Rick Moranis Biography
Birthday: April 18, 1953 (Aries)
Born In: Toronto, Canada
Frederick Allan ‘Rick’ Moranis, popularly known as Rick Moranis, is a Canadian television and film actor, as well as a Grammy nominated musician. After struggling as a radio disc jockey, he tasted success for the first time in his entertainment career in 1980s with his appearance in one of the lead roles in the Canadian sketch comedy series, ‘Second City Television’. He was one of the ‘McKenzie Brothers’ along with Thomas Dave and their satirical depiction of stereotypical Canadian men made them very famous not only with the audience in Canada but also in America. After this, Moranis started getting more and more opportunities to play lead roles in Hollywood comedy movies and he made best use of the chance he got - he made a name for himself as a comedian by working in movies like, ‘Ghostbusters’, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’, ‘Flintstones’, ‘Parenthood’, etc. He is also a voice over artist and has given his voice to many memorable ‘Disney’ characters. Moranis pulled out of movies during the late 1990s, owing to the untimely demise of his wife and returned back after a few years, only to work sporadically.