John Hawkes is an American actor whose Hollywood career began in the 1980s. During this period, he had roles in the films Future-Kill, D.O.A., and Dakota. In the ’90s, he had supporting roles in the movies Night of the Scarecrow, Congo, From Dusk till Dawn, Rush Hour, and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. On television, he became known for his portrayal of Sol Star in the series Deadwood. He next starred as Dustin Powers in the show Eastbound & Down. His performance in the 2010 film Winter’s Bone gained him acclaim, getting an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He has since had notable roles in the films Martha Marcy May Marlene, Contagion, The Sessions, Lincoln, Everest, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.