Andrew Garfield (full name - Andrew Russell Garfield), born August 20, 1983 in Los Angeles, USA. His mother - an Englishwoman assistant kindergarten teacher, and his father - an American head coach in the swimming club, a native of California. The first three years Andrew was living in the homeland of his father, and after the family moved to England in the Surrey town of Epsom, where he passed all his childhood. Parents Garfield had his own small company for interior decoration.
Andrew was in London, "Freeman School" in Eshtede, and then in the "Central School of Speech and Drama".
His career started with Garfield performances on stage and in the film world popularity brought him roles in "Lions for Lambs" and "Boy A".
The largest and most famous young actor played the role in the film "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" Terry Gillyama (2009) and "The Social Network" (2010) by David Fincher. In the second picture of Garfield was nominated for the award "Golden Globe" as the "Best Actor" and a nomination for an award channel MTV "Breakthrough of the Year" and as many as two nominations to the awards of the British Academy, "Best Actor" and "Rising Star".
In 2010, also passed the casting for the film-restart "Spider-Man", the results of which Andrew was chosen for the lead role of Peter Parker.
With regard to the personal life of the actor, known for his love affair with American actress Shannon Woodward, which lasted from 2008 to 2010.