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Originally from Wexford and trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Garrett is a hugely accomplished Irish actor who has appeared in leading roles in all of Ireland’s major theatres and on tour internationally as well as playing leading roles in Irish film and television.
Recent theatre includes leading roles at the Gate Theatre, Dublin in DEATH OF A SALESMAN (Biff) directed by David Esbjornson, THE CARETAKER directed by Toby Frow, AN IDEAL HUSBAND, BEDROOM FARCE and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (as Stanley Kowalski) all directed by Ethan McSweeney, ALL MY SONS and THE GLASS MENAGERIE (with Francesca Annis) both directed by Robin Le Fevre. His work at the Abbey Theatre incldues SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, THE RECRUITING OFFICER and THE CAVALCADERS. His extensive work with Druid Theatre company includes YEAR OF THE HIKER ( JB Keane, nominated Irish Times Theatre Best Supporting Actor Award), THE WALWORTH FARCE (by Enda Walsh) on international tour, Edinburgh (Fringe First), New York and Royal National Theatre (Cottesloe), THE SILVER TASSIE, DRUIDMURPHY (collected works of Tom Murphy) on international tour and DRUIDSHAKESPEARE (adaptation by Mark O’Rowe, international tour) all directed by Garry Hynes.
Recent screen work includes QUIRKE (BBC/RTE) with Gabriel Byrne, recurring lead of Scobie in hugely popular PURE MULE (two seasons for RTE), , lead Ray Hogan in ROUGH DIAMOND (RTE/BBC) and STELLA DAYS (dir Thaddeus O’Sullivan with Martin Sheen) and Leonnatus in ALEXANDER (directed by Oliver Stone).
Garrett is also one if the most in demand voice over artists in Dublin having done T.V. and radio for 15 years. His resume includes work for such companies as McDonalds, Jameson, O2, Lucozade, Fuji and many more.