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Brad Garrett

Brad Garrett won three Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his work on the hit CBS comedy Everybody Loves Raymond. Starring on the show for nine seasons, Garrett also received two more Emmy nominations and a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nomination for his work in the role of Ray's brother, Robert. He also shared in a SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In addition, Garrett earned Emmy and SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for his portrayal of the legendary Jackie Gleason in the television biopic Gleason.

Garrett is currently starring in the Fox comedy series 'Til Death. His television credits also include HBO's Don King: Only in America and Showtime's Club Land.

On the big screen, Garrett recently co-starred in the hit feature comedy The Pacifier. He was earlier seen in such films as Stuart Little 2; George B, which was a finalist at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival; Suicide Kings; and Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown.

With his distinctive voice, Garrett is also one of the busiest voiceover actors in the industry. He can be heard in the recently released fantasy comedy Night at the Museum, and also includes among his long list of film and television credits the hit animated features Finding Nemo and A Bug's Life. He also lent his voice to the upcoming animated films Ratatouille and Underdog.

Garrett began his career performing a stand-up act at various Los Angeles comedy clubs. His first appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson at age 23 made him one of the youngest comedians ever to perform on the program. From that appearance, Garrett's stand-up career took off, bringing him headline gigs at national venues as well as opening spots for such legends as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Julio Iglesias, Liza Minnelli and Sammy Davis Jr.

In the fall of 2005, Garrett made his Broadway debut in the revival of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, starring with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.

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Brad Garrett Facts

Birth NameBrad H. Gerstenfeld
BirthdayApril 14, 1960 (61)
BirthplaceWoodland Hills, California, USA
Height6' 8" (2m3)  How tall is Brad Garrett compared to you?
Awards2005 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (for Everybody Loves Raymond)
2003 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series (for Everybody Loves Raymond)
2002 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series (for Everybody Loves Raymond)

Selected Filmography

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