Andrew Garfield is a popular British-American actor who became known internationally after playing the titular character in the 2012 blockbuster “The Amazing Spider-Man” and in its 2014 sequel, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”. He initially gained fame for starring in the television film “Boy A”, which earned him a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor. He also gained Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his portrayal of Eduardo Saverin in “The Social Network”, and received Academy Award nomination for playing Desmond T. Doss in the critically acclaimed historical drama, “Hacksaw Ridge”.
Andrew Russell Garfield
British and American
Birthday / Date of Birth
Andrew Garfield was born on August 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He’s currently 35 years old.
He is of English and Polish-Jewish descent.
Andrew Garfield attended Priory Preparatory School, Banstead and then City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead. He graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London in 2004.
- Father – Richard Garfield (Served as a head coach of the Guildford Swimming Club)
- Mother – Lynn (née Hillman) Garfield (Worked as a Teaching Assistant at a nursery school)
- Siblings – Ben Garfield (Older Brother) (Doctor)
Andrew Garfield dated his The Amazing Spider-Man co-star Emma Stone from 2011 to 2015.
- In feet – 5 feet 10.5 inches
- In centimeters – 179 cm
- In meters – 1.79 m
- In Kilograms – 74 kg
- In Pounds – 163 lbs
Andrew Garfield made his screen debut in 2007, playing an American university student, Todd Hayes in a drama war film, “Lions for Lambs”, with co-stars Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.
Garfield made his television debut in 2005, starring as Tom in the Channel 4 teen drama “Sugar Rush”.
Garfield earned early fame and recognition in his acting career by appearing in a 2007 British television film “Boy A”, which was based on a novel of the same name. Directed by John Crowley, his performance as a notorious killer trying to find new life after prison, earned him a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
His portrayal of Spider-Man in the 2012 blockbuster “The Amazing Spider-Man” and in its 2014 sequel, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is effortlessly one of his significant works in his career. Both films were highly successful at the worldwide box office, becoming the seventh and ninth highest grossing film of the respective year.
Another commendable work in his career was his role in the critically acclaimed historical drama, “Hacksaw Ridge”, which was directed by Mel Gibson. He played Desmond T. Doss, a combat medic during World War II, who was the first conscientious objector in American history to be awarded the Medal of Honor. He received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his work in the film.
Andrew Garfield Favorites
- Favorite Food – Sunday Roast, Burgers, Bulgogi
- Favorite Actress – Meryl Streep
- Favorite Movies – Teen Wolf (1985), The Karate Kid (1984), The Goonies (1985)
- Fvorite Band – Arcade Fire
- Favorite Books – “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro, “The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger
- Favorite Restaurant – Golden State Foods
Andrew Garfield Net worth
Garfield’s net worth is estimated to be of $10 million. He divides his time between Los Angeles and Surrey, England. He owns a lavish mansion worth $2.5 million in Los Angeles, California that boasts plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym, pool table, home cinema, gaming room and other luxury amenities. He also owns a luxury house in Surrey, England. He owns Audi A7 and Porsche Panavera.
Social Media Profiles
He’s not on social media.
Andrew Garfield Facts
Born in Los Angeles, California, Garfield was brought up in Epsom, Surrey.
He took acting lessons at age 15 and began appearing in stage productions and plays.
He was awarded the Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer at the 2006 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
In 2007, he was included in Variety Magazine’s ’10 Actors to Watch’ list.
He won the Best Actor in a Play Tony Award for his performance in “Angels in America” in 2018.
Andrew was featured in Vogue’s December 2009 issue.
In 2011, Garfield became the Ambassador of Sport for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO).
Garfield played the role of Prior Walter in Tony Kushner’s two-part play Angels in America at the National Theatre, London in the Lyttelton Theatre from April to August 2017.