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[on filming The Sessions
(2012)] Mark O'Brien
used to say that disabled people are invisible to able-bodied people. In between takes, I'd stay on the gurney and crew members would set sandwiches and wardrobe people would lay coats on me. I got some idea of what it's like to be thought of as furniture.
When Hawkes was cast as Sol Star, a Jewish merchant, in Deadwood
(2004) 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.'".