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81-year-old Oscar winner Gene Hackman injured while riding bike in Fla; has bumps, bruises
MIAMI (AP) ' Gene Hackman's publicist says the veteran Oscar-winning actor was briefly hospitalized after a vehicle bumped him from behind while he was riding a bicycle in the Florida Keys.
Susan Madore says the 81-year-old Hackman was airlifted to a Miami hospital Friday afternoon.
She characterized his injuries as minor bumps and bruises. She says he was released from the hospital several hours later after routine tests.
Hackman won an Academy Award for "The French Connection" in 1971 and another for "Unforgiven" in 1992. He received Oscar nominations for three other films.