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Kelsey Grammer

During Fleet Week in New York City, 2006
BornAllen Kelsey Grammer
(1955-02-21) February 21, 1955 (age 57)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
OccupationActor, comedian, film producer, film director, writer, singer
Years active1980-present
Notable work(s)Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers, Wings, and Frasier
Mayor Tom Kane on Boss Sideshow Bob, The Simpsons,
Spouse(s)Doreen Alderman
(m. 1982 – d. 1990; 1 child)
Leigh-Anne Csuhany
(m. 1992 – d. 1993)
Camille Donatacci
(m. 1997 – d. 2011; 2 children)
Kayte Walsh
(m. 2011; 1 child)
 
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Kelsey Grammer

During Fleet Week in New York City, 2006
BornAllen Kelsey Grammer
(1955-02-21) February 21, 1955 (age 57)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
OccupationActor, comedian, film producer, film director, writer, singer
Years active1980-present
Notable work(s)Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers, Wings, and Frasier
Mayor Tom Kane on Boss Sideshow Bob, The Simpsons,
Spouse(s)Doreen Alderman
(m. 1982 – d. 1990; 1 child)
Leigh-Anne Csuhany
(m. 1992 – d. 1993)
Camille Donatacci
(m. 1997 – d. 2011; 2 children)
Kayte Walsh
(m. 2011; 1 child)

Allen Kelsey Grammer (born February 21, 1955) is an American actor and comedian. Grammer is most widely known for his two-decade portrayal of psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the hit NBC sitcoms Cheers, Wings, and Frasier. He has won five Emmy Awards, and has also worked as a television producer, director, writer, and as a voice artist. Grammer has been married four times and has five children.

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Early life and family tragedies

Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, the son of Sally (née Cranmer),[1] a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and owner of a coffee shop and a bar & grill called Greer's Place.[2][3][4] Grammer was two years old when his parents divorced.[5] Grammer attended Pine Crest School, a private preparatory school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and later spent two years at the Juilliard School.[6] Grammer's personal life has been affected by several tragedies: in 1968, his estranged father, whom he had seen only twice since his parents' divorce, was shot dead;[3] in 1975, his younger sister, Karen, was abducted, raped, and murdered by spree killer Freddie Glenn;[7][8][9][10] in 1980, his twin half-brothers died in a scuba diving accident; and David Angell, close friend and producer of Frasier, died in the 9/11 attacks.[11][12]

Career

Stage

After leaving Juilliard, he had a three-year internship with the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego in the late 1970s before a stint in 1980 at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He made his Broadway debut in 1981 as "Lennox", in Macbeth taking the lead role when Philip Anglim withdrew after receiving negative reviews. Grammer then played Michael Cassio in a Broadway revival of Othello, with James Earl Jones and Christopher Plummer. In 1983 he performed on the demo of the Stephen SondheimJames Lapine production Sunday in the Park with George, starring Mandy Patinkin. In 2000, Grammer again played Macbeth on Broadway.

On April 18, 2010, Grammer made his Broadway musical debut playing the role of Georges in a revival of the Jerry Herman/Harvey Fierstein musical La Cage aux Folles, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.

Television

His television career began in the early 1980s when he portrayed Stephen Smith in the NBC miniseries Kennedy.

Cheers and Frasier

Grammer came to broader public attention as Dr. Frasier Crane in the NBC sitcom Cheers. Grammer's former Juilliard classmate and Broadway co-star Patinkin suggested Grammer to the New York casting director, and he got what was supposed to be a six-episode job, but ended up as a regular cast member.[13]

The character became the center of the spin-off Frasier, one of the most successful spin-offs in TV history. In addition to starring, he also directed more than 30 episodes, especially during the second half of the series, and sang the closing theme "Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs." Frasier won and was nominated for many awards during its 11-year run.

In 2001, he negotiated a US$700,000-per-episode salary for Frasier. His 20-year run playing Dr. Frasier Crane ties a length set by James Arness in playing Marshall Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke from 1955 to 1975[14] and Richard Belzer in playing Det. John Munch on Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1993.

