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Ethan Hawke

Ethan Green Hawke was born on November 6, 1970 in Austin, Texas, to Leslie Carole (Green), a charity worker, and James Steven Hawke, an insurance actuary. His parents were students at the University of Texas at the time but divorced when Ethan was 5 years old. His mother raised him alone for the next five years, moving around the country, until she... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 92 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Phenom (completed)
Hopper Sr.
 2015 Exit Strategy (TV Movie)
Eric Shaw
 2015 Maggie's Plan
 2015 10,000 Saints
 2014 Good Kill
Major Thomas Egan
 2014 Cymbeline
 2014/I Boyhood
 2013 Getaway
Brent Magna
 2012 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Documentary)
Pat (voice)
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (2011) ... Starbuck
- Part 1 (2011) ... Starbuck
 2009 Little New York
Sully Halverson
 2008 New York, I Love You
Writer (segment "Yvan Attal")
 2007 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Godzilla Jr. / Jason
- Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) ... Godzilla Jr. / Jason (voice)
 2006 Fast Food Nation
 2005 One Last Thing...
Earl Jameison (uncredited)
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
James Lennox
- Double Agent (2003) ... James Lennox
 2001 Chelsea Walls
Sam (voice, uncredited)
 2001 The Jimmy Show
 2001 Tape
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 Joe the King
Len Coles
 1994 Quiz Show
Don Quixote Student (uncredited)
 1994 Floundering
 1992 Rich in Love
Wayne Frobiness
 1992 Waterland
Matthew Price
 1992 A Midnight Clear
Sgt. Will Knott
 1991 Mystery Date
Tom McHugh
 1991/I White Fang
 1989 Dad
 1988 Lion's Den (Short)
 1985 Explorers
Ben Crandall
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Co-founder and Artistic Director of Malaparte, a nonprofit theater company in NYC. See more »

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15 Interviews | 21 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

E. Hawke


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

"The kindest compliments I have ever heard are when cops tell me Training Day (2001) and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) inspired them to become cops. The funniest compliments I have ever heard are when people tell me that 'I love your band Sugar Ray'". See more »


To prepare for his role in the film version of Hamlet he spent the summer before filming attending three study sessions a week with a friend who had played the part on the stage. See more »

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