John Hawkes (actor)
Hawkes in 2009
|Born||John Marvin Perkins
September 11, 1959
Alexandria, Minnesota, U.S.
John Hawkes (born John Marvin Perkins; September 11, 1959) is an American actor, known for his portrayal of the merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood, Dustin Powers on Eastbound & Down, backwoods meth addict Teardrop Dolly in Winter's Bone – for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and his Golden Globe Award 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 Peter John "Pete" Perkins, a farmer of wheat, corn, hogs, and cattle, and Patricia Jeanne (née Olson). 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.
|1991||Sweet Poison||Jimmy||Television film|
|Rape of Doctor Willis, TheThe Rape of Doctor Willis||Mateson||Television film|
|1992||Mann & Machine||Tommy Chartraw||Episode: "The Dating Game"|
|Nails||Harvey Cassler||Television film|
|Northern Exposure||Inspector Jason||Episode: "Do the Right Thing"|
|1993||Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., TheThe Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.||Montana's Assistant||Episode: "Showdown"|
|1994||Wings||Mark the Waiter||2 episodes|
|Cool and the Crazy||Crazy||Television film|
|Dead Air||Morton||Television film|
|1995||Marshal, TheThe Marshal||Elton Johnson||Episode: "The Great Train Robbery"|
|Touched by an Angel||Mason Cook||Episode: "Trust"|
|1996||Dangerous Minds||Evan||Episode: "Bad Apple"|
|Promised Land||Jake||Episode: "A Leap of Faith"|
|Millennium||Mike Bardale||Episode: "The Judge"|
|1997||The Big Easy||Wild Bill||Episode: "The Fabulous Bill Brothers"|
|Pacific Blue||Paul Brent||Episode: "Excessive Force"|
|Nash Bridges||Vaughn Smith||Episode: "Lost and Found"|
|ER||Physician's Assistant||Episode: "Ambush"|
|Profit||Dr. Jeremy Batewell||Episode: "Chinese Box"|
|Naked Truth, TheThe Naked Truth||Duane Baldwin||Episode: "He Ain't Famous, He's My Brother"|
|1998||Crow: Stairway to Heaven, TheThe Crow: Stairway to Heaven||Jake Thompson||Episode: "Death Wish"|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer||George||Episode: "I Only Have Eyes for You"|
|Fantasy Island||Arnie White||Episode: "Secret Self"|
|Brimstone||Willy Graver||Episode: "Executioner"|
|1999||Nathan Dixon||Russell Keach||Television film|
|Martial Law||Jake Simms||Episode: "Substitutes"|
|X-Files, TheThe X-Files||Phillip Padgett||Episode: "Milagro"|
|2000||Practice, TheThe Practice||Stuart Donovan||3 episodes|
|2001||Strange Frequency||Songwriter||Episode: "Cold Turkey"|
|Sam's Circus||Gunner||Television film|
|24||Greg Penticoff||2 episodes|
|2002||Taken||Marty Erickson||Miniseries; 5 episodes|
|2003||Strange Frequency 2||Jared||Television film|
|2004–06||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 Lee Wicker||Episode: "Where and Why"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Terry Lee Wicker||Episode: "Who and What"|
|2008||Monk||Matthew Teeger||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Three Julies"|
|2009||Psych||Rollins||Episode: "Shawn Takes a Shot in the Dark"|
|2009–13||Eastbound & Down||Dustin Powers||13 episodes|
|2011||Outlaw Country||Tarzen Larkin||Television film|
|2014||How and Why||Goodman Hesselman||Unsold pilot|
|2015||Inside Amy Schumer||Juror #8||Episode: "12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer"|
- Staff Report (2011-01-25). "Alexandria graduate in the running for an Oscar". Alexandria Echo Press. Retrieved 2011-01-27.
- "Clifford-Hodde-ROCHESTER - User Trees - Genealogy.com". Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- 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.
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