Brendan Fraser Biography
A renowned Canadian American actor, Brendan James Fraser better known as Brendan Fraser is widely recognized for playing the role of Richard ‘Rick’ O’Connell in the Mummy movie series. This extremely talented and versatile actor was born on 3rd December, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. He belongs to the mixed ethnical group of Scottish, Irish, Czech, German and French Canadian. As per his educational background, he completed his graduation from the Seattle’s ‘Cornish College of the Arts’ in 1990. He used to actively take part in the theatrical plays while studying at the college. Brendan started to act at small acting college based in New York. His first role came in the television program ‘America’s Most Wanted’. After that, he appeared in the several projects like ‘My Old School’, ‘Child of Darkness, Child of Light’ and ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’. His first leading role came in comedy movie ‘Encino Man’. He was highly appreciated for his brilliant performance in the movie. Fraser even gained nomination for Most Promising Actor at the ‘Chicago Film Critics Association’. In the same year, he gained wide attention from the movie ‘School Ties’.
After gaining much needed break through, he started to get various movie roles from the renowned directors and producers. In the year 1993, he showed his exceptional acting talent in the movie ‘Twenty Bucks’. His other noticeable movie performance came in the movies ‘Younger and Younger’, ‘Son In Law’, ‘With Horrors’, ‘Airheads’, ‘In the Army Now’, ‘The Scout’, ‘The Passion of Darkly Noon’, ‘Now and Then’, ‘Brain Candy’, ‘Mrs. Winterbourne’, ‘Glory Daze’, ‘The Twilight of the Golds’, ‘George of the Jungle’, ‘Still Breathing’, ‘Gods and Monsters’ and ‘Blast from the Past. Fraser much appreciated role came in the hit movie ‘The Mummy’ where he played the leading role of Richard ‘Rick’ O’Connell’. He even earned best actor award at Saturn Award and Blockbuster Entertainment Award. He further gained appreciation and recognition from appearing in the sequel of the movie ‘The Mummy Returns’. After that, he continued to show his exceptional acting talent by appearing in the various movies like ‘Bedazzled’, ‘Monkeybone’, ‘The Quiet American’, ‘Looney Tunes: Back in Action’, ‘Crash’, ‘The Last Time’, ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’, ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’, ‘Escape from Planet Earth’, ‘A Case of You’ and Paw Shot Chronicles’. He has also appeared in the various television series like ‘Fallen Angels’, ‘Duckman’, ‘The Simpsons’, ‘King of the Hill’, ‘Scrubs’, ‘Wishology’ and ‘Texas Rising’.
Let’s put some light to his personal life, he got married to the beautiful actress Afton Smith on 27th September, 1998. From being in a marital relation with his wife, he is blessed with three sons named Griffin Arthur Fraser, Holden Fletcher Fraser and Leland Francis Fraser. After spending blissful moments with each other for nine years, they parted their ways with taking divorce in 2007. Fraser is currently living a single happy life focusing on his acting career. Besides being a phenomenal actor, he is also known as an accomplished amateur photographer.
Brendan is undoubtedly an extremely talented actor who is also blessed with dashing personality and perfectly shaped athletic figure. Even reaching at the age of 45, he has not lost his charm on his face. He still looks energetic and fit as his young days. Fraser stands with an exemplified height of 6 feet 3 inches. He has gained huge fame and success from his acting career. At the start of 2014, he has accumulated total net worth amount of $25 million. More information about this supremely talented actor can be obtained from the wiki and other various internet sites. He can also be followed on his twitter account @sillybrendan.