Kelsey Grammer

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Kelsey Grammer
Kelsey Grammer 2010 (cropped).jpg
Kelsey Grammer in 2010
Born Allen Kelsey Grammer
February 21, 1955 (1955-02-21) (age 61)
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Occupation Actor, voice actor, comedian, producer, director, writer, singer, activist
Years active 1979–present
Spouse(s) Doreen Alderman (m. 1982–1990) «start: (1982)–end+1: (1991)»"Marriage: Doreen Alderman to Kelsey Grammer" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey_Grammer)
Leigh-Anne Csuhany (m. 1992–1993) «start: (1992)–end+1: (1994)»"Marriage: Leigh-Anne Csuhany to Kelsey Grammer" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey_Grammer)
Camille Donatacci (m. 1997–2011) «start: (1997)–end+1: (2012)»"Marriage: Camille Donatacci to Kelsey Grammer" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey_Grammer)
Kayte Walsh (m. 2011–present) «start: (2011)»"Marriage: Kayte Walsh to Kelsey Grammer" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelsey_Grammer)
Children 6; including Spencer Grammer
Greer Grammer

Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955) is an American television, voice, and movie actor. He is known for his role as Dr. Fraiser Crane in Cheers, Frasier, and in Wings. He was good friends with late producer David Angell. He won five Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

Personal life[change | change source]

Grammer was born on February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.[1] He was married four times. First to Doreen Alderman from 1982 until they divorced in 1990, they had 1 child. Second to Leigh-Anne Csuhany from 1992 until they divorced a year later in 1993. Third to Camille Donatacci from 1997 until his divorced in 2011, they had 2 children. He has been married to Kayte Walsh since 2011, they have one child.

Grammer is a member of the Republican Party and has expressed an interest in someday running for United States Congress.[2] He is also interested in running for Mayor of New York City.[3]

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Galaxies Are Colliding Peter
1995 Runaway Brain Dr. Frankenollie (voice) Short film
1996 Down Periscope Lieutenant Commander Thomas Dodge
1997 Anastasia Vladimir (voice)
1998 Real Howard Spitz, TheThe Real Howard Spitz Howard Spitz
1998 The Pentagon Wars Major General Partridge TV Film
1999 Animal Farm Snowball (voice)
1999 New Jersey Turnpikes
1999 Standing on Fishes Verk
1999 Toy Story 2 "Stinky Pete" the Prospector (voice)
1999 Bartok the Magnificent Zozi
1999 Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Narrator (voice)
2001 15 Minutes Robert Hawkins
2001 Just Visiting Narrator (voice) Uncredited
2002 Mr. St. Nick Nick St. Nicholas / Santa Claus the 21st
2003 Big Empty, TheThe Big Empty Agent Banks
2003 Barbie of Swan Lake Rothbart (voice)
2004 Teacher's Pet Dr. Ivan Krank (voice)
2004 A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge
2005 Good Humor Man, TheThe Good Humor Man Mr. Skibness Also executive producer
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand Dr. Henry 'Hank' McCoy / Beast Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
2007 Even Money Detective Brunner
2008 Swing Vote President Andrew Boone
2008 An American Carol General George S. Patton
2009 Fame Joel Cranston
2010 Crazy on the Outside Frank
2010 Middle Men Frank Griffin
2010 Alligator Point[4] Director
2011 I Don't Know How She Does It Clark Cooper
2014 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Tin Man (voice) Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Dr. Henry 'Hank' McCoy / Beast Cameo
Shared role with Nicholas Hoult
2014 Think Like a Man Too Lee Fox Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Harold Attinger Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain
2014 The Expendables 3 Bonaparte Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor
2014 Reach Me Angelo AldoBrandini
2015 Bunyan and Babe Norm Blandsford (voice) Post-production
2015 Killing Jesus Herod the Great
2016 Storks (voice)

Television[change | change source]

