Ethan Hawke

Ethan Green HawkeEthan Green Hawke (born November 6, 1970) is an American actor, writer and film director. He made his feature film debut in 1985, opposite River Phoenix in the movie Explorers, before making the 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 received critical acclaim. In 1995, he starred in Richard Linklater’s film Before Sunrise.
Hawke played the title role in Michael Almereyda’s Hamlet (2000). The following year he was cast in a supporting role in the film Training Day (2001), for which he received a Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category. Since then, his films have included the science fiction feature Gattaca (1997), the Before Sunrise sequel Before Ethan HawkeSunset (2004), action thriller Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), political crime drama Lord of War (2005), and crime drama Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007).
Hawke has also appeared in numerous theater productions including The Seagull, Henry IV, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter’s Tale and The Coast of Utopia, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He made his directorial debut with the 2002 independent feature Chelsea Walls. In November 2007, Hawke directed his first play, the two-act Things We Want. Aside from acting, he has written two novels, The Hottest State (1996) and Ash Wednesday (2002).
On May 1, 1998, Hawke married actress Uma Thurman, whom he met on the set of Gattaca (1997). The couple have two children, daughter Maya Ray Thurman-Hawke (born July 8, 1998) and son Levon Roan Thurman-Hawke (born January 15, 2002). The pair separated in 2003, amid allegations of infidelity on Hawke’s part, and filed for divorce the following year.[88] Hawke married for a second time in June 2008, wedding Ryan Shawhughes, Ethan Green Hawke nudethe former nanny to his and Thurman’s children. The wedding came a few weeks before the birth of Hawke and Shawhughes’s daughter, Clementine Jane Hawke, on July 18, 2008.
Hawke lives in Chelsea, a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, and owns a small island in Tracadie, Nova Scotia. He is a fan of National Basketball Association (NBA) team the New York Knicks. Hawke supports the United States Democratic Party, and supported Barack Obama for President of the United States in 2008. Hawke has also donated money to the campaigns of John Kerry, Tom Strickland, Mark Green, and Bill Bradley.
His family includes half-brothers Matthew and Samuel, and his stepmother Gay. His mother has been honored for her ongoing humanitarian work in Romania, where she first went as a member of the Peace Corps in 2000. She founded and runs an educational charity for Roma children in that country. Hawke is a relative of Tennessee Williams on his father’s side: Cornelius Williams, father of Tennessee Williams, was Hawke’s great-great-uncle.
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