Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Russell Garfield is an English and American actor. He has received various accolades, including a Tony Award, a British Academy Television Award and a Golden Globe Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards, three British Academy Film Awards, and a Laurence Olivier Award. Time included Garfield on its list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2022. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, England, Garfield trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and began his career on the UK stage and in television productions. He made his feature film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs and won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his performance in the television film Boy A (2007). He came to international attention in 2010 with the supporting role of Eduardo Saverin in the drama The Social Network, for which he received nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. Garfield gained wider recognition for playing Spider-Man in the superhero films The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), and later in Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). He received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor for starring as Desmond Doss in the war film Hacksaw Ridge (2016) and as Jonathan Larson in the musical Tick, Tick... Boom! (2021). He also won a Golden Globe Award for the latter. On stage, Garfield has starred in Broadway revivals of Death of a Salesman in 2012 and Angels in America in 2017. For the former, he received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play and for the latter, he won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. On television, he has starred in the crime drama miniseries Under the Banner of Heaven (2022).