Andrew Russell Garfield is an English-American actor. Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield 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. Garfield first came to international attention in 2010 with supporting roles in the drama films The Social Network, for which he was highly praised and received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations, and Never Let Me Go, for which he received a Saturn Award and a BAFTA nomination.
His performance as Spider-Man / Peter Parker in the superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of the Spider-Man film series, was well received. Garfield reprised his role in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which was released in 2014. He has also performed on stage, and played Biff in the 2012 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, co-starring Philip Seymour Hoffman. Garfield's performance earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play. Garfield is also set to star in the films 99 Homes, which he also produced, and Martin Scorsese's Silence.