Leif Garrett

Actor and Singer
Born Nov 8, 1961

Leif Garrett is an American singer, actor and television personality. He became famous in the late 1970s as a teen idol, but received much publicity in later life for his drug abuse and legal troubles.

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1961 Birth Born on November 8, 1961.
1971 9 Years Old In 1971, Garrett received a check in the mail incorrectly addressed to a "Leif Garrett". … Read More


1975 - 1976 2 More Events
1977 15 Years Old The album was released in July 1977, and his first four singles charted modestly on the US Billboard Hot 100. … Read More
1978 16 Years Old In mid-1978 he signed with Scotti Brothers Records and recorded his second album, Feel the Need. … Read More
1979 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Beginning in 1979, Garrett dated English actress Nicollette Sheridan; they split six years later. … Read More


1995 - 1998 2 More Events
In 1999 he formed the band Godspeed with Christopher Wade Damerst and Michael Scott (The Distortions, Deadtime Stories). … Read More
2000 38 Years Old Garrett's stage work includes playing the title role in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and, in late 2000, appearing in the National Theatre of the Deaf's production of A Child's Christmas In Wales.
2001 39 Years Old He also appeared in summer stock at The Barn Theatre's production of Old Timer in 2001. … Read More


2003 41 Years Old In 2003, Garrett appeared as himself in the David Spade film Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. … Read More
2006 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2006, Garrett appeared on the celebrity edition of Fear Factor. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2007, Country Music Television (CMT) cast Garrett in the short-lived Ty Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge, among nine celebrities appearing on the show. … Read More
2008 46 Years Old In 2008, the producers of TruTV's The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest added Garrett to their cast, which features comedic commentary from celebrities like Garrett who have had brushes with the law. … Read More
In a 2010 episode, Garrett reenacted his most recent arrest with two actors, including Todd Bridges, another show regular, portraying police officers.


2012 50 Years Old In a 2012 interview, Garrett stated, "At 16 I always used to say that I never want to have a kid because I don’t want to bring it into this world. … Read More
2013 51 Years Old He embarked on another tour of the country in 2013. … Read More
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