John Hawkes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Dec, 2020
Facts of John Hawkes
Date of Birth: 1959 , September-11
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name John Hawkes
Birth Name John Marvin Perkins
Father Peter John "Pete" Perkins
Mother Patricia Jeanne Olson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Alexandria, Minnesota, USA
Profession Actor
Net Worth $4 Million
Education Jefferson High School, St. Cloud State University
Awards Alliance of Women Film Journalists Award, Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Award, Chlotrudis Award, Film Independent Spirit Award, Gold Derby Award, Gotham Award, Hollywood Film Award, San Diego Film Critics Society Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Sundance Film Festival Award
Music Group Meat Joy, King Straggler
Movies Future-Kill, Johnny Be Good, Heartbreak Hotel, Congo, Night of the Scarecrow, From Dusk till Dawn, Rush Hour, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The Perfect Storm, Miami Vice, American Gangster, Winter's Bone, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Contagion, The Sessions, Lincoln, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Peanut Butter Falcon
TV Show ER, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, 24, Deadwood, Eastbound & Down, Too Old to Die Young
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John Hawkes is the Oscar-nominated actor of 2010's Winter's Bone and the Golden Globe-nominated actor of 2012's The Sessions. He has appeared in nearly 140 other films and TV series including movies like Heartbreak Hotel, Congo, Miami Vice, American Gangster, Contagion,  Lincoln, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and The Peanut Butter Falcon.     

How Old is John Hawkes? What is his Height?

 John Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins on September 11, 1959, the son of Peter John "Pete" Perkins, a farmer, and his wife, Patricia Jeanne Olson. Hawkes is 61 years old as of December 2020 and stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).   

A native of Alexandria, Minnesota, Hawkes attended and graduated from Jefferson High School and St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Hawkes was a musician by hobby and performed with singer-songwriter Gretchen Phillips in the band, Meat Joy, and with actors Rodney Eastman and Brentley Gore in the band, King Straggler.   

Career

John Hawkes made his on-screen debut in an uncredited role in the 1984 action-comedy feature film Police Academy. The following year, he had his first credited appearance in a feature film as The Light Man in the 1985 sci-fi comedy-horror film Future-Kill.     

He went on to appear in small roles in several movies throughout the late-'80s including D.O.A., Johnny Be Good, Murder Rap, It Takes Two, Heartbreak Hotel, and Dakota.  

John Hawkes and Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone SOURCE: The Globe and Mail

He went on to carve a legacy for himself, especially with his performance as Teardrop Dolly in the 2010 mystery drama movie Winter's Bone starring Jennifer Lawrence. The role landed him an Academy Award nomination in the Best Supporting Actor category in 2011.  

He was also nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the paralyzed American journalist Mark O'Brien in the 2012 indie drama The Sessions.  

John Hawkes and Samara Weaving in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri SOURCE: Popsugar

In addition to that, Hawkes has had notable appearances in several critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies including Heartbreak Hotel, Congo, From Dusk till Dawn, Rush Hour, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The Perfect Storm, Miami Vice, American Gangster, Martha Marcy May Marlene, Contagion, Lincoln, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and The Peanut Butter Falcon.    

On television, Hawkes has had notable roles in shows like ER, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, Lost, 24, Deadwood, Eastbound & Down, and Too Old to Die Young

Has a Net Worth of $4 Million 

According to celebritynetworth.com, John Hawkes has a net worth of $4 million. The 61-year-old is an Academy and Golden Globe Award-nominated actor and has been seen in nearly 140 movies and TV shows, including acclaimed movies like Heartbreak Hotel, Congo, Miami Vice, American Gangster, Contagion,  Lincoln, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and The Peanut Butter Falcon.     

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