26 Facts About Brad Garrett


Brad Garrett played the leading role of Eddie Stark on the Fox sitcom 'Til Death from 2006 to 2010.


In 2021, Garrett helped create Disney+'s Big Shot with David E Kelley and Dean Lorey.


Brad Garrett is known for voicing the Big Dog on 2 Stupid Dogs.


Brad Garrett has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, with three other nominations.


Brad Garrett is still prominent within stand-up comedy and owns a comedy club at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, called Brad Garrett's Comedy Club, where he performs regularly.


Brad Garrett attended George Ellery Hale Middle School and graduated from El Camino Real High School, both in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles, California.


Brad Garrett attended UCLA for less than two months before dropping out to pursue his comedy career.


Brad Garrett opened in Las Vegas for Frank Sinatra, David Copperfield, Smokey Robinson, Sammy Davis, Jr.


Brad Garrett appeared for a week on the game show Super Password in 1987.


Brad Garrett appeared on Hollywood Squares including a moment when he impersonated Bill Cosby during a question about Jell-o.


Brad Garrett then appeared in the short-lived summer comedy First Impressions, in which he was a divorced father who makes a living doing impressions, in a one-time spot as a bank loan officer on Roseanne, and The Pursuit of Happiness, in which he was the hero's gay best friend.


Brad Garrett soon won the role of Ray Romano's brother Robert Barone on the long-running family-oriented comedy hit Everybody Loves Raymond, and in 1998, he and Romano appeared together in their respective roles on a Season 1 episode of The King of Queens, titled "Road Rayge", in which Robert is jealous of his brother spending so much time with Doug Heffernan.


Brad Garrett has made an appearance on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air playing a hitman who attempts to kill Will Smith's character.


In 1990, Brad Garrett appeared as a semi-regular panelist on the revival of Match Game.


Brad Garrett won the fifth season championship of Celebrity Poker Showdown, and played in the 2005,2006 and 2007 World Series of Poker.


Brad Garrett was hoping to do a spin-off with his character Robert Barone from Everybody Loves Raymond when the show ended its nine-year run in 2005, but he withdrew in October 2005 due to inaction from CBS that led to a number of the writers from Raymond leaving and taking other jobs.


In 2005, Brad Garrett appeared on Broadway playing Murray the Cop in the revival of Neil Simon's The Odd Couple with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.


In 2009, Brad Garrett entered the main event at the World Series of Poker, losing on the second day of the event.


Brad Garrett has starred in commercials for 7-Up, where he portrays a more happy, cheerful version of himself because of the soda.


On December 12,2011, Brad Garrett closed his club at the Tropicana.


Brad Garrett started a new club with the same name across the street at the MGM Grand, and is active as of April 2016.


In November 2016, Brad Garrett portrayed Frankenstein's monster in a Christmas commercial for Apple's iPhone 7.


In 2018, Brad Garrett voiced the character Eeyore in the live-action film Christopher Robin, based on Disney's Winnie the Pooh franchise, and in a cameo in the animated film Ralph Breaks the Internet.


Brad Garrett previously voiced the character in the 1995 video game Disney's Animated Storybook: Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree.


In 1998, Brad Garrett proposed to his then-girlfriend, Jill Diven, on the set of Everybody Loves Raymond, and they were married on May 18,1999; together they have two children, a son and a daughter.


Brad Garrett stated in an interview in May 2015, that as his acting career began, he won a battle against alcoholism, later admitting he was a "high-functioning alcoholic".