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Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser

Birthday: 3 December 1968, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Birth Name: Brendan James Fraser
Height: 191 cm

Brendan James Fraser was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Canadian parents Carol Mary (Genereux), a sales counselor, and Peter Fraser, a journalist and travel executive. He is of Irish, Scottish, Ger ...Show more

Brendan Fraser
I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera. I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera.
You do a movie, Hollywood loves you for a while. They love you, they love you, they love you until.. Show more You do a movie, Hollywood loves you for a while. They love you, they love you, they love you until...oh, they love someone else now. It's not cyclical, it's ... it's ... ficklical! Hide
I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny. I always approach comedy roles pretending they aren't funny.
What if William Shakespeare had had a test audience for "Romeo and Juliet" or "Hamlet"? What if William Shakespeare had had a test audience for "Romeo and Juliet" or "Hamlet"?
I wish the rock 'n' roll scene to be back in. I wish the rock 'n' roll scene to be back in.
Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together. She's a very beautiful, confident woman. Elizabeth Hurley and I had a lot of fun together. She's a very beautiful, confident woman.
I think you have to show homage to creators. I think you have to show homage to creators.
If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at abou Show more If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place. Hide
Maybe my caveman ancestors invented the wheel or something. I'm not sure. Maybe my caveman ancestors invented the wheel or something. I'm not sure.
I'm just glad that I have bragging rights to working with Bugs and Daffy. I'm just glad that I have bragging rights to working with Bugs and Daffy.
They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth, I mean, where were they gonna tape it? They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth, I mean, where were they gonna tape it?
As sophisticated as the technology gets, the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor. As sophisticated as the technology gets, the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor.
I still don't understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out wit Show more I still don't understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out with rock musicians in studios. I certainly have respect for those who make music their livelihood. Hide
I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It Show more I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests. Hide
I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an inte Show more I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I'm the most happy fellow that I know. Hide
Forget acting. It's all about rock 'n' roll. Forget acting. It's all about rock 'n' roll.
I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, u Show more I suppose if it has a practical purpose, I appreciate a pat on the back. I suppose it's rewarding, ultimately. Hide
I don't believe that wishing works. I think we get the things we work for. I don't believe that wishing works. I think we get the things we work for.
I would act whether or not I was paid. I would be involved in ensemble groups. I would have the desi Show more I would act whether or not I was paid. I would be involved in ensemble groups. I would have the desire to tell stories. Hide
I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters. I've been grateful enough, smart enough to take the work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawre Show more I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia (1962) on steroids in a lot of ways. Hide
All you have to do is just believe in what's there; then, the audience will, too. All you have to do is just believe in what's there; then, the audience will, too.
I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful compute Show more I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash. Hide
[on turning forty] I feel all giddy inside. It's like when I turned 13 and I felt like I finally bec Show more [on turning forty] I feel all giddy inside. It's like when I turned 13 and I felt like I finally became a teenager. Now I feel like I'm finally becoming an adult. It's like earning another stripe in life. Hide
George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buyin Show more George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that? Hide
I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there. I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there.
I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in t Show more I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that's the basis of Greek mythology. Hide
Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy. Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
Saigon is hot, full of atmosphere, activity, and commerce. Saigon is hot, full of atmosphere, activity, and commerce.
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you t Show more When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them. Hide
Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his charact Show more Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good. Hide
Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dar Show more Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don't know if I would wish for world peace. Hide
Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world. Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.
I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. Show more I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it. Hide
The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of film making in the United States. The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of film making in the United States.
Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He Show more Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He's a very, very intelligent man. Hide
I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friend Show more I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting. Hide
I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the on Show more I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn't match up to the original. Hide
Brendan Fraser's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (53)
Brendan Fraser Brendan Fraser'S roles
Turbo Thunder
Turbo Thunder

Chester 'Chazz' Darvey
Chester 'Chazz' Darvey

John Crowley
John Crowley

John Gunther
John Gunther

Mo
Mo

George
George

Ben Sullivan
Ben Sullivan

Montgomery 'Monty' Kessler
Montgomery 'Monty' Kessler

Steve Nebraska
Steve Nebraska

Rick Cabot
Rick Cabot

Leo Searly
Leo Searly

Link
Link

Tom Fitzpatrick
Tom Fitzpatrick

John Gunther
John Gunther

Grayson
Grayson

Tony
Tony

Ricky
Ricky

Irv Bennett
Irv Bennett

Scorch Supernova
Scorch Supernova

Jack Damson
Jack Damson

Billy Anderson
Billy Anderson

Trevor Anderson
Trevor Anderson

David Kalaiki-Alii
David Kalaiki-Alii

DJ Drake
DJ Drake

Adam
Adam

Rick O'Connell
Rick O'Connell

James Fletcher Chace
James Fletcher Chace

David Greene
David Greene

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