Christmas came early for Drew Garrett (ex-Michael, GENERAL HOSPITAL), who just landed a guest-starring role on THE MENTALIST. Soaps In Depth caught up with the former GH star while he was Christmas shopping at The Grove in Hollywood, clearly exhibiting a holiday glow. "I'm really exited," he reports. Having come close to several other acting jobs since he left GH earlier in the year, this is the first role Garrett has landed landed. "It's about time!" The talented actor films the CBS police procedural drama the first week in January, after celebrating New Year's Eve in his native Florida.