Ethan Hawke



Place of birth:

Austin, Texas, USA:


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.

Film Credits

Cut Throat City (2020)
Tesla (2020)
as Nikola Tesla
Adopt a Highway (2019)
as Russell Millings
La Vérité (2019)
as Hank
Stockholm (2019)
as Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
The Kid (2019)
as Sheriff Pat Garrett
Let's Dance (2018)
as Segment: "Table Manners"
Blaze (2018)
as Radio DJ
Juliet, Naked (2018)
as Tucker Crowe
The King (2018)
as Himself
First Reformed (2018)
as Pastor Ernst Toller
24 Hours to Live (2017)
as Travis Conrad
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
as Jolly the Pimp
Maudie (2017)
as Everett Lewis
The Space in Between (2017)
as Himself
In a Valley of Violence (2016)
as Paul
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
as Goodnight Robicheaux
The Phenom (2016)
as Hopper Sr.
Invasion! (2016)
as Narrator
Maggie's Plan (2016)
as John Harding
Starring Austin Pendleton (2016)
After Before (2016)
as Himself
Chattanooga Strong (2015)
as Narrator
Regression (2015)
as Bruce Kenner
Born to Be Blue (2015)
as Chet Baker
10,000 Saints (2015)
as Les Horn
Good Kill (2015)
as Commandant Tom Egan
Seymour: An Introduction (2015)
as Himself
All You Zombies: Bringing 'Predestination' to Life (2015)
as Himself
21 Years: Richard Linklater (2014)
as Himself
Cymbeline (2014)
as Iachimo
Predestination (2014)
as The Bartender
Boyhood (2014)
as Mason Evans Sr.
Welcome Nowhere (2013)
as Narrator
Getaway (2013)
as Brent Magna
The Purge (2013)
as James Sandin
Before Midnight (2013)
as Jesse
Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)
as Pat (voice)
Sinister (2012)
as Ellison Oswalt
La femme du Vème (2011)
as Tom Ricks
The Making of Daybreakers (2010)
as Himself
Daybreakers (2009)
as Edward Dalton
Staten Island (2009)
as Sully
Brooklyn's Finest (2009)
as Sal
What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
as Paulie
New York, I Love You (2008)
as Writer (segment "Yvan Attal")
Chelsea on the Rocks (2008)
as Himself
Directed by Sidney Lumet: How the Devil Was Made (2008)
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
as Hank Hanson
The Hottest State (2006)
as Vince
Fast Food Nation (2006)
as Pete
Lord of War (2005)
as Jack Valentine
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
as Sergeant Jake Roenick
Taking Lives (2004)
as James Costa
Before Sunset (2004)
as Jesse
The Jimmy Show (2002)
as Ray
Tape (2001)
as Vince
Training Day (2001)
as Jake Hoyt
Waking Life (2001)
as Jesse
Hamlet (2000)
as Hamlet
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)
as Ishmael Chambers
Joe the King (1999)
as Len Coles
Sam Shepard: Stalking Himself (1998)
as Himself
The Newton Boys (1998)
as Jess Newton
Great Expectations (1998)
as Finnegan Bell
Gattaca (1997)
as Vincent Freeman
Before Sunrise (1995)
as Jesse
Search and Destroy (1995)
as Roger
At Sundance (1995)
as Himself
Floundering (1994)
as Jimmy
Quiz Show (1994)
as Columbia Student
Reality Bites (1994)
as Troy Dyer
Alive (1993)
as Nando Parrado
Rich in Love (1992)
as Wayne Frobiness
Waterland (1992)
as Matthew Price
A Midnight Clear (1992)
as Will Knott
Mystery Date (1991)
as Tom McHugh
White Fang (1991)
as Jack Conroy
Dad (1989)
as Billy
Dead Poets Society (1989)
as Todd Anderson
Lion's Den (1988)
as Chris
Explorers (1985)
as Ben Crandall
Tonight at Noon ()
as Lefty

Production Credits

Adopt a Highway (2019)
Blaze (2018)
Blaze (2018)
Blaze (2018)
Seymour: An Introduction (2015)
Making a Scene (2013)
Before Midnight (2013)
The Hottest State (2006)
The Hottest State (2006)
Before Sunset (2004)
Chelsea Walls (2002)
Camino Real ()
Camino Real ()
Straight To One ()
Straight To One ()