Appeared in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" as the college student gunned down by Samuel L Jackson
Performed in summer stock
Played the young Archie "Moonlight" Graham in "Field of Dreams"; Burt Lancaster was the older version
Portrayed Craig Sheffer's brother in TNT's "The Desperate Trail"
Portrayed guitarist Robby Kreiger in Stone's biopic "The Doors," starring Val Kilmer as Jim Morrison
Reteamed with Mulroney for the John Hughes-scripted and produced "Career Opportunities"
Co-starred with Sam Shepard in "Ruffian," an ESPN-produced TV movie based on the legendary racehorse
Appeared uncredited as an Oswald impostor in Stone's "JFK"; role cut in released version but restored for director's cut
Associate produced and starred in "Homage," adapted by Mark Medoff from his play <i>The Homage That Follows</i>
Co-starred as the central villain in the horror feature "Vacancy"
Co-starred with Robert Sean Leonard and Christian Bale in "Swing Kids"
Feature debut in "Ironweed," playing the youthful version of Jack Nicholson's character
Formed rock band the Niagaras with his brother; played drums
As co-star of "The Freshman," helped Matthew Broderick's character import a Komodo dragon for the mob
Cast as Christopher Wey on "The Dead Zone" (USA Network)
Feature directorial and screenwriting debut, "Joe the King"; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival; Kilmer portrayed Joe's bad-tempered, alcoholic father, and Hawke played guidance counselor Len Coles; John Leguizamo also acted and served as an executive producer; Camryn Manheim appeared briefly as an abusive teacher straight out of Dickens; film dedicated to his parents
First film with actor Ethan Hawke, "A Midnight Clear"
First screen collaboration with Oliver Stone, "Born on the Fourth of July" playing Tom Cruise's best friend, a clean-cut Long Island boy who comes back from a tour in Vietnam as a brain-damaged heroin addict
Reteamed with Hawke as co-star of "The Jimmy Show"; also wrote and directed; screened at Sundance
Returned the favor by appearing in Hawke's directorial debut "Chelsea Walls"
Starred in Showtime original movie "Cafe Society"
Thanks to an Education Opportunity Program (for inner-city kids) sponsored by Jimmy Carter, received a stipend, his books and his college education
Acted in "My Brother's Keeper" segment of Showtime's "Dead Man's Gun"
Appeared in "Soldier Boys," a "CBS Schoolbreak Special"
Began acting in high school
Cast as paramedic Chuck Sereika in Oliver Stone's "World Trade Center"
First feature starring role, "Cold Dog Soup"
Earned critical success with "Swimming With Sharks" as the hapless assistant to a powerful movie agent (Kevin Spacey, who also co-produced)
Made TV-movie debut, "Unconquered" (CBS) with Dermot Mulroney
Played Lee Harvey Oswald in "Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald" (NBC)
Provided a brilliant cameo as Skee-ball Weasel in the nostalgiac "Went to Coney Island on a Mission From God ... Be Back by Five"
Reteamed with Nicholson for "Hoffa"
TV series debut as regular on the CBS drama "Buddy Faro"; took the job in order to help finance his feature directing debut ("I was counting on the idea that we'd be cancelled after 12 episodes, and ideally, it was." - <i>Time Out New York</i>, Oct. 14-21, 1999)
Acted in the comedy feature "Drillbit Taylor," starring Owen Wilson
Featured in the crime thriller "As Good as Dead"
Acted opposite Abigail Breslin in "Janie Jones"