Victor Garber
Date of birth
March 16, 1949
Place of birth
London, Ontario, Canada
Role on Alias

Victor Garber played Jack Bristow throughout all seasons of Alias.


Garber was born in London, Ontario, Canada. His mother, Hope Garber (née Wolf), was an actress and singer. Victor was also her caregiver until her death from Alzheimer's disease. When Garber was 12 he was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

He is most well known for his portrayal of Jack Bristow on ABC's show, Alias, for which he earned three Emmy nominations. He recently appeared on the now-cancelled television series Justice on FOX and ABC's Eli Stone. His most recent TV appearance is as a mysterious character named "Olivier Roth" in 4 episodes of the Canadian science drama ReGenesis. He will have a recurring role in the upcoming FOX series Glee.

He appeared on Broadway in the original productions of Deathtrap, Sweeney Todd, and Noises Off and in the original off-Broadway cast of Assassins, as well as in the 1990s revival of Damn Yankees. He continues to be a sought-after theatrical performer in musicals, comedies and dramatic productions. In 2005 he played the role of Frederic in the LA Opera's production of Sondheim's A Little Night Music. He played the male lead in a critically hailed Encores presentation of Follies in 2007, with Donna Murphy. He has been nominated for four Tony awards. In mid-2007, he played the role of Garry Essendine in a production of Noel Coward's Present Laughter at Boston's Huntington Theatre. He is slated to reprise the role in the Roundabout Theatre's New York production of "Present Laughter" in winter 2009-2010.


  • You Again (2010)
  • Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)
  • Home Room (2002)
  • Milk (2008)
  • Tuck Everlasting (2002)
  • Legally Blonde (2001)
  • Invisible Child (1999)
  • Annie (1999)
  • The Absolution of Anthony (1997)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • The First Wives Club (1996)
  • Exotica (1994)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  • Liberace: Behind the Music (1988)
  • Godspell (1973)

Television appearances[]

  • Power (2014-2020)
  • Waking the Baby Mammoth (2009)
  • The Last Templar (2009)
  • Glee (2009)
  • Eli Stone (2008-2009)
  • Ugly Betty (2007)
  • ReGenesis (2007-2008)
  • Justice (2006)
  • Will & Grace (2004)
  • The Music Man (2003)
  • Alias (2001–2006)
  • Call Me Claus (2001)
  • Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001)
  • Cinderella (1997)
  • Annie (1999)
  • Dieppe (1993)
  • Queen (1993)
  • E.N.G. (1991–1993)
  • The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987–1988)
  • I Had Three Wives (1985)
  • Dc's Legends of Tomorrow (2016-2017)

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