Who is Victor Garber?
Victor Garber is a Canadian-American actor and singer. He is popularly known for his work in movies like “Titanic”, “Happiest Season”, which co-starred Kristen Stewart, “Dark Waters” and “Rebel in the Rye”. In 2022, Victor Garber was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Victor Garber’s full name is Victor Jay Garber. He was born on March 16, 1959, in London, Ontario, Canada to his parents – Hope Garber (mother) and Joseph Garber (father). As of September 2023, Victor Garber is 74 years old.
About Victor Garber’s parents
Victor Garber’s mother, Hope Garber (born Bessie Hope Wolf) was a Canadian actress and singer. She was born on February 18, 1924 in London, Ontario, Canada. She was married to Joseph Garber (Victor Garber’s father) and they had three children together. Hope Garber died on September 7, 2005, after battling Alzheimer’s disease.
Victor Garber’s father, Joseph Garber died in 1995. Not much information is currently available about him.
About Victor Garber’s siblings
Victor Garber has two siblings – a brother named Nathan and a sister, Alisa. Not much information is currently available about them.
About Victor Garber’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (September 2023), Victor Garber is married to his husband Rainer Andreesen. Garber and Rainer Andreesen have been married since 2015.
List of men Victor Garber has dated
Victor Garber has only ever been associated with his partner Rainer Andreesen.
Who is Rainer Andreesen – Victor Garber’s husband?
Rainer Andreesen is a Canadian artist, actor and model who specializes in figurative oil paintings. He has also worked in movies like “Salvage.” Andreesen holds a degree in design and art from the Capilano College in Vancouver.
Rainer Andreesen was born in 1963 in Prince Rupert, Canada, and is currently 60 years old.
Victor Garber’s sexuality
In 2012, Victor Garber gave an interview where he referenced his relationship with Rainer Andreesen, addressing him as his “companion” whom he’d been together with for 13 years. The interview was by a small Canadian news platform and was not heavily publicized.
A more publicized confirmation of Victor Garber being gay happened around 2013 when the actor gave an interview where he accidentally admitted that he and Rainer Andreesen had been dating for several years.
Speaking about how he came out by accident, Garber shared:
I did come out inadvertently. This happened in an interview in Pasadena. I think it was after the Golden Globes in 2013 after Argo. And this guy was interviewing me, and he said, ‘How long have you been together with [your husband] Rainer [Andreesen]?’ And I said, ‘Oh, we’ve been together a number of years’ and didn’t really think about it. And Rainer was on a ski lift in Aspen and said he got like 40 texts and he nearly fell out of his chairlift. He said, ‘I guess you’re outed now.’
Also, in another 2013 interview, Garber stated that he doesn’t like to discuss his sexuality even though many people already know.
“I don’t really talk about it but everybody knows.”
About Victor Garber’s wife
Victor Garber is gay and has been married to his husband Rainer Andreesen for 8 years (since 2015). He does not have a wife.
About Victor Garber’s marriage to Rainer Andreesen
Victor Garber and Rainer Andreesen tied the knot on October 10, 2015, after dating for 16 years. They had their wedding in Tofino, Canada. Victor Garber is very protective of his privacy. As a result, not a lot of information is available about his marriage.
About Victor Garber’s kids
As of the time of publishing this article (September 2023), Victor Garber does not have any children. While he has been married to Rainer Andreesen for about 8 years now, their union has not produced any kids yet.
However, despite having not had kids of his own, Victor Garber is the godfather of Jennifer Garner‘s daughter, Violet. In an interview, Garber expressed that he feels like a grandfather to Garner’s kids. Victor Garber has always been close to the Garner family.
About Victor Garber and Jennifer Garner’s relationship
Victor Garber and Jennifer Garner are known to be very close. Their relationship dates back to their time on the sci-fi thriller series “Alias” (2001-2006) where Garber played Jennifer Garner’s dad. Jennifer Garner, 51, has stated that she and Garber have maintained a father-daughter relationship since then.
The actress said:
“I mean, Victor is still very much like my dad, I talk to him every Sunday. And I don’t think you could convince him that he’s not my actual father if you tried.”