More Andrew Garfield Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Lions for Lambs)Andrew Garfield was born in the USA and moved to the UK as a child. He trained at Central School of Speech and Drama in London and graduated in July 2004. Currently best known for his exceptional appearances on stage, LIONS FOR LAMBS marks his highly anticipated first international screen role.
Also this year Andrew will be seen in Boy A, directed by John Crowley and adapted by Mark O'Rowe from the multi-award winning novel by Jonathan Trigell, this piece is the extraordinary story of a young man, Jack, whom at the age of 24 is released from prison, having been institutionalized for most of his life. Andrew plays the lead, Jack, and Peter Mullen and Shaun Evans also feature in this drama which is being screened at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival, and will be showing at the London Film Festival later this year before a US release in 2008.
Throughout his impressive theatre career, Andrew has received numerous awards including: The Milton Shulman Award for Outstanding from the UK's Evening Standard for The Overwhelming and Chatroom/Burn/Citizenship at the Royal National Theatre; the Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer from The Critics Circle for Beatiful Thing, The Overwhelming and Chatroom/Burn/Citizenship and Most Promising Newcomer from the Manchester Evening New Theatre Awards for Kes.
Bio courtesy MGM for "Lions for Lambs" (01-Jan-2008)