Post-Frasier

In 2005, Grammer returned to television. He produced and appeared in an American adaptation of the British show The Sketch Show, which aired on Fox. The main cast consisted of Malcolm Barrett, Kaitlin Olson, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Paul F. Tompkins, as well as Lee Mack from the British version of the show. Grammer appeared in only short opening and closing segments in each episode. Many of the sketches from the British version were recreated, such as the "California Dreamin'", "English Course", and "Sign Language" sketches. Only six episodes of the show were made, and it was cancelled after only four of them had aired.

In 2007, Grammer starred with Patricia Heaton in the American sitcom Back to You. It was cancelled by Fox after its first season.

His next attempt, ABC's Hank, fared even worse. It was cancelled after only five episodes had aired. Grammer later commented, "Honestly, it just wasn't very funny."[15]

He is currently starring in the Starz drama series Boss, as a fictional mayor of Chicago in the mold of Richard J. Daley which premiered in October 2011.[16] It is his first dramatic TV series.[17] At the 2012 Golden Globe Awards Kelsey Grammer won the award for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama for his role on Boss.

Other appearances

In addition to being producer he guest-starred as the Angel of Death on Medium, and Captain Morgan Bateson in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Cause and Effect".

Voice work

Grammer's smooth, deep voice and Mid-Atlantic accent make him popular for voiceover work. He has provided the voice of Sideshow Bob on The Simpsons, winning an Emmy Award for his work in the episode "The Italian Bob", his fifth Emmy win.[18] He has appeared in thirteen episodes since the show's inception in 1989, the most recent being "At Long Last Leave" that aired in February 2012, in which his character makes a cameo speaking appearance. Grammer supplied the voices for "Stinky Pete the Prospector" in 1999 Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 2, Vladimir in the Fox animated movie Anastasia, Rothbart in Barbie of Swan Lake, Zozi the Bear in the subsequently produced prequel Bartok the Magnificent, and the title character in the short-lived animated series Gary the Rat. He provided the opening speech and piano in The Vandals' song "Phone Machine" from the album Fear of a Punk Planet, and sang a rewritten version of the "grinch" on an episode of Just Shoot Me!. He was the voice of the mad scientist, Dr. Frankenollie, in the Mickey Mouse short Runaway Brain.

Grammer's voice has been featured in many commercials. One of the earliest was a 1998 commercial for Honey Nut Cheerios, where he played the voice of the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood. Since 2006, Grammer has provided the voice for television commercials advertising Hyundai. In 2008, Grammer reprised his role of Dr. Frasier Crane in a commercial for Dr Pepper.

Production work

His production company, Grammnet Productions, produces the CW sitcoms Girlfriends and The Game which is now on BET, the NBC drama Medium, and is involved in many other projects.

Other work

In 1996 he starred in the feature comedy Down Periscope. Additionally his film work includes the role of Dr. Hank McCoy (also known as the Beast) in X-Men: The Last Stand, and he was the voice of Snowball in the live-action film adaptation of the George Orwell book Animal Farm. Grammer co-starred in the movie Swing Vote, playing the Republican incumbent. He played General George S. Patton in An American Carol. In 2010, he starred in The Kelsey Grammer Bill Zucker Comedy Hour.[19]

Personal life

Family

Grammer has been married four times and has five children and one grandchild as of 2012.[20] His first marriage, to dance instructor Doreen Alderman,[21] lasted from 1982 to 1990, although they were separated for the last six years of that period.[22][23] They have one daughter, Spencer Grammer (born October 9, 1983),[24] an actress on the CBS Daytime soap opera As the World Turns and the ABC Family show Greek. Through Spencer's marriage, Grammer has a grandson, Emmett Emmanual Hesketh (born October 10, 2011).[21]

After this marriage to Alderman, Grammer had a daughter, Kandace Greer (who is currently a cast member on MTV's hit show Awkward.), with hair and makeup stylist Barrie Buckner.[25][26] His second marriage, to stripper Leigh-Anne Csuhany in September 1992,[27] lasted one year. Grammer says that she was abusive and fired a gun at him,[28] and that after talk of divorce, she attempted suicide, which resulted in the miscarriage of their child.[3] In 1994 he met 28-year-old Tammy Baliszewski, also known as Tammy Alexander, at a bar in Manhattan Beach, California. In December 1994 the two of them appeared on the cover of People magazine, announcing their engagement and Grammer's substance abuse problems.[29] They broke up in 1995.[citation needed]

