If you’ve been following this site long enough, then you know Ethan Hawke is one of my favorite actors. He has starred in some truly incredible films: Dead Poets Society, Training Day, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight, Boyhood, and most recently First Reformed.
Not only do I love watching him on film, I also love his interviews. Even if he sucked as an actor, I’d still watch his interviews because he’s a fascinating/inspiring person.
I could hit you with a number of links to show off his greatness during interviews, but let’s stick with just one. While promoting First Reformed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Hawke shared a lovely story about believing in yourself and taking advice from those who have mastered their craft.
Colbert just basically lets him talk for 10 minutes, and it’s great. Check out the video below, and if you haven’t seen it yet, go watch First Reformed.