Brad Garrett (born Brad H. Gerstenfeld; April 14, 1960) is an American actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian 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 series Everybody Loves Raymond. The series debuted September 13, 1996 and ran for nine seasons.
Garrett’s film roles include Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (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), and Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011). Garrett also played the leading role of Eddie Stark on the Fox television series ‘Til Death from 2006 to 2010.