Adam Driver is an American actor. He was born on November 19, 1983, in San Diego to Nancy Wright and Douglas Driver and he is their only son. Adam took his schooling at Mishawaka High School, during his school days he had participated in school plays and during high school, he would sing in choirs. When the strike of 9/11 happened in the United States, he enrolled himself in Marine forces and started to serve the country. Due to an accident during mountain biking, he was not able to continue, and therefore he was removed from the force.
After a while, he figured his interest towards acting and studied drama at Juilliard at
. He simultaneously became a member of Drama Division Group 38 and graduated in Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2009. He started performing in plays of Broadway production and in the spare-time he would work as a bus conductor to carry out his expenses. He started being offered parts suiting his tall and squared figure. Plays he appeared in are, ‘The Retributionist’, and ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ in 2010, ‘Angels in America’ and ‘Man and Boy’ in 2011, finally he staged ‘Look Back in Anger’ in 2012.
His stage plays promoted him to the remotely operated screens. Coming to his personal life, Adam Driver got married to Joanne Tucker in 2013, whom he met in the drama division group. Adam’s debut series was ‘
’ in 2012 directed by
, for which she won a Golden Globe Award and thanked him for his support. He was also nominated thrice in a row for the series in ‘Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Comedy Series’, and in ‘Online Film & Television Association Award’, and ‘Critics Choice Television Award’ for Best Supporting Actor in Comedy Series. In between he gave his debut film ‘J. Edgar’ in 2011. Other tele-series he has worked in include, ‘The Unusual’, ‘The Wonderful Malady’s’, ‘Law and Order’, ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ in 2010, the sequel of ‘Law & Order: SVU’ in 2012, and ‘
’ in 2015.
The movies he has been cast in are, ‘
Inside Llewyn Davis
’ in 2013, which won him ‘Hamptons International Film Festival Award for Breakthrough Performer’ and ‘Houston Film Critic Award for The Best Original Singing’, ‘Hungry Hearts’ an Italian film, in which he acted as father Jude, it won him ‘Volpi Cup for Best Actor’ at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. He also played the role of villain
in 2015 film
: The Force Awakens, which brought him ‘MTV Award for the Best Villain’. Some of the movies he signed for future release are, ‘
’ and few more. He voiced for the video games for Lego Star Wars and Disney Infinity 3.0.