Full Name: Maya Ray Thurman Hawke
Date of Birth: July 8, 1998
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, singer, model
Years Active: 2017-present
Maya Ray Thurman Hawke, born July 8, 1998, is an American actress, singer and model. Maya began her career in modeling and has modeled for AllSaints (spring 2017 collection) and Calvin Klein (spring 2017 women’s underwear). She made her screen debut as Jo March in the BBC adaption of Little Women (2017). In 2019, Maya starred as Robin Buckley in the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things.
Early life and education
Maya Hawke was born on July 8, 1998 in New York City, and is the daughter of actors Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke.
As a child, Maya was diagnosed with dyslexia. Maya ended up attending the arts-oriented private school, Saint Ann’s, in Brooklyn.
“Hawke’s preparations began when Hawke was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child; Little Women was one of the first books she read by herself. “Jo was a big inspiration to me,” she says, “as far as having the drive and the passion to pursue my love for reading and writing, even when it was challenging.” Hawke, who grew up in New York, ended up attending Saint Ann’s, an arts-oriented private school in Brooklyn, where she explored and nurtured her love of literature and theater.” – ELLE
Maya took part in summer studies at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She studied acting at the Juilliard School for a year before leaving to accept the role as Jo in Little Women (2017).
In 2018, Maya had signed on to star in Gia Coppola’s film, Mainstream, which was released on May 7, 2021.
In 2019, Maya released her first singles, To Love a Boy and Stay Open. During 2020, Maya performed various gigs around New York City.
On August 21, 2020, Maya released her debut album titled Blush.