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 Spielbergg, the Cohen brothers, and Martin Scorsese, and also become part of the world's favorite space movie sequel. Net worth: $16 million.
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.
For some time he was selling vacuum cleaners, mowing lawns, and answering calls in the office. All that was done in order to pay $ 200 rental fee for a tiny room in the house of his own parents, relations with whom were so strained that the guy was banned from entering the main part of the house and even forced to buy his own refrigerator
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 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).
According to Zoomboola.com, 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.
Afterward, another major project, in which Adam Driver was assigned one of the leading roles, was released. The drama Silence by Martin Scorsese tells the story about the persecution of Christians in feudal Japan. Two priests (Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield) go there in search of a missing mentor (Liam Neeson) and were subjected to tortures because of their religion.
Scorsese is the most incredible director of those with whom I happened to work. And among them were many masters. For me, Scorsese was an embodiment of inscrutability, and I obeyed him completely.At the same time, he was starring as the lead actor in Jim Jarmusch's movie Paterson. His character is a bus driver, named Paterson in honor of the city where he was born, who liked to write poetry in his spare time. The film premiered at Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Palme d'Or award.
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.