Spencer Garrett - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 24, 2022

Spencer Garrett
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Transformers (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $15 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 19, 1963 (age 59)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Spencer Garrett Heckenkamp
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Richard Heckenkamp
Mother's Name: Kathleen Nolan
Siblings: N/A
University: Fordham Universitiy, Duke University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Dana Bash

Body Measurements

Height: 1.83 meter (6 feet 0 inch)
Weight: 82 kg (180.78 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Spencer Garrett?

Born to a family of actors, Spencer Garrett also took up acting. Active as an actor since 1989, Garrett has starred in over three dozen of movies and series, mostly in supporting roles. Among all, he is best known for his roles in Yes Man, 21, Air Force One, Thank You for Smoking, Public Enemies, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

Spencer Garrett Age, Parents, Siblings

Spencer Garrett was born Spencer Garrett Heckenkamp. His birthdate is September 19, 1963, and his birthplace is in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. His parents are Emmy-nominated actress Kathleen Nolan and Richard Heckenkamp, a founder of Film Artists Associates, a talent agency. He is the only child of his parents and does not have any siblings.

Source: Fandango (Spencer Garrett with his mother Kathleen Nolan)

Education, Ethnicity

Garrett was raised in New York and Los Angeles. For his education, he enrolled at Duke University and Fordham University. In the latter, Spencer Garrett graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. After graduating, he embarked on theatrical studies with renowned teacher Sanford Meisner.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

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Spencer Garrett Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Spencer Garrett first met CNN journalist Dana Bash in 2013. He was out shopping with entrepreneur Susanna Quinn when he asked if she knew any single women. Quinn then introduced Garrett to Dana Bash.

The couple started dating and Garrett has been in a relationship with his girlfriend Bash ever since. As of now, the couple has not announced engagement, marriage, or pregnancies.

Bash has been married twice before but both marriages ended in divorce. Her first husband is Jeremy Bash, CIA And Defense Department Chief of Staff, and was married to him from 1998 to 2007. 

Her second husband is John King, a fellow CNN anchor, whom she married in 2008. King has a son with his ex-wife Bash named Jonah Frank. They divorced in 2012.

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Source: Getty Images (Spencer Garrett with girlfriend Dana Bash)

Spencer Garrett Career

Early Days

Born in a family of actors, Garrett also pursued acting. Spencer Garret has been active as an actor since 1989. Since then he has starred in Dallas (1990), 21 Jump Street (1990), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1991), George of the Jungle (1997), Air Force One  (1997), Starstruck (1998), Family Matters (1995).

Films, Series

Since 2000, Spencer Garrett has portrayed roles in The X-Files (2000), Star Trek: Voyager (2000), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2001), Judging Amy (2002), The Invisible Man (2002), JAG (2004), Law & Order (2004), Supernatural (2007), The Mentalist (2009), Criminal Minds (2009), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Public Enemies (2009), Iron Man 3 (2013), Mad Men (2013), All the Way (2016), among others.

Spencer Garrett's upcoming movies Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Fair and Balanced in which he plays Allen Kincade and Sean Hannity respectively are to be released in 2019.

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On the set of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Garrett has worked with Dakota Fanning, Margaret Qualley, Luke Perry, Julia Butters, Timothy Olyphant.

Source: IMDB (Spencer Garrett in 1987 movie Star Trek- The Next Generation)

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Spencer Garrett Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated at around $15 million while the figure on his annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Spencer Garrett Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On his social media handle Spencer Garrett is active on Twitter, and Instagram with thousands of followers and counting but is absent from Facebook.

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