Blonde star of Laugh-In and The Sugarland Express. She is also the mother of fellow actress Kate Hudson.
She founded The Hawn Foundation, where she taught children the Buddhist technique of mindfulness training, which has proven to decrease children's levels of aggression and increase optimistic thinking.
In 1969, she starred in Cactus Flower alongside Walter Matthau and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She taught at and ran a ballet school.
Her grandson, Ryder, was born in 2004. She began a long standing relationship with Kurt Russell back in 1983. She has two sons named Wyatt and Oliver.