Leif Garrett

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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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 2009 Fish Mich
Leif Garrett
 2006 Circumstances of Fate (Video)
 2005 Popstar
 2005 American Black Beauty (TV Movie)
 2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
Leif Garrett
 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
 1983 The Outsiders
Bob Sheldon
 1982 Gossip
 1981 Longshot
Paul Rogers
 1980 House Calls (TV Series)
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Jimmy Tyler
- Roller Disco: Part 2 (1979) ... Jimmy Tyler
- Roller Disco: Part 1 (1979) ... 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 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Our Guests at Heartland
 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1978 Skateboard
Brad Harris
 1977 Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion (TV Movie)
Peter Lundy
 1977 Tigres de papel
Brandon (uncredited)
 1977 Vengeance
 1976 God's Gun
 1976 Flood (TV Movie)
Johnny Lowman
 1976 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
 1975 Three for the Road (TV Series)
Endy Karras
- Odyssey in Jeans (1975) ... Endy Karras
- Adventure in Los Angeles (1975) ... Endy Karras
- The Albatross (1975) ... Endy Karras
- The Trail of Bigfoot (1975) ... Endy Karras
- The Prisoner in Sneakers (1975) ... Endy Karras
 1975 Walking Tall Part II
Mike Pusser
 1974-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Leonard Unger / Leonard
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... Leonard Unger
- The Frog (1974) ... Leonard
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Billy Wright
 1974 Run, Joe, Run (TV Series)
- Sunken Treasure (1974) ... Paperboy
 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 Walking Tall
 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)
John Callahan
- The Sodbusters (1972) ... John Callahan
 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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Garrett had several modest hits in the U.S. with the songs "Put Your Head On My Shoulder", "Runaround Sue", "Surfin' USA" and "The Wanderer". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Leif Garret | Lief Garrett


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It's so easy for a 17-year-old to sound pretentious, but I really love my career. We started in shack flats when I was 5, and we've been moving up ever since. I suppose there are a lot of ways to grow up that are satisfying. I happen to like the way I did it. See more »


Plays the guitar, piano, drums and electronic keyboard. See more »


(as a teenager) Long hair

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