Kenneth Hawks


Is Kenneth Hawks Dead or Still Alive? Kenneth Hawks Birthday and Date of Death

Kenneth Hawks

Kenneth Hawks Death

Kenneth passed away on January 2, 1930 at the age of 31 in Santa Monica, California, USA. Kenneth's cause of death was plane crash.

Kenneth Hawks death quick facts:
  • When did Kenneth Hawks die?

    January 2, 1930
  • How did Kenneth Hawks die? What was the cause of death?

    Plane crash
  • How old was Kenneth Hawks when died?

  • Where did Kenneth Hawks die? What was the location of death?

    Santa Monica, California, USA

Kenneth Hawks Birthday and Date of Death

Kenneth Hawks was born on August 12, 1898 and died on January 2, 1930. Kenneth was 31 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: August 12, 1898
Date of Death: January 2, 1930
Age at Death: 31

Is Kenneth Hawks's father, Frank Hawks, dead or alive?

Frank Hawks's information is not available now.

Is Kenneth Hawks's mother, Helen Hawks, dead or alive?

Helen Hawks's information is not available now.

Kenneth Hawks's brothers :

Kenneth has 2 brothers:
  • Kenneth Hawks's brother, William Hawks, died on January 10, 1969 as he was 67 years old. His cause of death was respiratory illness.

  • Kenneth Hawks's brother, Howard Hawks, died on December 26, 1977 as he was 81 years old.

Kenneth Hawks - Biography

Kenneth Neil Hawks was an American film director and producer.
Hawks served in the United States Army Air Service during World War I. He then graduated from Yale University in 1919. He soon moved to Hollywood, California with brother Howard Hawks; He became a writer, editor and supervisor at Fox Films Corporation in 1926. He began directing films for Fox in 1929. He was supervising producer of the Fox documentary film True Heaven (1929).

On January 2, 1930 while directing filming of aerial scenes for the film Such Men Are Dangerous he was killed in a plane crash over the Pacific Ocean along with 9 others: pilot Walter Ross Cook, cameraman George Eastman, assistant director Ben Frankel, assistant director Max Gold, Tom Harris, Harry Johannes, Otho Jordan, pilot Halleck Rouse, and cinematographer Conrad Wells (also known as Abraham Fried). The planes that crashed into each other were identical Stinson SM-1F Detroiters; sun glare was listed as probable cause.
Kenneth met actress Mary Astor in 1927 and they were married on February 26, 1928 at her home, Moorcrest. Kenneth gave Astor a new Packard as a wedding gift. They soon moved to a home on Lookout Mountain in Los Angeles, California.