John Hawkes

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John Hawkes (born John Marvin Perkins; September 11, 1959) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his portrayal of the merchant Sol Star on the HBO series Deadwood, Dustin Powers on Eastbound & Down, and his Academy Award-nominated performance as the menacing backwoods meth addict Teardrop in Winter's Bone. 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 was also a member of the musical group King Straggler with fellow actors Rodney Eastman and Brentley Gore. Hawkes played the role of Greg Penticoff in season 1 of 24. He portrayed Dustin Powers, brother of protagonist Kenny Powers, in the first season of the HBO series Eastbound & Down, and played Lennon on ABC's Lost. His film roles include Me and You and Everyone We Know, The Perfect Storm, American Gangster and Wristcutters: A Love Story.
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