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Victor Garber

Victor Garber
Year Of Induction: 2013
Area Of Recognition: Film/Television
Born: March 16, 1949
Birth Place: London, ON

(Photo credit: Joan Marcus)

With six Emmy® and four Tony® nominations to his credit, Victor Garber has been seen in some of the most memorable works of film, television and stage. 

Most recently, Garber co-starred in Ben Affleck’s Academy Award®-winning film, Argo. He also portrayed San Francisco Mayor George Moscone in Gus Van Sant’s Academy Award®–nominated film Milk. Additional film credits include The First Wives Club, Sleepless in Seattle, Legally Blonde and the Academy Award®-winning film, Titanic.

For his work on television, Garber has been nominated for six Emmy® Awards, including three for the ABC drama Alias, two for comedic guest-star roles on Frasier and Will & Grace, and a nomination for his portrayal of Sid Luft in the television movie Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.  Garber most recently starred in NBC’s drama Deception as Robert Bowers, the patriarch of the Bowers family and CEO of Bowers Pharmaceuticals.

He currently recurs on Showtime’s Lisa Kudrow comedy, Web Therapy and has guest starred on The Big C,  Nurse Jackie, Damages and Glee and starred in ABC’s Eli Stone, and Justice on Fox.   Other credits include ABC musicals Annie, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, and Meredith Willson’s The Music Man.

Garber’s earned four Tony® nominations for his work in Damn Yankees, Lend Me a Tenor, Deathtrap and Little Me. He performed in the workshops of Sondheim’s  Assassins and Wiseguys as well as in the Tony Award®–winning play Art.  

His stage credits also include the original Broadway productions of Arcadia, The Devil’s Disciple, Noises Off and Sweeney Todd. Additionally, Garber garnered rave reviews in Sondheim’s Follies for City Center Encores! And most recently, Present Laughter, directed by Nicholas Martin.

Interesting Facts

Garber took an online course in officiating weddings so he could officiate the wedding of friend and Alias co-star Jennifer Garner to Ben Affleck.