Brad Garrett’s roots are in standup comedy. He has headlined at Bally’s Park Place and co-headlined with the Temptations at Trump Plaza. He also has worked at the Sands with Frank Sinatra; Caesar’s Palace with David Copperfield, Diana Ross and Smokey Robinson; Harrah’s with Sammy Davis, Jr. and the Beach Boys and Radio City Music Hall with Julio Iglesias.
Garrett’s role in Everybody Loves Raymond has earned him three Emmy nominations and the 2002 and 2003 Emmy Awards for “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.” He won the 2003 Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.”
Garrett’s voiceover work includes giving life to Fatso, the ghost in the Casper; Dim, the rhinoceros beetle in A Bug’s Life and in Finding Nemo. Additional film credits include Sweet and Lowdown, George B., Suicide Kings, Only in America: Don King, Club Land and Bleacher Bums.
In 2002, Garrett played Jackie Gleason in the CBS television movie, Gleason, for which he earned an Emmy nomination for “Lead Actor in a Movie or Miniseries,” and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for “Outstanding Actor in a Movie or Miniseries.” Garrett also has guest-hosted Late Show with David Letterman.
Born in Woodland Hills, California, Garrett currently resides in Los Angeles.