The New American Actress Maya Hawke

The New American Actress Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke has been called the next Emily Watson. She was born in Ontario, Canada and made her debut in the film “A Parent’s Secret”. The film was shot in Canada and is her second career as an actress. In addition to her debut movie she is the daughter of actress Angela Sirkis.

As a child she had a very famous role in the movie “Babe” with the British star Katharine Hepburn. Her most famous role as a child was the lead in the movie “Purple Rose of Cairo”. She starred opposite Humphrey Bogart and Richard Dreyfuss.

Her best bit role is “Little Tramp”. Her first movie in a leading role is “The Tin Drum”. She had a big role in this movie.

Maya Hawke American Actress

She also starred in the TV series “That’s Entertainment” and a few movies like “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”. It was her starring role in the movie “Romper Room” where she played a famous French princess who had to hide from a network of con-artists.

However, this movie’s star Elizabeth Taylor felt Maya was too young to be a princess. As a result she replaced her with the more talented Vanessa Redgrave, who was 14 years old.

After this movie she started getting big roles. She had small parts in “Titanic”, “Kiss the Girls”, “The Princess Diaries”Blood Diamond”. During the last years of her life she continued to make great movies.


Uma Thurman, Maya Hawke
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Actress Maya Thurman-Hawke attends the premiere of Focus Features’ “The Beguiled” at Metrograph, in New York
NY Premiere of “The Beguiled”, New York, USA – 22 Jun 2017

She continued to perform in movies as an amazing actress. Her best movies include “Nancy Boys”, “The Naked Ape”, “The Young Girls”, “Dirty Little Secrets”, “Eastbound and Down”X-Men: First Class”. She did a great job portraying Mimi Rogers in “The Naked Ape”.

Her movie’s success includes movies in which she plays a husband and wife. She played a father and mother in “Ender’s Game” and played two lovers in “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”. Her two romantic movies with Harrison Ford are “Rescue Dawn”Chicago”.

“Rescue Dawn” was directed by David Dobkin and stars Chris Pine and Kate Winslet. Her role as an illegitimate daughter of a wealthy American president was her biggest role so far.

She also managed to play the mother in “Ran” that had a movie’s success as well. In addition to these roles she acted in TV series like “Hannibal”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Law & Order”and “24”.

Maya Hawke


One of her big roles in recent years is “The Pelican Brief”. This movie starred Pierce Brosnan, Jessica Alba and Hayden Panettiere. This movie was directed by Barry Levinson and features a very well known TV actress as an assistant.

Her career continues to improve over the years. It is so impressive that an actress can portray so many roles and still maintain her young age. It shows how good her acting skills are.

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