Adam Driver

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  • Name: Adam Driver ( Adam Douglas Driver )
  • Date of birth: 16 November 1983
  • Age: 33 years
  • Place of birth: San Diego, USA
  • Height: 189
  • Activities: actor
  • Marital status: married

    Adam Driver: bio

    Adam Driver was born in the Californian city of San Diego. His mother Nancy Needham was a paralegal, and his father, Joe Douglas Driver performed the duties of a Minister of the Baptist Church.

    When Adam was 7 years old, his parents divorced. Mother with her son moved to Indiana, in my hometown of Mishawak, where he soon married a Christian preacher. There the boy went to the public school and received religious education and sang in the local Church choir. The boy loved school, but was on the first roles in the school theater. Outside of school he was a pretty introverted kid, loved the privacy to roam the train tracks and climb the radio tower.

    After receiving the 2001 matriculation Adam Driver moonlighting as a lawnmower and a salesman, but after September 11, he decided to enlist in the armed forces of the United States and enrolled in the marine corps. After 2 years of service the young man was demobilized because of the resulting complicated chest injuries.

    Then Adam went to the University of Indianapolis, but, having studied the course, decided to go back to a favorite childhood pastime and become an actor. The driver goes to new York and comes in the most popular acting school Juilliard, which worked until 2009. After training, an aspiring actor has signed a contract with theatrical Agency, and a year later made his Broadway debut in the play «Profession Mrs. Warren».

    Later he played in such productions as «Angels in America», «Boy and man», «Angry look» and «Bringer of retribution». The actor was stopped on a professional theatre stage in 2012, but continued to act in non-commercial productions.

    Movies

    On-screen debut of Adam Driver was in a small role Glenn Stenson in the TV movie «You don’t know Jack», which played the American movie star al Pacino. In the same year, Driver starred in the cult TV series «Law and order» in a series of «Brilliant disguise».

    On the big screen he first appeared in 2011 in the drama of Clint Eastwood’s «J. Edgar». A year later, the actor starred in episodes of the Comedy «Gabi», black-and-white tragicomedy «Frances ha», a drama by Steven Spielberg’s «Lincoln» and also played Adam in the non-profit film adaptation of the poem by British poet Stevie Smith’s «Not waving but drowning».

    Adam Driver doesn’t really like to act in television films, preferring films and live action on stage, but it is the role of Adam Sackler in a Comedy series «Girls» brought the actor first in popularity. This sitcom is withdrawn from 2012-present. For this role the Driver 4 times and was nominated for various awards, including the famous Emmy award in 2014.

    Next year, Adam starred in one of the main roles in the Australian drama «Tracks». In addition, he was involved in small roles in music tragicomedy «Inside llewyn Davis», the romantic Comedy «Friendship and no sex,» and the drama «Blue bird.»

    In 2014 was romance, «Then live for yourself» and the Comedy «While we’re young», in which the Driver got a minor role. But in the Italian drama «Hungry hearts» actor for the first time plays a major role and gets her the Volpi Cup at the Venice film festival.

    But the most significant work at the moment — the sequel to the hugely popular sci-Fi Saga «Star wars: the force Awakening». The driver got the main negative role – a new character named Kyle Wren.

    Now the actor is busy filming in two scenes. In the mystical Thriller «Special midnight edition» and in the historical drama «Silence» in which the Driver will play the Holy father Francisco Garce.

    Also Adam Driver voiced his character from the TV series «Girls» in the animated series «the Simpsons».

    Personal life

    In 2005 while training at drama school Juilliard Adam Driver met aspiring actress Joanne Tucker. The young people met almost 8 years, and in the summer of 2013 officially formalized their relationship.

    After demobilization from the army, the actor has created a non-profit organization «Art in the armed forces,» whose purpose is the social assistance to ex-servicemen. Besides, along with former comrade-in-service Brian Dorris, he opened the «Theatre of War», which put antique pieces. The purpose of theatre – to attract more attention to the problems of post-war stress among ex-soldiers and officers.

    In 2012 Adam Driver tried himself as a model and photomodel, taking part in a promotional show for the new clothing line «Back To Blue», the American brand Gap.

    The actor has an extremely negative attitude to social networks, so it does not have official pages in any of them.

    Filmography

    • 2010 — You don’t know Jack
    • 2012 — Not waving but drowning
    • 2012 — Girls
    • 2013 — Inside Llewyn Davis
    • 2013 — Trails
    • 2013 — Friendship and no sex
    • 2014 — Then live for yourself
    • 2014 — While we’re young
    • 2014 — Hungry hearts
    • 2015 — Star wars: the force awakens

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