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12 Celebrity Authors: The Good, the Bad & the Ghostwritten

4. Ethan Hawke – Hottest State (1996)

Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke

Reality Bites actor Ethan Hawke must have had a past girlfriend with a few screws loose. His novel Hottest State seems like a semi-autobiographical account of his personal experiences. Fast forward a decade and Hawke made a film of the same name based on his book. Did he play the role of the girl’s lover? Nope, he cast himself as the main character’s father!

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