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06/11/1970 American actor Ethan Hawke is born

Ethan Green Hawke is an American actor, writer, and director. He has been nominated for 4 Academy Awards and a Tony Award. Hawke has directed 3feature films, 3 Off-Broadway plays, and a documentary. He has also written 3 novels. He made his film debut with the 1985 science fiction feature Explorers, before making a breakthrough appearance in the 1989 drama Dead Poets Society.