Adam Driver as Ronie Peterson
Adam Driver currently can be seen starring in the first Broadway revival of Michael Mayer’s Burn This, opposite Keri Russell. His performance as ‘Pale’ has earned a Drama League Award nomination for Distinguished Performance and a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play.
This fall, Driver has writer and director Scott Z. Burns’ The Report, in which he portrays ‘Daniel Jones.’ The film focuses on the CIA’s use of torture in the aftermath of 9/11. Amazon is slated to release the film theatrically on September 20, 2019. Following that, he has Noah Baumbach’s Untitled Noah Baumbach Project, alongside Scarlett Johansson in a story that follows a couple’s divorce. Lastly, he has J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Disney will release the film December 20, 2019.
Most recently, Driver co-starred in Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, alongside John David Washington. For his portrayal, he received numerous accolades, including Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actor.
Film credits include Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote; Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi; Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky; Martin Scorsese’s Silence; Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson; Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special; J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens; Shawn Levy’s This Is Where I Leave You; Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young and Frances Ha; Saverio Costanzo’s Hungry Hearts, for which he received the Venice International Film Festival’s Volpi Cup; John Curran’s Tracks; Joel and Ethan Coen’s Inside Llewyn Davis; Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln; and Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar.
Television credits include HBO’s critically acclaimed series from Lena Dunham, “Girls.” His performance in the show garnered him three consecutive Emmy® nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Past Broadway credits include Man and Boy (dir. Maria Aitken), opposite Frank Langella, as well as Mrs. Warren’s Profession (dir. Doug Hughes) opposite Cherry Jones. Off-Broadway, he starred in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger (dir. Sam Gold), which earned him the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actor. Prior to that, he took the stage as Louis Ironson in The Signature’s revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America (dir. Michael Greif).
Driver is a Juilliard graduate and is a former Marine who was with 1/1 Weapons Company at Camp Pendleton, CA. He is also the co-founder of the non-profit Arts in the Armed Forces.