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Ethan Hawke

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Ethan Hawke

American actor, writer and director add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1970.

Countries: United States (69%), United Kingdom (8%), New York (7%)

Main connections: Richard Linklater, Sam Shepard, Jonathan Marc Sherman

Linked to: Entertainment Weekly, Daily News, Democratic Party, Malaparte

 

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Ethan Hawke was born in 1970 add something


1985

He made his feature film debut in 1985 with the science fiction movie "Explorers", before making a supporting appearance in the 1989 drama "Dead Poets Society", which is considered his breakthrough role add something

 

He secured his first film role in 1985's "Explorers", in which he played alongside River Phoenix as an alien-obsessed schoolboy who builds a spacecraft with his friends add something

 

It was the first major Off-Broadway revival of the play since its 1985 premiere add something

 

Joe Dante - His 1985 boys meet alien tale "Explorers" marked the film debuts of actors River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke


1988

He later transferred to the Hun School of Princeton, a secondary boarding school, from which he graduated in 1988 add something


1989

His next film appearance was not until 1989's comedy drama "Dad", where he played Ted Danson's son and Jack Lemmon's grandson add something

 

In 1989, Hawke made his breakthrough appearance, playing shy student Todd Anderson opposite Robin Williams's inspirational English teacher in "Dead Poets Society" add something

 

Dad (film) - "'Dad"' is a 1989 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Gary David Goldberg and starring Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kevin Spacey and Ethan Hawke


1990

The play, inspired by Bertolt Brecht's "Baal", centers on the life of a dissolute songwriter in 1990s New York add something

 

Sean Maguire - In the early 1990s, he appeared in "Waterland" alongside Ethan Hawke and Jeremy Irons, and has allegedly been credited as having a part in "A Kiss Before Dying", but his part may have ended up on the cutting room floor as he did not appear to be in this film after all


1991

Hawke's next film, 1991's "White Fang", brought his first leading role add something

 

He 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 gained critical acclaim add something

 

Alaska - The 1991 film "White Fang", based on Jack London's novel and starring Ethan Hawke, was filmed in and around Haines

 

Jonathan Marc Sherman - The play was written in 1991, and was performed by Ethan Hawke's Malaparte Theater Company in New York City

 

White Fang (1991 film) - "'White Fang"' is a 1991 American adventure film directed by Randal Kleiser, starring Ethan Hawke, Klaus_Maria_Brandauer and Seymour Cassel


1992

Hawke made his Broadway debut in 1992, portraying the playwright Konstantin Treplev in Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" at the Lyceum Theater in Manhattan add something


1994

Apart from acting, Hawke directed the music video for the 1994 song "Stay " by singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb add something


1995

In 1995, he starred in the romantic drama "Before Sunrise", and later in the 2004 sequel "Before Sunset" add something

 

Outside of the New York stage, Hawke made an appearance in a 1995 production of Sam Shepard's "Buried Child", directed by Gary Sinise at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago add something

 

The following year Hawke again received critical praise, this time for his performance in Richard Linklater's 1995 drama "Before Sunrise" add something

 

Julie Delpy - Delpy may be best-known internationally for her co-starring role with Ethan Hawke in director Richard Linklater's 1995 film "Before Sunrise", for which she has stated she wrote a lot of her own dialogue uncredited

 

On the Road - Several different plans were considered: Joel Schumacher as director, with Billy Crudup as Sal Paradise, and Colin Farrell as Dean Moriarty; Ethan Hawke as Paradise and Brad Pitt as Moriarty; in 1995, he planned to shoot on black-and-white 16mm film and held auditions with poet Allen Ginsberg in attendance, but all those projects fell through


1996

He published his first novel in 1996, "The Hottest State", about a love affair between a young actor and a singer add something

 

The same year Hawke directed his second feature, "The Hottest State", based on his eponymous 1996 novel add something

 

Michelle Williams (actress) - Five months after giving birth, Williams was back in front of the camera for "The Hottest State", a film by Ethan Hawke adapted from his 1996 book


1997

Uma Thurman - In 1997, she starred opposite her future husband Ethan Hawke in the science fiction film Gattaca.


