Born In: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Brendan Fraser is a Canadian-American actor who is known for appearing in numerous movies including ‘Crash,’ ‘George of the Jungle,’ ‘Looney Tunes: Back in Action,’ ‘The Quiet American’ and ‘Encino Man.’ He is also known for portraying the character of Rick O'Connell in ‘The Mummy’ film series. Fraser has worked on television as well; he played the role of James Fletcher Chase in the FX anthology series ‘Trust.’ He also serves on the board of directors for the non-profit organization FilmAid International. Also an accomplished photographer, he has displayed his skills with the camera in a variety of movies and TV programs. The son of a sales counselor mother and a travel executive father, Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He grew up with three elder brothers and attended Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts before embarking on a career as an actor. In 2003, Fraser caught media attention with the allegation that he had been groped by the president of the HFPA, Philip Berk. This incident left him shaken and even affected the trajectory of his acting career. He played the lead role in psychological drama film 'The Whale.' He bagged in the 'Academy Award for the Best Actor,' and 'Screen Actors Guild Award' for his performance in the same.
Also Known As: Brendan James Fraser
Spouse/Ex-: Afton Smith (m. 1998–2008)
father: Peter Fraser
mother: Carol Mary
siblings: Kevin Fraser, Regan Fraser, Sean Fraser
children: Griffin Arthur Fraser, Holden Fletcher Fraser, Leland Francis Fraser
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: German American, British American, Irish American, French Canadian, Czech Canadian, Czech American, Scottish Canadian, Irish Canadian, German Canadian, English Canadian, American Canadian
Notable Alumni: Cornish College Of The Arts, Upper Canada College
U.S. State: Indiana
City: Indianapolis, Indiana
education: Cornish College Of The Arts, Upper Canada College
Brendan Fraser was born on December 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the USA to Peter Fraser and Carol Mary. His father was a travel executive and former journalist while his mother served as a sales counselor. Fraser has three elder brothers: Regan, Kevin, and Sean. He is of mixed ancestry and speaks French fluently.
Brendan Fraser first played a short role in the reenactment of the show ‘America's Most Wanted.’ He made his film debut in 1991, when he played a minor role in ‘Dogfight.’ The following year, he was cast in a leading role in the comedy flick ‘Encino Man’. In 1992, Fraser also appeared in the sports-drama movie ‘School Ties’.
In 2022, he played the lead in psychological drama film 'The Whale.' His performance earned him the 'Academy Award for Best Actor,' and a 'Screen Actors Guild Award.'
Brendan Fraser married actress Afton Smith on September 27, 1998. The couple had three sons, Holden Fletcher, Griffin Arthur, and Leland Francis, before divorcing in 2007.
In 2003, he alleged that he was sexually abused by Philip Berk. This incident and his subsequent divorce plunged the actor into depression and numerous other health problems. In the 2000s, he also underwent various surgical operations over a period of seven years. These included a laminectomy, a partial knee replacement, and a vocal cord surgery.
In 2023, Brendan made history by becoming the first Canadian to earn an 'Oscar' for 'Best Actor' for his performance in 'The Whale.'
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