He’s made a trilogy of films covering the long course of a college-age romance, love the second time around and a marriage that may or may not endure the later, bitter years.
So far, Ethan Hawke has been nominated thrice by the Academy and going by the buzz, his performance in Predestination is bound to land him his fourth nod
And then there's 'Boyhood', in which Ethan Hawke invested a dozen years of his movie stardom into showing the arc of three lives — a son, growing up, an always-adolescent dad maturing and a struggling, insecure mother finding herself.
Hawke, at 44, is no longer the rising star or hot young hunk, though he remains the hipster icon, even with a little grey around the temples. He's finally aged and ready to play his idol, jazz great Chet Baker. And these days, he's taking stock of where his acting career has taken him and what he can give back to a business that has kept him in the public eye for 30 years.