Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke

  • Born on
    • November 6th, 1970
Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and director. 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. He then appeared in such films as White Fang (1991), A Midnight Clear (1992), and Alive (1993) before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he gained critical acclaim. In 1995, he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequel Before Sunset (2004). 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. Other films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the title role in Michael Almereyda's Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), and the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007). Hawke has appeared in many theater productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, Hurlyburly, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he earned a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007 Hawke directed his first play, Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want. Aside from acting, he has written two novels, The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002). Between 1998 and 2004, Hawke was married to actress Uma Thurman. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ethan Hawke, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Acting (78 Credits)

2022The Northman as King Horvendil
2022Knives Out 2
2022Moon Knight
2021The Guilty as Sgt. Bill Miller (voice)
2021The Black Phone
2020Tesla as Nikola Tesla
2020Cut Throat City as Jackson Symms
2020The Good Lord Bird as John Brown
2019The Kid as Sheriff Pat Garrett
2019Adopt a Highway as Russell Millings
2019The Truth as Hank
2018Juliet, Naked as Tucker Crowe
2018Stockholm as Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
2018Blaze as Radio DJ
2017First Reformed as Pastor Ernst Toller
201724 Hours to Live as Travis Conrad
2017Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets as Jolly the Pimp
2016In a Valley of Violence as Paul
2016Maudie as Everett Lewis
2016The Phenom as Hopper Sr.
2016The Magnificent Seven as Goodnight Robicheaux
2015Regression as Bruce Kenner
2015Ten Thousand Saints as Les Horn
2015Born to Be Blue as Chet Baker
2015Ten Thousand Saints as Les Horn
2015Ten Thousand Saints as Les Horn
2015Maggie's Plan as John Harding
2014Predestination as The Bartender
2014Good Kill as Commandant Tom Egan
2014Boyhood as Mason Evans Sr.
2014Cymbeline as Iachimo
2013Before Midnight as Jesse
2013Getaway as Brent Magna
2013The Purge as James Sandin
2013Welcome Nowhere as Narrator
2012Sinister as Ellison Oswalt
2012Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God as Pat (voice)
2011The Woman in the Fifth as Tom Ricks
2011Moby Dick as Starbuck
2009Daybreakers as Edward Dalton
2009Little New York as Sully
2009Brooklyn's Finest as Sal
2008What Doesn't Kill You as Paulie
2008New York, I Love You as Writer (segment "Yvan Attal")
2007Before the Devil Knows You're Dead as Hank Hanson
2006The Hottest State as Vince
2006Fast Food Nation as Pete
2005Assault on Precinct 13 as Sergeant Jake Roenick
2005Lord of War as Jack Valentine
2005One Last Thing... as Earl Jameison (uncredited)
2004Before Sunset as Jesse
2004Taking Lives as James Costa
2001Training Day as Jake Hoyt
2001Tape as Vince
2001The Jimmy Show as Ray
2001Waking Life as Jesse
2001Chelsea Walls as Sam (voice) (uncredited)
2000Hamlet as Hamlet
1999Snow Falling on Cedars as Ishmael Chambers
1999Joe the King as Len Coles
1998Great Expectations as Finnegan Bell
1998The Newton Boys as Jess Newton
1998The Velocity of Gary as Nat
1997Gattaca as Vincent Freeman
1995Before Sunrise as Jesse
1995Search and Destroy as Roger
1994Reality Bites as Troy Dyer
1994Floundering as Jimmy
1994Quiz Show as Columbia Student
1993Alive as Nando Parrado
1992A Midnight Clear as Will Knott
1992Waterland as Matthew Price
1992Rich in Love as Wayne Frobiness
1991Mystery Date as Tom McHugh
1991White Fang as Jack Conroy
1989Dead Poets Society as Todd Anderson
1989Dad as Billy
1985Explorers as Ben Crandall

Writer (3 Credits)


Himself (3 Credits)

2017The King as Himself
2014Seymour: An Introduction as Himself
201421 Years: Richard Linklater as Self - Actor


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