Following the official opening of The Old Vic's new production of King Lear starring double Academy Award-w...
Andrew Garfield was born in Los Angeles, U.S. in 1983, but he trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama in the University of London. He started his career performing in Kes at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, where he received a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Newcomer and for his performance the following year as Romeo, he won the Outstanding Newcomer Award (2006) at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Garfield is perhaps best known for his role in feature films, such as Eduardo Saverin in The Social Network (2010), alongside Jesse Eisenberg where he received many nominations including a BAFTA and a Golden Globe. He is also well known for his starring role as Peter Parker/ Spider Man in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) one and two alongside Emma Stone. Other notable appearances include Never Let Me Go (2010) and 99 Homes (2014). Garfield will also star in the Martin Scorsese film Silence (2016), which is currently in production.
In 2012 he made his Broadway debut in Death of a Salesman as Biff Loman which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. He also played in Burn/ Chatroom/ Citizenship as Birdman/ Jim/ Stephen at the Royal National Theatre in 2006, alongside Matt Smith from Doctor Who fame, and others.
Garfield returns to stage in the Royal National Theatre’s Angel in America, playing the role of Prior Walter alongside Russell Tovey, Nathan Lane and Olivier Award- wining Denise Gough. The show is set to run from 17 April 2017 at Lyttelton Theatre.
Selected London & West End Stage Appearances
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