Victor Joseph Garber, born March 16, 1949, is an American actor. He is known for his role on Alias, in Titanic, in Argo and he guest starred on Glee as Mr. Schuester (Will Schuester's father).

Personal life

Garner was born to Joseph and Hope Garner in London, Ontario, Canada. He has a brother, Nathan, and a sister, Alisa.[1]

Garber is in a relationship with Rainer Andreesen and they reside in New York.[2] He and Andreesen got married in October 2015, after sixteen years together.[3]


Garber had recurring roles on The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd for ten episodes for four years till 1991, E.N.G for ten episodes for three years till 1993, and Liberty! The American Revolution for six episodes in 1997. He had a five year recurring role on Alias for one hundred and five episodes till 2006, thirteen episodes on Justice for a year till 2007, and twenty-six episodes on Eli Stone for year till 2009.

He voiced the role of Charles in the cancelled ABC reboot, Charles Angels, in 2011, on the cancelled Deception for thirteen episodes in 2013, and was on the web/television series, Web Therapy, for twenty-two episodes between 2009 and 2013.

Garber appeared in Godspell in 1973, Sleepless in Seattle in 1993, Titanic in 1997, and Argo in 2012. He was also in Legally Blonde in 2001, Milk in 2008, was the narrator for the NBC mini-series The Slap in 2015 and has a recurring role on The Flash in 2015.

In June 2015, Garber was announced that he would star in CW’s new DC Comics show Legends of Tomorrow as Dr. Martin Stein, reprising his Flash role.[4] Legends of Tomorrow is a spinoff of The Flash and Arrow that will debut in 2016 for the mid-season lineup.[5] It premiered in January.


