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Kelsey Grammer

 
Date Of Birth:
February 21, 1955 (67)
Birth Place:
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA
Bio:
Grammer is an American actor, comedian and producer. For two decades, Grammer played psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the NBC sitcom Cheers and its spin-off Frasier, winning four Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for the role. His other roles include the political drama series Boss ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 21, 1955 (67)

Birth Place: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA

Bio:
Grammer is an American actor, comedian and producer. For two decades, Grammer played psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the NBC sitcom Cheers and its spin-off Frasier, winning four Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for the role. His other roles include the political drama series Boss ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Concert Production at London Coliseum, 2019
Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018
Lumiere
  [West End]
The Other Palace Revival, 2017
Edward Bloom
  [London]
London Premiere, 2017
Edward Bloom
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Charles Frohman, Captain Hook [Replacement]
Charles Frohman [Replacement]
Charles Frohman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Georges
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Macbeth
  [Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 1999
Sweeney Todd
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Workshop, 1983
Young Man on the Bank (Act One)
Alex (Act Two)
Soldier (Act One)
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Mark Sackling
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Codename Lazar
  [Broadway]
1982
Cassio
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1981
Lennox

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

Kelsey Grammer Biography

Grammer is an American actor, comedian and producer. For two decades, Grammer played psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the NBC sitcom Cheers and its spin-off Frasier, winning four Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for the role. His other roles include the political drama series Boss for which he won a Golden Globe Award, the period drama series The Last Tycoon, and a recurring guest role as the voice of Sideshow Bob in The Simpsons, with additional voice roles in Anastasia (1997) and Toy Story 2 (1999). He has also appeared in various television shows such as 30 Rock, Modern Family, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Grammer is also known for his work in theatre, acting alongside Christopher Plummer and James Earl Jones in Othello, and Macbeth on Broadway. In 1983, he starred alongside Mandy Patinkin in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George at Playwrights Horizons, Off-Broadway. He has also starred in productions of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street playing the title character, and My Fair Lady as Professor Henry Higgins. In 2010, he received his first Tony Award nomination for his performance in La Cage aux Folles. In 2016, Grammer won a Tony Award as a producer of The Color Purple. In 2019, he starred as Don Quixote in a production of Man of La Mancha at the London Coliseum. In the course of his career in television Grammer has won five Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Daytime Emmy Award and one Tony Award. Additionally, he has also worked as a television producer, director, and writer.

Kelsey Grammer Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Kelsey GrammerThe Color Purple
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Kelsey Grammer, Finding Neverland
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kelsey Grammer, La Cage aux Folles

Kelsey Grammer News

Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 Photo Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Tony Award & Emmy Award Nominee Jessica Hecht will join Tony Award & Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan.

Kelsey Grammer, Elizabeth Hurley and Billy Ray Cyrus Star in CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE Fi Photo Kelsey Grammer, Elizabeth Hurley and Billy Ray Cyrus Star in CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE Film
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

The outrageously funny comedy perfect for the holiday season, CHRISTMAS IN PARADISE, starring Kelsey Grammer, Elizabeth Hurley and Billy Ray Cyrus is coming to select theaters November 11 from Lionsgate. Directed by Phillipe Martinez, the film will also be available on demand, digital, Blu-ray and DVD. Watch the new trailer now!

ENCANTO Hollywood Bowl Concert to Stream on Disney+ Photo ENCANTO Hollywood Bowl Concert to Stream on Disney+
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

The spectacular concert production, on a massive scale will reunite the all-star cast who will perform the songs from the Oscar-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure,” at the iconic Hollywood Bowl. The special will include with a special introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Billy Ray Cyrus to Co-Star in New Movie & Release New Music with FIREROSE this Novemb Photo Billy Ray Cyrus to Co-Star in New Movie & Release New Music with FIREROSE this November
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2022

Cyrus and FIREROSE co-wrote and recorded “Time” in the midst of the success of their chart topping hit “New Day”. “Time” is featured in “Christmas In Paradise”. Cyrus co-stars in the film with Kelsey Grammer and Elizabeth Hurley which will be in select theaters Nov 11; On Demand, Digital and Blu-ray and DVD Nov. 15.

Emmy-Nominated Actress J. Smith-Cameron to Receive the 'Canopy Award' at This Year's  Photo Emmy-Nominated Actress J. Smith-Cameron to Receive the 'Canopy Award' at This Year's North Fork TV Festival
by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

 J. currently stars as a series regular on the acclaimed HBO series SUCCESSION, which will soon begin production on its fourth season. Her portrayal of “Gerri Kellman,” Waystar Royco’s General Counsel, garnered J. a Critics Choice Award nomination and has quickly become a fan favorite in the Emmy® Award-winning series. 

COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night Photo COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Come From Away's Astrid Van Wieren, James Seol, Petrina Bromley, Sharon Wheatley, and creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will join Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley for a Stars in the House Game Night, October 3, at 8pm ET/5pm PT. 

ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance Photo ENCANTO Voice Cast to Reunite for Hollywood Bowl Concert Performance
by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2022

The cast, including Stephanie Beatriz, Carolina Gaitán, Olga Merediz, Jessica Darrow, Diane Guerrero, Adassa, Angie Cepeda and Mauro Castillo, will perform the songs from the Oscar®-winning film, including fan-favorite musical numbers such as “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” and “Surface Pressure.'

Interview: Renée Fleming Discusses Bringing Opera to IMAX in CITIES THAT SING: PARIS Photo Interview: Renée Fleming Discusses Bringing Opera to IMAX in CITIES THAT SING: PARIS Film
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2022

This groundbreaking cinematic event features a performance by Fleming at the historic Théâtre du Châtelet, where she is joined on stage by world-renowned tenor Piotr Beczala and featured performers Axelle Fanyo and Alexandre Duhamel as they perform opera selections with connections to Paris.

Broadway's Christine Andreas to Bring Cabaret Show AND SO IT GOES to The Wick in Sept Photo Broadway's Christine Andreas to Bring Cabaret Show AND SO IT GOES to The Wick in September
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 4, 2022

Christine Andreas will bring her cabaret show 'AND SO IT GOES ... Life & Love, Lost & Found' to The Wick on September 17th at 8pm.

Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023 Photo Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof, The Columnist), starring Tony Award® & Academy Award® nominee Laura Linney (My Name is Lucy Barton, “Ozark”) and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes).

Kelsey Grammer Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

Broadway Rewind: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Returns to Broadway in 2010! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Returns to Broadway in 2010!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2020

Today we rewind back to 2010, when the second revival of La Cage Aux Folles celebrated its eleven Tony nominations. La Cage Aux Folles played for 433 performances at the Longacre Theatre.

VIDEO: Kyle MacLachlan Talks CAROL'S SECOND ACT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Videoplay
VIDEO: Kyle MacLachlan Talks CAROL'S SECOND ACT on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2020

Kyle MacLachlan talks about acting in front of a live audience on 'Carol's Second Act' and Kelsey Grammer's upcoming appearance on the show.

VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Reveals That a FRASIER Reboot May Begin Filming Next Spring Videoplay
VIDEO: Kelsey Grammer Reveals That a FRASIER Reboot May Begin Filming Next Spring

by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2019

Kelsey Grammer has revealed that a Frasier reboot is coming, and it could begin filming as early has next spring.

Tonys TV: Best Book of a Musical, Robert Horn Videoplay
Tonys TV: Best Book of a Musical, Robert Horn

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Robert Horn has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Tootsie.

VIDEO: Watch Harvey Fierstein Sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' at Hollywood Bowl's THE L Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Harvey Fierstein Sing 'Poor Unfortunate Souls' at Hollywood Bowl's THE LITTLE MERMAID Concert

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2019

Disney's The Little Mermaid is playing for two nights only at the Hollywood Bowl, on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. Check out the video of Harvey Fierstein singing Poor Unfortunate Souls below!

Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivi Videoplay
Video Roundup: COME FROM AWAY, SIX, THE LION KING, and TINA Perform at the 2019 Olivier Awards

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Last weekend, the Olivier Awards were presented! Among performances included all of the musicals nominated in the Mastercard Best New Musical and Magic Radio Best Musical Revival categories: Caroline, Or Change; Come From Away; Company; Fun Home; The King And I; Six; and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical.

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting R Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Accept Her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Patti LuPone accepting her Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, C Videoplay
VIDEO: See All The Performances From The Olivier Awards; COME FROM AWAY, SIX, TINA, COMPANY and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at performances from inside the Olivier Awards - featuring the casts of Come From Away, Fun Home, The Kind and I, and more!

VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for LIKE FATHER Starring Kelsey Grammer and Kristen Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Shares the Trailer for LIKE FATHER Starring Kelsey Grammer and Kristen Bell

by Macon Prickett - Jun 18, 2018

When a workaholic young executive (Kristen Bell), is left at the altar, she ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected: her estranged and equally workaholic father (Kelsey Grammer). The two depart as strangers, but over the course of a few adventures, a couple of umbrella-clad cocktails and a whole lot of soul-searching, they return with a renewed appreciation for family and life. Like Father premieres August 3 only on Netflix.


Kelsey Grammer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kelsey Grammer been in?
Kelsey Grammer has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Kelsey Grammer been in?
Kelsey Grammer has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Kelsey Grammer's first West End show?
Kelsey Grammer's first West End show was Big Fish which opened in 2017

What awards has Kelsey Grammer been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Finding Neverland and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for La Cage aux Folles .

What awards has Kelsey Grammer won?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple.