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Ethan Hawke

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Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist


Who is Ethan Hawke?

Ethan Hawke is an American actor, director, screenwriter and novelist. His breakthrough role occurred in 1989 when he portrayed the shy Todd Anderson in the film Dead Poets Society. The film went on to be nominated for numerous awards and winning more than a few including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the BAFTA Award for Best Film. Ethan Hawke has since been nominated for a number of awards which at the time of this writing included four Academy Award nominations. He has also appeared on Broadway where he earned a Tony Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Play for directing Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind.

Famous Kin

Ethan Hawke is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger Stephen Hopkins and of Robert de Ros, a Magna Carta surety. His family tree also includes members of the royal family including Queen Elizabeth II, the late Princess Diana, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, and a couple of wives of King Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.

Ethan Hawke also has kinship to a number of former U.S. Presidents including Thomas Jefferson, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, William H. Taft, Calvin Coolidge, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and both Presidents Bush. Some of his fellow celebrities in his family tree include Carole Lombard, William H. Macy, Paget Brewster, Clint Eastwood, Kevin Bacon, Christopher Lloyd, Orson Welles, and Shirley Temple. Fellow literary kin include Tennessee Williams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Clement Clarke Moore, Edmund Waller, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Ray Bradbury, and Helen Keller.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Ethan Hawke

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin 5 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Dakin

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

5th cousin 7 times removed
via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Hamilton Fish

26th U.S. Secretary of State

7th cousin 6 times removed
via John Fish

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Peter Coffin

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

13th cousin 3 times removed
via John Denton

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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Calista Flockhart

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Joseph Davis

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Benjamin Sabin

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T. S. Eliot

Poet and Playwright

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Tristam Coffin

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Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot

Founder, Washington Univ - St Louis

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Tristam Coffin

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Fergie

Singer, Songwriter and Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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David Hartman

TV Actor and Host

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Coggeshall

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. John Lothrop

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Rev. William Noyes

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Gretchen Mol

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Robert Fish

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Rob Schneider

Comedian, TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin
via Richard Wright

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

6th cousin 2 times removed
via John Macy Jr.

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Post Malone

American Rapper

12th cousin
via Thomas Harris

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Daniel Burnham

World's Columbian Expo Architect

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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Richard Wright

(c1596 - c1668)
Great Migration Immigrant 1630

10th great-grandfather

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Admiral William Halsey

U.S. Navy - World War II

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Elizabeth Stoughton

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

9th cousin 2 times removed
via George Allen

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Ezra Pound

Expatriate American Poet and Critic

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Tristam Coffin

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Ethan Hawke photo by Nicolas Genin (CC BY-SA 2.0)