About Adam Driver:
Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor of screen, stage and television. He began his career by appearing in several short films, television shows and television films. He made his feature film debut as Walter Lyle in Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar (2011). He also had key roles as Samuel Beckwith in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (2012), lothario Lev Shapiro in Frances Ha (2012) and as musician Al Cody in the Coen Brothers' film Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). He played aspiring filmmaker Jaime in While We're Young (2014) and won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the 71st Venice International Film Festival for his role as Jude, a despairing father, in Hungry Hearts (2014). Driver has also performed as a theatre actor in several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
I think some of my best theatre training has been in the Marine Corps. Not only meeting a bunch of characters, but growing up. You're in really adult situations at a young age, as far as being in charge of people.Adam Driver
The Marine Corps is some of the best acting training you could have. Having that responsibility for people's lives, suddenly time becomes a really valuable commodity and you want to make the most of it. And for acting, you just have to do the work, j...Adam Driver
By the time I got into Juilliard, I was working at a Target distribution warehouse. It didn't make anything, it just shipped things, and my job was just to stand there and look at the security codes on the back of trucks and see if they would lock, a...Adam Driver
I was living in a small town in Indiana working as a telemarketer and a vacuum salesman. I was really bad: the vacuums seemed to always be falling apart. Every time I did a demonstration, I'd say, 'This is the material the astronauts used on Apollo 1...Adam Driver
The first job I got was this TV job in this show called 'The Unusuals.' Then I did a play called 'Slipping,' and at the same time I was rehearsing another play at Playwrights Horizons, and that kind of snowballed into a bunch of plays.Adam Driver
You have friends, and they die. You have a disease, someone you care about has a disease, Wall Street people are scamming everyone, the poor get poorer, the rich get richer. That's what we're surrounded by all the time.Adam Driver