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Victor Garber

Godspell (1973)

Image credit: Godspell: Photofest

Victor Garber: He played Jesus -- what's he done since?

WHAT IT IS Set in 1970s New York, it's a funky, multi-culti song-and-dance interpretation of Jesus' life according to the Gospel of St. Matthew. A Broadway hit (and high school performance staple), the movie's rock-opera theatrics may seem dated to some today.

COSTARS David Haskell (Santa Barbara) as John/Judas; Lynne Thigpen (The District) as Lynne

HIS CAREER B.C. Garber and Jesus go way back. He made his stage debut in a 1972 Toronto production of Godspell.

HIS CAREER A.D. He played international man of mystery Jack Bristow on the ABC series Alias.

FINAL JUDGMENT After almost three decades, this character actor found his way back into the spotlight. Not quite 40 years in the desert, but still...

Originally posted Feb 12, 2004