Andrew Russell Garfield is a popular British-American actor. He became internationally known and achieved global fame for his role in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ film series, where he played the titular character.
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Andrew Russell Garfield | Andrew Garfield
Amazing Spider-Man Series
Actor and Film producer
Date of Birth
20 August 1983
38 Years (As of 2021)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Polish Americans, Romanian Americans, Russian Americans, British Americans
The United States & the United Kingdom
Los Angeles, California, United States
University or College
Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
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175 cms | 1.75 mtrs | 5’9”
74 kgs | 163 lbs
Chest: 39 inches | Waist: 33 inches | Biceps: 13 inches
Personal Life and Relationships of Andrew Garfield
Andrew Russell Garfield was born on 20 August 1983, in Los Angeles, California, USA, to Lynn and Richard Garfield. He is British from his mother’s side and American from his father’s side. His mother worked in a nursery school, while his father worked in a swimming club.
Andrew was a fan of the superhero Spider-Man from an early age. Andrew first did his schooling at the ‘Priory Preparatory School’ in Banstead and then moved to ‘City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead. He then attended the ‘Central School of Speech and Drama at the ‘University of London,’ and graduated in 2004.
Andrew Garfield is dating Susie Abromeit, who is an American TV Actress. The couple started dating in 2018.
Dr. Ben Garfield (older brother)
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Career Path of Andrew Garfield
Andrew started taking acting classes at Guildford, Surrey at the age of 9 and appeared in a youth theatre production of Bugsy Malone. He also joined a small youth theatre workshop group in Epsom and took theatre studies at A-level before studying for a further 3 years at a UK conservatoire, the Central School of Speech and Drama. After graduating in 2004, he began working primarily in stage acting. He marked his significant appearance on TV in the year 2005 when he was cast in the British comedy series ‘Sugar Rush.’ He played a supporting role in the show and appeared in five episodes.
In 2007, he also appeared in ‘Doctor Who,’ a popular British sci-fi TV series. In the same year, Andrew made his film debut with the American war drama ‘Lions for Lambs,’ where he played a supporting role. The same year, he also made an appearance in the film ‘Boy A,’ playing the lead role of a troubled boy trying to start afresh life after being released from jail. This was the first major role of his career and was highly appreciated by the critics. In the next few years, he appeared in movies, such as ‘The Other Boleyn Girl’ (2008), ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’ (2009), and ‘Never Let me Go’ (2010).
In 2010 he appeared in the drama movie ‘The Social Network.’ The film was a commercial success and was also nominated for several ‘Oscars.’ He became popular worldwide after his portrayal of ‘Spider-Man/Peter Parker’ in the 2012 superhero movie ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’. The film, which was directed by Marc Webb, became a huge hit worldwide and was also a big critical success.
Two years later, a sequel titled ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ was released, in which Garfield reprised his role. His performance in the 2016 released film ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ was highly praised and he was nominated for best actor at the Oscars for his remarkable performance. In 2021, he appeared in films “Tick, tick..BOOM!” and The Eyes of Tammy Faye. He reprised his role of Peter Parker in the 2021 most anticipated film “Spider-Man: No Way Home”.
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Sugar Rush (2005)
A Mansion in Beverly Hills
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Favorite and Beloved Things
Sunday Roast, Burgers and Bulgogi
Karate Kid, Teen Wolf, and The Goonies
Skateboarding and Playing Guitar
Golden State Restaurant
Favorite Football Club
Arsenal Football Club
Interest & Hobbies
Playing Guitar, Poetry, Cycling, and Travelling
Facts About Andrew Garfield
- At the 2017 Golden Globe Award ceremony, Andrew Garfield kissed Ryan Reynolds.
- Andrew had a secular upbringing and has referred to himself as an “agnostic pantheist,” though he identifies as Jewish.
- Andrew’s parents moved the family from Los Angeles to the U.K. when he was three years old and was brought up in Epsom, Surrey.
- He has an older brother who is a doctor.
- He had originally intended to study business but became interested in acting at the age of 16 when a friend convinced him to take Theatre Studies at A-level.
- When asked about his sexuality, Garfield identified himself as heterosexual but has said that he has, “an openness to any impulses that may arise within me at any time.”