Who is Beau Garrett?
Beau Jesse Garrett was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 28 December 1982 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress and musician, with close to 50 acting credits to her name, while she’s perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Gem, one of the lead characters in the 2010 action science fiction adventure movie “TRON: Legacy”. It was directed by Joseph Kosinski, also starred Jeff Bridges and Garrett Hedlund, and follows a boy who has found himself inside his father’s digital world; the movie won 10 of the 62 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing.
Early life, family and education
Beau was raised in Topanga, California alongside her older sister Autumn Meisel, by their father David Garrett and mother Randi (nee Rowland); little about Beau’s parents is known because she respects their privacy, but it’s said that her father’s a businessman, and her mother a housewife.
Beau grew up riding horses on her parents’ farm, and became a competitive equestrian at the age of 12. It was only a year later that a modeling scout discovered her while she was singing with her school’s choir, and Beau’s parents allowed her to start modelling, so that she could pay the expenses of feeding and taking care of her horse.
Beau matriculated from a local high school in 2000, and then didn’t enroll at college, but continued pursuing modelling and later acting.
Roles in TV series
Beau began modelling for Guess in the second half of the ‘90s, and then went on to model for Revlon cosmetics, the magazine “CosmoGirl” and the clothing brand Double D Ranch; she was signed to Los Angeles’ Vision Model Management, but eventually quit modelling in 2003.
Beau made her debut TV series appearance in the 2004 episode “Meteor Shower” of the romantic drama “North Shore”, and the following years saw her appear in an episode or two of various series, including the comedy dramas “Entourage” and “Head Cases”, and the romantic family drama “Wildfire”.
Beau gained recognition in 2011, when cast to play Gina LaSalle in the mystery crime drama “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior”, created by Edward Allen Bernero and Chris Mundy, and which starred Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garofalo and Michael Kelly.
It follows the Federal Bureau of Investigation Behavioral Analysis Unit in San Francisco, as they’re catching some of the most dangerous serial killers; the series won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
Beau is also known for her portrayal of the lead character Phoebe in the comedy drama “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce”, created by Marti Noxon, and which also starred Lisa Edelstein and Necar Zadegan. The series aired from 2014 to 2018, and follows a successful author in her 40s who has just broken up with her boyfriend; it won four of the six awards for which it was nominated.
Three of Beau’s most recent TV series roles have been in the 2019 episode “Heartbreak” of the crime drama “The Rookie”, 19 episodes of the drama “The Good Doctor” between 2017 and 2020, and eight episodes of the 2021 romantic drama “Firefly Lane”.
Roles in movies
Beau made her debut film appearance in the popular 2006 mystery horror thriller “Turistas”, directed by John Stockwell, and which starred Josh Duhamel, Olivia Wilde and Melissa George. It follows several backpackers who have ended up being stranded in a remote Brazilian area, and the movie won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
A couple of Beau’s following roles were in the mystery science fiction horror “Unearthed”, the drama “Live!” and the action adventure fantasy “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer”, all released in 2007. She played Gloria in the critically acclaimed 2008 romantic comedy “Made of Honor”, directed by Paul Weiland, and which starred Patrick Dempsey, Michelle Monaghan and Kevin McKidd. It follows a man who’s in love with an engaged woman, and the film won one of the two awards for which it was nominated.
Beau starred in the 2010 musical drama “Ivory”, as well as in the 2012 action crime drama “Freelancers”, which also starred 50 Cent and Robert De Niro; a couple of her following roles were in the 2013 drama “Diving Normal”, the 2014 romantic comedy “Lust for Love” and the 2015 romantic fantasy drama “Knight of Cups”.
Beau played the lead character Claire Michaels in the 2016 romantic comedy “Love by Chance”, directed by Gary Harvey, and which also starred Benjamin Ayres and Garwin Sanford. It follows Claire and her mother who is trying to find her a boyfriend, and the movie was nominated for a 2017 Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Television Movie (John Cassini).
Most recently, in 2019 Beau played Deborah ‘Deb’ Scaling-Kiley in the horror thriller “Capsized: Blood in the Water”, and she has just recently finished shooting for the upcoming drama “James the Second”.
Beau has been featured in a couple of short documentary videos, including in 2007 “The Bloody Truth: The Special Make-up Effects of ‘Turistas’” and “It’s Not a Movie, It’s Real Life: The Making of ‘Turistas’”, and the 2011 “Visualizing ‘TRON: Legacy’”.
Beau sang the song “Girls on Film” in the 2014 episode “The Untitled Rachel Berry Project” of the hit musical comedy series “Glee”.
Beau has made a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, such as “Home & Family”, “Access Daily” and “Celebrity Page”.
Love life and relationships
Beau is quite open when it comes to sharing the details of her love life with her fans, and there are four men whom she has dated, that the public knows about.
Back in 2007, she dated the popular American actor and film writer Kyle Alan Howard for a couple of months; Kyle has appeared in more than 60 movies and TV series, and is probably still known best for his starring role in the 2002 comedy movie “Orange County”.
In 2008 and 2009, Beau was in a relationship with Chris Pine, an American actor and model with close to 70 acting credits to his name, while he has won seven of the 41 award for which he has been nominated.
Beau dated Garrett Hedlund in 2010; he’s also a popular actor, and the two met on the set of “TRON: Legacy”.
In 2011, Beau dated the American actor and movie director Chris Payne Gilbert.
Sinc then, Beau hasn’t spoken of any other men (or women) whom she has perhaps been with, and as of March 2022, she seems to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Beau’s a philanthropist, and is mostly focused on working with the international non-profit organization buildOn, which aims to engage young Americans in community service; Beau travelled with the organization to Nepal in 2015, and helped build a schoolhouse.
Beau’s quite active on Instagram, and is today followed by close to 50,000 people on the network, while she’s uploaded more than 250 pictures, most of which have been taken during her everyday life.
Beau’s a huge lover of animals, and her favorites are dogs and horses; her pet dog and horse can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
Beau loves to travel, and her acting and modelling career has taken her all around the world; she particularly likes to travel to British Columbia, Canada.
Beau has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Meet Joe Black”, the franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Leon: The Professional”.
Age, height and net worth
Beau’s age is 39. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 10ins (1.8m) and she weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
As of March 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $5 million.