In August 1997 Grammer married Camille Donatacci, a former Playboy model. They met on a blind date in 1996.[30] They have a daughter, Mason Olivia (born October 24, 2001), and a son, Jude Gordon (born August 28, 2004), both born to a surrogate mother.[26] During their marriage, several of Grammer and Donatacci's homes were featured in magazines, including ones in: Malibu, California (February 2001, InStyle), Maui (May 2004, InStyle), Long Island, New York (April 2008, InStyle), Bachelor Gulch, Colorado (Architectural Digest),[31] and Bel Air, Los Angeles (Architectural Digest). It was announced on July 1, 2010, that Donatacci had filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.[32] Grammer and Donatacci's divorce was finalized on February 10, 2011.[33]

On August 12, 2010, Grammer announced that he was going to be a father for the fifth time with his girlfriend Kayte Walsh, a British flight attendant who is 25 years his junior.[34] However, in October, Grammer announced that Walsh had miscarried six weeks earlier.[35] The couple announced their engagement in December 2010.[36] At the beginning of February, Grammer and Walsh booked the ballroom at the Plaza Hotel for their wedding, at a cost of more than $100,000 for the reception, despite rumors of Grammer's divorce not being finalized.[37] The couple wed there on February 25, 2011, two weeks after the finalization of his third divorce.[38] In January 2012, Grammer announced that he and Walsh were expecting twins.[39] On July 13, 2012, Walsh gave birth to the couple's first child together, a daughter named Faith Evangeline Elisa. Faith's expected twin, a boy, had died in utero.[40]

Sex tape lawsuit

In 1998, Grammer filed a lawsuit against Internet Entertainment Group, which Grammer claimed had stolen a videotape of him having sex with a woman from his home. IEG countersued Grammer, denying they were in possession of such a tape, and Grammer's suit was eventually dropped.[41] IEG President Seth Warshavsky told the New York Post, "We have been presented with another Kelsey Grammer tape. But we have no plans to air it. We are still evaluating it at this time."[42] Grammer later told Maxim, "Whether or not you’re a celebrity—even if you’re just an old slob with a video camera—you don’t realize you shouldn’t do it. So you throw the tape in the back of a dark closet until your old girlfriend remembers it’s there because you’re famous now and she’s not. But if you’re not prepared to do the time, don’t do the crime."[43]

Substance abuse and legal issues

Grammer began drinking at age nine[44] and became a frequent abuser of alcohol. In 1988, Grammer was arrested for drunk driving and cocaine possession and sentenced to 30 days in jail.[45] Grammer was arrested again for cocaine possession in August 1990 and was sentenced to three years' probation, fined $500, and given 300 hours of community service.[45] In January 1991, Grammer was given an additional two years' probation for violating his original probation through additional cocaine use.[45] The cast and producers of both Frasier and Cheers held interventions to attempt to help him. Grammer's personal problems affected his work; costar Bebe Neuwirth and writer Ken Levine cited delays with rehearsals and filming due to his erratic behavior. Writer Dan O'Shannon recalled, however, that[46]

He would ooze into the studio, his life all out of sorts. Jimmy would say "Action," and he would snap into Frasier and expound in this very erudite dialogue and be pitch-perfect. And Jimmy would yell "Cut!" and he would ooze back into Kelsey—glazed-over eyes, half asleep, going through whatever he was going through. It was the most amazing transformation I'd ever seen.[46]

In 1995, Grammer was sued by ex-girlfriend Cerlette Lamme for defamation of character and invasion of privacy over content he included in his autobiography So Far.[47] In September 1996, he crashed his Dodge Viper while intoxicated and subsequently checked into the Betty Ford Center for 30 days.[45]

In August 2008, Bradley Blakeman, a former aide to George W. Bush, filed a copyright lawsuit in federal court on Long Island over Grammer's movie Swing Vote, claiming that parts of its plot and marketing had been stolen from him. The lawsuit claimed that Blakeman had given a copyrighted screenplay called Go November to Grammer in 2006, and that Grammer agreed to develop the project and star as a Republican president but instead ended up playing a similar role in Swing Vote, which was released on August 1, 2008. Grammer's spokesman dismissed the claims as "frivolous" and a "waste of time". The lawsuit claims that Blakeman's copyrighted screenplay had the same basic plot as Swing Vote.[48]

