Andrew Russell Garfield (born 20 August 1983) is an actor, of dual American and British citizenship. Born in Los Angeles but raised in Surrey, Garfield began his career in British stage and television productions. He made his feature film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs. Garfield first came to international attention in 2010 with a supporting role in the drama film The Social Network, for which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. His performance as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), a reboot of the Spider-Man film series, was generally well received. The sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is scheduled for release in 2014, with Garfield set to reprise the role. He is often noted by critics for his portrayals of conflicted, complex characters.
I think too much. Being in my body is much more satisfying than being in my head.
My parents signed me up for classical guitar lessons, which made for two years of the most depressing Wednesday evenings.
I hope that I'm always struggling, really. You develop when you're struggling. When you're struggling, you get stronger.
|Full Name at Birth||Andrew Russell Garfield|
|Date of Birth||August 20, 1983|
|Birthplace||Los Angels, CA|
|Height||6' (183 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Dark|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Claim to Fame||The Social Network|
|Friends||Robert Pattinson, Katy Perry, Tom Sturridge, Matthew Rhys, Matt Smith (actor), Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Max Minghella, Ari Graynor, Rafi Gavron, Ed Westwick, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone|
|Favorite People||Meryl Streep (actress)|
|Favorite Movies||Teen Wolf The Karate Kid The Goonies |