Born to Barbara and Albert Gerstenfield on April 14, 1960, Brad is a TV personality, a stand-up comedian and an actor. Jeff and Paul are two of his elder brothers and are Jewish by origin.
He went to George Ellery Middle School and further studied at El Camino High school. He decided to pursue his career of being a comedian and therefore dropped out of UCLA.
Brad is known to be a professional player at Poker.
He is believed to have been working in TGI Fridays in the early 1980s as a waiter.
In the month of May, 1999, Garret made a proposal to Jill Diven when they were working for the series
Everybody Loves Raymond
. They together had a son whom they named Maxwell Bradley Garret. He was born on 14th of October 1998. They welcomed a daughter, whom they named Hope Violet Garret, on January 2000. They both however separated ways in the year 2005.
Brad is most famously known for his height which is a whopping 6 feet 8.5 inches.
He is believed to be the youngest comedian to have performed on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He appeared for the first time in this show when he was 23 years of age.
Garret has received 5 nominations for Emmy Award for his appearance in Everybody Loves Raymond and also bagged an Emmy Award for the category of Outstanding Supporting role three times.
He could also be seen in movies like Suicide Kings which came out in the year 1997.
Apart from his extraordinary tall stature and acting skills, he’s also known for his voice which is very deep and different.
Owing to this popularity of his voice he has worked as a voice-actor for many movies like Ratatouille, Superman: The Animated Series to name a few.