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Breakout Star of the Summer
Ethan Hawke, "Dead Poets Society"
Ethan Hawke may not have headlined Peter Weir's "Dead Poets Society," but he stood out on the periphery amid a talented ensemble that included future stars such as Robert Sean Leonard and Josh Charles. His reserved but soulful portrayal stood toe-to-toe with Robin Williams and promised we would be hearing more from this 18-year-old in the future. "A Midnight Clear," "Alive" and "Reality Bites" were still a few years off, but he already had it.