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Uma and Ethan Near Divorce, Say Lawyers | Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman

Uma and Ethan Near Divorce, Say Lawyers

Originally posted 05/26/2005 08:00AM

Lawyers for estranged couple Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke told Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Saralee Evans on Wednesday that the two actors are close to bringing their seven-year marriage to an amicable end.

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Ethan Hawke

Originally posted 01/20/2005 06:00AM

The sensitive guy is now the tough guy: Ethan Hawke picks up a gun and grit for Assault on Precinct 13, playing a Detroit police sergeant trapped on New Year's Eve in a battle with crooked cops and prisoners. It's a role that 10 years ago would have been unlikely for the goateed star known for long walks along the Seine (Before Sunrise) and rejecting the establishment (Reality Bites). But since doing 2001's Training Day – for which he earned an Oscar nod – mainstream moviemaking has become acceptable in his book. "My taste has kind of expanded," Hawke, 34, says. The father of two (with ex-wife Uma Thurman) recently chatted about going commercial, playing the action star and chalking it all up to good fortune.

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Ethan Hawke's Secret Weapon | Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke's Secret Weapon

Originally posted 01/19/2005 06:00AM

Ethan Hawke certainly has proved his versatility, going from playing the terrorized partner of Denzel Washington's rogue cop in 2001's Training Day to revisiting the sensitive, earnest young man he played in 1995's Before Sunrise in last year's Before Sunset. So, what's his secret? Life experience. "Well, if you're in the arts, as corny as it sounds, your life is the stuff from which you work with," said Hawke, who is back in a police uniform for his new movie, Assault on Precinct 13. "That's why it's important to read a lot. I mean, it's important to learn a lot. It's important to live a lot. My children affect me. Friends of mine say that, like, after Training Day, there was some kind of change in my work, and I chalk a lot of that up to simply development. It was my daughter and turning 30. All of these things affect you."

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WEEK IN REVIEW: Ethan's Tough Times

Originally posted 02/20/2004 10:15AM

A HAWKE TELL-ALL: Actor Ethan Hawke denied "annoying" tabloid reports that claimed his infidelity was the root cause for his split with wife Uma Thurman. In the new issue of Details magazine, Hawke says that although he and Thurman are likely headed for a divorce, there is more to the story than meets the eye. "If our problems were that simple, we'd still be together," he said. Regardless, the 33-year-old actor said this has been an exceedingly difficult period of his life. "If my forties are where people say (life is) really good," Hawke said, "I'm probably going to be suicidal."

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Ethan Hawke Plans Divorce from Uma

Originally posted 02/17/2004 9:08PM

Any chance of reconciliation between Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman will likely be put to rest when the new issue of Details magazine hits newsstands.

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Hawke Gets Lincoln Center Mini-Tribute

Originally posted 06/04/2003 01:00PM

Ethan Hawke is ready to rub elbows with Ricardo Montalban. Just ask his friends.

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Ethan Hawke Puts Down Script for Novel

Originally posted 10/10/2002 10:00AM

For Ethan Hawke, the pen is mightier than the movie camera.

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How Ethan Takes Direction from Uma

Originally posted 05/03/2002 01:00PM

One of the biggest challenges for the first-time filmmaker was directing his wife, Uma Thurman, who ended up telling him what to do, reports PEOPLE.

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The Stork Meets the Hawkes, Part II

Originally posted 01/16/2002 01:00PM

Uma Thurman and her husband, Ethan Hawke, welcomed their second child, a boy, on Tuesday. The couple already has a daughter, born in 1998.

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Uma, Ethan: House for Sale, Please

Originally posted 12/28/2001 12:00PM

Two -- count 'em -- two offers have come and gone on the celebrity couple's historic Greenwich Village, N.Y., townhouse. And still, no takers.

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