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Victor Garber

Victor Garber has been seen in some of the most memorable film, television and theatre projects of the past four decades. He has shared in two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations for Outstanding Motion Picture Cast, the latest for Gus Van Sant's award-winning biopic Milk, in which he portrayed San Francisco Mayor George Moscone. The cast of Milk also won a Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble. Garber was previously nominated for a SAG Award as a member of the cast of James Cameron's Oscar -winning blockbuster Titanic. His additional film credits include Kung Fu Panda 2, You Again, Legally Blonde, The First Wives Club, Sleepless in Seattle, Life with Mikey, and the screen adaptation of the musical Godspell.

A six-time Emmy nominee, Garber received three of his Emmy nods for his role on the hit ABC drama Alias, in which he starred opposite Jennifer Garner. He has also earned Emmy nominations for his portrayal of Sid Luft in the telefilm Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows, and his guest roles on the comedy series Frasier and Will & Grace. In addition, Garber starred on the series Web Therapy, Eli Stone and Justice, and has guest starred on numerous shows, most recently including Damages, 30 Rock, The Big C, Glee and Nurse Jackie. He has also starred in such longform projects as The Last Templar, Meredith Willson's The Music Man, Call Me Claus, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Annie, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Dieppe and The First Circle, to name only a few.

Garber is also an accomplished stage actor, whose extensive credits encompass lead roles in both plays and musicals. He has earned four Tony Award nominations, for his work in Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Little Me and Deathtrap. He also starred in the Tony Award-winning play Art and the original Broadway productions of Arcadia, The Devil's Disciple, Noises Off and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and performed in the workshops of Sondheim's Wise Guys, as well as Assassins. He has since garnered rave reviews in Sondheim's Follies, for City Center Encores, and Present Laughter, directed by Nicholas Martin at the Huntington Theatre. The latter moved to Broadway in January 2010, with Garber reprising his starring role.

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Victor Garber Facts

Birth Name Victor Joseph Garber
BirthdayMarch 16, 1949 (74)
BirthplaceLondon, Ontario, Canada
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Victor Garber compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Take Me Home
Legally Blonde
Tuck Everlasting
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
Out of Time
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