Andrew Garfield: An Undeniable Talent


Andrew Russell Garfield was born on August 20th, 1983. For over a decade, Garfield has been a star to watch. He has taken on many roles that show off his terrific acting abilities and audiences can not get enough. From bringing true stories to life to being a wild crime-fighting superhero, Garfield can do it all. He has devoted fans that will always follow his work, both for his acting talents and his good looks and charm. The critics love him, as do the award shows, which translate to a bright career that will only get bigger. So what should you know about the Oscar-nominated actor? Here are all of the details on the talented Andrew Garfield.

Where is Andrew Garfield from?

Andrew Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California. However, when he was three years old, his family moved to Epsom, Surrey United Kingdom, which is where he grew up. He has dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom. Garfield discovered his serious love of acting when he was 16 years old, but he had taken a few acting classes when he was younger. He then received formal training at the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London Soon after that, Garfield worked professionally in the acting world.

What was Andrew Garfield’s big break?

Early in his career, Andrew Garfield mainly worked on British films and television shows. While he received praise for these roles, they were small roles and/or projects, so they did not bring him to mainstream attention. Garfield gained notoriety when he started working on American projects. In the film, The Social Network, the story of Mark Zuckerberg, Garfield blew audiences away as Eduardo Saverin. Not being nominated for an Oscar for this role was considered to be a huge snub by the Academy. This role told people that Garfield’s name was one to remember. He then gained even more mainstream notoriety for acting as the title character in The Amazing Spider-man films. These movies always bring in a bunch of huge superhero fans, so Garfield became recognized by even more people. From there, his fame kept on rising.

Has Andrew Garfield been nominated for an Oscar?

Andrew Garfield has been nominated twice for an Oscar. His first Academy Award nomination was for the war film Hacksaw Ridge, which is based on the true story of veteran Desmond Doss. His second Oscar nomination was for the musical film Tick, Tick… Boom, which is based on the true story of musical writer Jonathan Larson, with all songs by Larson. For both of these roles, Garfield was nominated in the Best Actor in a Leading Role category. While these are his only Oscar nominations, he has also been in other films that have been nominated for Oscars. These films include The Social Network and The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Considering Garfield’s previous success and massive talents, his two nominations will probably not be his last.

What has Andrew Garfield done on stage?

Along with all of his on screen acting, Andrew Garfield has done a lot of acting on the stage. Garfield has been in many high-profile theater productions to demonstrate the variety in his skills. Garfield made his Broadway debut at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in a revival of Death of a Salesman. He played the role of Biff and his performance earned him his first Tony award nomination. He was nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play. Years later, Garfield starred in a Broadway revival of Angels in America on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. For his performance as Prior Walter, Garfield won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play. Audiences love what Garfield can do on stage, so hopefully he returns to the stage soon.

What are Andrew Garfield’s upcoming projects?

While Andrew Garfield does not have anything coming out in a while, he is working on some exciting new projects. Currently, he is in the middle of filming the romance drama We Live in Time alongside Florence Pugh. There is no release date yet, but pictures from the filming show that this could be an interesting film. Garfield is also set to star in the film Voyagers, where Garfield will play renowned astronomer Carl Sagan. This film has not begun production, but considering Sagan’s impact, the story of this film should be thrilling.