Victor Garber Comes Out, In Relationship With Rainer Andreesen
Victor Garber has revealed that he is gay and that he lives with his partner of 14 years, Rainer Andreesen, in New York City, in an interview with blogger Greg Hernandez of Greg in Hollywood.
Hernandez was interviewing Garber at the TV Critics Assocation Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., and confronted Garber about the fact that Wikipedia listed him as being with Andreesen, despite the fact that Garber had never publicing confirmed his sexual orientation. Garber then reportedly told Hernandez, "I don’t really talk about it but everybody knows.” Garber added that Andreesen would accompany him to the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Garber, 63, is perhaps best known for his turn as Jack Bristow on Alias, as well as for his roles in the films Titanic, Legally Blonde, Milk, Kung Fu Panda 2 and Argo. Garber has also been nominated for three Tony Awards for his work in the Broadway plays Deathtrap, Lend Me a Tenor and Damn Yankees.
Look for Garber and Andreesen on the red carpet of the SAG Awards, as Garber and his fellow castmates from Argo are nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The SAG Awards will air on Jan. 27 on TNT at 6 p.m. ET. —Hal Sundt