ActorDate of birth
21st February 1955
Place of birth
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Year of debut
First feature film
Kelsey Grammer was born on the US Virgin Islands. He studied acting at the Juilliard academy and the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. He was spotted by an agent while painting a director’s office. He went on to star in Shakespearean plays on Broadway. He launched his television career with Kennedy in 1983. He shot to fame playing the character Dr. Frasier Crane for over 20 years in Cheers, Frasier and Wings. Since then, he has starred in a variety of movies from Swing Vote to Fame.
Kelsey Grammer's life has been plagued by tragedies. His father was murdered outside his house. His sister was abducted and murdered. His twin brothers were killed in a freak scuba diving accident.
He provides the Emmy award-winning voice of Sideshow Bob on the hit US series The Simpsons.
In 2008 he suffered a heart attack while in Hawaii. Despite waiting an hour and a half for medics to arrive, he made a full recovery.
His daughter, Spencer Grammer, has followed in her father's footsteps. As a child she appeared in Cheers. She also starred in the TV series Greek.
He was married to his first wife dance instructor Doreen Alderman for two years. He was married to his second wife Leigh-Anne Csuhany, a strip artist, for a single year. In 1997, he married his third wife Camille Donatacci, a former Playboy model.