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Andrew Garfield Biography

Birth Name:
Andrew Russell Garfield
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Born in Los Angeles but raised in England by a British mother and American father; has dual citizenship
  • Was a gymnast and swimmer in school
  • Got his first two professional acting jobs before he'd graduated from college
  • Was named Outstanding Newcomer at the 2006 Evening Standard Theater Awards for his stage work on the West End
  • Shared the 2007 London Theatre Critics Circle Most Promising Newcomer Award with Connie Fisher
  • First big-screen role was in the Robert Redford-directed Lions for Lambs (2007)

Awards

  • 2022Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2021Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: nominated
  • 2017BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actor: nominated
  • 2017IFTA Film & Drama Awards-Best International Actor: nominated
  • 2016Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2016AACTA Awards-Best Lead Actor: winner
  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2016Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2011Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2011BAFTA Film Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2011Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Supporting Actor: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2010London Film Critics Association-Best British Actor: nominated
  • 2010London Film Critics Association-Best British Supporting Actor: nominated