Adam Driver

Adam Driver

Movie Actor

Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor. Recognized for his collaborations with auteur filmmakers, he is the recipient of various accolades, including nominations for two Academy Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards and a Tony Award, making him one of few performers nominated for the Triple Crown of Acting.

Full Name
Adam Douglas Driver
Nov 19, 1983
6' 2"
Net Worth


Adam Douglas Driver was born on November 19, 1983 in San Diego, California. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, and his ethnicity is American. He is the son of Nancy Wright and Joe Driver, a preacher. His family moved to Mishawaka, Indiana when he was seven years old. Driver attended Mishawaka High School where he performed in plays and competed in sports such as football and wrestling. 

After high school, Driver served in the United States Marine Corps for two years before enrolling at the Juilliard School in New York City to pursue an acting career. After graduating from Juilliard, he began appearing in television shows such as Law & Order and Girls. In 2013, he made his feature film debut with roles in the Coen Brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis and Spike Lee’s Oldboy.

Driver has gone on to star in major films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) and Silence (2016). He has also had roles in Steven Spielberg’s The Papers (2017), BlacKkKlansman (2018), The Report (2019), Marriage Story (2019), and The Rise of Skywalker (2019). 

In addition to his film work, Driver has appeared on Broadway productions like Man and Boy and Angels in America. He won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his role in Angels In America. He has also received two Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in BlacKkKlansman and Marriage Story.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1983</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Adam Driver is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 19, 1983, Adam Driver was born in San Diego, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Enlists in the United States Marine Corps</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Driver enlists in the United States Marine Corps and served for two years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Graduates from Juilliard</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Adam graduates from The Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film Performance</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Driver makes his debut film performance in the independent drama J. Edgar.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Cast of HBO Series Girls</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Driver joins the cast of the HBO series Girls as the character Adam Sackler.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Driver stars in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens as Kylo Ren.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marriage Story Nominated for Best Picture</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Driver stars in Marriage Story which is nominated for Best Picture at the 92nd Academy Awards.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Driver is a versatile actor who can take on any role with ease. His range of characters in movies and television shows is impressive, ranging from comedic to dramatic roles. He has also appeared in some of the biggest blockbusters of recent years, including Star Wars and The Force Awakens.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Charitable Person</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Driver is an active philanthropist and has been involved with several charities over the years. From assisting veterans to fundraising for education, Driver has made a big impact on many people's lives through his generous donations and volunteer work.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Adam Driver is a great role model for young people. He is an example of someone who has achieved his goals despite facing numerous challenges in life. With his hard work and determination, he has become an inspiration to aspiring actors everywhere.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Served in the US Marine Corps</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Driver served in the United States Marine Corps for two years, from 2001 to 2003.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Studied Drama at Juilliard</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">After leaving the Marines, Adam Driver attended the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City where he studied drama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Started Acting on Broadway</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Driver made his debut as an actor on Broadway in 2008, appearing in Mrs. Warren's Profession and Man and Boy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Starred in the HBO Series Girls</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Driver gained wider recognition for his role as Adam Sackler in the HBO series Girls, which ran from 2012 to 2017.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Earned an Academy Award Nomination</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Adam Driver earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in BlacKkKlansman in 2019.</p></div>


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