ADAM DRIVER (Sevier) was most recently seen as Kylo Ren in J.J.
Abrams' highly anticipated film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." It has so far
grossed over $1.8 billion dollars worldwide, including over $800 million
domestically, the first film ever to do so. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was
released on December 18, 2015 to critical acclaim and was recently honored as
one of the AFI's Top 10 Movies of the Year. The film also received four BAFTA
Driver recently wrapped production on Martin Scorsese's upcoming film "Silence,"
which also stars Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson. He also recently wrapped
production on Jim Jarmusch's "Paterson."
Driver starred in Noah Baumbach's "While We're Young," opposite Ben Stiller,
Naomi Watts, and Amanda Seyfried. The film premiered at the 2014 Toronto
International Film Festival. He also starred in Saverio Costanzo's "Hungry
Hearts," alongside Alba Rohrwacher. The film premiered at the 2014 Venice
International Film Festival, where Driver won the Volpi Cup Award for Best Actor
for his performance.
In 2014, Driver also starred in Shawn Levy's dramatic comedy "This is Where I
Leave You," alongside Jason Bateman, Connie Britton, Tina Fey and Jane Fonda,
and opposite Mia Wasikowska in John Curran's critically acclaimed "Tracks." He
was also seen in the Coen brothers' 2013 Academy Award and Golden Globe
nominated film "Inside Llewyn Davis," alongside Oscar Isaac. In 2012, Driver
appeared in Steven Spielberg's Academy Award nominated "Lincoln," with Daniel
Day-Lewis, which went on to make $275 million worldwide. He also starred in Noah
Baumbach's "Frances Ha," alongside Greta Gerwig, and appeared in Clint
Eastwood's acclaimed "J. Edgar," with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Driver is currently in production on the sixth and final season of HBO's series
"Girls," in which he stars opposite Lena Dunham. Driver plays Adam Sackler,
Dunham's character Hannah's mysterious, striking, and eccentric on-again,
off-again boyfriend. His performance in "Girls" has garnered him three
consecutive Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
and a 2015 Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a
Comedy Series. Additionally, in 2013 the show won a Golden Globe Award for Best
Television Series - Comedy or Musical, and a BAFTA Award. "Girls" received a
Golden Globe nomination in that same category in 2014 and also Emmy nominations
for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2012 and 2013. In 2012, the show also won a
Peabody Award and was honored as one of the AFI's Television Programs of the
Year. Driver graduated from Juilliard in 2009 and is the co-founder of the
non-profit organization AITAF (Arts in the Armed Forces, Inc.)
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