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Andrew Garfield to Receive Palm Springs Film Festival Honor for ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ (Exclusive)

Andrew Garfield to Receive Palm Springs Film Festival Honor for ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ (Exclusive)

Andrew Garfield will receive the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Desert Palm achievement award, actor for his performance in Netflix’s “Tick, Tick … Boom!” from director Lin-Manuel Miranda.

“From his numerous film roles and theatrical performances, Andrew Garfield is an outstanding actor, who puts his heart and soul into bringing the character he’s portraying to life,” says festival chairman Harold Matzner. “In the emotionally stirring and fascinating musical ‘Tick, Tick … Boom,’ Andrew gives a stunning and heartfelt performance as theater composer Jonathan Larson.”

No stranger to the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Oscar-nominated actor of Mel Gibson’s “Hacksaw Ridge” received the festival’s spotlight award in 2016. He was also part of the ensemble performance award for David Fincher’s “The Social Network” (2010). Past recipients of the actor award have included Jeff Bridges (“Crazy Heart”), Daniel Day-Lewis (“Lincoln”), Matthew McConaughey (“Dallas Buyers Club”), Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour

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