Ethan Hawke

Born Nov 6, 1970

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    Huffington Post - Dec 16, 2016
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    Huffington Post - Nov 30, 2016
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    LATimes - Nov 24, 2016
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    CNN - Oct 21, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ethan Hawke.


1970 Birth Born on November 6, 1970.
1974 3 Years Old Hawke's parents were students at the University of Texas at Austin at the time of his birth, and separated and later divorced in 1974. … Read More


1985 14 Years Old 1 More Event
He made his film debut in 1985 with the science fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society. … Read More
1989 18 Years Old 1 More Event
His next film appearance was not until 1989's comedy drama Dad, where he played Ted Danson's son and Jack Lemmon's grandson.


1991 - 1992 2 More Events
1994 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Hawke also appeared in the 1994 film Quiz Show. … Read More
1995 24 Years Old In 1995 he starred in the romantic drama Before Sunrise, and later in its sequels Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013). … Read More
1996 25 Years Old He published his first novel in 1996, The Hottest State, about a love affair between a young actor and a singer. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Hawke appeared in the 1998 film Great Expectations, a contemporary film adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name. … Read More
1999 28 Years Old In 1999, Hawke starred in Snow Falling on Cedars, based on David Guterson's novel of the same title. … Read More
2000 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Hawke's next film role was in Michael Almereyda's 2000 film Hamlet, in which he played the title character. … Read More


2001 30 Years Old In 2001, Hawke appeared in two more Linklater movies: Waking Life and Tape, both critically acclaimed. … Read More
2003 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2003 Hawke made a television appearance, guest starring in the second season of the television series Alias, where he portrayed a mysterious CIA agent.
2004 - 2008 5 More Events
2009 38 Years Old In 2009, Hawke appeared in two features: New York, I Love You, a romance movie comprising 12 short films, and Staten Island, a crime drama co-starring Vincent D'Onofrio and Seymour Cassel.
2010 39 Years Old In 2010, Hawke starred as a vampire hematologist in the science fiction horror film Daybreakers. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In a 2011 television adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, Hawke played the role of Starbuck, the first officer to William Hurt's Captain Ahab. … Read More
2012 41 Years Old In 2012, Hawke entered the horror genre for the first time, by playing a true crime writer in Scott Derrickson's Sinister, which grossed US$87 million at the worldwide box office—the film was the first in a series of highly profitable films for Hawke after the start of the new decade. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old 1 More Event
During 2013, Hawke starred in three films of different genres. … Read More
In September 2014, Hawke's documentary debut, Seymour: An Introduction, screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), winning second runner-up for TIFF's People's Choice Award for Best Documentary. … Read More
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