Andrew Russell Garfield (born 20 August 1983) is an actor, of dual American and British citizenship. He began his career in English television, appearing in the teen drama Sugar Rush in 2005, and gained further exposure appearing in the BBC's Doctor Who in 2007. His early film roles include Lions for Lambs, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, and the Channel 4 drama Boy A, which garnered him the 2008 BAFTA Television Award for Best Actor. Garfield achieved wider recognition and critical acclaim for his role as Eduardo Saverin in the 2010 film The Social Network, a role which earned himGolden Globe and BAFTA nominations. He played the title character in the 2012 superhero film The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot of the Spider-Man film series.