Teri Garr is a popular American television as well as a stage actress. She gained much popularity through being featured in some of the popular comedy films such as Mr. Mom, Young Frankenstein, and Tootsie. In addition to this, she is also known to be a great singer as well as a dancer. Here is a quick summary of the career, biography and net worth of Teri Garr in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Teri Garr was born on 11th December in the year 1944 in Lakewood, Ohio with her full name being Teri Ann Garr. She was born to her parents known as Eddie Garr who was her father and was a comedian, performer and an actor in the Vaudeville genre and her mother who was known as Phyllis Lind Garr who was both a model as well as a stage actress. As she had many stage performers surrounding her, she got much of the interest in dancing since her early childhood.
Teri Garr has two siblings who are her elder brothers known as Phil and Ed Garr. Her father later passed away while she was at the age of 11 years old after which she got raised by her mother. She went to the North Hollywood High School which is located in the Northridge from which she would use to practice ballet on most of her time. In addition to this, she also got other dancing styles while she was working in the Elvis Presley movies as a dancer.
Teri Garr tied knots with John O’Neil in the year 1993. They adopted a daughter who was known as Molly O’Neil though they later separated in the year 1996.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Teri Garr commenced her career at a very young age in which she got much passion in her career. During these first days, she used to work on the commercial advertisements where she was featured in television shows on guest appearances on shows which include; ‘That Girl’, and ‘Star Trek.’ Her breakthrough came in the year 1968 when she was featured in the Monkee’s film known as Head which was very successful. She was then featured in a comedy movie known as ‘Young Frankenstein’ in the year 1974 making her career as an actress successful.
After this, she was then featured in other several movies such as the Close Encounters of Third Kind and Oh, God in the year 1977, Mr. Mom in 1983 and The Black Stallion in 1979 among many others. She suffered some complications later though made her return in 2007. She has been nominated for several awards due to her outstanding performance.
Net Worth & Earnings
Teri Garr has an estimated net worth of $5 million. This comes from the fortunate earnings she has made in her career which has been very successful. Her main source of income comes from being an actress through which she has been featured in several television shows as well as movies.
The success of Teri Garr is related directly to her passion and dedication she had on her career. She has faced several challenges such as being diagnosed with many diseases which have not stopped her in continuing in her career in which she made a return and we are hoping to have her fully return in the film industry.