The one thing you can say about Ethan Hawke is that he’s been around for a very long time. Ethan has been in film since making his debut in 1985’s Explorers and was thrust into the spotlight with his breakthrough role in Dead Poet’s Society. He followed with several films including Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise which spawned two sequels, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. Ethan Hawke is an inspiring example of a young actor becoming a successful adult in Hollywood; he’s acted, directed, written, produced. Although his personal life has had it’s turbulent ups and downs, Ethan managed to persevere with dignity and focus. Ethan Hawke can recently be seen in The Purge and Getaway.

 

 

 

Are you inspired by the career longevity of others?

 

 

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