her career because she left the Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (1967) television show to become a serious actress. She won just $3,000 in damages and an agreement from the poster companies to stop printing the picture in a stipulated Superior Court judgment.
- Discovered by talent agent Bud Simon while dancing in the chorus line on Andy Griffith’s “Uptown-Downton” TV special. 
- Turned down The Day of the Locust (1975), Family Plot (1976), Pretty Baby (1978), Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), The Main Event (1979), Atlantic City, USA (1980), Making Love (1982) and Big Business (1988).
- Shares a birthday with Cactus Flower (1969) co-star Rick Lenz.
- De-facto-daughter-in-law of Bing Russell.
- Sister of Patti Hawn. They had an older brother, Edward Rutledge Hawn, Jr. (February 10, 1937 – March 10, 1937) who died of sudden infant death syndrome.
- Considers her role as Lou Jean Poplin in The Sugarland Express (1974) to be her finest work onscreen.
- In the made-for-TV movie Carolina Moon (2007), Jacqueline Bisset played the mother of Hawn’s real-life son Oliver Hudson. By coincidence, Jackie and Goldie both had long-term relationships with Victor Drai.
- Is an accomplished ballet dancer.
- It is often incorrectly stated that she shortened her family name from Studlendgehawn to Hawn. According to census documents the surname of all of her direct ancestors up to and including her father is Hawn, Hahn, or Haun.
- Returned to work eight months after giving birth to her daughter Kate Hudson to begin filming Private Benjamin (1980).
Personal Quotes by Goldie Hawn
I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy.- Goldie Hawn
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.- Goldie Hawn
All I ever wanted to be was happy.- Goldie Hawn
A body smiles, like, 72 times a day. Where does that smile go? That’s what I want to know.- Goldie Hawn
One way to feel good about yourself is to love yourself… to take care of yourself.- Goldie Hawn