Andrew Garfield

Andrew Russell Garfield (born 20 August 1983) is an English and American actor. An alumnus of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 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, a Laurence Olivier Award, and three British Academy Film Awards. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, England, 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. Also that year, his performance in the television film Boy A earned him the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor. He came to international attention in 2010 with supporting roles in the drama The Social Network, for which he received nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for portraying Eduardo Saverin, and the science-fiction romance Never Let Me Go, for which he won a British Independent Film Award. Garfield subsequently gained wider recognition for playing Spider-Man in the superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and its 2014 sequel. In 2016, Garfield starred in Mel Gibson's war film Hacksaw Ridge and Martin Scorsese's religious epic Silence. His portrayal of Desmond T. Doss in the former earned him nominations for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Golden Globe Award, all for Best Actor. In 2021, he portrayed Jonathan Larson in the musical Tick ...

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The Social Network (2010)

GrippingFast pacedInsightfulDramatic

The tale of a new breed of cultural insurgent: a punk genius who sparked a revolution and changed the face of human interaction for a generation, and perhaps forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

The tale of a new breed of cultural insurgent: a punk genius who sparked a revolution and changed the face of human interaction for a generation, and perhaps forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Rooney Mara

Boy A (2007)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalTear-jerker

Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While out on the road one day, the young Englishman notices a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Katie Lyons  •  Peter Mullan  •  Alfie Owen

Freed after a lengthy term in a juvenile detention center, convicted child killer Jack Burridge (Andrew Garfield) finds work as a deliveryman and begins dating co-worker Michelle (Katie Lyons). While out on the road one day, the young Englishman notices a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Katie Lyons  •  Peter Mullan  •  Alfie Owen

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)

After 6 years of brutal murders, the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire. Assistant Chief Constable of the Manchester Police, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Warren Clarke  •  Paddy Considine  •  James Fox  •  Jim Carter

After 6 years of brutal murders, the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire. Assistant Chief Constable of the Manchester Police, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marsh
CAST:  Warren Clarke  •  Paddy Considine  •  James Fox  •  Jim Carter

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)

Yorkshire, 1974. Fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police investigation into a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  David Morrissey  •  John Henshaw  •  Anthony Flanagan

Yorkshire, 1974. Fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police investigation into a series of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  David Morrissey  •  John Henshaw  •  Anthony Flanagan

I'm Here (2010)

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A library assistant plods through an ordinary life in LA until a chance meeting opens his eyes to the power of creativity and ultimately, love. When this new life and love begin to fall apart, he discovers he has a lot to give. This short film proves that ordinary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Sienna Guillory  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Lyle Kanouse  •  Nancy Munoz

A library assistant plods through an ordinary life in LA until a chance meeting opens his eyes to the power of creativity and ultimately, love. When this new life and love begin to fall apart, he discovers he has a lot to give. This short film proves that ordinary ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Spike Jonze
CAST:  Sienna Guillory  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Lyle Kanouse  •  Nancy Munoz

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

EpicEmotionalIntenseSleep-through

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan

For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s father to protect ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Emma Stone  •  Dane DeHaan

Never Let Me Go (2010)

DepressingRomanticHeartbreakingFuturistic

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Keira Knightley  •  Domhnall Gleeson

As children, Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy spend their childhood at an idyllic and secluded English boarding school. As they grow into adults, they must come to terms with the complexity and strength of their love for one another while also preparing for the haunting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Andrew Garfield  •  Keira Knightley  •  Domhnall Gleeson

How Did They Ever Make a Movie of Facebook? (2011)

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

This feature-length documentary about the making of "The Social Network" goes back and forth from the elements of storytelling and long rehearsals with the cast and crew, to the shooting itself capturing the extreme attention to detail, filming locations such as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  David Fincher  •  Aaron Sorkin  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Andrew Garfield

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Emma Stone  •  Martin Sheen  •  Sally Field

Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Webb
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Emma Stone  •  Martin Sheen  •  Sally Field

Heroes and Demons (2012)