Year Title Role Notes
1973 Godspell Jesus
1974 Monkeys in the Attic Eric
ABC Afterschool Specials Christian de Neuvillette voice (Cyrano)
Jack: A Flash Fantasy Jack of Hearts TV Movie
1975 Valley Forge' ' Marquis de Lafayette TV Movie
1976 Great Performances Arthur (Ah, Wilderness!)
1977 The Best of Families Teddy Wheeler mini-series
1978 Tartuffe Valere TV Movie
1985 I Had Three Wives Jackson Beaudine (5 episodes)
Private Sessions Jerry Sharma TV Movie
Tales from the Darkside Ambrose Cavender (The Tear Collector)
1986 American Playhouse John White/Jack Chesney 1986 - 87 (Roanoak: Part I and Charley's Aunt)
The Twilight Zone Dr. Kevin Carlson (segment "A Day in Beaumont")
Guiding Light Det. Frank Minnelli
1987 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Dennis Widmer 1987 - 91 (10 episodes)
1988 The Legendary Life of Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway
Liberace: Behind the Music Liberace TV Movie
1991 Grand Larceny Judge Keeler TV Movie
Walking the Dog short
E.N.G. Adam Hirsch 1991 - 93 (10 episodes)
1992 I'll Never Get to Heaven Eric Hoskins
The Powers That Be Mack Novitz (Oh, Mack)
I'll Fly Away Warren (Fragile Truths)
Singles Kid's Dad uncredited
The First Circle Lew Rubin TV Movie
Light Sleeper Tis Brooke
1993 Dieppe Lord Louis Mountbatten TV Movie
Sleepless in Seattle Greg
Life with Mikey Brian Spiro
Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story Frank Marrocco TV Movie
Queen Digby
1994 Mixed Nuts Irate Neighbor voice
Exotica Harold
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Blackwell (The Innocent)
1995 Almost Perfect Howard Guthrie (You Like Me, You Really Like Me)
Law & Order Paul Sandig (Savages)
Jeffrey Tim
Kleptomania Morgan Allen
1996 Marvin's Room uncredited
F/X: The Series Andrew Price (The Brotherhood)
The First Wives Club Bill Atchison
Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story Jack Gilcrest TV Movie
The Outer Limits Dr. Ben McCormick/Dr. Edward Normandy 1996 - 00 (Out of Body and Glitch)
1997 Liberty! The American Revolution John Dickinson (6 episodes)
Cinderella King Maximillian TV Movie
Titanic Thomas Andrews
Let Me Call You Sweetheart Geoff Dorso TV Movie
The Absolution of Anthony Father Carson short
1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back Isaac uncredited
1999 Boys Briefs Father Carson (segment "The Absolution of Anthony")
External Affairs Harry Raymond
Annie Oliver Warbucks TV Movie
Invisible Child Tim Beeman TV Movie
Summer's End Narrator (voice) voice and TV Movie
2000 Frasier Ferguson (Taking Liberties)
Deadly Appearances Inspector Philip Millard TV Movie
Love and Murder Inspector Philip Millard TV Movie
2001 Call Me Claus Taylor TV Movie
Legally Blonde Professor Callahan
Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows Sid Luft TV Movie
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Kenny Franks TV Movie
A Colder Kind of Death Insp. Philip Millard TV Movie
The Wandering Soul Murders Inspector Philip Millard TV Movie
Alias Jack Bristow 2001 - 06 (105 episodes)
2002 Tuck Everlasting Robert Foster
Home Room Det. Martin Van Zandt
Torso: The Evelyn Dick Story J.J. Robinette TV Movie
2003 It's All Relative Jerry/Joffrey (The Doctor Is Out)
The Music Man Mayor Shinn TV Movie
2004 Will & Grace Peter Bovington (Saving Grace, Again: Part 2)
2006 Justice Ron Trott 2006 - 07 (13 episodes)
2007 ReGenesis Olivier Roth 2007 - 08 (5 episodes)
Ugly Betty Professor Barrett (Grin and Bear It)
American Masters Narrator (Novel Reflections: The American Dream)
2008 Eli Stone Jordan Wethersby 2008 - 09 (26 episodes)
Milk Mayor Moscone
2009 Everything She Ever Wanted Walter Allanson (Episodes #1.1 and #1.2)
Glee Will's Father (Acafellas)
Nurse Jackie Neil Nutterman (Pill-O-Matix and Health Care and Cinema)
Green Lantern: First Flight Sinestro voice
Rex Paul TV Movie
Star Trek Klingon Interrogator scenes deleted and uncredited
Web Therapy Kip Wallice 2009 - 13 (22 episodes)
The Last Templar Monsignor De Angelis
2010 Ice Quake Colonel Bill Hughes TV Movie
You Again Mark
The Town Assistant Bank Manager uncredited
Republic of Doyle Garrison Steele 2010 - 13 (4 episodes)
2011 Charlie's Angels Charles Townsend (8 episodes)
Flashpoint Dr. Larry Toth (Fault Lines, Personal Effects, and Priority of Life)
The Entitled Bob Vincent
William & Catherine: A Royal Romance HRH Prince Charles TV Movie
Suits Philip (Pilot)
Law & Order: LA Walter Calvin (Angel's Knoll)
Kung Fu Panda 2 Master Thundering Rhino voice
30 Rock Eugene Gremby (Respawn)
Take Me Home Arnold
SGU Stargate Universe Ambassador Ovirda (Seizure)
Murdoch Mysteries Detective Malcolm Lamb (Tattered and Torn)
2012 Damages Bennett Herreshoff (3 episodes)
Argo Ken Taylor
Moving Day Wilf
The Big C Willy (Family Matters)
The Firm Judge Dominic (Chapter Six)
2013 The Hunters Mason Fuller TV Movie
I'll Follow You Down Sal
Deception Robert Bowers (11 episodes)
2014 Working the Engels Dr. Colin Shandy (Family Therapy)
Big Game Vice President
Power Simon Stern 2014 - 2015 (6 episodes)
Louie Louie's Lawyer (Model)
Sleepy Hollow Ichabod's Father (The Indispensable Man and Bad Blood)
The Good Wife Judge Loudon Spencer (We, the Juries)
2015 Consumed Dan Conway post-production
Self/less Martin completed
Sicario Jennings completed
The Gettysburg Address William Saunders voice, documentary and post-production
The Flash Dr. Martin Stein (5 episodes)
Superhero Fight Club Dr. Martin Stein TV movie
The Slap Narrator voice, mini-series
Motive Neville Montgomery (6 Months Later)
2016 Legends of Tomorrow Dr. Martin Stein announced




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