John Hawkes (actor)
Hawkes in 2009
|Born||John Marvin Perkins
September 11, 1959
Alexandria, Minnesota, United States
John Hawkes (born John Marvin Perkins; September 11, 1959) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his portrayal of the merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood, Dustin Powers on Eastbound & Down, Academy Award-nominated performance as the menacing backwoods meth addict "Teardrop" Dolly in Winter's Bone and his Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominated portrayal of Mark O'Brien in The Sessions.
Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins in Alexandria, Minnesota, the son of Patricia Jeanne (née Olson) and Peter John "Pete" Perkins, a farmer of wheat, corn, hogs, and cattle. He was raised in a "pastoral, small city... a midwest Scandinavian community". Hawkes graduated from Jefferson High School and moved to Austin, Texas, where he was a member of the band Meat Joy, with Gretchen Phillips. He was also a member of the musical group King Straggler with fellow actors Rodney Eastman and Brentley Gore.
Hawkes played the role of Greg Penticoff in season 1 of 24. He portrayed Dustin Powers, brother of protagonist Kenny Powers, all four seasons of the HBO series Eastbound & Down, and played Lennon on ABC's Lost.
In 2011, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Winter's Bone, as well as for a number of other awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role. He won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. Also in 2011, Hawkes was honored with a Rising Star Award by the Texas Film Hall of Fame.
|1990–1991||The Idiot Box||Various roles||6 episodes|
|1991||Sweet Poison||Jimmy||television film|
|Rape of Doctor Willis, TheThe Rape of Doctor Willis||Mateson||television film|
|1992||Mann & Machine||Tommy Chartraw||1 episode|
|Nails||Harvey Cassler||television film|
|Northern Exposure||Jason||1 episode|
|1993||Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., TheThe Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.||Utah Johnny Montana's Assistant||1 episode|
|1994||Wings||Mark the Waiter||2 episodes|
|Cool and the Crazy||Crazy||television film|
|Dead Air||Morton||television film|
|1995||Marshal, TheThe Marshal||Elton||1 episode|
|Touched by an Angel||Mason||1 episode|
|Dangerous Minds||Evan||1 episode|
|Promised Land||Jake||1 episode|
|Millennium||Mike Bardale||1 episode|
|1997||The Big Easy||Wild Bill||1 episode|
|Pacific Blue||Paul Brent||1 episode|
|Nash Bridges||Vaughn||1 episode|
|Profit||Dr. Jeremy Batewell||1 episode|
|Naked Truth, TheThe Naked Truth||Duane Baldwin||1 episode|
|1998||Crow: Stairway to Heaven, TheThe Crow: Stairway to Heaven||Jake Thompson||1 episode|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer||George||1 episode|
|Fantasy Island||Arnie White||1 episode|
|1999||Nathan Dixon||Russell Keach||television film|
|Martial Law||Jake Simss||1 episode|
|X-Files, TheThe X-Files||Phillip Padgett||episode: "Milagro"|
|Magnificent Seven, TheThe Magnificent Seven||Achilles||1 episode|
|2000||Practice, TheThe Practice||Stuart Donovan||3 episodes|
|2001||Strange Frequency||Songwriter||1 episode|
|Sam's Circus||Gunner||television film|
|24||Greg Penticoff||2 episodes|
|2002||Taken||Marty Erickson||TV miniseries|
|2003||Strange Frequency 2||Jared||television film|
|2004–2006||Deadwood||Sol Star||36 episodes
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
|2007||Without a Trace||Terry Wicker||1 episode|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Terry Wicker||1 episode|
|2008||Monk||Matthew Teeger||1 episode|
|2009–2013||Eastbound & Down||Dustin Powers||13 episodes|
|2011||Outlaw Country||Tarzen Larkin||TV film|
|2015||Inside Amy Schumer||Juror #8||1 episode|
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- Shulman, Dave (2007-05-10), "John Hawkes: Wandering Star", Los Angeles Weekley, retrieved 2009-12-10
- Steve Rose. "John Hawkes: 'I play nerds, psychos … psycho-nerds'". the Guardian. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- "Who's That Man in the Iron Lung?". The New York Times. 14 October 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- "John Hawkes's Award-Worthy Turn in 'The Sessions' and His Wild Ride to Stardom". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- "John Hawkes balances television and film over years". Biography.com. Retrieved August 21, 2016.
- "John Hawkes' House Rules". Interview Magazine. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- Texas Film Hall of Fame 2011 Honorees by the Austin Film Society. Retrieved 2011-03-22.
- "The Valtari Mystery Film Experiment". sigur-ros.co.uk. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
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