Ralph Garman

Ralph Garman

Garman at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 22, 2010
Birth name Ralph Joseph Garman
Born (1964-11-17) November 17, 1964
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medium Acting, journalism, voice acting, Podcaster, Leader & Founder of the Garmy
Nationality American
Years active 1987–present
Influences Lewis Black
Spouse Kari Watson (m. 2005)
Children 2 (1 deceased)

Ralph Joseph Garman (born November 17, 1964),[1] known professionally as Ralph Garman, is an American actor, comedian, and radio host best known as the host of The Joe Schmo Show,[2] for his voice work in Family Guy, and as the entertainment reporter and impressionist for the Kevin and Bean morning show on Los Angeles radio station KROQ-FM. Garman was hired to work on the Kevin and Bean show through Jimmy Kimmel (who at the time was working as the sports reporter on the show) who had received a recommendation to hire him through former roommate Adam Carolla.[3] It was on KROQ that his voice was heard over the radio by a Family Guy casting director, who requested him to come in and read for a part the show.[4] He also hosts the Hollywood Babble-On podcast with Kevin Smith on SModcast.com, who cast Ralph in his movies Red State, Tusk, Yoga Hosers, and the upcoming MallBrats.


Garman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,[1] and graduated from La Salle University with a bachelor of arts degree in communication arts.[5]



In 2014 it was announced Kevin Smith and Garman are working on a Batman '66 crossover featuring Batman and Green Hornet titled Batman 66 meets the Green Hornet.[6]


Lead vocalist of Würst Thumb, an ABBA cover band.

Personal life

Garman has been married to Kari Watson since April 2005.[7][8] Watson gave birth to the couple's premature twins, Lincoln and Olivia, on March 26, 2010. Lincoln acquired an illness shortly after birth and died.[9] Olivia remained in the neonatal intensive care unit for two months, before coming home.[10] Garman's mother died on November 13, 2012 from a sudden heart attack and kidney failure.[11] Garman previously dated adult film actress Ginger Lynn.[12]



Year Film Role Other notes
1988 What Price Victory
1997 Chimp Lips Theater (voice)
1998 Gotcha (voice)
2000 Digimon: The Movie Newsman (voice)
2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (voice)
2005 Two for the Money Reggie
2006 The Other Mall Bil Travis
2006 Deceit Police Sargeant
2008 Eagle Eye Newscaster
2009 This Monday Steve
2010 Sharktopus Captain Jack
2011 Red State Caleb
2012 Ted Steve Bennett
2013 Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie Dick Head (voice)
2014 Tusk Detective Frank Garmin
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Dan
2015 Ted 2 Stormtrooper
2016 Yoga Hosers Commissioner Garmin and Old Man Arcane


Year Title Role Other notes
2006 20 to 1 Himself Episode: Hoaxes, Cheats and Liars
2008-2009 10 Items or Less Charles Kliphouse Episode: The Ren Fair
Episode: Turkey Bowling
Episode: The Whistler
2008-2009 Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy Various Episode: Why Bob Marley Should Not Have Acted as His Own Attorney
Episode: Things You Never Hear
2009 Born Hye: The Armenian Comedian Story Himself
2009 Titan Maximum Bud Freewell Episode: One Billion Dead Grandparents
2010 Sharktopus Captain Jack
2011 House M.D. Bobby, the patient Vanessa's ex-boyfriend Season 8, Episode 2: "Transplant"
2011-2012 MAD Caesar/Donald Chimp/Al Pacino/Elongated Man Episode: Demise of the Planet of the Apes/The Celebrity Ape-rentice
Episode: Al Pacino and the Chipmunks/That's What Super Friends Are For
2012 Bones Morgan Donnelly (dead guy) Season 8 Episode 8: "The But in the Joke"
2013 The Joe Schmo Show: The Full Bounty Jake Montrose "The Bounty Hunter"/Host 10 episodes
2014 Avengers Assemble Mojo[13] (voice) Episode: "Mojo World"
2014 Maron Pete (voice) Episode: "Mouth Cancer Gig"
2015 Agent Carter Radio Announcer Episode 2: "Bridge and Tunnel"
Episode 8: "Valediction"
2015 Lavalantula Pirate Jack


  1. 1 2 "Ralph Garman". BehindTheVoiceActors.com. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  2. Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (2007-10-16). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Random House Digital, Inc. pp. 707–. ISBN 9780345497734. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  3. Loveline, 1999-05-20 (Guest - Ralph Garman)
  4. "The Soapbox Office Podcast: Episode 5: Scar-crow". www.soapboxoffice.com. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  5. http://smodcast.com/episodes/105-2/
  6. Kevin Smith & Ralph Garman Announce New Batman/Green Hornet Project - (DCAA 206)
  7. "April Articles and Emails". LAradio.com. April 2013. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  8. Fey, Dan (October 15, 2008). "KROQ morning personality buys in Studio City". BlockShopper. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  9. "A Sad Day For The Kevin And Bean Family". KROQ-FM. CBS Radio. April 5, 2010. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  10. "Olivia Garman Finally At Home Where She Belongs". KROQ-FM. CBS Radio. June 1, 2010. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  11. "A Personal Message From Ralph Garman". KROQ-FM. CBS Radio. November 15, 2012. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  12. Ralph Garman Twitter
  13. "Mojo World". Avengers Assemble. Season 1. Episode 18. March 9, 2014. Disney XD.

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