Michael Garner was born 3 October, 1954 in Edmonton, London. He is a British actor who is best known for a fame of playing Lead Firefighter/Sub Officer Geoffrey 'Poison' Pearce in London's Burning between 1993 and 2002. Garner knows his many roles as seen in Minder, Heartbeat, Van der Valk, Goodnight Sweetheart, Playing for Real, Doc Martin, The Bill, Thin Air, Spender, Secret Army, Down to Earth, Doctors and Holby City.
Recently, Garner appears as the man who she kisses in the car park while undertaking a series of pranks in this music video of Ellie Goulding's How Long Will I Love You? in 2013.