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Garrett Backstrom (born October 25, 1995) is an American actor, best known for his roles as Vincent Liotta in the Disney hit show Jessie and Ethan in Disney XD's Lab Rats. He has also starred in the feature movie Hello Herman' He appeared commercials for Subaru, AT&T, Pepsi, Shoot & Shatter and How To Train Your Dragon DVD Release.

Early Life

Backstrom was born in Burbank, California. He was a gymnast (two-time state champion). Garrett utilized his athletic abilities and performed many of his own stunts. Before becoming an actor Backstrom wanted to be a stuntman.


Backstroms's first film appearance was an uncredited role as a boy known as 'Boy #1' in the 2010 short film My First Claire. He appeared in short film The Perfect Hurl as Tommy Kettelson. In 2011 Backstrom landed the lead role in Hello Herman along with the role of Andrew in the TV series Brothers & Sisters. In 2012 he appeared on Jessie as Vincent, his breakthrough role and on Lab Rats as Ethan, Bree's love interest. He starred in The Motel Life as Jerry Lee. Backstrom is currently working on Summer Snow as David Benson.


Year Title Role Notes
2010 The Perfect Hurl Tommy Kettelson Short
2010 My First Claire School Kid Short
2011 Brothers & Sisters Andrew Episode "Walker Down the Aisle"
2012 Trigger Finger  Boy in Gas Station Movie
2012 Lab Rats Ethan Episodes "Leo's Jam" and "Smart and Smarter"
2012 Jessie Vincent Episode "Badfellas"
2012 Hello Herman Herman Howards Movie
2012 The Motel Life Young Jerry Lee Movie
2014 Summer Snow  David Benson Movie
2016 Late Bloomer Ethan Redding TV Movie
2016 Significance Kyle TV Movie


  • He is good friends with Olivia Faye, Jack Griffo, and Alec Holden.
  • He has a Swedish surname.
  • He is only 10 days younger than Billy Unger, another actor on Lab Rats.


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