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Kelsey Grammer

Birth Place: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA

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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.

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Kelsey Grammer STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Concert Production at London Coliseum, 2019
Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes

[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Concert Production, 2018

[West End]
The Other Palace Revival, 2017
Edward Bloom

London Premiere, 2017
Edward Bloom

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Charles Frohman, Captain Hook [Replacement]

Charles Frohman [Replacement]

Charles Frohman

Broadway Transfer, 2010

Broadway Revival, 2000

[Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 1999
Sweeney Todd

Playwrights Horizons Workshop, 1983
Young Man on the Bank (Act One)

Alex (Act Two)

Soldier (Act One)

Mark Sackling

Codename Lazar


Lincoln Center Revival, 1981

Kelsey Grammer Productions

[Broadway, 2015]

Kelsey Grammer Movies

Galaxies Are Colliding
[ 1992 ] Peter
Down Periscope
[ 1996 ] Tom Dodge
[ 1997 ] Vladimir
The Real Howard Spitz
[ 1998 ] Howard Spitz
Standing on Fishes
[ 1999 ] Verk
Toy Story 2
[ 1999 ] Prospector
15 Minutes
[ 2001 ] Robert Hawkins
The Big Empty
[ 2003 ] Agent Banks
Teacher's Pet
[ 2004 ] Dr. Krank
The Good Humor Man
[ 2005 ] Mr. Skibness
Even Money
[ 2006 ] Detective Brunner
X-Men: The Last Stand
[ 2006 ] Dr. HenryHankMcCoy, Bet
Swing Vote
[ 2008 ] President Andrew Boone
An American Carol
[ 2008 ] Patton
Middle Men
[ 2009 ] Frank Griffin
[ 2009 ] Mr. Martin Cranston
Crazy on the Outside
[ 2010 ] Frank
I Don't Know How She Does It
[ 2011 ] Clark Cooper
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
[ 2013 ] Tin Man
Reach Me
[ 2014 ] Angelo AldoBrandini
Think Like a Man Too
[ 2014 ] Lee Fox
The Expendables 3
[ 2014 ] Bonaparte
Breaking the Bank
[ 2014 ] Charles
Transformers: Age of Extinction
[ 2014 ] Harold Attinger
[ 2015 ] Kelsey Grammer
Baby, Baby, Baby
[ 2015 ] Sebtian Kurtz-Wuhler
[ 2016 ] Hunter
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
[ 2016 ] Shelby's Dad
Bunyan and Babe
[ 2017 ] The Amazing Blackstone, Norm Blandsford
7 Guardians of the Tomb
[ 2018 ] Mon
Like Father
[ 2018 ] Harry
Grand Isle
[ 2019 ] Detective Jones
Money Plane
[ 2020 ] DariusThe RumbleGrouch
Miss Willoughby and the Haunted Bookshop
[ 2021 ] Robert Windsor
Charming the Hearts of Men
[ 2021 ] Congressman
The God Committee
[ 2021 ] Dr. Andre Boxer
The Space Between
[ 2021 ] Micky Adams
Father Christmas Is Back
[ 2021 ] James Christm
Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
[ 2021 ] Blinky
Christmas in Paradise
[ 2022 ] James Christm
Jesus Revolution
[ 2023 ] Chuck Smith

Kelsey Grammer TV Shows

30 Rock
Kelsey Grammer
3Below: Tales of Arcadia
Back to You
Chuck Darling
Mayor Tom Kane
Dr. Frasier Crane
Dr. Frasier Crane
Hank Pryor
The Last Tycoon
Pat Brady
The Simpsons
Sideshow Bob
Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia

Kelsey Grammer Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical

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 Videos

Kelsey Grammer News


Don't Miss an Orchestral Version of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street!

South Bay Music Association Presents BEETHOVEN ODE TO JOY AT 200

Join the South Bay Wind Ensemble for a special performance of BEETHOVEN ODE TO JOY AT 200, celebrating 200 years of the greatest symphony of all time. The concert also features works by Richard Wagner, Gustav Holst, and Alan Menken.

Interview: Andrew Lippa on Being One of The Heroes of The Story for his Musical BIG FISH

Composer Andrew Lippa is probably best known for his musical The Addams Family but his work spans far beyond that one show. He wrote additional songs for the Broadway production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and wrote the off-Broadway version of The Wild Party.

