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Biography #2 (for Eli Stone)

Film, stage and television actor Victor Garber stars in ABC's Eli Stone. He also starred as Jack Bristow in ABC's hit spy drama, Alias, a role that earned him Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. Altogether he has been nominated for six Emmys for his work on television.

One of Garber's most notable film roles to date is his charismatic performance as the architect of the ill-fated ship in Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Also on the big screen he performed opposite Goldie Hawn in The First Wives Club, Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle and Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde. He will next be seen as Mayor George Muscone in Gus Van Sant's Milk, opposite Sean Penn.

Garber's numerous television credits include FOX's courtroom drama Justice; Richard Benjamin's Laughter on the 23rd Floor; the ABC miniseries Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, in which he was nominated for an Emmy Award; Meredith Wilson's The Music Man; the role of Daddy Warbucks in ABC's musical version of Annie, with Kathy Bates; Invisible Child, opposite Rita Wilson; External Affairs; and the role of Inspector Philip Millard in the Criminal Instinct Mysteries Love and Murder, Deadly Appearance, The Wandering Soul Murders and A Colder Kind of Death, all based on the novels of Gail Bowen. He also performed in ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney film, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, and Let Me Call You Sweetheart, opposite Meredith Baxter. Garber received Gemini Award nominations for his performances in the miniseries Dieppe and the TV movie First Circle, and Emmy nominations for his guest appearances on Frasier and Will and Grace. He will also be seen in the upcoming NBC miniseries The Last Templar, opposite Mira Sorvino.

His stage performances are legendary: Garber has earned four Tony nominations for his work in Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Deathtrap and Little Me. He performed in the workshop of Sondheim's Wiseguys with Nathan Lane, directed by Sam Mendes, and with Alan Alda and Alfred Molina in the Tony-winning Art, which moved to Los Angeles following its run at Broadway's Royale Theatre. His numerous stage credits also include the original Broadway casts of Arcadia, The Devil's Disciple, Noises Off and Sweeney Todd. He recently starred in A Little Night Music at the Music Center in Los Angeles. Over the past year, Garber has garnered rave reviews in Sondheim's 'Follies' for City Center Encores!, directed by Casey Nicholaw, and Noel Coward's Present Laughter at the Huntington Theatre, directed by Nicholas Martin.

Garber began acting at the age of 10 in children's productions at the Grand Theatre in his hometown of London, Ontario, Canada. At 16 he moved to Toronto, where he joined the singing group The Sugar Shoppe, who were featured on the Ed Sullivan and Johnny Carson shows. One of his first film roles was for director George Bloomfield in CBC's Paradise Lost. Soon after, he landed the role of the hippie-Messiah in the Toronto production of Godspell, a role he would later reprise in the musical film version.

Bio courtesy ABC for "Eli Stone" (20-Jul-2008)


Biography #3 (for Alias)

Victor Garber's role on Alias has earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor. He has appeared in Titanic, Sleepless in Seattle and Legally Blonde.

Garber's numerous television credits include Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, in which he was nominated for an Emmy Award. Garber received Gemini nominations for his performances in the miniseries Dieppe and First Circle. He received an Emmy nomination for his appearance on Frasier.

Garber's stage performances are legendary. He has earned four Tony nominations for his work in Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Deathtrap and Little Me. He performed in the Tony Award-winning play Art. His was also in the original Broadway casts of Arcadia, Noises Off and Sweeney Todd.

Garber began acting at the age of 10 in children's productions in his hometown of London, Ontario, Canada. At 16 he moved to Toronto and joined the singing group The Sugar Shoppe. He landed the role of the hippie-Messiah in the Toronto production of Godspell, a role he reprised in the film version.

Garber lives in New York and in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy ABC for "Alias" (30-Jan-2005)


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