Kathryn Newton, left, Willa Fitzgerald, Maya Hawke and Annes Elwy in "Little Women," airing on PBS Sunday May 13 and May 20.
Photo courtesy of MASTERPIECE on PBS, BBC and Playground via AP
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The 19-year-old Hawke plays Jo with a vibrancy that suits the role and with an easy confidence that belies this being her first screen credit."Little Women" held such appeal for Hawke that she left New York's Juilliard School for it, a move that runs in the family. Parents, Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, both interrupted their studies when the professional world beckoned.Jo's literary passion helped Hawke in her struggle with dyslexia.The fledgling actress made a good impression on co-star Emily Watson, who plays the March family matriarch, Marmee.
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