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Brendan Fraser: All you must know about this Hollywood actor

by Ratan Srivastava
Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser is indeed an actor who was born in the United States and raised in Canada. He starred in several comedic and fantasy movies, notably Airheads (1994), Dudley Do-Right (1999), Monkeybone (2001), Inkheart, and Furry Vengeance, and played Rick O’Connell in The Mummy trilogy (2010). Fraser made his dramatic film debut in 1995 with parts in The Passion of Darkly Noon, Mrs Winterbourne, Journey to the End of the Night (2006), as well as Gimme Shelter (2013). Fraser had minor appearances inside the History miniseries Texas Rising (2015), the Showtime drama series The Affair, the FX anthology series Trust (2018), such that DC Universe / HBO Max action series Doom Patrol after a sabbatical from movie acting.

Fraser made his cinematic debut in Dogfight in 1991, playing a sailor heading to Vietnam. Inside the 1992 comedy picture Encino Man, he portrayed a frozen prehistoric caveman, and it was his first major role.

The movie was a moderate box office hit and is now regarded as a cult classic. In the same year, he co-starred in School Ties alongside Matt Damon and Chris O’Donnell. In 1994, he starred alongside Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi in The Scout and Montgomery “Monty” Kessler in With Honors, as well as co-starring in Airheads with Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi. He went on to feature in movies including Philip Ridley’s The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995) and The Twilight of the Golds (1999). He also appeared in the film Now and Then, in which he played a minor role.

His first significant box office triumph came in 1997 with the comedic feature George of the Jungle, which was based on Jay Ward’s animated series of the same name. The adventure fantasy picture The Mummy (1999) and its sequel The Mummy Returns were his biggest commercial successes.

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