Julie Delpy (French-American, b. 1969) and Ethan Hawke (American, b. 1970)

Delpy and Hawke became known for Before Sunrise, a highly acclaimed 1995 film by Richard Linklater about two people that randomly meet and spend one night talking and walking around Vienna as romantic feelings develop. Nominated for two Academy Awards, Delpy is an actress, film director, and screenwriter who studied filmmaking at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has directed, written, and acted in more than 30 films, including Europa Europa, the Before trilogy, and An American Werewolf in Paris. Born to actor-directors, Delpy’s parents were supportive of her acting dreams, and at age 14 she stared in a film by Jean-Luc Godard. Hawke is an awarded actor known for his roles in Training Day, Boyhood, and Reality Bites, among many others. Like Delpy, Hawke also secured his first film role at age 14 and broke out with The Dead Poet’s Society.