Ethan Hawke biography

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Celebrity

1970 –

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Who is Ethan Hawke?

Ethan Green Hawke is an American actor, writer and director. He has been nominated for the Academy Awards both as an actor and a writer. He also received a Tony Award nomination for his theater work.

Hawke made his film debut in 1985 with the science-fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. He then appeared in such films as White Fang, A Midnight Clear, and Alive before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he received critical praise. In 1995 he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequels Before Sunset and Before Midnight.

In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in Training Day, for which he received the Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations in the Best Supporting Actor category. In 2005, Hawke garnered another Academy Award nomination for co-writing the screenplay of Before Sunset. Other films have included the science-fiction drama Gattaca, the modern-day adaptation of Hamlet, the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13, the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, and the horror film Sinister.

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Born
Nov 6, 1970
Austin
Also known as
  • Ethan Green Hawke
  • E. Hawke
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South
  • Hun School of Princeton
  • Packer Collegiate Institute
  • Carnegie Mellon University
Lived in
  • Austin
  • Fire Island
  • New York City
  • Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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