John Hawkes

Movie Actor

Birthday September 11, 1959

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Alexandria, MN

Age 63 years old

#81210 Most Popular


Actor who was nominated for an Oscar for his performance as meth addict Teardrop in the 2010 film, Winter's Bone. He also starred in Lincoln and American Gangster, as well as in the 2011 thriller, Martha Marcy May Marlene.

Before Fame

He moved to Austin, Texas after graduating high school, and was a member of the band Meat Joy.


He earned Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations for his portrayal of a man paralyzed by polio in The Sessions.

Family Life

He was the son of a farmer in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Associated With

He played the younger brother of Danny McBride's character in the HBO original series, Eastbound & Down.