Of course, the fact he's a real-life human being, breathing on this Earth somewhere, creates a whole new dimension to my approach because you feel a greater sense of responsibility".Garfield's performance was very well received; he earned wider recognition and numerous nominations, including BAFTA nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Rising Star, as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance in a Supporting Role.Garfield first came to international attention in 2010 with supporting roles in the drama films The Social Network, for which he received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for his portrayal of Eduardo Saverin, and Never Let Me Go, for which he received a Saturn Award and another BAFTA nomination.Garfield subsequently gained wider recognition for playing the titular superhero in the 2012 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man and its 2014 sequel.It is directed by Marianne Elliott and co-stars Nathan Lane, James Mc Ardle, Russell Tovey and Denise Gough.Grab your Kleenex – another celebrity couple has bitten the dust.Garfield commented that it was "an honour" to be a part of Doctor Who.In 2010, Garfield co-starred opposite Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley in Mark Romanek's dystopian science fiction drama Never Let Me Go, an adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's 2005 novel of the same name.
Born in Los Angeles and raised in Epsom, Surrey, Garfield began his career on the UK stage and in television productions.
The role was later taken on by Tom Holland in a reboot.
Garfield co-produced and starred in the 2014 independent drama 99 Homes.
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.