STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,125 this week

John Garfield (I) (1913–1952)


John Garfield was born Jacob Julius Garfinkle on the Lower East Side of New York City, to Hannah Basia (Margolis) and David Garfinkle, who were Jewish immigrants from Zhytomyr (now in Ukraine). Jules was raised by his father, a clothes presser and part-time cantor, after his mother's death in 1920, when he was 7. He was sent to a special school for... See full bio »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 36 people
created 26 Jun 2011
 
a list of 46 people
created 17 Feb 2012
 
a list of 26 people
created 20 Aug 2012
 
a list of 40 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 22 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Garfield's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (34 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (15 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Henry Susskind") in "Counsellor-at-Law" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jules Garfield

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[In September 1947 "Screenland"] England has been praised for turning out intelligent, adult pictures whereas Hollywood has been severely censured for turning out junk. I don't think criticism is a valid one because, in defense of Hollywood, we have censorship problems England doesn't have. I'm not speaking of the license to do sexy stuff. I'm speaking of the license to present adult ideas and ... See more »

Trivia:

Wife Roberta Seidman was his childhood sweetheart. See more »

Nickname:

Julie

Star Sign:

Pisces

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Has anyone ever noticed.... AnnieBell
Mccarthy era? luxmundi8
One of the 2 Greatest Screen Actors beryl10001
Memories of JG's Wake beryl10001
Attractive and handsome Kawphy
GREAT ACTOR...THE FIRST SCREEN ANTI HERO.. olddiscs
Discuss John Garfield on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page