Andrew Russell Garfield, born 20 August 1983 is a British American actor. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, Surrey, England. Garfield was a gymnast and a swimmer during his early years. He had originally intended to study business but became interested in acting at the age of sixteen.
Garfield made his British television debut in 2005 appearing in the Channel 4 teen drama Sugar Rush. In 2007 he garnered public attention when he appeared in the series 3 of the BBC’s Doctor Who. In the Channel 4 drama Boy A, released in November 2007, he portrayed a notorious killer trying to find new life after prison. The role garnered him the 2008 British Academy Television Award for Best Actor.
He made his feature-film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs. Garfield first came to international attention in 2010 with supporting roles in the drama films The Social Network, for which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his portrayal of Eduardo Saverin, and Never Let Me Go, for which he received a Saturn Award and another BAFTA nomination. Garfield subsequently received praise for his performance as the title character in the 2012 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man. He has also performed on stage, playing Biff in the 2012 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, which earned him a Tony Award nomination. In 2014, he co-produced and starred in the thriller-drama 99 Homes. In 2016, Garfield starred in two critically acclaimed historical dramas, Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge and Martin Scorsese’s Silence. His portrayal of Desmond T. Doss in the former earned him nominations for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA and SAG Award for Best Actor.
Most recently, Garfield is performing on the stage with Russell Tovey of the Looking series and movie in the London and US productions of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America.
In 2011, Garfield became the Ambassador of Sport for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation.
Sorry guys, but as many other celebrities have done due to various reasons, Andrew ceased all social media interactions almost two years ago.