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Art Garfunkel

Art GarfunkelAKA Arthur Ira Garfunkel

Born: 5-Nov-1941
Birthplace: Forest Hills, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer/Songwriter, Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Simon and Garfunkel

Partnered with childhood friend Paul Simon for a series of pop music hits in the 1960s, including "The Sound of Silence" and "Bridge over Troubled Water." Quit the duo in 1971, and worked as an actor, math teacher, and solo performing artist.

Father: Jack Garfunkel (salesman, b. 9-Jul-1908, d. Aug-1986)
Mother: Rose (housewife, b. 1911, d. 17-Jun-2005)
Brother: Jules B. Garfunkel (b. 14-Nov-1939, d. 17-Sep-2006)
Brother: Jerome Benjamin Garfunkel (b. 5-Jun-1945)
Wife: Linda Marie Grossman (m. 1972, div. 1975)
Wife: Kathryn Cermak ("Kim", m. Sep-1988, one son, one daughter)
Son: James (b. 15-Dec-1990)
Son: Beau Daniel (b. 5-Oct-2005 via surrogate mother)

    High School: Forest Hills High School, Forest Hills, NY
    University: BA Art History, Columbia University (1965)
    University: MA Mathematics, Columbia University (1967)

    Simon and Garfunkel
    Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity
    Drug Possession: Marijuana Atlanta, GA (Jan-2004)
    Drug Possession: Marijuana Woodstock, NY 27-Aug-2005
    Esalen Performer
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990
    Wedding: Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones (2000)
    Risk Factors: Marijuana

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Rebound (6-Feb-2009) · Harry Finklestein
    Longshot (2000) · Himself
    54 (28-Aug-1998)
    Boxing Helena (3-Sep-1993)
    Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (19-May-1990)
    Good to Go (1986)
    Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park (21-Feb-1982) · Himself
    Bad Timing (12-Sep-1980) · Alex Linden
    Carnal Knowledge (30-Jun-1971) · Sandy
    Catch-22 (24-Jun-1970) · Nately
    Monterey Pop (26-Dec-1968)


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