Adam Driver

Biography

Adam Douglas Driver, best known for his portrayal of Adam Sackler on the HBO series, Girls, is an Academy Award-nominated American television, cinema and stage actor.  

Driver was born in San Diego, California before moving to Mishawaka, Indiana at the age of seven.  The son of a Baptist Minister, Driver performed regularly with both his church and school choirs.  After graduating high school in 2001, Driver enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving four years before accepting an honorable discharge due to injury.  Following his service, Driver attended the University of Indianapolis, before applying to, and being accepted by, Juilliard School’s drama department.   After graduating with a degree in drama studies in 2009, Driver moved to New York City to pursue acting.  There he found success both on and off-Broadway, appearing in numerous plays before landing progressively significant roles in both television and film.  

Driver currently works on the HBO dramedy ‘Girls’ as the complicated and oft-misundertood Adam Sackler, opposite creator Lena Dunham.   In 2014, Driver was confirmed to cast a yet unnamed villain in 2015’s Star Wars: Episode VII.  He remains an active supporter of military service, creating and running Arts in the Armed Forces with his wife, Joanne Tucker.   

Adam Douglas Driver, best known for his portrayal of Adam Sackler on the HBO series, Girls, is an Academy Award-nominated American television, cinema and stage actor.  

Driver was born in San Diego, California before moving to Mishawaka, Indiana at the age of seven.  The son of a Baptist Minister, Driver performed regularly with both his church and school choirs.  After graduating high school in 2001, Driver enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving four years before accepting an honorable discharge due to injury.  Following his service, Driver attended the University of Indianapolis, before applying to, and being accepted by, Juilliard School’s drama department.   After graduating with a degree in drama studies in 2009, Driver moved to New York City to pursue acting.  There he found success both on and off-Broadway, appearing in numerous plays before landing progressively significant roles in both television and film.  

Driver currently works on the HBO dramedy ‘Girls’ as the complicated and oft-misundertood Adam Sackler, opposite creator Lena Dunham.   In 2014, Driver was confirmed to cast a yet unnamed villain in 2015’s Star Wars: Episode VII.  He remains an active supporter of military service, creating and running Arts in the Armed Forces with his wife, Joanne Tucker.   

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1983-11-19

Place of Birth San Diego,CA, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Adam Douglas Driver

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Star Wars: Episode VIII as Kylo Ren
2017 Logan Lucky as Clyde Logan
2016 Paterson as Paterson
2016 Silence as Father Francisco Garupe
2016 The Man Who Killed Don Quixote as Toby
2016 Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey as Kylo Ren
2016 Midnight Special as Agent Sevier
2015 Star Wars: Greatest Moments as Himself
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens as Kylo Ren
2015 While We're Young as Jamie
2015 Hungry Hearts as Jude
2014 This Is Where I Leave You as Phillip Altman
2014 Bluebird as Walter
2014 Tracks as Rick Smolan
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis as Al Cody
2013 What If as Allan
2013 Frances Ha as Miles
2013 The River as Joe
2012 Lincoln as Samuel Beckwith
2012 Gayby as Neil
2012 Not Waving But Drowning as Adam
2012 Girls(52 episodes) as Adam Sackler
2011 J. Edgar as Walter Lyle
2010 You Don't Know Jack as Glen Stetson

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