Hawkes, John 1959- (John Perkins)
Hawkes, John 1959- (John Perkins)
Original name, John Perkins; born September 11, 1959, in Alexandria, MN. Education: Attended St. Cloud State University.
Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Manager—Thruline Entertainment, 9250 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Image Management Public Relations, 8271 Melrose Ave., Suite 208, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
Actor and writer. Big State Productions (theatre group), TX, cofounder. Member of the musical groups King Straggler and Gangster Folk and former member of the group Meat Joy. Worked as a carpenter and waiter.
Breakout Performance Award, Sedona Film Festival, 2004, for Buttleman; Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series, 2007, for Deadwood.
(As John Perkins) The light man, Future-Kill (also known as Night of the Alien and Splatter), 1985.
Christopher and Wiseman, Murder Rap, FrameWork Pictures, 1987.
Jerry (father), Bar-B-Que Movie (also known as Entering Texas), 1988.
Pizza person, Johnny Be Good, Orion, 1988.
Rooster, Dakota, Miramax, 1988.
Second thief, It Takes Two (also known as My New Car), United Artists, 1988.
Sloane, D.O.A., Buena Vista, 1988.
Talent show emcee, Heartbreak Hotel, Buena Vista, 1988.
Schnucki, Rosalie Goes Shopping, Four Seasons Entertainment, 1989.
Warren, Scary Movie, Generic Movies, 1989.
Christo, Never Leave Nevada, Cabriolet Films, 1990.
Cowboy, Freaked (also known as Hideous Mutant Freekz), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993.
Groom, Flesh and Bone, Paramount, 1993.
Bob Driscoll, Congo, Paramount, 1995.
Danny Thompson, Night of the Scarecrow, Republic Entertainment, 1995.
Turtle, Angry Cafe, 1995.
Pete Bottoms (liquor store clerk), From Dusk Till Dawn, Dimension Pictures, 1996.
Mac, Deep in the Heart (also known as Deep in the Heart (of Texas)), Vanguard Films, c. 1996.
Flick, Playing God (also known as Playing Hero), Buena Vista, 1997.
Gawayne, 'Til There Was You (also known as Ate tu apareceres …, Ha-Dereh el Ha-Osher, Hasta que te encontre, Idoeszamitasom eloett, L'amour de ma vie, Si on s'aimait, Solo se ilm destino, and Zwei Singles in L.A.), Paramount, 1997.
Mugger, Steel (also known as Shaq Steel), Warner Bros., 1997.
T-Bone, Boogie Boy (also known as Hard Proof), Imperial Entertainment, 1997.
Dave, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (also known as I Know What You Did Last Summer: The Sequel, I Know What You Did Last Summer … The Story Continues, I Know What You Did Last Summer 2, I Know What You Did Two Summers Ago, I Still Know, Last Summer 2, and The Man with a Hook), Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998.
Randy, Home Fries (also known as Fast Food), Warner Bros., 1998.
Stucky, Rush Hour, New Line Cinema, 1998.
David Elliot, A Slipping-Down Life, Lions Gate Films, 1999.
Earl, Where's Marlowe?, Paramount Classics, 1999.
Eddie, Blue Streak (also known as Batsos diamanti, De ladro a poliziotto, De ladron a policia, Der Diamanten-Cop, Flic de haut vol, Flic ou voleur,Ladrao e policia, Libavomm, Pandur lopovskih navika, Timanttikyttae, and Um tira muito suspeito), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1999.
Hardy, Sand (also known as Sandstorm), 2000.
Michael "Bugsy" Moran, The Perfect Storm (also known as Perfect Storm, Den perfekta stormen, Der Sturm, En pleine tempete, Furtuna perfecta, Gniew oceanu, La tempesta perfetta, La tempete, La tormenta perfecta, Mar em furia, Meren raivo, Tempestade, Tormenta perfecta, and Una tormenta perfecta), Warner Bros., 2000.
Romeo, The Orange Orange (short film), 2001.
Ticky Tobin, Hard Ball (also known as Hardball), Paramount, 2001.
Harold Buttleman (title role), Buttleman (also known as Don't Try This at Home and Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman), Buttleman Productions, 2002.
