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Ethan Hawke is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter American born on 6 november 1970 at Austin (USA)

Ethan Hawke

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Birth name Ethan Green Hawke
Nationality USA
Birth 6 november 1970 (53 years) at Austin (USA)

Ethan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and director. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, both as an actor and a writer, and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed two feature films, three Off-Broadway plays, and a documentary, and wrote the novels The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002).
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 numerous films 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 (2004) and Before Midnight (2013).

In 2001, Hawke played a young police officer in Training Day, for which he received the Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) nominations in the Best Supporting Actor category. He also garnered two screenwriting Oscar nominations for co-writing the screenplays of Before Sunset and Before Midnight. In 2014, his role as the father in the coming-of-age film Boyhood earned him multiple award nominations, including the Academy, BAFTA, Golden Globe, and SAG Award for Best Supporting Actor.

His other films include the science fiction drama Gattaca (1997), the contemporary adaptation of Hamlet (2000), the action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), the crime drama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), and the horror film Sinister (2012).


Hawke lives in Boerum Hill, a Brooklyn neighborhood in New York City, and owns a small island in Nova Scotia, Canada. Hawke is a great-grandnephew of Tennessee Williams on his father's side. Hawke's maternal grandfather, Howard Lemuel Green, served five terms in the Texas Legislature and was a minor-league baseball commissioner.

On May 1, 1998, Hawke married actress Uma Thurman, whom he had met on the set of Gattaca in 1996. They have two children: daughter Maya (b. 1998) and son Levon (b. 2002). The couple separated in 2003, amid allegations of Hawke's infidelity, and filed for divorce the following year. The divorce was finalized in August 2005.

Hawke married for a second time in June 2008, wedding Ryan Hawke (née Shawhughes), who had briefly worked as a nanny to his and Thurman's children before graduating from Columbia University. Dismissing speculation about their relationship, Hawke said, "... my [first] marriage disintegrated due to many pressures, none of which were remotely connected to Ryan." They have two daughters: Clementine Jane (b. 2008) and Indiana (b. 2011).

Hawke is a long-time supporter of the Doe Fund which helps homeless people obtain housing and employment. He has served as a co-chair of the New York Public Library's Young Lions Committee, one of New York's major philanthropic boards. In 2001 Hawke co-founded the Young Lions Fiction Award, an annual prize for achievements in fiction writing by authors under age 35. In November 2010, he was honored as a Library Lion by the New York Public Library.

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. Hawke is also an activist for gay rights and in March 2011, he and his wife released a video supporting same-sex marriage in New York.

In an October 2012 interview, Hawke said that he prefers great art over politics, explaining that his preference shows "how little" he cares about the latter:

... I think about the first people of our generation to do great art. I see Michael Chabon write a great book; when I see Philip Seymour Hoffman do Death of a Salesman last year—I see people of my generation being fully realized in their work, and I find that really kind of exciting. But politics? I don't know. Paul Ryan is certainly not my man.

Best films

Dead Poets Society (1989)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Training Day (2001)
The Purge (2013)
Sinister (2012)

Usually with

John Sloss
John Sloss
(10 films)
Julie Delpy
Julie Delpy
(4 films)
Frank Whaley
Frank Whaley
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ethan Hawke (72 films)

