Renn Hawkey

About Renn Hawkey

Who is it?: Musician
Birth Day: March 29, 1974
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Occupation: Musician songwriter film producer actor
Years active: 1995–present
Spouse(s): Vera Farmiga (m. 2008)
Children: 2
Relatives: Molly Hawkey (sister)
Instruments: Synthesizer keyboards guitar piano cello

Renn Hawkey

Renn Hawkey was born on March 29, 1974 in New York City, New York, United States, is Musician. Renn Hawkey is an American musician, songwriter, producer and an occasional actor. He is a member of the American metal band ‘Deadsy’ which is based in Los Angeles. The band has released three studio albums. Hawkey has also served as a co-producer and a music director in the American drama film ‘Higher Ground’. Directed by Vera Farmiga, the film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. It earned nominations for several awards including the Grand Jury Prize. Hawkey had a cameo appearance in the musical comedy film ‘The Singing Detective’. He has also played a recurring role in the American supernatural drama TV series ‘The Return’. Though the series was met with positive reviews from critics, it was cancelled after one season. He contributed to several tracks on the self-titled album of the American rock band ’30 Seconds to Mars’. The album was a success and peaked at the 107th position on the US Billboard 200.
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Popular As Renn Hawkey
Occupation Musicians
Age 49 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 29, 1974 (New York City, New York, United States)
Birthday March 29
Town/City New York City, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Renn Hawkey’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Renn Hawkey was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Hawkey was the third member to join Deadsy after frontman Elijah Blue Allman sent him a Juno-106 synth and a demo tape made by Allman and Drummer Alec Puro. Each member of the band represented a color and "entity", with Hawkey's being yellow and science and Medicine, respectively. The members also had their own unique appearance; Hawkey would dress in medical scrubs. On August 1, 1996, Deadsy released their self-titled debut album on the music label Sire Records. In 1999, Deadsy received attention from labels and notable Musicians, with their first gig at The Viper Room attracting members of Limp Bizkit, Orgy, Sugar Ray, and Thirty Seconds to Mars.


The band's second studio album, Commencement, was released on May 14, 2002, and was their debut record released on a major music label after signing to Jonathan Davis' Elementree Records, a division of DreamWorks Records. In addition to playing the synthesizer on Commencement, Hawkey also programmed and played guitar on a number of the tracks. The band subsequently released their first music video, for the song "The Key to Gramercy Park", with Davis providing guest vocals on the track and Fred Durst directing. That same year, Deadsy was invited by Korn to join the Family Values Tour, along with Puddle of Mudd, Stone Temple Pilots, and Linkin Park.


Prior to being a film Producer, Hawkey had a cameo role as a musician in the musical comedy film The Singing Detective (2003). As a film Producer, Hawkey has worked on the drama film Higher Ground (2011), directed by his wife Vera Farmiga, in which he was also an uncredited and unnamed extra. In 2015, he appeared in the first, seventh, and eighth episodes of the Carlton Cuse-produced A&E supernatural drama series The Returned in the supporting role of Paul Koretsky, a father grieving the death of his son in a fatal bus crash. He served as an executive Producer on the documentary film Unspoken (2017).


In 2002, Hawkey also worked with Thirty Seconds to Mars on their self-titled debut album, playing the synthesizer on the song "Capricorn (A Brand New Name)". Deadsy left DreamWorks in 2004, citing its sale to Interscope Records as one of the reasons. In 2006, Deadsy was asked to again join Korn and co-headliners Deftones on the Family Values Tour 2006. The band released their third studio album, Phantasmagore, on August 22, 2006, through Immortal Records. This album would ultimately mark Hawkey's final appearance as part of Deadsy. The band went on hiatus in April 2007, after which Hawkey began a career in carpentry. In 2011, Hawkey served as the music Director to his wife's directorial debut Higher Ground.


In 2004, Hawkey began dating Actress Vera Farmiga after being introduced by mutual friend Allen Hughes on the set of Touching Evil. The couple married in a private ceremony on September 13, 2008, when Farmiga was five months pregnant with their first child. Their son, Fynn McDonnell Hawkey, was born on January 13, 2009 in Rhinebeck, New York. It was announced in April 2010 that Hawkey and Farmiga were expecting their second child. Farmiga gave birth to a daughter, Gytta Lubov Hawkey, on November 4, 2010. The family splits their time between homes in New York City and Vancouver. Through his marriage to Farmiga, Hawkey's sister-in-law is Actress Taissa Farmiga.


In 2011, Hawkey served as musical Director and Producer on his wife Vera Farmiga's directorial debut film Higher Ground, and in 2017, he executive produced the documentary film Unspoken. In 2015, he had a recurring role as Paul Koretsky in the A&E series The Returned.

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