1998

Between 1998 and 2004, Hawke was married to actress Uma Thurman add something

 

On May 1, 1998, Hawke married actress Uma Thurman, whom he met on the set of "Gattaca" add something

 

Jeremy James Kissner - Kissner's first film role was in 1998's remake of "Great Expectations", playing the younger version of Ethan Hawke's character

 

Gwyneth Paltrow - Paltrow appeared in several films throughout 1998, including Sliding Doors and the leading role in the film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations with Ethan Hawke, Robert_De_Niro, Anne Bancroft and Chris Cooper.


1999

In 1999 Hawke starred in "Snow Falling on Cedars", in which he played a reporter named Ishmael Chambers, who, after being wounded in World War II, comes home to take over his family newspaper after his father's death add something

 

In 1999, he starred as Kilroy in the Tennessee Williams play "Camino Real" at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts add something

 

Frank Whaley - He made his writing-directorial debut in his own independent film, "Joe the King", in 1999, featuring his "Doors" costar Val Kilmer and longtime friend and colleague Ethan Hawke in starring roles

 

Guillermo Diaz (actor) - In 1999 he landed a non-speaking role in "200 Cigarettes", and went on to act in both Ethan Hawke's directorial debut "Chelsea Walls" and the movie "Just One Time", where as secondary characters one critic thought that he and Jennifer Esposito provided what little "comic spark" existed in the film


2000

Hawke pursued a number of projects away from acting throughout the early 2000s add something

 

Hawke's next film role was in Michael Almereyda's 2000 film "Hamlet", in which he played the title character add something

 

He supports the United States Democratic Party, and supported Bill Bradley, John Kerry and Barack Obama for President of the United States in 2000, 2004 and 2008, respectively add something

 

The following year Hawke was a co-founder and the artistic director of Malaparte, a Manhattan theater company, which survived until 2000 add something

 

Liev Schreiber - He played supporting roles in several studio films, including the 2000 movie version of "Hamlet" with Ethan Hawke, Ron_Howard's 1996 remake of "Ransom" with Mel Gibson, "The Hurricane" with Denzel Washington, and he played Tom Clancy's fictional C.I.A. super spy and assassin John Clark in "The Sum of All Fears" with Ben Affleck

 

Hamlet - In 2000, Michael Almereyda's "Hamlet" set the story in contemporary Manhattan, with Ethan Hawke playing Hamlet as a film student


 

In 2001 Hawke co-founded the Young Lions Fiction award, an annual prize for achievements in fiction writing by authors under age 35 add something

 

In 2001, Hawke was cast as a rookie police officer in "Training Day", for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category add something

 

Training Day - "'Training Day"' is a 2001 American crime thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by David Ayer, and starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke


2002

A second novel, 2002's "Ash Wednesday", was better received and made the "New York Times" Best Seller list for hardcover fiction add something

 

He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature "Chelsea Walls" add something


2003

In 2003 Hawke made a television appearance, guest starring in the second season of the television series "Alias", where he portrayed a mysterious Central Intelligence Agency agent add something

 

The couple separated in 2003, amid allegations of Hawke's infidelity, and filed for divorce the following year add something

 

Dagmara Dominczyk - She co-starred in the 2003 thriller "Tough Luck", "Tonight at Noon" opposite Ethan Hawke and the dark comedy "Bad Apple" with Chris Noth


2004

In 2004 Hawke returned to film, starring in two features, "Taking Lives" and "Before Sunset" add something

 

Angelina Jolie - In 2004, Jolie starred alongside Ethan Hawke in the thriller Taking Lives.


