John Garfield (I) (1913–1952)


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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 »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Four Daughters Mickey Borden
(1938)
Body and Soul Charley Davis
(1947)
Humoresque Paul Boray
(1946)
(1946)

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 1951 He Ran All the Way
Nick Robey
 1950 The Breaking Point
Harry Morgan
 1950 Under My Skin
Dan Butler
 1949 We Were Strangers
Tony Fenner
 1949 Jigsaw
Loafer with Newspaper (cameo appearance) (uncredited)
 1948 Force of Evil
Joe Morse
 1947 Daisy Kenyon
John Garfield - Cameo Appearance (Stork Club Bar) (uncredited)
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Dave Goldman
 1947 Body and Soul
Charley Davis
 1946 Humoresque
Paul Boray
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Nick Blake
 1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Frank Chambers
 1945 Pride of the Marines
Al Schmid
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
John Garfield
 1944 Between Two Worlds
Tom Prior
 1943 Destination Tokyo
Wolf
 1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars
John Garfield
 1943 The Fallen Sparrow
John 'Kit' McKittrick
 1943 Air Force
Aerial Gunner Joe Winocki
 1942 Tortilla Flat
Danny
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Dr. Michael Lewis
 1941 Out of the Fog
Harold Goff
 1941 The Sea Wolf
George Leach
 1940 East of the River
Joseph Enrico 'Joe' Lorenzo
 1940 Flowing Gold
John Alexander / Johnny Blake
 1940 Saturday's Children
Rims Rosson
 1940 Castle on the Hudson
Tommy Gordon
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny
Joe Bell
 1939 Daughters Courageous
Gabriel Lopez
 1939 Juarez
Porfirio Diaz
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Tim Haydon
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Johnnie
 1938 Swingtime in the Movies (Short)
John Garfield (uncredited)
 1938 Four Daughters
Mickey Borden
 1933 Footlight Parade
Shanghai Lil scene (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Golden Boy" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jules Garfield

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Because both Garfield and his wife did not want to "go Hollywood," he had a clause in his Warner contract that allowed him to perform in a legitimate play every year at his option, and they refused to own a home in Tinseltown. See more »

Nickname:

Julie

Star Sign:

Pisces

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