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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  November 06, 1970
  • Accomplishments:  , Golden Globe Awards, Tony Awards
  • Fun Faith Fact!: He enrolled in Carnegie Mellon University and twice in New York University but dropped out each time in order to pursue acting rolls.

Ethan Hawke was born in Austin, Texas wen his mother was only 18 years old. Hawke originally aspired to be a writer, but he developed an interest in acting at a young age. He first appeared in film at the age of 14 when he played an alien-obsessed schoolboy in “Explorers.” His breakthrough performance, however, was in “Dead Poets Society” where he played Todd. After “Dead Poets Society” opened doors for Hawke, he appeared in a wide variety of films across multiple genres that ranged from romance to horror.

Hawke has also worked as a director and actor in theater. He has appeared on Broadway in a variety of roles and has directed several as well. He currently lives in New York City but owns a small island in Nova Scotia. He has been married twice and has four children: Maya, Levon, Clementine Jane and Indiana.

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