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Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke


Date of Birth:
Nov 6, 1970

Place of Birth:
Austin, Texas, United States

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

Uma Thurman, (m. 1998; Div. 2005), Ryan Shawhughes, (m. 2008)

4, Including Maya Hawke

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Ethan Hawke - Summary Details

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and director. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed three feature films, three Off-Broadway plays, and a documentary, and written three novels.

He made his film debut with the 1985 science fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. He then appeared in various films before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he received critical praise. In 1995, Hawke starred in Richard Linklater's romantic drama film Before Sunrise, and later in its sequels Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013), all of which met with critical acclaim.

Hawke has been twice nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor; his writing contributions to Before Sunset and Before Midnight were recognized, as were his performances in Training Day (2001) and Boyhood (2014). Hawke was further honored with SAG Award nominations for both films, as well as BAFTA Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for the latter. His other films include the science fiction drama Gattaca (1997), the contemporary adaptation of Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), the horror film Sinister (2012), and the Paul Schrader-helmed First Reformed (2017).

In addition to his film work, Hawke has appeared in many theater productions. He made his Broadway debut in 1992 in Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play in 2007 for his performance in Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia. In 2010, Hawke directed Sam Shepard's A Lie of...

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Uma Thurman appeared in a good morning while in town promoting her latest film, Paycheck. While clearly reticent to discuss her recent separation from husband Ethan...

Assault on Precinct 13

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Alexandra Daddario Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief Interview

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Getaway DVD

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Kristen Bell Forgetting Sarah Marshall Interview

Best known as the feisty, young detective-in-training, Veronica Mars, actress Kristen Bell is a bona fide triple threat - gifted at comedy, drama, and musical theatre.

Boyhood DVD

Boyhood is a one-of-a-kind trip; showcasing life through the exhilaration of childhood, the seismic shifts of a modern family and the very passage of time.

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