Larry, Identity (also known as I.D.), Columbia, 2003.
Johnny, Sweet Underground, A Sweet Production, 2004.
Richard Swersey, Me and You and Everyone We Know, IFC Films, 2005.
Alonzo Stevens, Miami Vice, Universal, 2006.
Moe, The Moguls (also known as The Amateurs and Dirty Movie), Newmarket Films, 2005, Bauer Martinez Studios, 2006.
Yan, Wristcutters: A Love Story (also known as Pizzeria Kamikaze), Autonomous Films, 2006.
Bill, Welcome (short film), 2007.
Detective Freddie Spearman, American Gangster (also known as The Return of Superfly and Tru Blu), Universal, 2007.
Donny, Small Town Saturday Night, Perfect Weekend, 2008.
Finnon "Archie" (some sources cite "Arkie") Burke, The Pardon, RiverDream Productions, 2008.
Coproducer, Buttleman (also known as Don't Try This at Home and Harold Buttleman, Daredevil Stuntman), Buttleman Productions, 2002.
Television Appearances; Series:
Marty Erickson, Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents "Taken"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.
Sol Star, Deadwood, HBO, 2004-2006.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Jimmy, Sweet Poison, USA Network, 1991.
Mateson, The Rape of Doctor Willis, CBS, 1991.
Harvey Cassler, Nails, Showtime, 1992.
Crazy, Cool and the Crazy (also known as When I Catch Her I'll Kill Her, Juventud rebelde, Juventude rebelde, Traicao fatal, and Vaimot vapaalla), broadcast on Rebel Highway (series of movies), Showtime, 1994.
Nixer, Roadracers (also known as Bad Boys Never Die, El indomable, Rebeldes do asfalto, Revanche rebelde, and Vauhdin huumaa), broadcast on Rebel Highway (series of movies), Showtime, 1994.
Morton, Dead Air, USA Network, 1994.
Shaughnessy (also known as Louis L'Amour's "Shaghnessy" and Louis L'Amour's "Shaughnessy the Iron Marshal"), 1996.
Doug, Perfect Little Angels, Fox Family Channel, 1998.
Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story, Lifetime, 1998.
Ponzo, Late Last Night, 1999.
Randy, Silver Wolf, Fox Family Channel, 1999.
Dave, Ice Angel, Fox Family Channel, 2000.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Himself, The Making of "Me and You and Everyone We Know," 2006.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
"Ribs," Babes, Fox, 1990.
Jason (the health inspector), "Do the Right Thing," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1992.
Second Star Trek fan, "Eat Something," Nurses, NBC, 1992.
Tommy Chartaw, "The Dating Game," Mann & Machine, NBC, 1992.
Mark (the waiter), "Business or Pleasure," Wings, NBC, 1993.
Nat, "Showdown," The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (also known as Brisco County, Jr.), Fox, 1993.
Mark (the waiter), "Roy Crazy," Wings, NBC, 1994.
Elton Johnson, "The Great Train Robbery," The Marshal, ABC, 1995.
Mason, "Trust," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1995.
Evan, "Bad Apple," Dangerous Minds, ABC, 1996.
Jake, "A Leap of Faith," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave), CBS, 1996.
Mike Bardale, "The Judge," Millennium, Fox, 1996.
Dr. Jeremy Batewell, "Chinese Box," Profit (also known as Jim Profit—Ein Mann geht ueber Leichen), Fox, 1997.
Duane Baldwin, "He Ain't Famous, He's My Brother," The Naked Truth (also known as Wilde Again), NBC, 1997.
Paul Brent, "Excessive Force," Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1997.
Physician's assistant, "Ambush," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1997.
Vaughn Smith, "Lost and Found," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1997.
Arnie White, "Secret Self," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1998.
Frederick "Willy" Grover, "Executioner," Brimstone (also known as Brimstone: el pacto and Le damne), Fox, 1998.
