Adam Driver BiographyAdam Driver is an American actor known for his participation in the TV series Girls, as well as for his roles in the movies Inside Llewyn Davis, Silence, and Star Wars. By the age of 33, he had managed to cooperate with such people as Jim Jarmusch, Steven Soderberg, Ryan Johnson, Steven Spielberg, the Cohen brothers, and Martin Scorsese, and also become part of the world's favorite space movie sequel.
Early lifeAdam Driver was born on November 19, 1983, in San Diego, California. His father, Joe, was a Protestant preacher, and his mother, Nancy, was a legal assistant. Soon they got divorced. After some time, Nancy Driver got married again, this time to a Baptist priest.
US Army ServiceThe terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, prompted Adam Driver to join the army. As his father insisted, he came to the army recruitment office and announced: I want to become a man! He joined the United States Army Marine Corps and served for nearly three years — until he suffered a serious injury to the sternum after falling off a mountain bike. He was medically discharged after the accident.
The career of an actorAfter graduation from Julliard, Driver got his first role in the TV series The Unusuals (2009). After that, he could be seen casting in several short films and TV series Law & Order, as well as in the movies You Don't Know Jack playing with Al Pacino (2010) and in The Wonderful Maladies (2010).
In 2011, Driver landed a role that brought his career to a new level - in the HBO comedy-drama series Girls he played emotionally unstable Adam Sackler. The series was released only a year later, but it went viral and gained much popularity. For this role, Adam was nominated for the Emmy award three times: in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
In 2018, Adam Driver starred in Terry Gilliam’s fiction film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" with Olga Kurylenko, as well as in the action movie of Sylvester Stallone Tough as they come.