2005

In April 2005 Hawke starred in the Off-Broadway revival of David Rabe's dark comedy "Hurlyburly" add something

 

Elizabeth Berkley - She replaced Catherine Keener as Bonnie in the 2005 Off Broadway production of David Rabe's "Hurlyburly", appearing alongside Ethan Hawke, Parker_Posey and Bobby Cannavale

 

Rio Bravo (film) - This film was remade in 2005 by Jean-Francois Richet, starring Ethan Hawke, Laurence_Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy, and Ja Rule, moving the film's setting to Detroit


2006

The movie was screened at a special presentation at the 2006 Venice International Film Festival and was released in theaters to a tepid reception in 2007 add something

 

The movie was screened at a special presentation at the 2006 Venice International Film Festival and was released in theaters to a tepid reception in 2007 add something

 

In November 2006, Hawke starred as Mikhail Bakunin in Tom Stoppard's "The Coast of Utopia", a nine-hour long production, at the Lincoln Center in New York add something


2007

In November 2007 Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's "Things We Want" add something

 

In November 2007 he directed "Things We Want", a two-act play by Jonathan Marc Sherman, for the artist-driven Off-Broadway company The New Group add something

 

Paul Dano - Dano appeared in several additional Broadway productions including "A Month in the Country", "A Thousand Clowns" at the Roundabout Theatre, and in the Ethan Hawke directorial debut "Things We Want" during its 2007 Off-Broadway run

 

Austin Chick - He co-produced Sidney Lumet's 2007 film "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead", which featured Ethan Hawke and Philip Seymour Hoffman as two brothers who stage the robbery of their parents' jewellery shop in an effort to get rich quick, with tragic consequences

 

Cat Power - In 2007, Marshall contributed songs to the soundtrack of Ethan Hawke's movie "The Hottest State", recording with Jesse Harris and Terry Manning, and the Academy *award-winning film "Juno"


2008

In 2008 Hawke starred with Mark Ruffalo in the crime drama "What Doesn't Kill You" add something

 

Hawke married for a second time in June 2008, wedding Ryan Hawke , who had briefly worked as a nanny to his and Thurman's children before graduating from Columbia University add something


2010

In January 2010 Hawke directed his second play, "A Lie of the Mind", by Sam Shepard on the New York stage add something

 

His next role was in "Brooklyn's Finest", released in March 2010, as a narcotics officer who uses his position to steal drug money and administer vigilante justice add something

 

In November 2010, he was honored as a Library Lion by the New York Public Library add something

 

Hawke next starred in the Off-Broadway production of a new play, Tommy Nohilly's "Blood from a Stone", from December 2010 to February 2011 add something

 

Alessandro Nivola - In 2010, Nivola appeared in the Off-Broadway play "A Lie of the Mind", directed by Ethan Hawke at the Theatre Row in New York City

 

Claudia Karvan - She appeared in the 2010 film "Daybreakers", a vampire thriller co-starring Ethan Hawke and Sam Neill and filmed on the Gold Goast


2011

Hawke is an activist for gay rights and in March 2011, he and his wife released a video pressing for marriage equality in New York State add something

 

Same sex marriage was ultimately legalized in New York on June 24, 2011 add something

 

Ann Dowd - " In 2011, Dowd performed Off-Broadway in "Blood from a Stone", playing the mother of Ethan Hawke

 

Vincent D'Onofrio - On September 14, 2011, it was announced that D'Onofrio would star alongside Ethan Hawke in a new NBC show, "Blue Tilt", named after the harmful psychological effects homicide detectives experience after constantly dealing with horrific crimes

 

Douglas Kennedy (writer) - "The Woman in the Fifth", the story of a beleaguered professor who falls in love with a strange woman who isn't the person she seems, was adapted into film, and was released in November 2011, starring Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas


2012

In October 2012 Hawke returned to the New York stage to play the title role in Chekhov's "Ivanov" at the Classic Stage Company add something

 

The following year he played a true crime writer in Scott Derrickson's horror-thriller "Sinister", released in October 2012 add something

 

Selena Gomez - On April 7, 2012, Gomez posted a video for fans in which she revealed that she would be filming a new movie called "Getaway" in Bulgaria with Ethan Hawke and Jon Voight