Health problems

Grammer suffered a heart attack on May 31, 2008. He told Jay Leno on the July 24, 2008, airing of The Tonight Show that he had to wait approximately 90 minutes for paramedics to arrive. He was hospitalized in Hawaii after he had symptoms while paddleboarding with his then-wife, Camille.[49] He was released on June 4, 2008, and was listed as "resting comfortably" at his Hawaiian residence.[50] Seven weeks after his attack, Grammer told Entertainment Tonight that, although at the time his spokesman described the attack as mild, it was in fact more severe, almost leading to his death, as his heart had stopped.[51]

Grammer thought Fox's decision to cancel his TV sitcom Back to You contributed to his health problems, stating that "It was a very stressful time for me, and a surprise that it was cancelled. But you know, everything that doesn't kill us—which it almost did—makes us stronger!".[52]

On June 28, 2008, Grammer checked into an undisclosed Manhattan hospital after complaints of feeling faint. His publicist said that it may have been due to a reaction to medication.[53]

Politics

Grammer is a member of the Republican Party and has expressed an interest in someday running for United States Congress.[54] Grammer was a guest at President George W. Bush's first inauguration.[55] Grammer endorsed Rudy Giuliani in the 2008 presidential primary and later campaigned for John McCain in the general election.[56][57] Grammer promotes RightNetwork, a conservative start-up American television network.[58] He endorsed Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination for president in 2012.[59]

Awards

He won a number of Emmys, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Golden Globes for his work on Frasier. He was the first American actor ever to be nominated for multiple Emmy awards for portraying the same character on three different television shows (Cheers, Frasier, and Wings).

Grammer has received at least 45 nominations for major awards and has won on 18 occasions.[60] He has received 14 individual Emmy Award nominations for 4 different television shows (plus an additional 2 as part of the Frasier ensemble) and has won on 5 occasions. At the Golden Globes, he has received nine nominations and thrice been victorious. He has received two People's Choice Awards, and in 1999 his directorial skills were recognized with a nomination for a Directors Guild of America award for directing an episode of Frasier. He received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in X-Men: The Last Stand. On May 22, 2001, he was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for television. On April 20, 2009, Grammer was presented the inaugural Television Chairman's Award at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas.[61] In 2010, Grammer enjoyed his first Tony Award nomination for La Cage Aux Folles as Best Leading Actor in a Musical.

The following table gives a selection of the awards he has won.

YearAwardCategory
1994Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Frasier)
1995Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Frasier)
1995American Comedy AwardFunniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Frasier)
1996Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series Comedy/Musical (Frasier)
1996American Comedy AwardFunniest Male Performer in a TV Series (Frasier)
1998Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Frasier)
2001Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series Comedy/Musical (Frasier)
2004Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Frasier)
2006Primetime Emmy AwardOutstanding Voice-Over Performance (The Simpsons)
2012Golden Globe AwardBest Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series Drama (Boss)

