Brad H. Gerstenfeld (born April 14, 1960), known professionally as Brad Garrett, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and professional poker player. He has appeared in numerous television and film roles.
Garrett was initially successful as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980s. Taking advantage of that success in the late 1980s, Garrett began appearing in television and film, in minor and guest roles. His first major role was Robert Barone on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. The series debuted September 13, 1996 and ran for nine seasons. In 2002, he gave an Emmy-nominated and critically lauded performance as Jackie Gleason in the television film Gleason.
Garrett’s film roles include Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998), A Bug’s Life (1998), An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000), Stuart Little 2 (2002), Finding Nemo (2003), Garfield (2004), The Pacifier (2005), Night at the Museum (2006), Ratatouille (2007), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Tangled (2010), Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011), Planes (2013), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), and Christopher Robin (2018). Garrett also played the leading role of Eddie Stark on the Fox sitcom ‘Til Death from 2006 to 2010. Since 2018, he has starred on the ABC sitcom Single Parents.
Garrett has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, with three other nominations. He is still prominent within stand-up comedy and is also a professional poker player. Garrett is noted for his imposing height of 6’ 8.5″ (2.04 m), and his distinctive deep voice.