|Brendan Fraser Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||December 3, 1968|
Brendan Fraser is an American actor, voiceover artist, and producer who is best known for having been cast as Rick O’Connell in The Mummy trilogy. In addition to that, he has also played roles like John Gunther in The Affair, Johnny Lamb in Fallen Angels, Brad in The Simpsons, Billy Anderson in Texas Rising, Ricky Baldoski in Pawn Shop Chronicles, John Crowley in Extraordinary Measures, Rick O’Connell in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Paul in Journey to the End of the Night, Mortimer Folchart in Inkheart, Alden Pyle in The Quiet American, Dudley Do-Right in Dudley Do-Right, David Gold in The Twilight of the Golds, Linkovich “Link” Chomovsky in Encino Man, Robotman in Titans, Ben Sullivan in Scrubs, Miles Mitchell in The Poison Rose, and Charlie ‘Charu’ Jolpin in Line of Descent.
Brendan James Fraser
Brendan Fraser, Fraser
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
American and Canadian
Brendan Fraser was educated at Upper Canada College, a private boys’ boarding school in Toronto. He pursued his higher education at Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts, from where he graduated in 1990. He began his acting career at a small acting college in New York.
Brendan also planned to go to a graduate school in Texas, but dropped the idea and instead started focussing on building a career in show business.
Actor, Voiceover Artist, Producer
- Father – Peter Fraser (Journalist, Canadian foreign service officer for the Government Office of Tourism)
- Mother – Carol Mary (née Genereux) (Sales Counselor)
- Siblings – Kevin Fraser (Older Brother), Sean Fraser (Older Brother), Regan Fraser (Older Brother)
- Others – Arthur George Genereux (Maternal Grandfather), Catherine/Cathryn Mary Devine (Maternal Grandmother)
Brendan Fraser has been repped by –
- Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
- Slate PR, Public Relations Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States
6 ft 3 in or 191 cm
95 kg or 209 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Brendan Fraser has been romantically linked with –
- Afton Smith (1994-2008) – Fraser and the actress Afton Smith met at a barbecue at Winona Ryder‘s house on July 4, 1993, in Los Angeles. But, they started dating in November 1994. The couple got engaged in 1997 and got married on September 27, 1998. The couple has three sons – Griffin Arthur Fraser (born 2002), Holden Fletcher Fraser (born 2004), Leland Francis Fraser (born 2006). The actress and Fraser announced their separation in December 2007 and officially divorced on April 17, 2008.
- Jeanne Moore – Brendan is dating makeup artist Jeanne Moore. Their relationship first came into the spotlight in September 2022 after they attended the Venice Film Festival together.
Race / Ethnicity
The actor is of Irish, Scottish, German, Czech, and French-Canadian descent.
- Deep Voice
- Charming Smile
- Towering Height
Brendan Fraser had been an athletic figure during his heydays. His frame was like a group of fit athletics.
However, in recent times, he has lost the charm of a perfect body and has gone fatter. He is trying to lose some pounds to get back to a reasonable shape. Hence, his body measurements are changing.
Best Known For
Brendan Fraser is popularly known for his role as Rick O’Connell in The Mummy trilogy. He has established himself as a comedic and fantasy film hero for roles portrayed in movies like Encino Man (1992), The Scout (1994), George of the Jungle (1995), and Inkheart (2009).
Brendan Fraser first appeared as Sailor #1 in the 1991 release Dogfight.
His first credited role was as Link in the 1992 release Encino Man, the performance which brought him a nomination for the Chicago Film Critics Association award for the Most Promising Actor.
First TV Show
Brendan Fraser first appeared on the small screen in the 1991 TV movie Child of Darkness, Child of Light in which he portrayed the role of John’s friend.
He appeared as Chevy in a TV short My Old School Days in 1991.
However, his first TV show appearance was in an episode of Showtime’s neo-noir anthology series Fallen Angels in 1995, where he played the role of Johnny Lamb.
Recently, the handsome hunk of ‘The Mummy’ trilogy has fallen out of shape. The actor, however, is trying to shed some pounds by visiting the gym in a regular manner. He works out using weights and a treadmill for a start.
The actor, nonetheless, had a six-pack body, which he flaunted in his movie ‘George of the Jungle’ in 1997. Daniel S. Field has been credited as his personal trainer during the shooting of the movie. Field himself claims that the accurate and rigorous training that he provided to the actor brought his body to a shape that was required for a role like ‘George.’
Brendan Fraser Facts
- Fraser’s maternal uncle, George Genereux, was a famous personality who brought the only gold medal to Canada in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
- His last name is pronounced as “Fray-zure”.
- He has been included as one of the Board of Directors for FilmAid International.
- Fraser can speak fluent French.
- Fraser has been through many countries during his childhood and has been raised in Holland, Switzerland, and Canada.
- The People magazine has chosen him as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in the past.
- Fraser takes interest in photography and is an aspiring photographer. Book Collector’s Guide to Instant Cameras has a dedication to Brendan.
- While on a vacation from school in London, the actor got his first opportunity to deliver professional theatrical performance at the West End.
- He is very amicable to his fans and has built a reputation for being extremely approachable. He is very friendly to fans also who meet him on the streets.
- Brendan was first considered to play Steve Edison in The Wedding Planner (2001). Somehow, the role was finally played by Matthew McConaughey.
- Alongside the likes of Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, William Fichtner, Terrence Howard, Thandiwe Newton, Michael Peña, and Ryan Phillippe, he co-starred as D.A. Rick Cabot, Jean’s husband, in the 2005 crime drama film, Crash. Also, the cast won the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture”.
- From 2016 to 2017, he appeared as a prison guard named John Gunther in the television psychological mystery drama series, The Affair, which won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Television Series – Drama”.
- In September 2022, Brendan was honored with the “TIFF Tribute Award for Performance” at the Toronto International Film Festival for his role in The Whale.
- In February 2023, Brendan received the “American Riviera Award” at the 2023 Santa Barbara International Film Festival for his performance in The Whale.
- During the 2023 Hollywood Critics Association’s HCA Film Awards, Brendan won the “Best Actor” award for his work in The Whale. For the same role, he won the award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role” at the 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
- During the 2023 Oscars, he won the award for “Best Actor” for his work in The Whale. This was his first Academy Award.