John Garfield

John Garfield
1913 - 1952

John Garfield  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


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

John Garfield was in relationships with June Eckstine (1952), Iris Whitney (1952), Ann Rutherford, Édith Piaf and Olivia de Havilland.

John Garfield had encounters with Shelley Winters (1950), Lana Turner (1945) and Joan Crawford (1940).

John Garfield is rumoured to have hooked up with Hedy Lamarr (1942).


American Actor John Garfield was born Jacob Julius Garfinkle on 4th March, 1913 in New York, New York, USA and passed away on 21st May 1952 New York, New York, USA aged 39. He is most remembered for Body and Soul (1947). His zodiac sign is Pisces.

John Garfield was in 14 on-screen matchups, including 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: American film actors, California Democrats and American Jews.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating5 69 years, 8 months 27 years, 10 months -
Married1 17 years - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Encounter3 1 month, 1 day 18 days 24 days
Total10 69 years, 8 months 15 years, 8 months 24 days


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
Buried Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA
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 (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. He received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Four Daughters (1938) and Body and Soul (1947).

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John Garfield39 PiscesActor
June Eckstine-Singer
Iris Whitney89 PiscesActress
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Hedy Lamarr85 ScorpioActress
Joan Crawford72 AriesActress
Roberta Seidman-
Ann Rutherford94 ScorpioActress
Édith Piaf47 SagittariusSinger
Olivia de Havilland104 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
KatherineFemaleRoberta Seidman
DavidMaleRoberta Seidman
JulieFemaleRoberta Seidman


He Ran All the Way1951Nick RobeyMovie
Mystery Street1950Diner Patron (uncredited)Movie
The Breaking Point1950Harry MorganMovie
Under My Skin1950Dan ButlerMovie
Jigsaw1949Loafer with Newspaper (cameo appearance) (uncredited)Movie
We Were Strangers1949Tony FennerMovie
Force of Evil1948Joe MorseMovie
Body and Soul1947Charley DavisMovie
Daisy Kenyon1947John Garfield (uncredited)Movie
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 Force1943Sergeant Joe Winocki - 'Mary Ann' Rear GunnerMovie
Destination Tokyo1943WolfMovie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943John GarfieldMovie
The Fallen Sparrow1943John 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 Gold1940Johnny BlakeMovie
Saturday's Children1940Rims RossonMovie
Breakdowns of 19391940Short Film
Blackwell's Island1939Tim HaydonMovie
Daughters Courageous1939Gabriel LopezMovie
Dust Be My Destiny1939Joe BellMovie
Four Wives1939Mickey BordenMovie
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 (6)

cboothe977cboothe977Apr 6

7065 Hollywood Blvd.

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

txtulipann2txtulipann2Dec 18, 2009

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

lee;;Mar 1, 2009


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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