Who is Garren Stitt?
Garren Stitt was born on 21st January 2003 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Best known to the small screen audiences for his work on General Hospital, Stitt is a child actor who has been working in the industry since the tender age of eight. According to some sources, Stitt was raised by his single mother, Yvette Stitt and has an older brother named Gabriel Stitt. When he was about three years old, Stitt’s family moved to Los Angeles, California, providing him with a an insider’s look at the movie industry, which apparently appealed to Garren, seeing as he decided to pursue his acting aspirations and make his acting gigs a full-time job.
Garren Stitt Bio: Early Life and Education
Even from his time in school it was apparent to his teachers and family that Garren was born to entertain people, always coming up with ways to get his classmates’ and teacher’s attention. He was active in his extracurricular activities from the get go, but found his true passion with a little help from his mother who encouraged him to try his luck in front of the camera.
Garren Stitt: Carrer beginnings Taking up acting at the age of eight, Garren had a steady stream of commercials and TV show appearances making him a familiar face on the child actors circuit. In 2013, Garren did a commercial for Volkswagen that was sure to turn many heads. His adorable face may have landed him with all those gigs, but it wasn’t until his first major TV role as Connor in Nickelodeon’s “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn” that he got the chance to show off his acting chops.
Garren Stitt: Continuing success and award nominations
His role as Connor on Nickelodeon’s “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn” (known to fans as NRDD) propelled Garren to stardom among younger audiences, and was a sure success for the network, making Stitt a sought-after actor. The series premiered in September 2014.
The second big role that Stitt landed was that of Oliver Jacott in Fox’s police procedural drama “Rosewood”, starring Morris Chestnut, which aired from September 2015 to April 2017 on Fox. This role gave him a platform that appealed to wider audiences which, in combination with his Nickelodeon fan base, made him a well-known face.
In 2017 Stitt reached yet another milestone when he landed the role of Oscar Nero in the widely beloved and one of the longest-running daytime soap operas in the USA, “General Hospital” (also known to fans as ‘GH’). In the soap, his character had an outrageous story arc, typical for GH, eventually being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.
That same year saw Stitt join the cast of “Andi Mack” in the recurring role of Marty, a Jefferson Middle School student and a member of the track team. “Andi Mack” is a comedy-drama TV show created for the Disney Channel by Terri Minsky, that revolves around 13-year-old Andi Mack and his group of friends trying to navigate through middle school.
Some of the other shows Stitt has appeared in are: “Unusual Suspects”, “Morbid Minutes” and “Up in Arms”.
For his outstanding work in daytime television, in 2019 he has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Oustanding Younger Actor.
Garren Stitt: movie and short film career
His big screen debut Stitt made in the movie “Bukowski” back in 2013, playing the role of Rick. That same year he also appeared in “No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie” alongside Marlee Matlin and John Maucere, in which he played Sammy the Bully. Besides being a TV regular, Stitt, even at his young age, has a neck for short movies, taking credit for roles in films such as: “Love Triangle”, “Designer Pups”, “Is That a Gun in Your Pocket”.
Garren Stitt: recording artists
Besides being a successful actor, and not even being eighteen yet, Garren also has a talent for music, creating original content that was featured in an episode of “General Hospital”. His music and videos can be viewed on YouTube and Sound Cloud with his hits “Last Time” and “The Lady in Pink Show”, both of which attracted a lot of attention amongst his fans. Since the beginning of 2018, his music has been available for streaming on Spotify, on which he releases the music under the name Garren Lake.
Garren Stitt Personal Life, Social media following
All of those acting credits are sure to make an actor well known to a bigger audience, so it comes as no surprise that Garren has over 150,000 followers on Instagram, where he goes by the name Garren Lake and his nickname is itsgarrentho, while he counts more than 9000 followers on Twitter where his handle is also itsgarrentho. It is also useful to mention that he has a number of fan pages both on Instagram and Twitter, but only the pages mentioned above are his official ones.
In regards to his personal life, it seems as if this teenage heartthrob is not yet ready to share any details, seeing how there isn’t any info available about the time he spends off camera.