updated 04/25/2014 AT 12:45 PM ET
•originally published 04/24/2014 AT 4:15 PM ET
As dates go, this guy’s a real swinger.
In an interview with Time Out London, Andrew Garfield reveals that, besides having the heightened senses and powers of a spider, his character in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is Jewish.
“Peter Parker is not a simple dude,” Garfield explains. “He ums and ahs about his future because he’s neurotic. It’s a defining feature.”
Garfield, whose father is Jewish, added that he was including himself in his assessment: “I have that in me, for sure.”
So far, the actor’s remarks have caused little uproar in the Jewish community. In fact, Jewish dating site JDate went so far as to make a free profile for the superpowered teen, and shared it with PEOPLE below.