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"Young people often have this desire to try to make their life interesting," says actor, author and director Ethan Hawke. "Life is so interesting all by itself. You do not have to try to goose life." He's pictured above in Paris on Nov. 25, 2019. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Actor And Author Ethan Hawke: Writing 'Forces You To Think Through Things'

Hawke's latest novel is called A Bright Ray of Darkness. It's about a famous young actor in a crumbling marriage who immerses himself in a Broadway production of Shakespeare's Henry IV.

"Young people often have this desire to try to make their life interesting," says actor, author and director Ethan Hawke. "Life is so interesting all by itself. You do not have to try to goose life." He's pictured above in Paris on Nov. 25, 2019. Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Actor And Author Ethan Hawke: Writing 'Forces You To Think Through Things'

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