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1982 Macbeth Ross TV film
1983 Kennedy Stephen Smith TV miniseries
1984 Kate & Allie David Hamill Episode: "Allie's First Date"
1984 George Washington Lt. Stewart TV miniseries
1984–1985 Another World Dr. Canard Recurring role
1984–1993 Cheers Dr. Frasier Crane 201 episodes
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1988, 1990)
1986 Crossings Craig Lawson TV miniseries
1987 Biography George Washington Episode: "Benedict Arnold"
1987 J.J. Starbuck Pierce Morgan Episode: "Murder in E Minor"
1988 Dance 'til Dawn Ed Strull TV film
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday Frasier Crane TV Special
1989 Top of the Hill TV film
1989 227 Mr. Anderson Episode: "For Sale"
1990–present Simpsons, TheThe Simpsons Sideshow Bob (voice) Recurring role
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
1990 The Earth Day Special Dr. Frasier Crane
1990 Tracey Ullman Show, TheThe Tracey Ullman Show Mr. Brenna Episode: "Maria and the Mister"
1991 Baby Talk Russell Episode: "One Night with Elliot"
1992 Wings Dr. Frasier Crane Episode: "Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes"
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation Captain Bateson Episode: "Cause and Effect"
1993 Roc Detective Rush Episode: "To Love and Die on Emerson Street: Part 2"
1993 Beyond Suspicion Ron McNally TV film
1993–2004 Frasier Dr. Frasier Crane 264 episodes; also executive producer and director of 37 episodes
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1994–95, 1998, 2004)
American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a Television Series (1995–96)
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1996, 2001)
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1998, 2002)
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series (1995–98)
Nominated—American Comedy Award for Funniest Male Performer in a Television Series (1999, 2001)
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1994–95, 1997–99, 2002)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series (1999–2001)
Nominated—Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (1996–97, 1999–2002)
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (1995–2002)
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series (1995–99, 2001–04)
Nominated—Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy (1997, 1999)
Nominated—Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series (1999–2000)
1994 Innocent, TheThe Innocent Det. Frank Barlow TV film
1995 John Larroquette Show, TheThe John Larroquette Show Dr. Frasier Crane Episode: "More Changes"
1996 London Suite Sydney Nichols TV film
1997 Fired Up Tom Whitman 2 episodes; also executive producer
1998 40th Annual Grammy Awards Host TV special
1998 Pentagon Wars, TheThe Pentagon Wars Major General Partridge TV film
1998 Just Shoot Me! Narrator (voice) Episode: "How the Finch Stole Christmas"
1999 Animal Farm Snowball (voice) TV film
2000 Stark Raving Mad Professor Tuttle Episode: "The Grade"
2001 Sports Pages, TheThe Sports Pages Howard Greene TV film
2002 Mr. St. Nick Nick St. Nicholas/Santa Claus the 21st TV film
2003 Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor George Washington TV film
2003 Becker Rick Cooper Episode: "But I've Got Friends I Haven't Used Yet"
2003 Gary the Rat Gary "The Rat" Andrews (voice) 13 episodes; also executive producer
2004 Christmas Carol, AA Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge TV film
2005 Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show Various characters 4 episodes; also executive producer
2005 Out of Practice Directed 2 episodes
2006 Medium Angel of Death/Bob Episode: "Death Takes a Policy"; also executive producer
2006 My Ex Life Director
2007 Everybody Hates Chris Directed episode: "Everybody Hates the Last Day"
2007–2008 Back to You Chuck Darling 17 episodes; also executive producer
2009 Hank Hank Pryor Also executive producer[5]
2010 The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Himself During his marriage to Camille Donatacci Grammer
2010, 2012 30 Rock Himself 3 episodes
2010 The Troop Dr. Cranius
2011–2012 Boss Mayor Tom Kane 18 episodes
Also executive producer
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series
2014 Partners Allen Braddock 10 episodes; also executive producer and directed two episodes
2014 Who Do You Think You Are? Himself 1 episode

Video games[change | change source]

Video games
Year Title Voice
2007 The Simpsons Game Sideshow Bob

Theme park[change | change source]

Theme park
Year Title Voice
2008 The Simpsons Ride Sideshow Bob

As executive producer[change | change source]

Executive producer
Year Title Notes
2000–2008 Girlfriends
2001 Neurotic Tendencies TV film; also director and writer
2002–2003 In-Laws
2004 Soluna Project, TheThe Soluna Project TV film
2006–present Game, TheThe Game
2007 Dash 4 Cash TV film

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