STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 726 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 »

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 13 Sep 2011
 
a list of 25 people
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 32 people
created 31 Dec 2013
 
a list of 24 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 3 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 (16 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "The Overland Kid") in "Heavenly Express" on Broadway, 1940. 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:

No actor can really be good until he's reached forty. [He died at 39.] See more »

Trivia:

In 1949, he was a guest on Ed Sullivan's "Toast Of The Town" and quipped that the large TV cameras of this new medium were frightening. 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