Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer

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

Kelsey Grammer's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Simpsons TV Show
The Simpsons
Cheers TV Show
Frasier TV Show
Boss TV Show
Back to You TV Show
Back to You
Partners (2014) TV Show
Partners (2014)
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 - Best Of Enemies
2015 - Entourage
2014 - X-Men: Days of Future Past
2014 - The Expendables 3
2014 - Transformers: Age of Extinction
2014 - Reach Me
2014 - Think Like a Man Too
2012 - Dorothy of Oz
2011 - I Don't Know How She Does It
2010 - Crazy on the Outside
2009 - Fame
2008 - Swing Vote
2008 - An American Carol
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2006 - X-Men: The Last Stand
2005 - The Good Humor Man
2004 - Teacher's Pet
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

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Narrator (Voiced)
Kelsey Grammer
Himself - Host
Tom Whitman
Himself - Guest
Det. Rush
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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.

  • (1990) Served 30 days in jail for violating probation on D.U.I.
  • When the producers of _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) asked him about approaching 'Bebe Neuwirth' (qv) about re-playing her character on _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) as a regular, he said no. He claimed it was because "For this spin-off to work, Fraiser would have to be the only old, familiar thing there. Everything else would have to be brand-new".
  • 'Leigh McCloskey (I)' (qv)'s roommate and Julliard classmate in New York City during the mid-1970s.
  • Began his acting career at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis.
  • Appears as "Beast" in _X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)_ (qv). 'George Buza' (qv), who was the voice of "Beast" in the animated television series, played a truck driver in the first _X-Men (2000)_ (qv) film. 'Steve Bacic' (qv) played a "Dr. Hank McCoy" in _X2 (2003)_ (qv).
  • When series production of _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv) ended, Kelsey Grammer tied the record for longest role (Frasier Crane) portrayed by at single actor on prime-time television (_"Cheers" (1982)_ (qv) and _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv)), at 20 years (1984-2004) Grammer is tied with 'James Arness' (qv) for "Marshall Matt Dillon" on _"Gunsmoke" (1955)_ (qv) (1955-1975).
  • His two best known roles are characters on television series: Frasier Crane and Sideshow Bob. Both characters have a brother played by 'David Hyde Pierce' (qv) and a father played by 'John Mahoney (I)' (qv).
  • Best known by the public for his starring role as the title character in _"Frasier" (1993)_ (qv).

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