Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer

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Age
60
Birthday
Feb. 21st, 1955
Born in
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Height
6' 1

Kelsey Grammer's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Simpsons TV Show
The Simpsons
Cheers TV Show
Cheers
Frasier TV Show
Frasier
Boss TV Show
Boss
Back to You TV Show
Back to You
Partners TV Show
Partners
Hank (2009) TV Show
Hank (2009)
Killing Jesus TV Show
Killing Jesus
Banzai (UK) TV Show
Banzai (UK)
Gary the Rat TV Show
Gary the Rat
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Entourage
2014 - Think Like a Man Too
2014 - Reach Me
2014 - Transformers: Age of Extinction
2014 - The Expendables 3
2014 - X-Men: Days of Future Past
2010 - Crazy on the Outside
2009 - Fame
2008 - An American Carol
2008 - Swing Vote
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2005 - The Good Humor Man
2003 - The Big Empty
2002 - Showboy
2001 - Just visiting
2001 - 15 Minutes
1999 - The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story
1999 - Toy Story 2
1999 - The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story
1997 - Anastasia
1996 - Down Periscope
1995 - Runaway Brain

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

A five-time Emmy Award winner, Grammer is the first actor in television history to receive multiple Emmy nominations for performing the same role on three series. He received two nominations for his original portrayal of Dr. Frasier Crane on "Cheers" (1982), another for his guest appearance in that role on "Wings" (1990), and nine nominations (earning four awards) as Outstanding Actor for his work on "Frasier" (1993). Over the years, Dr. Frasier Crane has become one of television's most endearing and enduring characters. In addition to his Emmys, Grammer has won two Golden Globe Awards, two American Comedy Awards and a People's Choice Award for his portrait. Grammer's distinctive voice has been heard in several hit animated features, including the voice of "Stinky Pete" in Disney's hit Toy Story 2 (1999) and a part in Anastasia (1997). On television, he has also been seen in several mini-series and movies. In 1996, he hosted an hour-long salute to Jack Benny for which he served as executive producer. He also starred in HBO's award-winning The Pentagon Wars (1998) (TV).

Born in St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, Grammer was raised by his mother and grandfather in New Jersey and then Florida. After his grandfather's death, Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare (I) and spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard School. He then dove into the world of regional theater, eventually making the leap to Broadway with roles in "Macbeth" and "Othello." He joined the cast of "Cheers" (1982) in 1984. His autobiography, "So Far", was published in fall 1995.


TRIVIA:
  • Daughter, 'Spencer Grammer' (qv), was born October 9, 1983, with 'Doreen Alderman' (qv).
  • (May 2000) He has filed a lawsuit against Hamptons real estate broker Bettie Wysor of Dunemere Real Estate who put him and his wife next door to a construction site. The couple rented a mansion next door to advertising executive Jay Chiat in the summer of 1998. Kelsey was uninformed of Chiat's extensive renovation, and is suing Wyson for $100,000 for failing to warn him but Wysor says that work on Chiat's house was finished by the time the Grammers moved in. She claims the couple only used their place for three of the four weeks they'd rented it for, and never complained to her about anything.
  • 'Leigh McCloskey (I)' (qv)'s roommate and Julliard classmate in New York City during the mid-1970s.
  • Is the only actor to be nominated for an Emmy for three TV shows, all for the same character (Frasier Crane in _"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv), _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) and a guest appearance on _"Wings" (1990)_ (qv)).
  • Best known by the public for his starring role as the title character in _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv).
  • Has his own production company, Grammnet Productions, which has a distribution deal with Paramount Pictures. They are behind the UPN hit, Girlfriends, of which Grammer is an executive producer, and his new comedy show on Fox-TV, debuting in March 2005.
  • Provided the voice of the Narrator for the Guthrie Theatre production of "Christmas Carol" in 2000
  • Is recovering from a heart attack in a hospital in Hawaii (May 31st, 2008).


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