Brendan Fraser Birthday (December 3rd)

Brendan Fraser Birthday (December 3rd)

Brendan James Fraser a Canadian-American artist of screen and stage was born on 3rd December, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Brendan Fraser is famous for various big Hollywood movies, comprised The Mummy movie series, Journey to the Center of the Earth, The Quiet American, George of the Jungle and Crash.

Biography of Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser Early Life

Brendan Fraser was the son of Peter Fraser, an ex- journalist and Canadian parents Carol, a sales counselor. Brendan Fraser has three elder brothers: Sean, Regan, and Kevin. During his early days, his family shifted in Seattle, Ottawa, Eureka, California, Switzerland and Netherlands. Brendan Fraser joined the confidential boys' boarding school, Upper Canada College, in Toronto. During his vacations in London, Brendan Fraser joined his first proficient theatrical presentation in the West End. Brendan Fraser learned acting in an acting college in New York. Initially Brendan Fraser intended on joining the graduate school in Texas. And Brendan Fraser decided to settle in Los Angeles and work in films.

Brendan Fraser Career Graph

Brendan Fraser has acquired approximately 30 movie credits. Brendan Fraser did his first main role in Encino Man (1992). At the same year, Brendan Fraser played opposite Chris O'Donnell, Ben Affleck, and Matt Damon in School Ties (1992). And in the year of 1994, Brendan Fraser co-starred along with Adam Sandler in the farce Airheads. Brendan Fraser went onto play the supporting characters starring along with Ashley Judd and Viggo Mortensen in Philip Ridley’s The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995), and Jennifer Beals in The Twilight of the Golds (1997). And in the year of 1997, Brendan Fraser obtained his penetrate role with smack comedy movie George of the Jungle (1997). Brendan Fraser carried on emerging in various movies such as Blast from the Past (1999), Bedazzled (2000) and Monkey bone (2001).

Brendan Fraser also played the dramatic role in Gods and Monsters (1998), along with Ian McKellen. And the movie was made on the life of filmmaker James Whale (McKellen), who formed 1931 movie Frankenstein. And this movie was directed and written by Bill Condon.

Brendan Fraser major viable success came with the act adventure terror film (co-starring Rachel Weiss) The Mummy (1999) and its continuation The Mummy Returns (2001), which were incredibly flourishing at the box office. Brendan Fraser has done two movies which are based on Jay Ward creation, George of the Jungle and Dudley Do-Right while Brendan Fraser did not reprise his character in the former's continuation.

In the year of 2004, Brendan Fraser emerged in Academy Award-winning movie Crash. Brendan Fraser has made the guest appearances on TV shows The Simpson, King of the Hill, and Scrubs.

In March 2006, Brendan Fraser was introduced into the Canada's Walk of Fame, the earliest American-born artist to achieve the honor. On the other hand, at the same year, Brendan Fraser does not have the star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. And after six years break, Brendan Fraser came back for the continuation of The Mummy which was unconfined in August 2008 and named The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. Filming began in the Montreal on 27th July, 2007 and the film starred Jet Li as the Emperor Han. And the final movie grossed over $100 million in USA and approximately $400 million global.

Brendan Fraser starred as "Brick" in West End making of Tennessee Williams's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in September, 2001, produced by Anthony Page. And cast mates comprised Gemma Jones, Frances O'Connor, and Ned Beatty. And the show ended on 12th January, 2002, with Brendan Fraser, collecting many outstanding reviews.

Brendan Fraser Personal Life

Brendan Fraser met an actress Afton Smith while joining the barbecue at Winona Ryder's residence on 4th July, 1993, after his appearance in Los Angeles. Brendan Fraser wedded with Smith on 27th September, 1998. They have 3 sons: Leland Francis Fraser, Holden Fletcher Fraser and Griffin Arthur Fraser. On 27th December, they split up from each other.

Brendan Fraser provides on the Board of Directors for the Film Aid International.

Brendan Fraser is also a part-time photographer. Brendan has used various Polaroid in films and on television shows, most markedly on his guest role on Scrubs.

Filmography of Brendan Fraser

Year Film Role Other notes
1991 Dogfight Sailor #1 as Brendan Fraser
1992 Encino Man Link  
School Ties David Greene  
1993 Twenty Bucks Sam Mastrewski  
Son in Law Link uncredited
Younger and Younger Winston Younger  
1994 With Honors Montgomery 'Monty' Kessler  
Airheads Chester 'Chazz' Darvey  
In the Army Now Link uncredited
The Scout Steve Nebraska  
1995 The Passion of Darkly Darkly Noon  
Noon    
Now and Then Vietnam veteran uncredited
1996 Brain Candy Placebo patient Cameo - uncredited
Mrs. Winterbourne Bill/Hugh Winterbourne  
Glory Daze Doug  
1997 George of the Jungle George of the Jungle  
The Twilight of the Golds David Gold  
Still Breathing Fletcher McCracken  
1998 Gods and Monsters Clayton Boone  
1999 Blast from the Past Adam Webber  
The Mummy Richard 'Rick'O'Connell  
Dudley Do-Right Dudley Do-Right  
2000 Bedazzled Elliot Richards / Jefe/ Mary  
Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists Sinbad voice
2001 Monkey bone Stu Miley  
The Mummy Returns Richard 'Rick'O'Connell  
2002 The Quiet American Alden Pyle  
2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Himself uncredited
Looney Tunes: Back in Action DJ Drake / Himself /Voice of Tasmanian Devil and She-Devil  
2004 Crash Rick Cabot Screen Actors GuildAward - Best Cast
Black Reel Awards - Best Ensemble
2005 Beach Bunny Beach bum voice
2006 Journey to the End of the Night Paul  
The Last Time Jamie  
2007 The Air I Breathe Pleasure  
2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth Prof. Trevor Anderson  
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Richard 'Rick'O'Connell  
2009 Ink heart Mo 'Silver tongue'Flowcharts completed
G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra   post-production

Audio book narration

  • Dragon Rider (2004)
  • Ink spell (2005)