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Hawkes was unable to follow the success of that first single, however, and "I'm a Man Not a Boy" became his last song to crack the Top 40 in either country. He released the album Get the Picture in 1993, but a lack of public interest convinced him to pursue acting instead. Hawkes landed several minor roles, including ones in the 1995 rock musical McGregor's Trap and 1997's Prince Valiant, and made appearances on several reality TV shows in England. In 2001, he returned to music with "Stay Away Baby Jane" -- a single he had co-written with Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger -- but it barely scraped the U.K. charts. While 2005's "Another Fine Mess" did slightly better (peaking at number 48 in England), Hawkes still maintained his status as a one-hit wonder. ~ Tom Demalon & Andrew Leahey, Rovi