Fast Facts

  • Began acting at age 10 in children's productions at the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario.
  • Mother hosted a TV show in London, Ontario, called At Home with Hope Garber.
  • Dropped out of high school at 16 and moved to Toronto to pursue a performing career.
  • In the late 1960s, formed a band called the Sugar Shoppe, with Peter Mann, Lee Harris and pianist Laurie Hood; made appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and The Tonight Show.
  • First acting break came in a 1972 Toronto stage production of Godspell, which also starred Martin Short, Gilda Radner, Eugene Levy and Paul Shaffer.
  • Officiated the 2005 wedding of friend and Alias costar Jennifer Garner to Ben Affleck.
  • His photo was mistakenly used by the Radio and Television of Ireland (RTÉ) reporting a 2010 opinion poll of right-leaning Irish politician Enda Kenny.

Awards

  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1982, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
  • 1978, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1989, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner

Relationships

  • Hope Garber — Mother
  • Joseph Garber — Father
  • Alisa — Sister
  • Nathan — Brother
  • Rainer Andreesen — Significant Other

Details

  • Birth Name: Victor Joseph Garber
  • Birth Place: London, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthday: March 16, 1949, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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