Ethan Hawke Biography

Date of Birth: November 06, 1970 (46)
Birth Place: Austin, TX, USA
Gender: Male

With The New Group, he directed last season's acclaimed revival of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind (Drama Desk nomination, Outstanding Director of a Play) and Jonathan Marc Sherman's Things We Want, and played Eddie in Hurlyburly. Hawke appeared in Lincoln Center's Tony Award-winning productions of Tom Stoppard's Coast of Utopia (TonyŽ nomination) and Shakespeare's Henry IV. Other Broadway: Chekhov's The Seagull. Off-Broadway: The Winter's Tale, Cherry Orchard, Sophistry, The Late Henry Moss, Casanova. Regional: Buried Child (Steppenwolf), Camino Real (Williamstown). He was Artistic Director of The Malaparte Theater Company. Films: Dead Poets Society, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Gattaca, Training Day, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, and Daybreakers, among others. Hawke has also directed two films and written two novels. He has been nominated for an Academy Award as both an actor and a writer.

Ethan Hawke Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance
Ethan Hawke, Blood From a Stone
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Ethan HawkeA Lie of the Mind
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Ethan Hawke, The Winter's Tale
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Ethan Hawke, The Coast of Utopia