Movies starring »

John Garfield (born Jacob Julius Garfinkle, March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor who played brooding, rebellious, working-class characters. He grew up in poverty in New York City. In the early 1930s, he became a member of the Group Theater. In 1937, he moved to Hollywood, eventually becoming one of Warner Bros.' stars. Called to testify before the U. S. Congressional House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC), he denied communist affiliation and refused to "name names", effectively ending his film career. Some have alleged that the stress of this persecution led to his premature death at 39 from a heart attack. Garfield is acknowledged as a predecessor of such Method actors as Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, and James Dean.

Movie scripts starring John Garfield:

Share your thoughts on John Garfield' movies with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this actor page to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "John Garfield" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 29 Nov. 2020. <https://www.scripts.com/actor/john_garfield>.

    The Marketplace:

    Sell your Script !

    Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


    The Studio:

    ScreenWriting Tool

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.