John Garfield

John Garfield
1913 - 1952

John Garfield  American Actor

John Garfield passed away on 21st May 1952 aged 39. His last relationship was when John Garfield and Iris Whitney were dating for 64 years before John Garfield died aged 39.

Relationships

John Garfield was previously married to Roberta Seidman (1935 - 1952).

He was also in relationships with Iris Whitney (1952), Shelley Winters (1950 - present), Lana Turner (1945 - present), Bette Davis (1941 - 1945), Joan Crawford (1940), June Eckstine ( - present), Ann Rutherford, Édith Piaf and Olivia de Havilland ( - present).

John Garfield is rumoured to have hooked up with Hedy Lamarr (1942) and Greer Garson ( - present).

John Garfield had 3 children, Katherine, David and Julie.

About

John Garfield is a 39 year old American Actor. Born Jacob Julius Garfinkle on 4th March, 1913 in New York, New York, USA, he is famous for Body and Soul (1947) in a career that spans 1938–1951. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

John Garfield was in 14 on-screen matchups, notably with Hazel Brooks in Body and Soul (1947), Hedy Lamarr in Tortilla Flat (1942), Jennifer Jones in We Were Strangers (1949), Ann Sheridan in They Made Me a Criminal (1939) and Anne Shirley in Saturday's Children (1940).

John Garfield is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New York City, Jewish American male actors and 20th-century American male actors.

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Confirmed Relationships10
Longest Relationship71 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship4 yrs
Average Relationship Length15 yrs, 11 mths
Rumored Relationships2
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

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 Theater. In 1937, he moved to Hollywood, eventually becoming one of Warner Bros.' major 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 incident 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.

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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-
Greer Garson91 LibraActress
English
June Eckstine-Singer
American
Ann Rutherford94 ScorpioActress
Canadian
Édith Piaf47 SagittariusSinger
French
Olivia de Havilland100 CancerActress
English
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
KatherineFemale
DavidMale
JulieFemale

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
He Ran All the Way1951Nick RobeyMovie
The Breaking Point1950Harry MorganMovie
Under My Skin1950Dan ButlerMovie
Jigsaw1949Loafer with Newspaper (cameo appearance) (uncredited)Movie
We Were Strangers1949Anthony L. 'Tony' FennerMovie
Anni difficili1948Narrator of American version (voice)Movie
Force of Evil1948Joe MorseMovie
Body and Soul1947Charley DavisMovie
Gentleman's Agreement1947Dave GoldmanMovie
Humoresque1946Paul BorayMovie
Nobody Lives Forever1946Nick BlakeMovie
The Postman Always Rings Twice1946Frank ChambersMovie
Pride of the Marines1945Al SchmidMovie
Between Two Worlds1944Tom PriorMovie
Hollywood Canteen1944John GarfieldMovie
Air Force1943Aerial Gunner Joe WinockiMovie
Destination Tokyo1943WolfMovie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943John GarfieldMovie
The Fallen Sparrow1943John 'Kit' McKittrickMovie
Tortilla Flat1942DannyMovie
Dangerously They Live1941Dr. Michael LewisMovie
Out of the Fog1941Harold GoffMovie
The Sea Wolf1941George LeachMovie
Castle on the Hudson1940Tommy GordonMovie
East of the River1940Joseph Enrico 'Joe' LorenzoMovie
Flowing Gold1940John AlexanderMovie
Saturday's Children1940Rims RossonMovie
Blackwell's Island1939Tim HaydonMovie
Daughters Courageous1939Gabriel LopezMovie
Dust Be My Destiny1939Joe BellMovie
Juarez1939Porfirio DiazMovie
They Made Me a Criminal1939JohnnieMovie
Four Daughters1938Mickey BordenMovie
Swingtime in the Movies1938John Garfield (uncredited)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

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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