Who is Beau Garrett?
Beau Garrett is an American model and film and TV actor. She was discovered by an agent of ‘Elite Model Management’ at the age of 14 and rose to fame in the latter half of the 1990s. She strengthened her modeling career with advertisements for the famous apparel brand ‘GUESS.’ Her film career began with the horror movie ‘Turistas.’ She received a lot of popularity and acclaim after starring in the superhero movie ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.’ She became a popular face on TV after starring in the series ‘Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior’ and ‘Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce.’ Among her most recent small-screen activities, her portrayal of the character ‘Jessica Preston’ in the series ‘The Good Doctor’ is worth a mention.
Childhood & Early Life
Beau Jesse Garrett was born on December 28, 1982, in Los Angeles, California, to David Garrett and his wife, Randi. She is the second child of her parents.
Since her early childhood, Beau was fond of horseback riding and often participated in horse-riding competitions.
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Beau Garrett was spotted by an agent of ‘Elite Model Management’ when she was 14 years old. She was reportedly singing Christmas carols at a shopping mall in Los Angeles, as part of her school choir, when she was approached by the agent. She agreed to work as a model after getting her parents’ consent.
She continued modeling till she was 21. During this time, in 1997, she took part in the ‘Elite Model Look’ event and succeeded in reaching the semi-final round at the intercontinental finale of the contest.
Later, she was hired as a promotional model for famous and popular brands such as ‘GUESS,’ ‘Revlon,’ ‘Double D Ranch,’ and the magazine ‘CosmoGirl.’
Beau began her acting career with the leading female role in a music video in 2004. It was for the song ‘Cold’ by the band ‘Crossfade.’ The same year, she also appeared in a few TV series, such as ‘Entourage’ and ‘North Shore,’ appearing in minor characters in both.
She was chosen for the role of a pilot in the TV show named ‘Head Cases’ in 2005, but the show was canceled due to some issues.
In 2006, Beau made her film debut with the role of ‘Amy’ in the horror movie ‘Turistas.’
In 2007, Beau was seen in the role of ‘Frankie Raye’ in the movie ‘Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.’ She was seen in a small role in the movie ‘Made of Honor’ in 2008.
In 2010, she appeared as ‘Gem’ in the science-fiction film ‘Tron: Legacy.’ The same year, she was seen in the sixth episode of the TV series ‘House,’ titled ‘Remorse.’
In 2012, she appeared as ‘Joey’ in the crime drama ‘Freelancers.’
In 2017, Beau Garrett appeared as attorney ‘Jessica Preston’ in the TV series ‘The Good Doctor,’ which is considered to be one of the most significant roles in her acting career to date.
Family & Personal Life
Despite being born in Los Angeles, Beau Garrett spent most of her childhood in Topanga, in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Beau Garrett is associated with ‘buildOn,’ an international non-profit humanitarian organization based in the USA.
In 2015, she visited Nepal on a philanthropic mission initiated by ‘buildOn.’ She helped in building a school close to Kathmandu.