Donna Lynne Champlin & More to Star in SWEENEY TODD at Virginia Arts Festival

Virginia Arts Festival will present Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd in an orchestral performance. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Photos: Go Inside Roundabout's 2024 Gala, Honoring Kenny Leon and the Rudin Family

Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated its 2024 Gala, honoring Kenny Leon and The Rudin Family. Check out the photos here!

Video: The Best of Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors

The 46th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL Comes to the Lowry, Salford in 2024

Hope Mill Theatre will stage a new production of the musical version of A Christmas Carol at The Lowry, Salford for the 2024/25 festive season. 

Narrows Community Theater's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Performances

Narrows Community Theater, one of Brooklyn's longest running community theaters, will bring its audiences a true holiday treat: Alan Menken's musical version of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Learn more about the production here!

Full Cast and Creative Team Set for THE DRAGON KING'S DAUGHTER at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has revealed the full cast and creative team for the world premiere Kennedy Center -commissioned musical The Dragon King’s Daughter. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

South Bay Music Association Presents FRANKENSTEIN: ALIVE IN CONCERT In Collaboration With Grand Vision Foundation

South Bay Wind Ensemble will begin its  2023/2024 season with 'Frankenstein: Alive in Concert' on October 28, 2023 at 7 p.m. The classic 1931 film has sound and dialog, but no music. So now, South Bay Winds are providing the music with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro.

Christopher Sieber, Santino Fontana, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. Check out the full lineup here!

FRASIER Revival to Premiere on Paramount+ & CBS in October

Starring Kelsey Grammer, who reprises his EmmyⓇ- Award-winning role as Frasier Crane, the series also features Jack Cutmore-Scott as Frasier’s son Freddy; Nicholas Lyndhurst as Frasier’s old college buddy turned university professor Alan; Toks Olagundoye as Olivia, Alan’s colleague and head of the university’s psychology department; and more.

Video: Celebrate 40 Years of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

40 years ago, on August 21, 1983, La Cage Aux Folles opened on Broadway at the Palace Theatre. Watch videos from the show's journey!

Richard Perez Will Be Town Hall Theatre's New Artistic Director

Town Hall Theatre Company has announced that Richard Perez will be taking on the role of Artistic Director, ushering in a new era for Contra Costa's longest-running theatre company. With a well-established reputation for his extensive knowledge of theatre arts and years of distinguished artistic leadership, Perez brings a poised and approachable demeanor to the organization.

Joel McHale & Beck Bennett Lead OFFICE RACE Film on Comedy Central With Kelsey Grammer & More

Starring Beck Bennett (Saturday Night Live), Joel McHale (Animal Control), alongside Kelsey Grammer (Frasier), Kylie Bunbury (Big Sky), Erinn Hayes (A Christmas Story Christmas), Geoffrey Arend (500 Days of Summer), Katlyn Carlson (iCarly), and Matt Richards (That Damn Michael Che), Karolena Theresa (You Hurt My Feelings),

Exclusive: Stage Access to Bring Classical Music and Arts Content to US Airports and Hotels with ReachTV Partnership

Stage Access, streaming home of some of the world's greatest classical music performances, will bring its vast library of programming to more than 50 million viewers a month in U.S. airports and hotels through an agreement with ReachTV, the largest streaming television network serving travel audiences in North America.

Jason Alexander on Stage: A Look Back at the Actor's Theatrical Roles

Tony Award winner Jason Alexander is making his Broadway directorial debut with The Cottage, which is now playing on Broadway. While Alexander may be best known for his roles on screen, including Seinfeld, Pretty Woman, and more, he also has a longstanding history with the stage!

Review: MOON OVER BUFFALO Brings Classic Laughs at Saint Vincent Summer Theatre

Summer isn't summer until there's a classic farce onstage at Saint Vincent.

Christine Andreas to Present PARIS TO BROADWAY at 54 Below in September

54 BELOW will welcome back Broadway star Christine Andreas in her solo show Paris to Broadway on September 15 & 16 at 7:00pm.

Meet the Cast of SUMMER, 1976; Beginning Previews Tonight!

Summer, 1976 officially begins previews tonight, April 4, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast of Summer, 1976 here!


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?

Kelsey Grammer has been nominated for several awards, including Best Revival of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Color Purple," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Finding Neverland," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "La Cage aux Folles."

What awards has Kelsey Grammer won?

Kelsey Grammer has won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical for his production of The Color Purple.

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