Ethan Hawke is an American actor, director, and author who has a net worth of $65 million. He is best known for his role in the American teen drama film Dead Poets Society. He is a two-times Academy Award winner.
As an actor, Hawke has appeared above fifty films. He appeared alongside the beautiful French-American actress Julie Delpy in the Before trilogy films Before Sunset, Before Midnight, and Before Sunrise. Besides, Hawke portrayed numerous characters in films like Explorers, Lion’s Den, Reality Bites, Training Day, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, Boyhood, Fire Reformed, and so on.
As an author, Ethan has published two novels. These are The Hottest State and Ash Wednesday. Besides, as a director, he is blessed with three Off-Broadway plays and two featured movies. Since 1985, he is contributing to the film industry.
Ethan Hawke: At a Glance
|Ethan Green Hawke
|Date of Birth
|6 November 1970
|Austin, Texas, U.S.
|5ft 10in (1.79m)
|Uma Thurman (m. 1998-2005); Ryan Hawke (m. 2008)
|Actor, Author, Director
Ethen Green Hawke was born on 6th November 1970, in Austin, Texas, the U.S. His parents are James Hawke and Leslie. Hawke’s parents married at an early age. His mom was only eighteen when Hawke was born. However, James and Leslie separated when Hawke was only four.
Ethan Hawke attended many high schools like West Windsor-Plainsboro High School, Packer Collegiate Institute, and Hun School of Princeton. In 1988, he graduated from Hun School. After graduation, Ethan attended Carnegie Mellon University, located in Pittsburgh, where Hawke studied acting. However, he dropped out of the University as he gained an offer for the drama film Dead Poets Society.
At the age of fourteen, Hawke began his professional acting career appearing in the 1985 science fiction film Explorers. In that film, he portrayed an alien-obsessed schoolboy character.
Later, in 1989, Ethan Hawke appeared in Peter Weir’s teen drama film Dead Poets Society. He became famous after his role in this film. Besides, this film earned $235 million worldwide.
Hawke further gained accolades after his role in the romantic comedy-drama film Reality Bites, where he played the lazy character, Troy. Hawke’s appearance in the Before Trilogy films is noteworthy. He appeared in the Before Sunrise, Before Midnight, and Before Sunset films along with Julie Delpy.
Apart from films, his appearance in the television series and stage plays have made him further popular. As an author, he has shown his inner talent through novels. He has won numerous popular awards, including the Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards, Santa Barbara International Film Festival Award, New York Film Critics Society Award, and so forth.
Ethan married the famous American actress Uma Thurman in 1998. This couple has two children named Maya and Levon. But, they divorced in 2005. Later, in 2008, Ethan Hawke married Ryan Shawhughes. They have two daughters.
This prominent actor is currently living in Boerum Hill. It is a small Northwestern portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Ethan Hawke has three daughters. They are Maya Hawke, Indiana Hawke, and Clementine Jane Hawke.