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Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. Andrew was raised Jewish. He went to a private school, the City of London Freemen's School. He began acting in youth ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010 I'm Here (Short)
Sheldon
 2009/II Air (Short)
Tom
 2008 The Other Boleyn Girl
Francis Weston (credit only)
 2007 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Frank
- Daleks in Manhattan (2007) ... Frank
 2007 Freezing (TV Series)
Kit
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Kit
 2007 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Martin Douglas
- Closure: Part 1 (2007) ... Martin Douglas
 2006 Simon Schama's Power of Art (TV Series)
Boy
- Caravaggio (2006) ... Boy
 2005 Swinging (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Various Roles
 2005 Sugar Rush (TV Series)
Tom
- Episode #1.9 (2005) ... Tom
- Episode #1.8 (2005) ... Tom
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Tom
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Tom
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Tom
 2005 Mumbo Jumbo (Short)
Simmo
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Played Birdman in "Burn" (by Deborah Gearing), Jim in "Chatroom" (by Enda Walsh) and Stephen in "Citizenship" (by Mark Ravenhill), the professional premiere of three plays for young people - National Theatre (Cottesloe stage), London (2006). See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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[on performing the role of Biff in 'Death of a Salesman' on Broadway] The repetition of going through trauma every night onstage is a killer. Your body doesn't know it's not real, even if your mind does. So your body is in a lot of pain, and your heart is in a lot of pain, but it's worth it. I will always think about that theater experience, and it will be very close to me. See more »

Trivia:

Andrew's father's family is Jewish, and Andrew has described himself as Jewish. Andrew's paternal grandfather, Samuel Garfinkel, was born in London, to Sarah and Harry Garfinkel, who were Polish Jewish immigrants; Samuel later changed the surname to "Garfield". Andrew's paternal grandmother, Doris May (Savage), also born in London, was of Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish descent. Andrew's ... See more »

Trademark:

Tall, slender frame See more »

Nickname:

Andy

Star Sign:

Leo

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