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Adam Driver

Born: November 19, 1983, San Diego, California, USA

Adam Douglas Driver (born November 19, 1983) is an American actor. 


He rose to prominence in the supporting role of Adam Sackler in the HBO comedy-drama series Girls (2012–2017), for which he received three consecutive nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. 

He made his Broadway debut in Mrs. Warren's Profession (2010). In 2011, he returned to Broadway in Man and Boy and made his feature film debut in J. Edgar.Driver has appeared in supporting roles in a wide range of films, including Lincoln (2012), Frances Ha (2012) and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). He starred in While We're Young (2014) and won the Volpi Cup for his role in Hungry Hearts (2014), as well as several best actor awards for his performance in Jim Jarmusch's Paterson (2016).

Driver gained worldwide attention and acclaim for playing the villain Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), a role which he is set to reprise in the future Star Wars films.

He is also the founder of Arts in the Armed Forces (AITAF), a nonprofit that performs theater for all branches of the military, both in the US and abroad.

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Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)

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The conclusion of the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.

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The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

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An advertising executive jumps back and forth in time between 21st century London and 17th century La Mancha, where Don Quixote mistakes him for Sancho Panza.

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)

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| 128 Min

Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

68 2018 128
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Annette (2018)

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The rise and fall of an intense love story between a stand-up comedian and an opera singer.

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Logan Lucky (2017)

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| 119 Min

Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.

74 2017 119
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

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| 152 Min

Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

82 2017 152
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Midnight Special (2016)

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| 112 Min

A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.

66 2016 112
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Silence (2016)

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| 159 Min

Two Jesuit priests, Sebastiao Rodrigues and Francis Garrpe, travel to seventeenth century Japan which has, under the Tokugawa shogunate, banned Catholicism and almost all foreign contact. There they witness the persecution of Japanese Christians at the hands of their own government which wishes to purge Japan of all western influence. Eventually the priests separate and Rodrigues travels the countryside, wondering why God remains silent while His children suffer.

72 2016 159
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Paterson (2016)

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Set in the present in Paterson, New Jersey, this is a tale about a bus driver and poet.

74 2016 113
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

85 2015 136
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While We're Young (2015)

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An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.

64 2015 97
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Hungry Hearts (2015)

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The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.

64 2015 109
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

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When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother (Jane Fonda) and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.

66 2014 103
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Bluebird (2014)

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On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have enormous consequences.

59 2014 90
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Tracks (2014)

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Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.

72 2014 112
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted, but volatile musician Llewyn Davis contemplates leaving the music scene altogether to return to sea as a merchant marine after the suicide of his singing partner.

74 2013 105
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What If (2013)

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Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.

68 2013 93
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Lincoln (2012)

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A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th Presidents tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

74 2012 149
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Frances Ha (2012)

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Shot in black and white, Frances Ha is about an aspiring dancer (co-writer Greta Gerwig) who moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks. From director Noah Baumbach (Margot at the Wedding, Greenberg).

74 2012 86
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Gayby (2012)

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Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ex-boyfriend. They decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way. Can they navigate the serious and unexpected snags they hit as they attempt to get their careers and dating lives back on track in preparation for parenthood? 'Gayby' is an irreverent comedy about friendship growing older, sex, loneliness, and the family you choose.

61 2012 89
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Not Waving But Drowning (2012)

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Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and the desire to explore.

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Girls (2012)

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The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.

74 2012 30
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J. Edgar (2011)

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As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

66 2011 137



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