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Actor Andrew Garfield has appeared in such films as The Social Network and The Amazing Spider-Man.
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The play earned Garfield his first Tony Award nomination and allowed him to work with director Mike Nichols, whom he has long admired. The feeling seems to be mutual, as Nichols told USA Today that Garfield "has a very commanding presence, a lot of gravitas. He's a very good emotional actor ... and he's funny."
Released in July 2012,
The Amazing Spider-Man quickly became one of the top movies that summer: In its first six days at the box office, it brought in $140 million. Garfield also won praise for his performance and for his chemistry with co-star Emma Stone. As Kevin Maher wrote for the British edition of GQ, the young actor "might have one of the most empathetic faces in the history of motion pictures."
As for what's ahead for this rising star, Garfield is already signed up for two more Spider-Man films.
While he has been romantically linked to his Spider-Man co-star Emma Stone, Garfield has consistently refused to discuss his love life during interviews. He has, however, been willing to share other tidbits about himself: One of his favorite movies of all time is Teen Wolf, starring Michael J. Fox.
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