Filmography

Films
YearTitleRoleNotes
1992Galaxies Are CollidingPeter
1995Runaway BrainDr. FrankenollieShort film
1996Down PeriscopeLieutenant Commander Thomas Dodge
1997AnastasiaVladimir
1998Real Howard Spitz, TheThe Real Howard SpitzHoward Spitz
1999Animal FarmSnowball
1999New Jersey TurnpikesUnknown
1999Standing on FishesVerk
1999Toy Story 2"Stinky Pete" the Prospector
1999Bartok the MagnificentZoziDirect-to-video release
1999Mickey's Once Upon a ChristmasNarratorDirect-to-video release
200115 MinutesRobert Hawkins
2001Just VisitingNarratorUncredited
2003Big Empty, TheThe Big EmptyAgent Banks
2003Barbie of Swan LakeRothbartDirect-to-video release
2004Teacher's PetDr. Ivan Krank
2005Good Humor Man, TheThe Good Humor ManMr. SkibnessAlso executive producer
2006X-Men: The Last StandDr. Henry 'Hank' McCoy/Beast
2007Even MoneyDetective Brunner
2008Swing VotePresident Andrew Boone
2008An American CarolGeneral George S. Patton
2009FameJoel Cranston
2010Crazy on the OutsideFrank
2010Bunyan and BabeNorm BlandsfordPost-production
2010Middle MenFrank Griffin
2010Alligator Point[62]DirectorTBA
2011I Don't Know How She Does ItClark Cooper
2013Monsters UniversityHenry J. Waternoose III
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1982MacbethRossTV film
1983KennedyStephen SmithTV miniseries
1984Kate & AllieDavid HamillEpisode 1.1: "Allie's First Date"
1984George WashingtonLt. StewartTV miniseries
1984–
1985
Another WorldDr. CanardRecurring role
1984–
1993
CheersDr. Frasier CraneAppeared in 201 episodes
1986CrossingsCraig LawsonTV miniseries
1987BiographyGeorge WashingtonEpisode: "Benedict Arnold"
1987J.J. StarbuckPierce MorganEpisode 1.3: "Murder in E Minor"
1988Dance 'til DawnEd StrullTV film
1989Top of the HillUnknownTV film
1989227Mr. AndersonEpisode 4.24: "For Sale"
1990Tracey Ullman Show, TheThe Tracey Ullman ShowMr. BrennaEpisode 4.12: "Maria and the Mister"
1990–presentSimpsons, TheThe SimpsonsSideshow BobHas appeared in twelve episodes, Recurring Role.
1991Baby TalkRussellEpisode 1.7: "One Night with Elliot"
1992WingsDr. Frasier CraneEpisode 3.16: "Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes"
1992Star Trek: The Next GenerationCaptain BatesonEpisode 5.18: "Cause and Effect"
1993RocDetective RushEpisode 2.25: "To Love and Die on Emerson Street: Part 2"
1993Beyond SuspicionRon McNallyTV film
1993Mike & SpikeSuper DogEpisode: "Person To Sea Creature" (voice only)
1993–
2004
FrasierDr. Frasier CraneAppeared in all 264 episodes;
also executive producer and director of 37 episodes
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, 1996, 2001
Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002
1994Innocent, TheThe InnocentDet. Frank BarlowTV film
1995John Larroquette Show, TheThe John Larroquette ShowDr. Frasier CraneEpisode 3.1: "More Changes"
1996London SuiteSydney NicholsTV film
1997Fired UpTom WhitmanEpisodes 1.3: "Who's the Boss" and 2.3: "You Don't Know Jack"; also executive producer
1998Pentagon Wars, TheThe Pentagon WarsMajor General PartridgeTV film
1998Just Shoot Me!NarratorEpisode 3.10: "How the Finch Stole Christmas"
1999Animal FarmSnowballTV film
2000Stark Raving MadProfessor Tuttle1.17: "The Grade"
2001Neurotic TendenciesN/ATV film; executive producer, director and writer
2000–
2008
GirlfriendshimselfExecutive producer
2001Sports Pages, TheThe Sports PagesHoward GreeneTV film
2002Mr. St. NickNick St. Nicholas/Santa Claus the 21stTV film
2002–
2003
In-LawsN/AExecutive producer
2003Benedict Arnold: A Question of HonorGeorge WashingtonTV film
2003BeckerRick CooperEpisode 5.13: "But I've Got Friends I Haven't Used Yet"
2003Gary the RatGary "The Rat" AndrewsAppeared in all 13 episodes;
also executive producer
2004Christmas Carol, AA Christmas CarolEbenezer ScroogeTV film
2004Soluna Project, TheThe Soluna ProjectN/ATV film; executive producer
2005Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch ShowVarious charactersAppeared in all four aired episodes;
also executive producer
2005Out of PracticeN/ADirected episodes 1.1 and 1.18
2006MediumAngel of Death/BobEpisode 2.21: "Death Takes a Policy"
Also executive producer/Double Role
2006My Ex LifeN/ADirector
2006-presentGame, TheThe GameN/AExecutive producer
2007Dash 4 CashN/ATV film; executive producer
2007Everybody Hates ChrisN/ADirected episode 2.22: "Everybody Hates the Last Day"
2007–
2008
Back to YouChuck DarlingAppeared in all 17 episodes
Also executive producer
2009HankLead roleAlso executive producer[63]
2010The Real Housewives of Beverly HillsHimselfFilmed during his marriage to Camille Donatacci Grammer
2010-201230 RockHimself5.5: "Reaganing, 6.2: "Idiots Are People Two! and 6.3: "Idiots Are People Three!"
2010The TroopDr. Cranius
2011–presentBossMayor Tom KaneAlso executive producer
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama
Video games
The Simpsons Game (2007) – Sideshow Bob

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