He also headlined Martin Scorsese's 2016 film Silence based on Shūsaku Endō's 1966 novel of the same name.Production began in 2014 with Garfield set to play Father Rodrigues, a Portuguese Jesuit priest in the seventeenth century who travels to Japan.
Garfield attended Priory Preparatory School in Banstead and later City of London Freemen's School in Ashtead, before training at the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, from which he graduated in 2004.Upon graduating in 2004 he began working primarily in stage acting.He made his feature-film debut in the 2007 ensemble drama Lions for Lambs.Also that year, his performance in the television film Boy A earned him a British Academy Television Award for Best Actor."She happened to be in London, so they met up."For more on the friendly exes, watch the video below.
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield began his career on the UK stage and in television productions.In 2017, he starred in a production of Angels in America at the Royal National Theatre in London, a role he will reprise on Broadway in 2018.He had originally intended to study business but became interested in acting at the age of sixteen when a friend convinced him to take Theatre Studies at A-level as they were one pupil short of being able to run the class.In 2016, Garfield starred in two critically acclaimed historical dramas, Hacksaw Ridge and Silence. Doss in the former earned him nominations for the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor.On stage, Garfield has played Biff in a 2012 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's play Death of a Salesman, which earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play.In 2004 he won a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Newcomer 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 2006 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.