Full Name: Brendan James Fraser.
Vital Stats: Born on December 3, 1968 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Family Matters: Brendan has three older brothers. He is married to actress Afton Smith, who had a bit part in Fraser's film, George of the Jungle.
Education: Attended Upper Canada College in Toronto, and the Actors Conservatory at the Cornish College of Arts in Seattle. He planned on attending graduate school at Southern Methodist University but stayed in Hollywood after winning his part in School Ties.
Did You Know?: In 1991, Fraser headed for Hollywood in his mother's car with nothing more than a letter of recommendation from a college professor.
Reel Debut: Dogfight.
Hobbies: Fencing, mime, juggling, and dance: ballet, modern, jazz, and ballroom.
Reel Credits: Dogfight; School Ties; Encino Man; Younger and Younger; Twenty Bucks; With Honors; The Scout; Airheads; The Passion of Darkly Moon; Balto; Mrs. Winterbourne; Glory Daze; Brain Candy; Still Breathing; George of the Jungle; Gods and Monsters; The Father of Frankenstein; Ringside; Blast from the Past; The Mummy and Dudley Do-Right.
Awards: Nominated for a Favorite Actor Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 1998 for George of the Jungle. Winner of the 1997 Golden Space Needle Best Actor Award for his performance in Still Breathing.
Memorable Quote: "They had a hard time [putting the microphone on] me in my loin cloth. I mean, where were they gonna tape it?" (Fraser on the challenging task the sound crew faced during the filming of George of the Jungle).