Brendan Fraser

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Brendan Fraser (born December 3, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a popular Canadian-American actor.

Biography

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Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley

Fraser is the son of a foreign service officer for the Canadian Government Office of Tourism and moved often as a child. He lived in Detroit, Seattle, Ottawa, Netherlands and Switzerland. Fraser attended his first professional theatrical performance in London's West End. He began acting at Toronto's Upper Canada College then received his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Seattle's Cornish College of the Arts. He planned on attending graduate school in Texas but stopped in Hollywood on his way and decided to stay. His first film role was in Dogfight (1991) and he has done over 30 movies since. In School Ties (1992), Brendan's costars included Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell, and Ben Affleck. His breakout role was George of the Jungle (1997).

Fraser married actress Afton Smith on September 27, 1998 and has two sons, Griffin Arthur and Holden Fletcher. He holds dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship and speaks fluent French. Fraser is an accomplished amateur photographer.

Most recently, he has been a guest-star on the American television show Scrubs.

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