From 'Cactus Flower' to 'Snatched,' Check Out These Photos of Goldie Hawn in Her Movie Roles Through the Years

With a career that spans more than 50 years, Goldie Hawn has acted in some classic films

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Cactus Flower (1969)

Goldie Hawn Cactus Flower - 1969
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The film not only launched Hawn's career, it scored her an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for her work as Toni Simmons.

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There's a Girl in My Soup (1970)

THERE'S A GIRL IN MY SOUP, Peter Sellers, Goldie Hawn, 1970
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Hawn followed up her big screen debut with There's a Girl in My Soup, starring opposite Peter Sellers.

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$ (1971)

Warren Beatty and Goldie Hawn hold money in a scene from the film '$', 1971.
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It's all about the $! Goldie played a call girl named Dawn Devine opposite Warren Beatty in $.

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Butterflies Are Free (1972)

BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE, Eileen Heckart, Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert, 1972
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Goldie earned herself a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her role in the film, which was adapted from a popular play of the same name by Leonard Gershe.

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The Girl from Petrovka (1974)

Goldie Hawn, Anthony Hopkins The Girl From Petrovka - 1974
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Papers? She has no papers. Goldie took on a more serious role (and nailed her Russian accent) when she played a ballerina living in post-war Moscow.

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The Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox (1976)

Goldie Hawn, George Segal The Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox - 1976
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In a role that earned her another Golden Globe nomination, Hawn played Amanda Quaid a.k.a. Duchess Swansbury, a saloon singer and scammer always trying to get rich.

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Foul Play (1978)

Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase Foul Play - 1978
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Starring opposite Chevy Chase, Hawn earned another Golden Globe nomination for this film. The concept could not have been more crazy: Hawn's character, Gloria, somehow finds herself involved in a scheme to assassinate the pope.

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Lovers and Liars (1979)

Goldie Hawn Lovers and Liars
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In her first foreign film, Goldie played an American actress who falls in love with an Italian man who just so happens to be her friend's married lover.

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Private Benjamin (1980)

Goldie Hawn Private Benjamin - 1980
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She thought she was going to get a vacation and ended up joining the army. Hawn not only produced and acted in this film, she earned Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for her work.

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Best Friends (1982)

Goldie Hawn and Burt Reynolds Best Friends
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You know when you say, "If we're not married by the time we're 30, we'll get married" to your best friend? That's pretty much what happened to Hawn and Burt Reynolds (and his mustache) in Best Friends.

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Swing Shift (1984)

Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell Swing Shift - 1984
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In the film that started one of Hollywood's most successful romances, Hawn connected with her longtime partner, Kurt Russell, while on set for the film.

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Wildcats (1986)

WILDCATS, Goldie Hawn, 1986
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Before Zac Efron sang "Getcha Head in the Game" in High School Musical, there were a whole different crew of Wildcats.

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Overboard (1987)

Goldie Hawn, Roddy McDowall Overboard - 1987
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Hawn reunited with Russell when they worked together on Overboard, the story of a rich woman who loses her memory after falling off a yacht, only to be tricked into thinking she is a blue-blooded carpenter's wife.

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Bird on a Wire (1990)

Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn sitting on a motorcycle together in a scene from the film 'Bird On A Wire', 1990
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It's the type of film Hawn does best: totally over-the-top, but super entertaining and fun. Hawn reconnected with an old flame, only to find out he was in witness protection.

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Housesitter (1992)

Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn Housesitter - 1992
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Hawn played a con artist, Dawn, opposite Steve Martin, and the laughs just keep coming with these two.

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The First Wives Club (1997)

Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler The First Wives Club - 1996
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You don't own her. Or Bette Midler! Or Diane Keaton! The three powerhouses formed The First Wives Club and rocked all-white ensembles better than most brides on their wedding day!

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Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

Alan Alda (born Alfonso Joseph D'Abruzzo) romantically embraces the US actress Goldie Hawn in a scene of the musical Everyone says I love you, directed by Woody Allen (1996)
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In this Woody Allen film, Hawn showed off her vocal chops. And she wasn't the only star! Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Natalie Portman, Alan Alda, Tim Roth and Edward Norton are all in the film, too.

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The Out-of-Towners (1999)

Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn The Out-Of-Towners - 1999
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Martin and Hawn reconnected in 1999 to play empty-nesters who decide to travel to New York City as a means of coping. Hilarity, of course, ensues, but what else did you expect from two of the funniest actors of their time?

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Town & Country (2001)

Diane Keaton sits on a bench with Goldie Hawn in a scene from the film 'Town & Country', 2001
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A reunion in more ways than one, Hawn played Mona, the best friend of First Wives Club costar Diane Keaton, who plays the wife of Goldie's $ costar, Warren Beatty.

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The Banger Sisters (2002)

Susan Sarandon, Goldie Hawn The Banger Sisters - 2002
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Hawn was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her work alongside Susan Sarandon. The pair played best friends, Suzette and Lavinia, who reconnect after 20 years.

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Snatched (2016)

Snatched (2016) Goldie Hawn, Amy Schumer
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Hawn made her return to the big screen alongside Amy Schumer in 2016.

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