Art Garfunkel is a singer and actor from Forest Hills, New York, born in 1941. He met Paul Simon in sixth grade and they recorded songs together, but parted ways after high school. Eventually, they reunited and released their first music under the Simon and Garfunkel name, which went to number one.
Art and Paul split up due to tension in their relationship, with Garfunkel openly saying that Simon was a narcissist. Mike Nichols directed both "Catch 22" and "Carnal Knowledge" and created the soundtrack.
Art Garfunkel's solo projects have been successful despite periods of depression and paresis of the vocal cords. He is married to model Kim Cermack and has two sons.