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The Life of Adam Driver

A Marine, a Juilliard graduate, and an Oscar-nominated star of indie dramas and Hollywood blockbusters. This is the life of Adam Driver.

Meet the talented leading man

He went from being a Marine to Darth Vader’s grandson in Star Wars. He’s been acting since he was a teen but hates watching, but hates listening to his performances. This is Adam Driver. Born on November 19th, 1983, Adam Driver spent the first years of his childhood in San Diego. At age 7, he, his mom and his older sister moved to Mishawaka, Indiana, a blue-collar town, after his parents divorced.

Acting tutelage

In his sophomore year, he got his first role in a play. At age 17, he applied to the prestigious Juilliard School of performing arts because he knew they didn’t check grades. He was rejected, decided to leave his conservative upbringing behind and drove to L.A. to become an actor. But he only made it to Santa Monica and was forced to head back home after spending all his money fixing his car. At age 18, shortly after 9/11, he joined the Marine Corps. Months away from deploying to Iraq, he dislocated his sternum in a biking accident and was discharged. At age 21, he re-applied to Juilliard and was eventually accepted. For his musical selection, he sang “Happy Birthday To You”. In his first year, he met his wife, actor Joanne Tucker. In 2006, the couple founded Arts in the Armed Forces, a non-profit bringing theatre performances to active-duty service members, veterans, and military support staff around the world free of charge.

Career Lift Off

At age 25, he graduated from Juilliard and his career took off almost immediately after. At age 28, he was cast as Lena Dunham’s tortured & sporadic boyfriend in the HBO show Girls. One year later, he married Joanne Tucker. At age 36, he played Scarlett Johansson’s ex-husband in Marriage Story a movie produced by Netflix and directed by Noah Baumbach. Both an icon of independent American cinema and a rising Hollywood star, Adam Driver holds a unique place in the American film industry.

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12/20/2019 12:57 PM

159 comments

  • Jessica V.
    4 days

    I don’t know but I know you do and would enjoy this little video 😂

  • Alice P.
    4 days

    tu peux être fière de ton homme! ;)

  • Hafeez W.
    5 days

    If I have to change my sexual orientation. It is all because of Adam Driver.

  • محمد ع.
    5 days

    Marriage Story was his best I guess and Paterson was a little boring

  • Vigdis B.
    5 days

    😁

  • Donald W.
    5 days

    He is an amazing actor. That Star Wars gig was the least of it. I haven't seen a bad performance from him. Which was unexpected to be honest. But wow. I guess I'm a fan lol

  • Suze S.
    5 days

    Great actor 👍👏💕

  • Ayanda A.
    5 days

    Life can come up with a multiplicity of problems and issues, particularly in relationships. There's that house wrecker who used to meet with my husband secretly, moreover, she knew very well that we are married, and we have kids. She would send me insulting texts to scare me off I even don't know where she got my number!! I wondered why someone who I don't know would hate on me so much reaching the extent of corrupting my man's mind and making him forget his duties as a man!! He started being so silent at home, coming back and not even bothering asking anything about how we have been the whole day, even on weekends he would be out with the same woman, and what used to kill me inside is asking him, and he would easily get too angry not until when he decided to stay there with that woman frequently. I felt betrayed, I got sick, I wasn't happy at work, and the worst part I was even pregnant with our second born!! Of course like any desperate person, I wanted to fix my home, I would go to my church place and pray but nothing seemed to change. The woman went ahead and told me how I can't do anything to bring him back, that he no longer loved me. The worst part my husband would also not pick my calls, I had to play the part of being both the mum and dad in our own home. Sometimes I would talk to his mum, and she just told me that she also tried to call, and he doesn't pick. Can you imagine I went ahead and interacted with my fellow worker who's also my friend, and she recommended me to Mama Shamina +27673785858 a very good lady who did a spiritual prayer for my life?Eish things were not easy in my life but her prayers worked for me and within two weeks' time, my husband started sending in friends to talk to me about how he wanted to come back though he felt ashamed!! I played the role of not picking his calls just to be sure if what Mama Shamina did for me was permanent and indeed it was because up to now my husband changed totally. He's so gentle at home and how he handles things with family. I even wonder how he changed his minds, he doesn't lock his phone with passwords anymore. He's genuine since that day. He comes home quite early and has dinner together with the kids then we call it off to bed. He is now sincere than before. I am so in love with the new person that he has become, but all this was done by My spiritualist Mama +27673785858 who made a strong spiritual prayer for my relationship problems to end. I really enjoy my marriage so much lately! My the good lord bless you Mama Shamina thanks for the prayers one more time

  • Kim L.
    05/28/2020 08:34

    Skipped a lot from 2013 to 2019!

  • Silvana S.
    04/05/2020 22:18

    He talks with such integrity and humility. Very grounded and authentic. I really enjoy his work. Bravo ! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  • Victoria G.
    03/23/2020 05:35

    Paul Behrens

  • Mina C.
    03/04/2020 11:39

    I LOVE HIM!!!! AND A GREAT ACTOR TOO!

  • Melissa A.
    02/29/2020 13:01

    Ong! I want meet him!!! I loved Star Wars!!!

  • Aye O.
    02/29/2020 06:23

    I’m now in the unit he was in as a marine kinda dope 😬

  • Albert G.
    02/29/2020 03:25

    I remember him in the movie slapshot. Which one of the Hansons is he?😂

  • Steve K.
    02/28/2020 05:36

    I guess it’s just the cool thing to do, pretend you don’t watch yourself in performances. Johnny Depp is like cool and does that and stuff

  • Andrew L.
    02/27/2020 16:51

    Disabled Keanu.

  • Manny C.
    02/26/2020 07:08

    He's ugly as sin too.

  • Donna O.
    02/25/2020 19:46

    He is awesome! I love the way he looks, very handsome.

  • Tracey A.
    02/25/2020 15:06

    I wasn't impressed with him initially. When I heard he is a marine, that change everything. Wow. He is hot.

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