ANDREW GARFIELD [Desmond Doss] is an award'winning actor who
consistently captivates global audiences with transformative performances
spanning feature films and notable theatre productions. Establishing himself as
one of the most versatile actors of his generation, Garfield continues evolving
his body of work in powerful roles and compelling narratives.
He will also be seen in Martin Scorsese's adaptation of the literary classic
Silence, co'starring Liam Neeson and Adam Driver. The film tells a story of
young Jesuit missionaries in the 17th century who were persecuted during their
search for a priest who has forsaken his faith. Paramount Pictures will be
releasing the film on December 23rd, 2016.
His previous film credits include: Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider'Man and The
Amazing Spider'Man 2, which combined have grossed over 1.5 billion at the box
office; David Fincher's The Social Network, for which he was nominated for a
Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor; Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go opposite
Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan; Ramin Bahrani's 99 Homes, Terry Gilliam's
The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus; Spike Jonze's robot love story I'm Here; Robert
Redford's Lions For Lambs; Revolution Films' Red Riding Trilogy ' 1974, directed
by Julian Jarrold; and John Crowley's Boy A, for which he earned the Best Actor
BAFTA in 2008.
Garfield started his career on the stage in a youth theatre production of Bugsy
In 2006, he won the Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding Newcomer at the
2006 Evening Standard Theatre Awards for his performances in Beautiful Thing,
Burn/Chatroom/Citizenship, and The Overwhelming. Garfield made his Broadway
debut in 2012 in the revival of Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize'winning Play
Death of a Salesman, opposite Phillip Seymour'Hoffman and directed by Mike
Nichols. His portrayal of Biff Loman earned him a Tony Award nomination for
Best Featured Actor in a Play. In the spring of 2017, he will return to the UK's
National Theatre in Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize winning drama Angels in
America. Directed by Marianne Elliott, Garfield will play Prior Walter opposite
Denise Gough as Harper Pitt and Russell Tovey as Joe Pitt.
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