Maya Hawke, 21, is an American model and actress widely popular for playing Robin in the third season of the Netflix series Stranger Things and Flower Child/Linda Kasabian in the 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Hawke made her film debut in 2017 from the BBC adaptation Little Women where she played Jo March.
Maya Ray Thurman Hawke was born on 8th July 1998 in New York City, the United States of America. She is American as per her nationality and comes from a white ethnic background.
She is the daughter of Academy Award-nominee actor Ethan Hawke and actress Uma Thurman who are popular for Before Sunset, Beautiful Girls, & Training Day.
The 21-year-old actress best known for Stranger Things has dyslexia. Due to which she changed schools frequently during her primary education before finally attending Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn.
Saint Ann emphasises the artistic creativity of a person and does not grade work. The creative environment in Saint Ann led Maya to act.
Maya modelled for Vogue at the beginning of her career. She was chosen as the face of the British fashion retailer AllSaints’ 2016/2017 collection.
Likewise, in 2017, Maya starred as one of several faces in a video campaign for Calvin Klein’s underwear range which was directed by Sofia Coppola.
Hawke made her acting debut in 2017 at the age of 19 from the BBC miniseries adaptation of Little Women where she played Jo March.
She made her breakthrough in the industry from the third season of Netflix’s series Stranger Things where she portrayed Robin Buckley. Stranger Things features Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Charlie Heaton, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, David Harbour, Winona Ryder, Noah Schnapp as the lead.
Her other filmography is Ladyworld, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Human Capital.
Hawke’s all-time favourite books of all time are Harry Potter, Anna Karenina, and Housekeeping.
In an interview, she said:
“I want to be a Gryffindor like we all want to be a Gryffindor, but I’m probably like a Hufflepuff/Ravenclaw. I mean, maybe I’m a Slytherin.”
Besides Harry Potter, Maya loves watching Avatar: The Last Airbender, which is an American animated television series. Maya always wanted her superpowers to be water bending.
Maya loves mint chocolate chip ice-cream. Moreover, she likes anything with a little pinch of rainbow sprinkles.
Likewise, her favourite go-to coffee order is an oat milk matcha latte. She thinks it is the boggiest coffee order of all time.
The 21-year-old model cum actress in an outgoing and adventurous person and loves travelling.
In the near future, Maya would love to travel to South American or Japan. Or maybe to both of those places.