John Hawkes

Actor | * 09/11/1959 (61) | Alexandria, Minnesota, USA
John Marvin Perkins (born September 11, 1959), known professionally as John Hawkes, is an American actor. He is the recipient of several accolades, including two Independent Spirit Awards, and has been nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. Hawkes is known for his roles in the films Winter's Bone (2010) and The Sessions (2012), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, respectively. Some of his other film credits include From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), The Perfect Storm (2000), Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), American Gangster (2007), Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011), ()
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John Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins in Alexandria, Minnesota, to Patricia Jeanne (Olson) and Peter John Perkins, a farmer. He is of Scandinavian and British Isles descent. John moved to Austin, Texas to begin his career as an actor and musician. He co-founded the Big State Productions Theatre Company and appeared in the group's original play, "In the West", at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He took on the stage name "John Hawkes" because another actor shared his birth name, John Perkins. John starred in the critically-acclaimed, Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), which received wide praise and was awarded the special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as the Camera d'Or Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Additional feature credits include the Lion's Gate film, A Slipping-Down Life (1999) with Guy Pearce, the psychological thriller Identity (2003) alongside John Cusack and Ray Liotta, Miami Vice (2006) with Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell, Playing God (2004), The Perfect Storm (2000), From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and Caçadores de Perigo (1997). Hawkes also starred in and co-produced the independent film, Buttleman (2003), for which he received a Breakout Performance Award at the 2004 Sedona Film Festival and a Special Jury Prize at the 2003 Deep Ellum Film Festival. Hawkes' television credits include a lead role in the critically-acclaimed HBO series, Deadwood (2004), in which he played "Sol Star", a spirited entrepreneur in a lawless town. John lives in Los Angeles, where he writes, records and performs music with his band, "King Straggler".

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for John Hawkes

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

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Movies with John Hawkes as Actor(81)

as Goodman Hesselman2020 How and Why
as Sol Star2019 Deadwood: The Movie
as Frank Fogle2019 End of Sentence
as Jim2018 Unlovable
as Mike Kendall2018 Small Town Crime
as Mel Sampson2016 Too Late
as Del Canyon2016 Dr. Del
as Shane2015 The Driftless Area
as Doug Hansen2015 Everest
as Joe Albany2014 Low Down
as Finnon 'Arkie' Burke2013 The Pardon
as John2013 Resurrection Slope
as Martin Cantwell2013 The Playroom
as Louis Gara2013 Life of Crime
as Father (Leaning Towards Solace)2013 Sigur Rós: Valtari Film Experiment
as Tarzen Larkin2012 Outlaw Country
as Mark O'Brien2012 The Sessions
as Tom2012 Arcadia
as Robert Latham2012 Lincoln
as CW Walker2011 Higher Ground
as himself2011 Kingdom Come
as Stan Herd2011 Earthwork
as Roger2011 Contagion
as Donnie Carson2010 Small Town Saturday Night
as Teardrop2010 Winter's Bone
as William (voice)2010 Eve's Necklace
as Wild Bill2010 On Holiday
as Phil2009 S. Darko
as Herb Redneck2008 Miracle at St. Anna
as Bill2007 Welcome
as Freddie Spearman2007 American Gangster
as Alonzo Stevens2006 Miami Vice
as Moe2005 The Amateurs
as Richard Swersey2005 Me and You and Everyone We Know
as Harold Buttleman2003 Harold Buttleman: Daredevil Stuntman
as Larry2003 Identity
as Ticky Tobin2001 Hardball
as Mike 'Bugsy' Moran2000 The Perfect Storm
as Hardy2000 Sand
as Ponzo1999 Late Last Night
as Randy1999 Silver Wolf
as Eddie1999 Blue Streak
as David Elliot1999 A Slipping Down Life
as T-Bone1998 Boogie Boy
as Film clerk1998 Where's Marlowe?
as Stucky1998 Rush Hour
as Randy1998 Home Fries
as Gawayne1997 Til There Was You
as Flick1997 Playing God
as Mugger1997 Steel
as Pete Bottoms / Liquor Store Clerk1996 From Dusk Till Dawn
as Bob Driscoll1995 Congo
as Crazy1994 Cool and the Crazy
as Nixer1994 Roadracers
as Morton1994 Dead Air
as Cowboy1993 Freaked
as Groom1993 Flesh and Bone
as Harvey Cassler1992 Nails
as Jimmy1991 Sweet Poison
as Warren1991 Scary Movie
as Christo Chevalier1990 Never Leave Nevada
as Schnucki Greenspace1989 Rosalie Goes Shopping
as Rooster1988 Dakota
as Pizza Boy #11988 Johnny Be Good
as Sloane1988 D.O.A.
as Christopher1988 Murder Rap
as Thief #21988 It Takes Two
as The Light Man1985 Future-Kill
as Driver of Teskey Truck (uncredited)1984 Police Academy

TV Shows/Series with John Hawkes as Actor(25)

as Maser Legend2017 Legend of Master Legend
as Dustin Powers2009 Eastbound & Down
as Marty Erickson2007 Roman's Empire
as Rollins2006 Psych
2004 Lost
as Sol Star2004 Deadwood
as Terry Wicker2002 Without a Trace
2002 Monk
as Greg Penticoff2001 24
as Arnie White1998 Fantasy Island
1994 ER
1990 Wings

Movies with John Hawkes as Crew(1)

Production/Co-Executive Producer2010 Everything Will Happen Before You Die

Full Name: John Hawkes
Born: Friday, 09/11 1959 (September) in Alexandria (current age: 61 years + 216 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: St. Cloud State University
Other names for John Hawkes (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Perkins"
"John Hawkes (Schauspieler)"
John Hawkes frequently works together with these people:
Glenn Morshower (10x, Actor)
Michael Cudlitz (9x, Actor)
Jack McGee (9x, Actor)
David Fury (9x, Crew)
Robert Rodriguez (8x, Crew)
Rodney Eastman (8x, Actor)
Frank Spotnitz (8x, Crew)
Jeremy Roberts (8x, Actor)
Colby French (8x, Actor)
Daniel Erickson (8x, Crew)
Deran Sarafian (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5494, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/23/2021