- Made movie debut in the 1969 comedy Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.
- Played Endy Karras on the 1975 CBS series Three for the Road; the role gave his career a major boost.
- Released debut album, Leif Garrett, in 1977, which spurred his fame as a teen idol.
- Involved in a notorious 1979 car accident that left a close friend paralyzed. The incident was central to a memorable episode of Behind the Music, which featured a reunion with the friend, who also sued Garrett for his role in the crash.
- In subsequent years, battled substance-abuse issues, including drug addiction, which he discussed publicly, noting, "I know I can beat it; I have to."
- Continued with a recording career over the years, including release of the song "Help You, Make You" in 2012.
- Carolyn Stellar — Mother
- Dawn Lyn — Sister
- Nicollette Sheridan — Ex-significant Other
- Debralee Scott — Sister
- Justine Bateman — Ex-significant Other
- Birth Name: Leif Per Garrett
- Birth Place: Hollywood, California, United States
- Profession: Actor, Singer
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