Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American singer, poet, and actor, best known as half of the folk duo Simon & Garfunkel. In particular, he is remembered for being the lead singer on the No. 1 hit single, "Bridge Over Troubled Water". In 1970, at the height of their popularity, the duo split.

Garfunkel also has had a successful career as an actor, receiving a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Sandy Kaufman in Carnal Knowledge. As a poet, he has written a Pulitzer-Award Nominated Book and as a comedian, he has hosted Saturday Night Live six times.

Highlights of his solo career include a top ten hit, three top twenty hits, six top forty hits, fourteen Adult Contemporary top 30 singles, Five Adult Contemporary number ones, two UK number ones, a Golden Globe nomination and a People's Choice Award.

Through his solo and collaborative work, Garfunkel has earned six Grammys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1994, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.