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Ethan Hawke

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and director. He made his feature film debut in 1985 with the science fiction movie Explorers, before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society which is considered his breakthrough role. He then appeared in such films as White Fang (1991), A Midnight Clear (1992), and Alive (1993) before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he gained critical acclaim. In 1995, he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequel Before Sunset (2004). In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in Training Day, for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. Other films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the title role in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), and the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007). Hawke has appeared in many theater productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, Hurlyburly, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007 Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want. Aside from acting, he has written two novels, The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002). Between 1998 and 2004, Hawke was married to actress Uma Thurman. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ethan Hawke, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 6, 1970 In Austin, Texas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the movie Tonight at Noon
Latest Project:
Movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets 2017-07-20
Known For
Poster of Drive
Poster of Handy Manny
Poster of Lord of War
Poster of Reality Bites
Filmography
Movie Tonight at Noon Lefty 2018
Movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Jolly the Pimp 2017-07-20
Movie Maggie's Plan John Harding 2016-04-27
Movie The Magnificent Seven Goodnight Robicheaux 2016-09-14
Movie Ten Thousand Saints Les Horn 2015-08-14
Movie Good Kill Commandant Tom Egan 2015-04-09
Movie Regression Bruce Kenner 2015-10-01
Movie Born to Be Blue Chet Baker 2015-09-13
Movie Sinister 2 Ellison Oswalt 2015-08-19
Movie Boyhood Dad 2014-06-05
Movie Predestination The Bartender 2014-08-28
Movie Cymbeline Iachimo 2014-09-03
Movie 21 Years: Richard Linklater Himself 2014-11-07
Movie Before Midnight Jesse 2013-04-05
Movie The Purge James Sandin 2013-05-31
Movie Getaway Brent Magna 2013-08-29
Movie Sinister Ellison Oswalt 2012-03-29
Movie Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God Pat (voice) 2012-11-16
Series Moby Dick Starbuck 2011-05-08
Movie The Woman in the Fifth Tom Ricks 2011-11-16
Movie Moby Dick Starbuck 2010-01-01
Movie Daybreakers Edward Dalton 2009-01-06
Movie Amar a Morir 2009-01-23
Movie Brooklyn's Finest Sal 2009-01-16
Movie Chelsea on the Rocks Himself 2008-05-23
Movie New York, I Love You Writer (segment "Yvan Attal") 2008-09-06
Movie What Doesn't Kill You Paulie 2008-12-12
Movie Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Hank Hanson 2007-09-26
Series Drive Unknown 2007-04-13
Movie Fast Food Nation Pete 2006-05-16
Movie The Hottest State Vince 2006-09-02
Series Handy Manny Ishmael Chambers 2006-09-16
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Sergeant Jake Roenick 2005-01-19
Series Basilisk: Kôga ninpô chô Finnegan Bell 2005-04-12
Movie Lord of War Jack Valentine 2005-09-16
Movie Before Sunset Jesse 2004-02-10
Movie Taking Lives James Costa 2004-03-19
Series Kakyuusei 2 Sully 2004-10-01
Movie The Jimmy Show Ray 2002-01-16
Movie Waking Life Jesse 2001-01-23
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Joe the King Len Coles 1999-10-17
Movie The Newton Boys Jess Newton 1998-03-26
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Gattaca Vincent Freeman 1997-09-07
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Search and Destroy Roger 1995-01-01
Movie Before Sunrise Jesse 1995-01-27
Series Deadly Games Hamlet 1995-09-05
Movie Floundering Jimmy 1994-01-01
Movie Reality Bites Troy Dyer 1994-02-18
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie Alive Nando Parrado 1993-01-15
Movie A Midnight Clear Will Knott 1992-04-24
Movie Waterland Matthew Price 1992-08-21
Movie Rich in Love Wayne Frobiness 1992-10-01
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie White Fang Jack Conroy 1991-01-18
Movie Mystery Date Tom McHugh 1991-08-16
Movie Dead Poets Society Todd Anderson 1989-06-02
Movie Dad Billy 1989-10-27
Series Code Name: Foxfire Unknown 1985-01-27
Movie Explorers Ben Crandall 1985-07-12
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18