2013

The film, entitled "Before Midnight", is expected to be released in 2013 add something

 

Directed by Jack O'Brien, the production is set to begin previews on October 24, 2013 add something

 

Julie Delpy - In 2013, Delpy reunited with Richard Linklater and Ethan Hawke to write "Before Midnight", the sequel to "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset"

 

Julius R. Nasso - Nasso has produced multiple films premiering in 2013, including Nailed , starring Academy *award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica_Biel; Squatters , starring Academy *award winner Richard Dreyfus and Thomas Dekker; Split Decision , starring Brendan Fraser and Dominic_Purcell; Pride of Lions starring Louis Gossett Jr. and Bo_Svenson; and Getaway , inspired by the Steve McQueen hit of the same name, starring Ethan Hawke, Selena_Gomez and Jon Voight

 

Bruce Payne - Payne has been cast alongside Ethan Hawke, Selena_Gomez, Jon Voight, Paul Freeman and Rebecca Budig in the action film "Getaway" which is being directed by Courtney Solomon and Yaron Levy and is set to be released in 2013

 

Vincent D'Onofrio - Produced by Jonathan Marc Sherman and directed by Ethan Hawke, the play, based on Baal by Bertolt Brecht, officially opened at The New Group at Theatre Row on February 7, 2013

 

Scenes from a Marriage - In June 2013, actor Ethan Hawke and director Richard Linklater said "Scenes from a Marriage" was the bar against which "Before Midnight" must be set


2014

Summer 2014 will bring Linklater's "Boyhood", a film shot over the course of 12 years add something

 

At the time of a November 2014 interview, Hawke was in the process of filming a new narrative film project about the life of jazz musician Chet Baker add something

 

In a December 2014 "Actors on Actors" feature for Variety Media, Hawke said in a filmed discussion with Keira Knightley that actors need "thin skin and a lot of perseverance" add something

 

Karen Gillan - In May 2014, Gillan was cast in the Ti West-directed Western film "In a Valley of Violence" opposite John Travolta, Ethan Hawke and Taissa Farmiga


2015

The film was well-received among critics and enjoyed a limited release in March 2015 add something

 

In November 2015, Hawke published his third novel "Rules for a Knight" in the form of a letter from a father to his four children about the moral values in life add something

 

Chet Baker - He is portrayed by Ethan Hawke in the 2015 film "Born to Be Blue"

 

The Magnificent Seven - On March 2, 2015, Ethan Hawke was cast, reuniting him with Denzel Washington, his "Training Day" co-star

 

David Thewlis - He stars in Regression, a thriller due for release in August 2015, in which he reunites with Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson, and appears alongside Ethan Hawke

 

Emma Watson - She starred in "Regression", a thriller released in August 2015, alongside Ethan Hawke and her Harry Potter colleague David Thewlis and has signed up to star opposite Tom Hanks in the film adaptation of "The Circle"

 

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - On 5 December 2015, Ethan Hawke was cast in the film for an unspecified role


2016

The Magnificent Seven - A remake of the film was released on September 23, 2016, with Antoine Fuqua directing and Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent_D'Onofrio, Lee Byung-hun, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Luke Grimes, Matt Bomer, and Peter Sarsgaard starring


2017

At the time of a June 2017 interview, Hawke was in the process of directing his third feature film "Blaze" about songwriter Blaze Foley add something

 

Paul Schrader - Schrader's dramatic thriller "First Reformed", starring Ethan Hawke, premiered at the 2017 Venice Film Festival and received critical acclaim


2018

Premiered at the Venice Film Festival to a positive reception, the film is set for release in 2018 add something

 

Paul Dano - From December 27, 2018 to March 17, 2019, Dano starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of Sam Shepard's "True West" with Ethan Hawke at the Roundabout Theater Company in New York


2019

Hawke will return to Broadway for a revival of Sam Shepard's "True West", costarring Paul Dano. The production will begin preview performances on December 27, with an official opening set for January 24, 2019 add something