After 'Boyhood,' Hawke finds an unlikely fountain of youth

March 12, 2015 8:17 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — When Ethan Hawke was young, he was fascinated with Albert Schweitzer, a19th-century philosopher and missionary who deliberately set aside years of his life for piano playing before he would dedicate himself to helping others. Hawke made a similar pledge to himself about acting.

"But 40 came so fast and I didn't want to give it up at all," Hawke said in a recent interview. "But I knew there was something to what Schweitzer was saying. You can't spend your whole life indulging yourself and expect something good to happen."

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