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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Writer, Director Date of birth 6th November 1960
Place of birth Austin, Texas, USA
Year of debut 1985
First feature film Explorers

Awards

  • Academy Awards nominated2
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Biography

Ethan Hawke was brought up by his mother. Growing up, he enjoyed writing and acting. He left his acting degree at Carnegie-Mellon University for his breakthrough role in Dead Poets Society. In the nineties, he became well known for movies including Reality Bites and Before Sunset. In 1993, he wrote, directed and edited the short Straight To One. In 2001, he was Oscar nominated for his role in Training Day. He made his directorial debut, Chelsea Wars, in 2002.

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Ethan Hawke's films

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Packshot for the film Getaway
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
90 Mins
Released
2013

A former racing driver (Ethan Hawke) is forced to steal a car and drive across the city to save his kidnapped wife. Contains moderate threat.

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Packshot for the film Sinister
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
110 Mins
Released
2012

A crime writer (Ethan Hawke) is terrorised by an evil being after viewing a box of horrifying home movies. Strong violence and horror.

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Packshot for the film Training Day
Certificate
18 Certificate
Duration
118 Mins
Released
2001

A crooked L.A narcotics officer (Denzel Washington) trains a new partner (Ethan Hawke). Contains very strong language and strong violence and drug use.

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Packshot for the film Brooklyn's Finest
Certificate
18 Certificate
Duration
127 Mins
Released
2009

Three Brooklyn cops' lives are transformed during a huge drug investigation. With Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke and Wesley Snipes. Strong language throughout, sex, bloody violence and

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Packshot for the film Taking Lives
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
99 Mins
Released
2003

An FBI profiler (Angelina Jolie) tries to track down a killer who steals the identity of his victims. Co stars Ethan Hawke. Contains strong language, horror and moderate sex.

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Packshot for the film Before Sunset
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
77 Mins
Released
2004

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy meet by chance nine years after they met in Vienna. Contains strong language and sex references.

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Packshot for the film Staten Island
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
93 Mins
Released
2010

A septic tank cleaner (Ethan Hawke) plans to rob a mobster (Vincent D'Onofrio). With Seymour Cassel. Contains strong language and strong bloody violence.

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Did you know?

  • In 1994, Ethan Hawke directed the music video for Lisa Loeb's track Stay (I Missed You).
  • When he was born, his parents were teenage students at the University of Texas. They divorced when he was three years old.
  • He founded a nonprofit theatre company called Malaparte.
  • He published his first book, The Hottest State, in 1996.
  • He is related to Tennessee Williams on his father's side of the family.

Awards

  • 2 Academy Awards nominated

    • 2004 Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Before Sunset
    • 2001 Actor in a Supporting Role - Training Day