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John Hawkes

11 Sep 1959 (Age 57)
John Hawkes born on September 11, 1959. He is an American film and television actor. He is known for his portrayal of Bugsy in The Perfect Storm and the merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood.

Life and career:
Hawkes was born John Marvin Perkins in Alexandria, Minnesota, the son of Patricia and Pete Perkins. He graduated from Jefferson High School and moved to Austin, Texas, where he was a member of the band Meat Joy, with Gretchen Phillips. He is also a member of the musical group King Straggler with fellow actors Rodney Eastman and Brent Gore.

Hawkes played the role of Greg Penticoff in season 1 of 24. He portrayed Dustin Powers, brother of the protagonist Kenny Powers, in the first season of the HBO series Eastbound & Down, and recently played Lennon on ABC's Lost. His film roles include Me and You and Everyone We Know, and Wristcutters: A Love Story. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Winter's Bone
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