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Leif Garrett

Born on November 8, 1961 in Hollywood, California, Leif grew up in a world of showbiz and got his first taste of acting in the blockbuster film, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969) playing the son of Elliott Gould and Dyan Cannon, though he was uncredited. Then he was a frequent guest in TV shows such as Nanny and the Professor (1970), ... See full bio »

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 2012 World's Dumbest (TV Series)
 2005 Popstar
 2005 American Black Beauty (TV Movie)
 1999 The Art of a Bullet
Lucas Stone
 1998 I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
Cruiser Cop #4 (as Leif Garret)
 1995 The Whispering
Peter Ransket
 1995 Dominion
 1990 The Spirit of '76
Eddie Trojan
 1989 The Banker
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
Dr. Miner
- Half as Old as Time (1989) ... Dr. Miner
 1988 Superboy (TV Series)
Judd Faust
- Bringing Down the House (1988) ... Judd Faust
 1988 Party Line
 1988 Cheerleader Camp
Brent Hoover
 1987 Delta Fever
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Todd Logan
- A Child Is Born (1987) ... Todd Logan
 1985 Shaker Run
Casey Lee
 1985 Thunder Alley
 1981 Longshot
Paul Rogers
 1980 House Calls (TV Series)
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jimmy Tyler
 1978-1979 Family (TV Series)
Zack Russell
- Prelude (1979) ... Zack Russell
- All for Love (1978) ... Zack Russell
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Lane / Michael
- My Teenage Idol Is Missing (1978) ... Lane / Michael
 1978 Skateboard
Brad Harris
 1977 Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (TV Movie)
Peter Lundy
 1977 Tigres de papel
Brandon (uncredited)
 1977 Vengeance
Tom Thurston
 1976 Flood! (TV Movie)
Johnny Lowman
 1976 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
 1976 God's Gun
 1974-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... Leonard
- The Frog (1974) ... Leonard
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Billy Wright
 1974 Strange Homecoming (TV Movie)
Bobby Halsey
 1974 Macon County Line
Luke Morgan (as Lief Garrett)
 1974 Devil Times Five
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Harold Pearson / Harold
- The Lamb (1974) ... Harold Pearson
- The Musician (1974) ... Harold
 1973 Doc Elliot (TV Series)
Jamie Bartlett
- A Man of Importance (1973) ... Jamie Bartlett
 1973 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
- Doorway to Death (1973) ... Robert
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Boy Who Runs from the Giant
- Frankenstein: Part 1 (1973) ... Boy Who Runs from the Giant (uncredited)
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- The Sodbusters (1972) ... John
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- The Deadly Species (1972) ... Tommy
 1971 Arnie (TV Series)
- The Gift of the Majors (1971) ... Chester
 1971 Cannon (TV Series)
Roger Swanson
- Death Is a Double-Cross (1971) ... Roger Swanson
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
Gabriel Dobbs
- A Gun for Billy (1971) ... Gabriel Dobbs
 1971 Black Noon (TV Movie)
 1970 Family Affair (TV Series)
Bobby Granger
- Heroes Are Born (1970) ... Bobby Granger
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
- The Human Element (1970) ... Billy
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Jimmy Henderson (uncredited)
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Album: "Three Sides of Leif Garrett" (2007) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leif Garret | Lief Garrett


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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My career ended musically, as far as the producers were concerned, when the five-year contract was over and I was, like, 21 or 22, whereas I was trying to let them in on my vision to grow. In the teen idol world, the longest a teen idol can last - unless they change and become an adult with their music - is five years. You go from 16 to maybe 21, and then by 21 you're already having sex ... and ... See more »


Of the albums recorded at the height of his career he says he only liked 1980's "Can't Explain". See more »

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