John Hawkes


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  • Birth Name: John Perkins
  • Birth Place: Minnesota
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/11/1959, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; writer; rock musician
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Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins Join FX Comedy How and Why

Academy Award-nominated actresses Catherine Keener and Sally Hawkins have joined the cast of FX's comedy pilot How and Why, has learned.

In the half-hour comedy, a brilliant man (John Hawkes) is able to explain how and why a nuclear reactor works, but is clueless about the rest of life. more

FX Casts Michael Cera in Charlie Kaufman Comedy Pilot, Announces Archer CD

At Tuesday's Television Critics Association winter TV previews, FX CEO John Landgraf reported the cable networks was up 2 percent in the adults 18-49 demographic and 4 percent total. read more

Silver Linings Playbook Dominates at the Spirit Awards

Silver Linings Playbook dominated the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking home four awards, including Best Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay for David O. Russell and Best Female Lead for Jennifer Lawrence.

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The Sessions also fared well, more


'Deadwood 30' Preview (HBO)
Martha Marcy May Marlene: Nur Weil Wir
Martha Marcy May Marlene: Conversation
Martha Marcy May Marlene

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The Sessions
Life of Crime
Life Of Crime

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Eastbound & Down: Season 4 Invitation to the Set
Eastbound & Down: Season 3 Recap
Eastbound & Down: Season 4 Invitation to the Set

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Year Title Description
2014 Life Of Crime Movie, Actor - Louis Gara
2012 The Sessions Movie, Actor
2012 Lincoln Movie, Actor - Robert Latham
2011 Higher Ground Movie, Actor - CW Walker
2011 Martha Marcy May Marlene Movie, Actor - Patrick

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FX President on Justified, Channeling Elmore Leonard and Passing on Breaking Bad

FX president and general manager John Landgraf came to the network in 2004 when the channel's scripted offerings were limited to Nip/Tuck and The Shield. Since then, he's built a stable of hits, from the recently departed Rescue Me to ratings monster Sons of Anarchy to the critically beloved Justified. Landgraf talked to TV Guide Magazine about doing Elmore Leonard justice, bucking the antihero trend — and why he didn't pick up Breaking Bad.

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James Franco, Black Swan Win Big at the Independent Spirit Awards

One day before his hosting gig at the Academy Awards, James Franco took home the award for best male lead at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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When accepting his award, Franco, who is nominated for Best Actor at Sunday's Oscars for his 127 Hours role, thanked his agent, manager and publicist, who told him to take a break from school, saying, "James, you're an effing idiot if you don't do this movie."

After winning the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role in Black Swan, Natalie Portman also won... read more

Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Who Missed the Cut?

So what exactly does Christopher Nolan have to do to get an Oscar nomination for best director? The Inception mastermind was snubbed for the third time Tuesday. But that wasn't the only egregious snub or biggest surprise.

Third time is not the charm: Already overlooked for Memento and The Dark Knight, Nolan seemed to be a shoo-in for ...
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Deadwood Alum Joins Lost

John Hawkes is the newest Lostie to join the cast as a reoccurring character. 

The Deadwood alum will join the final season of Lost playing ... read more

Business Matters: Dane Cook the New Bachelor?

Dane Cook is looking likely to land the lead in Bachelor No. 2, about a creep who gets paid to take girls out on dates that are so bad, they go running back to their exes.... David E. Kelley has scored frequent collaborator Thomas Schlamme (The West Wing) to direct the pilot for his ABC drama, Life on Mars.... Deadwood's John Hawkes has been cast as the brother of a baseball great turned substitute PE teacher in the Will Ferrell-produced HBO pilot East Bound and Down. read more

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