Brendan Fraser is a well known Canadian-American film actor who is also very popular as a TV actor, Voice Artist and Comedian. He predominantly works in the movies of Hollywood. He is popular for playing the role of Rick O’Connell in The Mummy trilogy from 1999 to 2008. He was also very good comedian and seen in comedy and fantasy films including Encino Man, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, George of the Jungle, Bedazzled, and Journey to the Center of the Earth.
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Brendan Fraser was born on December 3, 1968 in United States. At present he is 52 years old (As of 2021).
Wiki/Biography and Early life
Brendan Fraser was born and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Because of his nomadic life he had to change many schools in his early life. Due to this he has a chance to see unique and different qualities of Detroit, Seattle, Ottawa, Switzerland, Netherlands and especially London where he came in contact with acting through musical “Oliver!”. After seeing this he fell in love with the acting. His interest in the filed of arts become large when he started his study at Upper Canada College in Toronto. He started to learn acting in his school days. He also learnt theater at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. In 1990 he got his Bachelors degree in Fine Arts. After that from his excellence he got selected in internship at the Intiman Theatre. He did his master degree in the same field from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. At the same time he gave audition for role of Latino guy for the film “Bound By Honour”. The casting agent invited him to read for the director in L.A., and even though he didn’t get the part, his audition tape was circulated all over and eventually led to a minor role as Sailor #1 in River Phoenix’s “Dogfight” in 1991.
|Full Name||Brendan Fraser|
|Date of Birth||December 3, 1968|
|Birthplace||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Famous For||The Mummy trilogy|
|College||Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas|
|Educational Qualifications||Master degree|
Brendan Fraser made her debut in professional acting with the film named “Dogfight” as role of sailor headed to Vietnam. He got the first opportunity as a leading role with the film “Encino Man” in 1992. he played the role of frozen pre-historic caveman. In the same year he was appeared in “School Ties” along with Matt Damon and Chris O’Donnell. He acted in “The Scout” and “With Honors” in 1994. in 1995 he was appeared in “The Passion of Darkly Noon” and “Now and Then“. He got his first major success in 1997 with the comedy film titled “George of the Jungle“. He got biggest box office success with the fantasy film “The Mummy” in 1999 and his sequal “The Mummy Returns” in 2001.
In 1998, he played a dramatic role in Gods and Monsters, which based on the life of director Frankenstein’s artistic director James Whale. His film follows the collision of two heterosexual individuals, a troubled filmmaker and a gardener who will lose creativity and their ambiguous sexuality. He voices the unreleased animated feature film Big Bug Man. Michael Caine and he starred in the Washington stand-off drama The Quiet American in 2002. In 2004, he starred in the award-winning film Crash as part of the ensemble cast. He also worked in some TV serial such as “Scrubs”, “King of the Hill” and “The Simpsons”. It was the first time an American-born actor were invited to the Walk of Fame of Canada in March 2006. Brendan moved on to take parts in “Journey to the End of the Night” and “The Last Time” over the next two years following a more polished performance in “Crash,” an Oscar-winning picture from 2006. While he had been busy, he eagerly took time to reprise his “Mummy” role in the third installment of the adventure series, “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”, under the directorship of action filmmaker Rob Cohen. Even as more and more younger and more attractive actors entered this glamorous world, Brendan continued to score points there.
He replaced Ray Liotta in the Bollywood movie “Line of Descent” in 2016. after that he joined cast of the TV drama serails named “The Affair” season 3. After that he worked in so many comedy and action movies and TV serials. In Jan 2021 Brendan declared himself as a part of “The Whale” of Darren Aronofsky. In th same year in August he announced his two films including Martin Scorsese’s upcoming film “Killers of the Flower Moon” and Max Barbakow’s comedy film ”Brothers.”
Family and Cast
Brendan Fraser was born into well settled family from US. He and his family are follower of Christian religion. His father name is Peter Fraser who worked in Canadian Government Office of Tourism as a foreign service officer and so he need to change his residence. His mother name is Carol. Fraser is the fourth children of his parents. He has 3 elder brother.
|Father Name||Peter Fraser|
|Siblings Name||Not Known|
Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships
Brendan Fraser got married with his long time lover and actress Afton Smith on September 27, 1998. the couple first time met while attending a barbecue at Winona Ryder. Brendan and Brendan has 3 sons together. their son name are Arthur Fraser, Holden Fletcher Fraser and Leland Francis Fraser they born in 2002, 2004 and 2006 respectively. Unfortunately due to some reason in Dec 2007 Fraser’s publicist declared that couple had decided to divorce. There was an order for Fraser to pay $50,000 in alimony every month for a period of ten years, or until Afton remarried, whichever comes first, plus the $25,000 for child support, ending in January 2019. He requested to court for reduction of his alimony and child support payments as he can’t meet the $900,000 obligation each year.
|Wife Name||Afton Smith|
Brendan Fraser is a very good looking and talented actor. He has the weight of around 95 kg/ 209 lbs. His estimated height is around 6 ft 3 in/ 191 cm. He has the chest of 42 in, waist of 34 in and biceps of 16 inches. He looks so handsome with his Very Fair skin tone with black eyes and brown hair.
|Weight (approx.)||Kilograms- 95 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 209 lbs
|Height (approx.)||Centimeters – 191 cm|
Inches – 6 ft 3 in
Meter – 1.91 m
|Shoe Size||Not known|
The popular American-Canadian actor and producer has the estimated net worth of $20 million dollars. His most of these income is coming from his successful film career since 90s.
|Net Worth||$20 million dollars|
|Address||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Office Phone Number / Mobile Number||Not Known|
Some lesser known Interesting facts
- He won the lots of awards in award ceremony for his excellence in acting field.
- He is one of the most versatile actor.
- He is pet lover and has one dog and one cat named shane dawson.
- He loves to spend time sports specially table tennis.