Andrew Garfield is a Tony Award and Golden Globe Award-winning actor who captivates global audiences with his transformative performances spanning feature films and notable theatre productions. He continues to evolve his body of work in powerful roles and compelling narratives.
He can be seen starring alongside Jessica Chastain in THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE which is based on the documentary of the same name. Michael Showalter directed the film for Fox Searchlight. Also, he also stars in the Gia Coppola film MAINSTREAM in which he stars alongside Maya Hawke, Nat Wolff, and Jason Schwartzman.
Additionally, Garfield starred in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s TICK, TICK… BOOM! for Netflix which earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical. The film is an adaption of the autobiographical Off-Broadway show written by Johnathon Larson, who is best known for writing the award-winning musical RENT.
In 2018 Garfield starred in the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer-Prize winning ANGELS IN AMERICA, directed by Tony Award®-winner Marianne Elliott. The play had its successful first run at the National Theatre in London and transferred to Broadway beginning February 22, 2019. He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of “Prior Walter” alongside castmates Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, and James McArdle. For his performance, he received a Tony Award® for Best Lead Actor in a Play, a 2018 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actor, a Drama League nomination for the Distinguished Performance Award, and a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Actor in a play.
In 2016, Garfield appeared on the big screen in Mel Gibson’s Academy Award®-nominated World War II epic, HACKSAW RIDGE. Based on a true story, Garfield played Army medic Desmond T. Doss, who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Truman for saving the lives of over 75 of his comrades while under enemy fire during the Battle of Okinawa. The film co-starred Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Brenda Griffiths, and Teresa Palmer and was released by Lionsgate on November 4th, 2016. Garfield’s critically acclaimed performance earned him lead actor nominations at the Academy Awards®, Golden Globe Awards®, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and BAFTA Awards.
Additional film credits include David Robert Mitchell’s noir-thriller UNDER THE SILVER LAKE; Andy Serkis’ drama BREATHE; Martin Scorcese’s SILENCE opposite Adam Driver; Ramin Bahrani’s 99 HOMES opposite Michael Shannon and Laura Dern; Marc Webb’s THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, which combined grossed over 1.5 billion at the box-office; David Fincher’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK, for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe® for Best Supporting Actor; Mark Romanek’s NEVER LET ME GO opposite Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan; Spike Jonze’s robot love story I’M HERE; Terry Gilliam’s THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR. PARNASSUS; Julian Jarrold’s RED RIDING TRILOGY - 1974; Robert Redford’s LIONS FOR LAMBS; and John Crowley’s BOY A, for which he earned BAFTA’s Best Actor Award in 2008.
Garfield made his Broadway debut in 2012 in the revival of Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play DEATH OF A SALESMAN, opposite Phillip Seymour-Hoffman and directed by Mike Nichols. His portrayal of Biff Loman earned him a Tony® nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play.