Born: 1983-08-20 in Los Angeles, California, USA (34 years old)
American-British theatre, film, and television actor AndrewÂ Russell Garfield is known for his roles in the films Lions for Lambs (2007), BoyÂ A (2007), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) and The Social NetworkÂ (2010). Garfield began his career in theater working primarily as aÂ stage actor where he won a MEN Theatre Award for his performance in Kes atÂ Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre in 2004, and the outstanding newcomer awardÂ at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards in 2006. Garfield made his BritishÂ television debut in 2005, appearing in the Channel 4 teenage drama Sugar Rush. In November of 2007 Garfield starred in Boy A which earnedÂ him the 2008 BAFTA for Best Actor, that month he also appeared in Lions forÂ Lambs. Garfield co-presented at the 2010 MTV VMAs with Jesse Eisenberg andÂ Justin Timberlake on September 12, 2010. Garfield was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for BestÂ Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in The Social Network (2010), which won Best Motion Picture-Drama, on January 16, 2011. Garfield has been chosen to play Spider-Man opposite EmmaÂ Stone in Marc Webb's 2012 Spider-Man rddddeboot, The Amazing Spider-Man.