George, "I Only Have Eyes for You," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series, Nightfall, Bafi, ubica vampira, Buffy, a vampirok reme, Buffy, cacadora de vampiros, Buffy contre les vampires, Buffy i vampirofonissa, Buffy—Im Bann der Daemonen,Buffy, l'ammazzavampiri, Buffy, la cazavampiros, Buffy och vampyrerna, Buffy—Vampyrdaeberen, Buffy vampyrdoedaren, Buffy—Vampyrenes skrekk, Buffy—Vampyrernes skraek, and Buffy, vampyyrintappaja), The WB, 1998.
Jake Thompson, "Death Wish," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (also known as The Crow, Witch Crow, El cuervo, and O corvo), syndicated, 1998.
Jake Simms, "Substitutes," Martial Law (also known as Le flic de Shanghai, Ley marcial, and Piu forte ragazzi), CBS, 1999.
Morris, "Achilles," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999.
Phillip Padgett, "Milagro," The X-Files, Fox, 1999.
Himself and Michael "Bugsy" Moran, "Creating the Perfect Storm," HBO First Look, HBO, 2000.
Stuart Donovan, "Death Penalties," The Practice, ABC, 2000.
Stuart Donovan, "Liberty Bells," The Practice, ABC, 2000.
Stuart Donovan, "Till Death Do Us Part," The Practice, ABC, 2000.
"A Mason-Dixon Memory," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 2000.
Greg Penticoff, "3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2001.
Greg Penticoff, "4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2001.
Jerry (some sources cite Jared), "Cold Turkey," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001.
Terry Lee Wicker, "Where and Why" (also known as "Where & Why"), Without a Trace (also known as Vanished and W.A.T.), CBS, 2007.
Terry Lee Wicker, "Who and What" (also known as "Who & What"), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2007.
Also appeared in other programs, including appearances as Jim Montgomery, Civil Wars, ABC; and as Andrew, Dinosaurs, ABC.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Lewis, Mystery Dance, ABC, 1995.
Planet Rules, Fox, 1995.
Honolulu Crew, ABC, 1998.
Russell Keach, Nathan Dixon, CBS, 1999.
Gunner, Sam's Circus, CBS, 2001.
Sol Star, Deadwood, HBO, 2004.
Brother, East Bound and Down (also known as Eastbound and Down, P.E., and Untitled Will Ferrell/Adam McKay Project), HBO, 2008.
Television Work; Episodic:
Field audio technician, "Creating the Perfect Storm," HBO First Look, HBO, 2000.
In the West, Big State Productions, St. Edward's University, Mary Moody Mary Northern Theatre, Austin, TX, 1985, Elizabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX, beginning 1985, also produced as part of the Texas Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1991.
Multiple characters, Nimrod Soul (solo show), Theatre at the Improv, Los Angeles, c. 1998.
Man B, "Jack on Film," The 24 Hour Plays 2006, American Airline Theatre, New York City, 2006.
Appeared in other productions.
Appeared as multiple characters, Greater Tuna, U.S. cities.
Writings for the Stage:
(With others) In the West, Big State Productions, St. Edward's University, Mary Moody Mary Northern Theatre, Austin, TX, 1985, Elizabet Ney Museum, Austin, TX, beginning 1985, also produced as part of the Texas Festival, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1991.
Nimrod Soul (solo show), Theatre at the Improv, Los Angeles, c. 1998.
Wrote material for the theatre group Big State Productions.
The stage work In the West formed the basis of the film Deep in the Heart (also known as Deep in the Heart (of Texas)), Vanguard Films, c. 1996.
Hollywood Life, July, 2006, p. 42.
John Hawkes (John Clendennin Burne Hawkes, Jr.), 1925–98, American writer, b. Stamford, Conn., grad. Harvard, 1949. He taught English at Brown Univ. after 1958. Hawkes is considered one of the most original American writers of the 20th cent. His highly experimental works—complex, ambiguous, and grimly humorous—blend everyday reality with menacing hallucinations. His works include the novels The Lime Twig (1951), Second Skin (1964), Blood Oranges (1971), Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade (1985), and An Irish Eye (1997) as well as The Goose on the Grave (1954), a collection of short fiction.
See studies by P. O'Donnell (1982) and D. J. Greiner (1985).