John Garfield

John Garfield
1913 - 1952

John Garfield  American Actor

John Garfield (March 4, 1913 – May 21, 1952) was an American actor adept at playing brooding, rebellious, working-class characters. He grew up in poverty in Depression-era New York City and in the early 1930s became an important member of the Group T...

Confirmed Relationships6
Longest Relationship17 yrs
Average Relationship Length3 yrs, 6 mths
Rumored Relationships6
First Name John
Middle Name Julius
Last Name Garfield
Full Name at Birth Jacob Julius Garfinkle
Age 39 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th March, 1913
Birthplace New York, New York, USA
Died 21st May, 1952
Place of Death New York, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Body and Soul (1947)
Year(s) Active 1938–1951, 1932–1951
Father David Garfinkle
Mother Hannah Garfinkle
Family Member Katherine Garfield (daughter), Julie Garfield (daughter), David Garfield (son)
Friend Lena Horne, Angelo Patri, Ida Lupino, Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, Woody Guthrie
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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
John Garfield39 PiscesActor
American
Iris Whitney89 PiscesActress
American
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
American
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
American
Hedy Lamarr86 ScorpioActress
Austrian
Bette Davis81 AriesActress
American
Joan Crawford71 AriesActress
American
Roberta Seidman-
Édith Piaf47 SagittariusSinger
French
Olivia de Havilland99 CancerActress
English
Greer Garson91 LibraActress
English
June Eckstine-Singer
American
Ann Rutherford94 ScorpioActress
Canadian
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
Katherine
Female
David
Male
Julie
Female

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
He Ran All the Way1951 Nick Robey Movie
The Breaking Point1950 Harry Morgan Movie
Under My Skin1950 Dan Butler Movie
Jigsaw1949 Loafer with Newspaper (cameo appearance) (uncredited) Movie
We Were Strangers1949 Anthony L. 'Tony' Fenner Movie
Anni difficili1948 Narrator of American version (voice) Movie
Force of Evil1948 Joe Morse Movie
Body and Soul1947 Charley Davis Movie
Gentleman's Agreement1947 Dave Goldman Movie
Humoresque1946 Paul Boray Movie
Nobody Lives Forever1946 Nick Blake Movie
The Postman Always Rings Twice1946 Frank Chambers Movie
Pride of the Marines1945 Al Schmid Movie
Between Two Worlds1944 Tom Prior Movie
Hollywood Canteen1944 John Garfield Movie
Air Force1943 Aerial Gunner Movie
Destination Tokyo1943 Wolf Movie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943 John Garfield Movie
The Fallen Sparrow1943 John 'Kit' McKittrick Movie
Tortilla Flat1942 Danny Movie
Dangerously They Live1941 Dr. Michael Lewis Movie
Out of the Fog1941 Harold Goff Movie
The Sea Wolf1941 George Leach Movie
Castle on the Hudson1940 Tommy Gordon Movie
East of the River1940 Joseph Enrico 'Joe' Lorenzo Movie
Flowing Gold1940 John Alexander Movie
Saturday's Children1940 Rims Rosson Movie
Blackwell's Island1939 Tim Haydon Movie
Daughters Courageous1939 Gabriel Lopez Movie
Dust Be My Destiny1939 Joe Bell Movie
Juarez1939 Porfirio Diaz Movie
They Made Me a Criminal1939 Johnnie Movie
Four Daughters1938 Mickey Borden Movie
Swingtime in the Movies1938 John Garfield (uncredited) Short Film
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TeachJan 12, 2011

Excuse me Carlos, but what site are you reading? His last movie was in `51: He died in `52. To quote from my favorite movie of his the postman - with a lot of help from the HUAC - rang a little early for him. Teach

txtulipann2Dec 18, 2009

Gifted actor,no one has been able to take his place !

lee;;Mar 1, 2009

VERY HANDSOME,GREAT ACTOR,LOVED ALL HIS FILMS.THEY DID`NT GIVE HIM A CHANCE TO ACT MORE,VERY UNFAIR,GOD BLESS;;

Carlos RubianoJun 29, 2008

What idiot put this site together? John Garfield died at 39, in the 1950`s He was NEVER in a 1969 or 1974 film---unless he played a corpse.


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