Adam Driver

Adam Douglas Driver (born November 19, 1983) is an American actor. He rose to prominence in the supporting role of Adam Sackler in the HBO comedy-drama series Girls (2012–2017), for which he received three consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He made his Broadway debut in Mrs. Warren's Profession (2010). In 2011, he returned to Broadway in Man and Boy and made his feature film debut in J. Edgar. Driver has appeared in supporting roles in a wide range of films, including Lincoln (2012), Frances Ha (2012) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). He starred in While We're Young (2014) and won the Volpi Cup for his role in Hungry Hearts (2014), as well as several best actor awards for his performance in Jim Jarmusch's Paterson (2016). Driver also appeared in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman (2018), which earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. Driver gained worldwide attention and acclaim for playing the villain Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), a role which he reprised in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). He is also the founder of Arts in the Armed Forces (AITAF), a nonprofit that performs theater for all branches of the military, both in the US and abroad.

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Lincoln (2012)

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The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The revealing story of the 16th US President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Sally Field  •  David Strathairn  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt

You Don't Know Jack (2010)

Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern US history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Goodman  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern US history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Levinson
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Susan Sarandon  •  John Goodman  •  Brenda Vaccaro

J. Edgar (2011)

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Geoff Pierson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Josh Hamilton

As the face of law enforcement in the United States for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career, and his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Geoff Pierson  •  Naomi Watts  •  Josh Hamilton

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Óscar Jaenada  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Olga Kurylenko  •  Óscar Jaenada  •  Stellan Skarsgård

Midnight Special (2016)

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Adam Driver

A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Nichols
CAST:  Michael Shannon  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Adam Driver

What If (2013)

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Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

The River (2013)

On a sweltering hot day, a very pregnant Maria, desperate for a cooling swim, encounters obstacles on her path to the river.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Handel
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael C. Hall  •  Matt Hopkins

On a sweltering hot day, a very pregnant Maria, desperate for a cooling swim, encounters obstacles on her path to the river.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Handel
CAST:  Lauren Ambrose  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael C. Hall  •  Matt Hopkins

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journey of Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle begins.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Adam Driver  •  Oscar Isaac

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

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Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rian Johnson
CAST:  Oscar Isaac  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Adam Driver  •  Daisy Ridley

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rian Johnson
CAST:  Oscar Isaac  •  Benicio del Toro  •  Adam Driver  •  Daisy Ridley

Bluebird (2014)

On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have enormous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Edmands
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Margo Martindale  •  John Slattery  •  Louisa Krause

On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have enormous ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lance Edmands
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Margo Martindale  •  John Slattery  •  Louisa Krause

Frances Ha (2013)

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An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Mickey Sumner  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael Zegen

An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Mickey Sumner  •  Adam Driver  •  Michael Zegen

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Rose Byrne  •  Tina Fey  •  Jane Fonda

When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Jason Bateman  •  Rose Byrne  •  Tina Fey  •  Jane Fonda

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  J.J. Abrams
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Harrison Ford  •  Anthony Daniels

Tracks (2013)

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Curran
CAST:  Mia Wasikowska  •  Adam Driver  •  Emma Booth  •  Jessica Tovey

Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Curran
CAST:  Mia Wasikowska  •  Adam Driver  •  Emma Booth  •  Jessica Tovey

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Oscar Isaac  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Jerry Grayson

In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen
CAST:  Oscar Isaac  •  Carey Mulligan  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Jerry Grayson

I'm Coming Over (2011)

I'm Coming Over reveals a day in the life of Matt Downing, owner and proprietor of I’m Coming Over, specializing in holistic happiness. When traditional therapy has failed, Matt Downing picks up the pieces with common sense, good old fashioned hard work, and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Handel
CAST:  Josh Hamilton  •  Lauren Ambrose  •  Mike Birbiglia  •  Scott Cohen

I'm Coming Over reveals a day in the life of Matt Downing, owner and proprietor of I’m Coming Over, specializing in holistic happiness. When traditional therapy has failed, Matt Downing picks up the pieces with common sense, good old fashioned hard work, and a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Handel
CAST:  Josh Hamilton  •  Lauren Ambrose  •  Mike Birbiglia  •  Scott Cohen

While We're Young (2015)

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Adam Driver  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Naomi Watts

An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noah Baumbach
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Adam Driver  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Naomi Watts

Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (2016)

An inside look at the making of the movie Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), featuring footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Harrison Ford  •  Mark Hamill

An inside look at the making of the movie Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), featuring footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurent Bouzereau
CAST:  Daisy Ridley  •  John Boyega  •  Harrison Ford  •  Mark Hamill

Not Waving but Drowning (2012)

Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and the desire to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Devyn Waitt
CAST:  Vanessa Ray  •  Megan Guinan  •  Adam Driver  •  Lynn Cohen

Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and the desire to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Devyn Waitt
CAST:  Vanessa Ray  •  Megan Guinan  •  Adam Driver  •  Lynn Cohen

Hungry Hearts (2015)

The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saverio Costanzo
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Jake Weber  •  Natalie Gold  •  Victor Williams

The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saverio Costanzo
CAST:  Adam Driver  •  Jake Weber  •  Natalie Gold  •  Victor Williams
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