Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor. He played Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy, and has played leading roles in numerous comedy and fantasy films, including Encino Man, Airheads, George of the Jungle, The Quiet American, Journey to the Center of the Earth, Bedazzled, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, and Furry Vengeance. He also provided the voice of Flynn Rider in Disney's Tangled. Here's a look at his career so far. Brendan Fraser: The Untold Story wiki Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor. He played Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy, and has played leading roles in numerous comedy and fantasy films, including Encino Man, Airheads, School Ties and George of the Jungle. In 2018 he has appeared in Netflix's original series Daredevil season 3 as a version of Marvel Comics' The Punisher. Brendan Fraser: The Untold Story Brendan Fraser: The Untold Story Bio Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor. He played Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy, and has played leading roles in numerous comedy and fantasy films, including Encino Man, Airheads, Bedazzled and George of the Jungle. He was born on February 25th, 1968 in Indianapolis to Canadian parents James Michael Fraser and Kathleen Anne Balfour. Family Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Doreen Mary (née Hill) and Peter Leonard Fraser. His father is of Scottish ancestry and his mother is of English, Scottish, French and German descent. In 1979, he starred in My Bodyguard. It is unclear if this Brendan George Jr. is the same person as Brendan James Relationship In 2009, Brendan lost his mother to cancer. At the same time, he was in the midst of divorcing his second wife Afton Smith. He was also dealing with a difficult custody battle for his three sons—Alexandra (born 2005), Griffin (born 2007), and Holden (born 2009). At one point, he had this to say about the challenges of being a single parent: I can't be Pollyanna about it. Early life Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His mother, Barbara Jane (née Wooster), was a computer analyst from Ohio, and his father, James David Fraser (originally known as John James Ramage), was an acting instructor from Nova Scotia who moved to Los Angeles to teach drama. They had another son, Kevin Benedict (born 1959). Subsequently his parents divorced in 1968. Brendan has older twin brothers, Greg and Craig. Physical info Brendan James Fraser was born on December 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of Canadian parents Jim and Sharon Fraser. When he was a child, his family moved to Hamilton, Ontario where he spent his formative years. He also has Irish roots on his mother's side of the family. At a young age, he became interested in acting because it allowed him to entertain people and still be a part of their everyday lives even if only for a short time. Brendan Fraser: The Untold Story Career Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Canadian parents Sheila (née Abbott) and Peter Fraser. He has three older siblings: two sisters, Christie and Carrie, and one brother, Michael. Awards Brendan Fraser has won the Saturn Award for Best Actor in 1997 and 1998, the MTV Movie Award for Best Performance, the People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in 1995, 1996, and 2000; and been nominated three times each by the MTV Movie Awards and Saturn Awards. He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Hollywood Film Festival's on November 12, 2017. Career Fraser starred in several independent films before breaking into mainstream Hollywood. Notable among these early films are George of the Jungle (1997), with John Cleese, and Blast from the Past (1999), with Alicia Silverstone and Christopher Walken. He received international attention in 1998, when he took on the role of Pieter Brueghel alongside Ewan McGregor in O' Brother, Where Art Thou?. He was nominated for an Academy Award for this portrayal. Personal life Fraser was born on October 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents. His mother is a descendant of 17th century French-Canadian immigrants and his father is a third-generation British-American of English descent. Net worth Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor, he played Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy and has played leading roles in numerous comedy and fantasy films, including Encino Man, Airheads. Brendan has enjoyed a degree of success with lead roles in dramatic films as well, such as the 1997 drama Gods and Monsters. He first became known to international audiences for his portrayal of Dudley Moore in the 1992 film Arthur. For this performance he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. sweetest time Brendan James Fraser is an American-Canadian actor. He played Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy, and has played leading roles in numerous comedy and fantasy films, including Encino Man, Airheads, Shaggy Dog, George of the Jungle, Bedazzled. first love There was a girl who lived in my neighborhood who I was absolutely smitten with. Her name was Tina and she was very pretty. And I used to see her at school on occasion, but I never had the courage to say anything to her or ask her out or go to any of the dances where she would be. Brendan Fraser: The Untold Story first success In 1996, Brendan was given his first leading role as a man who is revived from death. Brendan's character was brought back to life by two mischievous kids in order to help them win a cross-country race. It was an instant success, and grossed over $1 million during its opening weekend. Afterward, the young actor received several job offers. Hollywood took notice and cast him in other successful films including Bedazzled, School Ties, George of the Jungle and Inkheart. dearest person He is best known for starring in blockbuster films such as The Mummy trilogy, The Quiet American, Crash, and more. On TV, he appeared in the reboot of his own show, Fantasy Island. In the 80s and 90s, he was one of Hollywood's most well-known comedic actors with roles in movies like Encino Man or playing Crash Davis to Kevin Costner's Bull Durham. Q.&A. Q. When and where was Brendan born? A. Brendan was born on December 3, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana Q. Is Brendan still acting? A. Yes! In recent years he has starred in films such as Journey to the Center of the Earth, Extraordinary Measures, and Furry Vengeance. He also played P.T Wilby in August Rush and Black Dog in Roadkill What does Brendan Fraser do now? These days, Brendan spends his time hiking with his family and focusing on fatherhood. He is married to actress Afton Smith and they have three children together, including the youngest, Leland. Who is the richest actor in the world? On top of all of his acting accolades, Brendan also became one of the richest actors in the world. In 1994, Brendan had already amassed a fortune worth $20 million. His net worth was estimated to be over $45 million as of 2002. In 2007 he made Forbes list for the highest paid actors in Hollywood at #11, with an income of $26 million. How rich is Travolta? John Travolta is an American actor, singer, and producer. He first became known in the 1970s when he appeared on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starred in films like Saturday Night Fever.