Brad Garrett is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and professional poker player. He has appeared in numerous television and film roles.
Garrett was initially successful as a stand-up comedian in the early 1980’s. Taking advantage of that success in the late 1980’s, Garrett began appearing in television and film, in minor and guest roles.
His first major role was Robert Bar one on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. The series debuted September 13, 1996 and ran for nine seasons.