Gripping thriller drama with fantastic all-star cast: Six different stories about crooks, misfits, heroes and their determination to overcome the destiny. Stories about intolerance, hopelessness, betrayal, despair, and the unpredictable.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Obi  •  Carlos Cuarón  •  Hattie Dalton  •  Ross Clarke  •  Skot Bright  •  Luke Davies
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Michael Sheen  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Andrew Garfield

Gripping thriller drama with fantastic all-star cast: Six different stories about crooks, misfits, heroes and their determination to overcome the destiny. Stories about intolerance, hopelessness, betrayal, despair, and the unpredictable.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Obi  •  Carlos Cuarón  •  Hattie Dalton  •  Ross Clarke  •  Skot Bright  •  Luke Davies
CAST:  Kirsten Dunst  •  Michael Sheen  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Andrew Garfield

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1983 (2009)

Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent imprisonment of local boy Michael Myshkin. Washed-up local solicitor John Piggott becomes convinced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  David Morrissey  •  Jim Carter  •  Sean Bean  •  Lisa Howard

Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Jobson is forced to remember the very similar disappearance of Clare Kemplay, who was found dead in 1974, and the subsequent imprisonment of local boy Michael Myshkin. Washed-up local solicitor John Piggott becomes convinced ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anand Tucker
CAST:  David Morrissey  •  Jim Carter  •  Sean Bean  •  Lisa Howard

The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Eric Bana  •  Jim Sturgess

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Chadwick
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Eric Bana  •  Jim Sturgess

Lions for Lambs (2007)

Three stories told simultaneously in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special forces ambushed on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Meryl Streep  •  Tom Cruise  •  Michael Peña

Three stories told simultaneously in ninety minutes of real time: a Republican Senator who's a presidential hopeful gives an hour-long interview to a skeptical television reporter, detailing a strategy for victory in Afghanistan; two special forces ambushed on an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Redford
CAST:  Robert Redford  •  Meryl Streep  •  Tom Cruise  •  Michael Peña

99 Homes (2015)

DepressingHeartbreakingEmotionalThought provoking

After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal with the devil and working for Rick Carver, the corrupt real estate broker who evicted him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramin Bahrani
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Laura Dern  •  Michael Shannon  •  Tim Guinee

After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal with the devil and working for Rick Carver, the corrupt real estate broker who evicted him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramin Bahrani
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Laura Dern  •  Michael Shannon  •  Tim Guinee

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Sam Worthington

WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first Conscientious Objector in American history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Gibson
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Sam Worthington

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Heath Ledger  •  Johnny Depp  •  Jude Law

A traveling theater company gives its audience much more than they were expecting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Christopher Plummer  •  Heath Ledger  •  Johnny Depp  •  Jude Law

Breathe (2017)

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Serkis
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Claire Foy  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Hollander

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Serkis
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Claire Foy  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Hollander

The Soul of War: Making 'Hacksaw Ridge' (2017)

A comprehensive documentary detailing the making of 'Hacksaw Ridge', including the real-life people and story, casting, filming, special effects, stunts, and interviews with Mel Gibson, Andrew Garfield, and more. 'Hacksaw Ridge' is the epic and inspiring true story ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cliff Stephenson
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Mel Gibson  •  Sam Worthington  •  Teresa Palmer

A comprehensive documentary detailing the making of 'Hacksaw Ridge', including the real-life people and story, casting, filming, special effects, stunts, and interviews with Mel Gibson, Andrew Garfield, and more. 'Hacksaw Ridge' is the epic and inspiring true story ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cliff Stephenson
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Mel Gibson  •  Sam Worthington  •  Teresa Palmer

Silence (2016)

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Adam Driver  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Ciarán Hinds

Two Jesuit priests travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Adam Driver  •  Tadanobu Asano  •  Ciarán Hinds

Under the Silver Lake (2018)

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Robert Mitchell
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Riley Keough  •  Topher Grace  •  Jimmi Simpson

Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Robert Mitchell
CAST:  Andrew Garfield  •  Riley Keough  •  Topher Grace  •  Jimmi Simpson
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