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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 ... See full bio »

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  The Whites (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2023 Strange Way of Life (Short) (post-production)
 2022 Batwheels (TV Series)
- Secret Origin of the Batwheels (2022) ... Batman (voice)
 2022 Raymond & Ray
 2022 Fishpriest (Podcast Series)
Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
- Flip ... Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
- Napalm, Amended ... Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
- Fallout ... Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
- Raid ... Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
- Trunk ... Tommy 'Fishpriest' Barth
 2022 Moon Knight (TV Mini Series)
Arthur Harrow
- Gods and Monsters (2022) ... Arthur Harrow
- Asylum (2022) ... Arthur Harrow
- The Tomb (2022) ... Arthur Harrow
- The Friendly Type (2022) ... Arthur Harrow
- Summon the Suit (2022) ... Arthur Harrow
 2022 The Northman
King Aurvandil War-Raven
 2021 The Black Phone
The Grabber
 2021 The Guilty
SGT. Bill Miller (voice)
 2021 Zeros and Ones
JJ / Justin
 2021/II Waiting for Godot
 2020 The Good Lord Bird (TV Mini Series)
John Brown
- Last Words (2020) ... John Brown
- Jesus Is Walkin' (2020) ... John Brown
- Hiving the Bees (2020) ... John Brown
- Smells Like Bear (2020) ... John Brown
- Mister Fred (2020) ... John Brown
 2020 Cut Throat City
Jackson Symms
 2020/I Tesla
Nikola Tesla
 2019 The Purge (TV Series)
James Sandin
- 7:01am (2019) ... James Sandin
 2019 The Truth
 2019 Adopt a Highway
Russell Millings
 2019/II The Kid
Sheriff Pat Garrett
 2018 Let's Dance (Short)
Gentleman (segment "Table Manners")
 2018 Stockholm
Lars Nystrom
 2018 Sandra (Podcast Series)
- The Flag (2018) ... Dustin (voice)
- The User Experience (2018) ... Dustin
- Hope is a Mistake (2018) ... Dustin
 2018 Blaze
Radio DJ
 2018 Juliet, Naked
Tucker Crowe
 2017 24 Hours to Live
Travis Conrad
 2017 First Reformed
Rev. Ernst Toller
 2016 The Magnificent Seven
Goodnight Robicheaux
 2016 Maudie
Everett Lewis
 2016 Invasion! (Short)
Voice of the Cosmos (voice)
 2016 The Phenom
Hopper Senior
 2015 Exit Strategy (TV Movie)
Eric Shaw
 2015/I Regression
Bruce Kenner
 2015 Born to Be Blue
Chet Baker
 2015 Maggie's Plan
 2015 Sinister 2
Ellison Oswalt (credit only)
 2015 Ten Thousand Saints
 2014 Good Kill
Major Thomas Egan
 2014 Cymbeline
 2014/I Predestination
The Barkeep
 2014/I Boyhood
 2013/I Getaway
Brent Magna
 2013/I The Purge
James Sandin
 2013 Before Midnight
 2012 Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Documentary)
Pat (voice)
 2012/I Total Recall
Carl Hauser (in director's cut) (uncredited)
 2012/I Sinister
Ellison Oswalt
 2011 The Woman in the Fifth
Tom Ricks
 2011 Moby Dick (TV Mini Series)
- Part 2 (2011) ... Starbuck
- Part 1 (2011) ... Starbuck
 2009 Daybreakers
Edward Dalton
 2009 Little New York
Sully Halverson
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
 2008 What Doesn't Kill You
Paulie McDougan
 2008 New York, I Love You
Writer (segment "Yvan Attal")
 2007 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Godzilla Jr. / Jason
- Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) ... Godzilla Jr. / Jason (voice)
 2006 The Hottest State
 2006 Fast Food Nation
 2005 Lord of War
Jack Valentine
 2005 One Last Thing...
Earl Jameison (uncredited)
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13
Sgt. Jake Roenick
 2004 Taking Lives
 2004 Before Sunset
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
James Lennox
- Double Agent (2003) ... James Lennox
 2001 The Jimmy Show
 2001 Training Day
 2001 Chelsea Walls
Sam (voice, uncredited)
 2001 Tape
 2001 Waking Life
 2000 Hamlet
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars
Ishmael Chambers
 1999 Joe the King
Len Coles
 1998 The Newton Boys
Jess Newton
 1998 Great Expectations
Finnegan Bell
 1997 Gattaca
Vincent / Jerome
 1995 Search and Destroy
 1995 Before Sunrise
 1994 Juliana Hatfield Three: Spin the Bottle (Music Video short)
Spin the Bottle Player
 1994 Quiz Show
Don Quixote Student (uncredited)
 1994 White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf
Jack Conroy (uncredited)
 1994 Floundering
 1994 Reality Bites
Troy Dyer
 1993 Alive
Nando Parrado
 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
 1989 Dead Poets Society
Todd Anderson
 1988 Lion's Den (Short)
 1985 Explorers
Ben Crandall
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(3/14/03) Stage: Appeared in a reading of playwright Sam Shepard's "The Late Henry Moss" at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland, during its "Americana (Play Readings)" program. See more »

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17 Interviews | 24 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

E. Hawke


5' 10½" (1.79 m)


Ryan Hawke  (2 children) | See more »


Clementine Jane Hawke | See more »


Leslie Hawke | Hawke, James Steven

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Personal Quote:

[on coming from a church-going family] The wonderful thing about my exposure to the religious community was that my mother and father had very different opinions about things and it created not one rigid attitude in my brain. As a young person, I couldn't betray my mother and I couldn't betray my father, and so I had to have a very supple and limber relationship to faith and became kind of ... See more »


He was considered for the role of Gordie Lachance in Rob Reiner's Stand by Me (1986), which went to Wil Wheaton. See more »


In 1990s roles, a prototypical Gen X rebel/outsider See more »

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