Goldie Jeanne Hawn is a prominent figure in the American show business that fascinates cinema-goers for several dozens of years already. She was born in 1945 in Washington, D.C., in a family of a dance school/jewelry shop owner and a band musician. Since the age of three she started taking tap dance and ballet lessons. In 1961 she played Juliet in a production of Romeo and Juliet at the Virginia Shakespeare Festival, which was her first stage debut. Her debut as a professional dancer took place in 1964 in a production of Can-Can.
Her television career started soon after, with comedy Good Morning, World in the 1967-68 season. But the role that made her famous was in a sketch comedy show, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In, where she played a typical dumb blonde character. Later she perfectly used this persona in three films, and her career began to develop very quickly. Today her filmography includes more than 30 films, among them real masterpieces that drew attention of the whole world. She partook in films with Chevy Chase, Bruce Willis, Meryl Streep and other outstanding actors and proved to be a talented actress herself. Her last film appearance was in 2002 in The Banger Sisters and now she works on a project called Ashes to Ashes.
Apart from being successful in her work, she is a mother of three children, two of them from her second marriage with Bill Hudson, and one from her current relationship with Kurt Russell. She also has three grandchildren. Since 1972 she got involved in the Eastern philosophy. Today she calls herself a Jewish Buddhist and often travels to India. Goldie runs The Hawn Foundation that teaches children a useful technique of mindfulness training. It allows them to decrease aggression and obtain more positive view towards life.