Ethan Hawke stars in Richard Linklater's Boyhood, in theaters July 18. The Oscar nominee, 43, shares 25 things you might not know about him with Us Weekly.
1. I sometimes wear a goatee because I can't grow a full beard.
2. I try to never be late.
3. Sometimes I am late.
4. My first kiss was right after the slow skate at a roller rink in Hamilton, New Jersey.
5. One of my favorite costars remains a half-breed wolf I met on the White Fang set in Alaska.
6. I have three daughters [Maya, 16,Clementine, 6, and Indiana, 3], all born in July.
7. I have a dog named Nina, after Nina Simone, and a cat named Rascal, after the book Rascal by Sterling North.
8. I am a feminist.
9. I hate vacations.
10. Unless my wife hides all the candy and sweets in our house, I will eat them all.
11. I have lived in New York City for 25 years.
12. I am 43 years old and have been in 43 films.
13. I love Mexican food.
14. I won High Times magazine's Best Actor Bong for my performance in Richard Linklater's Tape.
15. My son [Levon, 12] can beat me at table tennis, but I can beat him in basketball. (I'm still taller.)
16. My favorite thing to do is go to the movies. I could, I'd see three films in a day.
17. My mother [Leslie] founded and runs a non-profit in Romania for educational rights for the poor.
18. I have published two novels, Ash Wednesday and The Hottest State.
19. My stepbrother [Patrick Powers] is a member of the Green Berets.
20. I've never had a cavity.
21. I have a motorcycle license but no motorcycle (four kids, remember).
22. My wife [Ryan] says I'm the best lover in the world.
23. My mother says I'm really smart.
24. My kids say I'm the world's best dad.
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25. My wife, my mother, and my kids are the smartest people I know.
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