Ethan Hawke got high praise for his performance in writer/director Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” which was released in May. He portrays the minister of a Christian church that is losing its congregation, except for a young married couple who seeks his counsel. Hawke is also behind the camera as director for “Blaze,” a biography of country singer Blaze Foley, set for release in July.
Ethan Hawke, Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award Recipient, June 7, 2018
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Hawke was born in Texas, but eventually relocated to New Jersey as a child.