5' 10" (1.78 m)
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(2010, on filming Congo) The best part of the job, I think, was the other actors. A lot of people I admired a great deal and got to know and hang with. I didn't have much to do in the movie, and the main thing I had to do-which was die-we did in Los Angeles, simulating the African jungle. Then we went to Costa Rica...
When Hawkes was cast as Sol Star, a Jewish merchant, in
he told the show's creator, David Milch
, that there was one catch, however: "I'm not Jewish," Hawkes frankly told Milch upon their first meeting. "David asked me, 'Have you ever felt shame or sadness or ostracized?' I said, 'Every day.' And David said, 'Then you're Jewish.'".