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Adam Driver credits the military for the courage to act

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This May 1, 2019, file photo shows Adam Driver at the 73rd annual Tony Awards “Meet the Nominees” press day event in New York. Driver is nominated for a Tony Award for his work in a revival of Lanford Wilson’s play “Burn This.”
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Adam Driver during a performance of the play “Burn This,” in New York.

Adam Driver, who earned an Oscar nomination for “BlacKkKlansman” and stars in the “Star Wars” saga, credits something a bit different for his career — his military service.

Driver joined the Marines shortly after the 9/11 terror attacks and credits his time in the service for providing him the courage he needed to become an actor.

He says being in the military makes the civilian world less scary.

He’s just been nominated for a Tony Award for his work on Broadway in “Burn This.” Driver is also helping his fellow military veterans with his charity, Arts in the Armed Forces.

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