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Stockholm (2019)
, 1h32
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Noomi Rapace, Ethan Hawke, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bea Santos, Thorbjørn Harr
Roles Lars Nystrom
Rating60% 3.0476353.0476353.0476353.0476353.047635
Le film est basé sur l’histoire vraie du braquage de banque en 1973 et de la crise des otages à Stockholm.
The Truth
The Truth (2019)
, 1h46
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, Ludivine Sagnier, Alain Libolt, Christian Crahay
Roles Hank
Rating64% 3.242443.242443.242443.242443.24244
Grande star de cinéma, Fabienne change la perception que le public a d'elle en publiant ses mémoires. À sa demande, sa fille installée aux États-Unis revient en France avec sa famille. La relation entre les deux femmes a toujours été difficile, et les retrouvailles vont être douloureuses.
The Kid
The Kid (2019)
, 1h40
Directed by Vincent D'Onofrio
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Action, Western
Actors Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan, Chris Pratt, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D'Onofrio
Roles Sheriff Pat Garrett
Rating59% 2.9503652.9503652.9503652.9503652.950365
Le jeune Rio traverse le Sud-Ouest des États-Unis. Désespéré, il veut sauver sa sœur de leur méchant oncle. Rio va alors croiser les routes du shérif Pat Garrett. Ce dernier est à la recherche du célèbre hors-la-loi Billy the Kid. Rio va malgré lui être de plus en plus impliqué dans la vie de ces deux hommes en trouvant refuge auprès du Kid car ce dernier sait où se trouve sa sœur, retenue captive par son oncle.
First Reformed, 1h53
Directed by Paul Schrader
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer, Victoria Hill, Michael Gaston, Van Hansis
Roles Pastor Ernst Toller
Rating70% 3.5488253.5488253.5488253.5488253.548825
Ernst Toller, un ancien aumônier militaire dont la vie est bouleversée par la mort de son fils, va se retrouver confronté aux nombreux secrets de son église, complice d'affaires louches avec des multinationales peu éthiques.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, 2h17
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Time travel films, Films set in the future, Space opera, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, John Goodman
Roles Jolly the Pimp
Rating64% 3.204223.204223.204223.204223.20422
À la suite de la rencontre historique Apollo-Soyouz en 1975 entre les Américains et les Russes, d'autres nations envoient des astronautes rejoindre la station spatiale. Dans les siècles suivants, de nombreux extraterrestres, de toutes formes, les rejoignent. Rebaptisée Alpha, celle-ci devient trop vaste et risque de s'écraser sur la Terre. D'un commun accord, les dirigeants des races qui peuplent l'immense station décident de l'éloigner de la Terre. Pendant son voyage, elle continue cependant de croître jusqu'à héberger 17 millions d'êtres vivants.
24 Hours to Live, 1h33
Directed by Brian Smrz
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Ethan Hawke, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer, Paul Anderson, Nathalie Boltt, Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Roles Travis Conrad
Rating58% 2.902732.902732.902732.902732.90273
Un tueur professionnel, Travis Conrad, est ramené d'entre les morts et se voit offrir 24 heures pour se venger.
In a Valley of Violence, 1h44
Directed by Ti West
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Western
Actors Ethan Hawke, John Travolta, Taissa Farmiga, Karen Gillan, James Ransone, Burn Gorman
Roles Paul
Rating61% 3.0501053.0501053.0501053.0501053.050105
A drifter named Paul (Ethan Hawke) arrives in a small town, seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne (Taissa Farmiga) and Ellen (Karen Gillan), who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.
Maggie's Plan, 1h38
Directed by Rebecca Miller, Lady Day-Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Greta Gerwig, Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Wallace Shawn
Roles John Harding
Rating61% 3.0952953.0952953.0952953.0952953.095295
Maggie, éternelle célibataire, a bien l’intention de faire un bébé toute seule, mais rencontre John, professeur d'anthropologie et écrivain en devenir, dont elle tombe immédiatement amoureuse.
The Phenom
The Phenom (2016)
, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Johnny Simmons, Paul Giamatti, Ethan Hawke, Alison Elliott, Yul Vazquez, Sophie Kennedy Clark
Roles Hopper Sr.
Rating52% 2.606672.606672.606672.606672.60667
Une jeune recrue talentueuse d'une ligue majeure de baseball perd le contrôle lors d'un match et il est envoyé dans une ligue mineure où il prend contact avec un psychologue peu orthodoxe. Ce dernier réveille en lui des rancœurs cachés contre son père...
Maudie (2016)
, 1h56
Directed by Aisling Walsh
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Peinture
Actors Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Gabrielle Rose, Zachary Bennett, Greg Malone
Roles Everett Lewis
Rating76% 3.8008853.8008853.8008853.8008853.800885
L'histoire vraie du peintre Maud Lewis, une femme de ménage qui, un jour, devient célèbre en Nouvelle-Écosse pour ses peintures et se marie avec Everett Lewis, un vendeur de poissons qui n'est autre que le grand amour de sa vie.
The Magnificent Seven, 2h13
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Origin USA
Genres Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Actors Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jason Momoa, Luke Grimes
Roles Goodnight Robicheaux
Rating68% 3.444323.444323.444323.444323.44432
1879, à Rose Creek. L’industriel Bartholomew « Bart » Bogue arrive avec l'intention d'acheter aux habitants leurs terres à bas prix et d'exploiter la mine d'or proche de la ville. Aidé de ses hommes de main, Bogue terrorise les habitants en abattant quelques uns d'entre eux, dont Matthew Cullen, et en faisant incendier l'église. L’homme d’affaires sans scrupule se retire ensuite à Sacramento, durant trois semaines, le temps que les habitants se décident. Alors que la veuve Emma Cullen rencontre le chasseur de primes Sam Chisolm dans une ville voisine, elle lui réclame son aide. Ce dernier accepte. Afin de fonder une équipe, il recrute aussitôt six hommes de divers horizons : Josh Faraday, Goodnight Robicheaux, Jack Horne, Billy Rocks, Manuel Vasquez et Red Harvest. Après avoir éliminé la garde de Bogue laissée à Rose Creek, les sept mercenaires décident d'entraîner les habitants pour les préparer à résister au retour de Bogue et ses hommes.
Regression (2015)
, 1h46
Directed by Alejandro Amenábar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Psychologie
Actors Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, Aaron Ashmore, David Dencik, Devon Bostick, David Thewlis
Roles Bruce Kenner
Rating55% 2.7996552.7996552.7996552.7996552.799655
The film takes place in Minnesota, in the year of 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of John Gray (David Dencik) who admits to sexually abuse his 17-year-old daughter, Angela (Emma Watson), but has no recollection of it.
Born to Be Blue, 1h37
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography, Musical
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Films about drugs, Jazz films, Musical films
Actors Ethan Hawke, Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie, Stephen McHattie, Janet-Laine Green, Tony Nappo
Roles Chet Baker
Rating67% 3.3969853.3969853.3969853.3969853.396985
L'histoire vraie, et tragique, du trompettiste de jazz Chet Baker, depuis son comeback dans les années 70 jusqu'à sa disparition brutale...
Good Kill
Good Kill (2015)
, 1h42
Directed by Andrew Niccol
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Robot films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors January Jones, Ethan Hawke, Zoë Naelle Kravitz, Jake Abel, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Coyote
Roles Commandant Tom Egan
Rating63% 3.1957953.1957953.1957953.1957953.195795
Major Thomas Egan is a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot who transitions to UCAV duty when demand drops for manned aircraft. As a drone pilot, with a limited ability to control collateral damage during airstrikes, Egan becomes disillusioned. He begins to more deeply question the morality of his job after his unit begins running missions for the CIA.