Date of Birth : Aug 20th 1983
An actor who has appeared in radio, theatre, film, and television, including the 2007 movies Lions for Lambs and Boy A, and 2009’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. He is a dual citizen of the U.S. and the U.K. Garfield began working primarily as a stage actor. In 2004, he won a MEN Theatre Award for his performance in Kes at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre (where he also played Romeo the year after), and won the outstanding newcomer award at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2006.
In October 2007, he was named one of Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch”. At the Berlinale 2008 (Berlin International Film Festival) he was one of the shooting stars. In November 2007, he featured in the ensemble drama Lions for Lambs, playing an American university student, as well as the Channel 4 drama Boy A, for which he won the BAFTA for Best Actor in 2008. He appeared in the film The Other Boleyn Girl. In 2009, he appeared in the Terry Gilliam film The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and the Red Riding trilogy.