Andrew Russell Garfield (born 20 August 1983) is an actor with dual citizenship of the United States and the United Kingdom. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Surrey, Garfield began his career on the U.K. stage and in 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 supporting roles in the drama films The Social Network, for which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations, and Never Let Me Go, for which he received a Saturn Award. His performance as Spider-Man / Peter Parker in the superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), a reboot of the Spider-Man film series, was generally well received. Garfield reprised his role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which was released in 2014. He has also done considerable work on stage, most notably his performance in the role of Biff in the 2012 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, co-starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. The performance led to Garfield being nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
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 Angeles, CA|
|Height||6' (183 cm)|
|Eye Color||Brown - Dark|
|Hair Color||Brown - Dark|
|Claim to Fame||The Social Network (2010)|
|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 |