Garret L. Dillahunt is an American actor. He is known for the role of Burt Chance, Ty Walker and a terminator on “Raising Hopes,” “
” and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” respectively. He was born on 24 November 1964 in Castro Valley, California. He got raised in Selah, Washington. He graduatedfrom the University of Washington with a B.A. in Journalism. He earned Masters of Fine Arts in acting at Tisch School of the Arts from the New York University Acting Program along with Jeffrey Donovan.
Jeffery Donovan starred in
. He has two brothers Eric and Bret. In 1981, Eric died in a drunken driving accident in Yakima, Washington. He did Broadway shows such as The Father and The Beginning of August at the start of his acting career. He did Broadway shows with well-known theatre companies like ACT San Francisco, Huntington Stage, The Berkshire Theater Festival, Steppenwolf, and Williamstown. He married Michelle Hurd, his co-star. After that, he started to look for parts in television and films. He did regular roles in short-lived TV shows. He appeared as guest celebrity in shows like X-Files and NYPD Blue.
He played roles in Deadwood: Jack McCall and Francis Wolcott. He did parts in “
.” He appeared as Steve Curtis in ER for three seasons. Other roles that he portrayed are Dr Michael Smith, Cromartie and John Henry, Roman Nevikov and Mason Turner on John from Cincinnati, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Life, and
. He played the role of Simon Escher in the third season finale of Burn Notice which he later reprised in fourth and seventh seasons. His filming career involves roles of Ed Miller,Johnny Gaveneau, a Gang Member, Krug, Wendell, and Sheriff Baskin in the movies like The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,, Burning Bright,
, The Last House on the Left, No Country for Old Men and Winter’s Bone respectively. He got selected for the lead role in in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford of “Charley Ford” but later had to settle for a smaller role because of a TV conflict.
He did a small part of Armsby (a drunken white slave) Oscar-winning movie 12 Years a Slave. Other movies that he did are The Scribbler, Just before I Go, Against the Sun, Looper, Revenge for Jolly, Oliver Sherman, etc. He is a fan of Cormac McCarty and says that he has auditioned for every adaptation of his novel. During 2010-2014, he played Burt Chance on Raising Hope. In 2015, he made a recurring appearance in The Mindy Project. In 2016, he will be filming The Long Home, Rounding Third, Come and “Find Me and Braven.”