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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Andrew Garfield — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play

Andrew Garfield

Show:
Death of a Salesman

Role:

Willy Loman’s eldest son, Biff, a former high school athlete who grows up to be a lost and isolated adult.

Bio Brief:

Golden Globe nominee Garfield’s breakout role came in 2010 as Eduardo Saverin in the film The Social Network. Garfield next landed the coveted title role in The Amazing Spider-Man. After appearing on stage in the U.K. in Romeo & Juliet, The Laramie Project, The Overwhelming and Beautiful Thing, he made his Broadway debut in Death of a Salesman.

Other Honors for This Role:

—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actor in a Play
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Onstage Pair (with Philip Seymour Hoffman)
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
—Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nomination

Tony History:
This is Garfield's first Tony nomination. 

Fun Fact:
Garfield told interviewer Ellen DeGeneres that he was completely naked under his Spider-Man costume.

Quotable Quote:
“It’s what this play is about—knowing that what you are is enough.” —Garfield in an interview with The New York Times, 3/12

Other Nominees for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play