Brendan Fraser was born on December 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. His full name is Brendan James Fraser.
He attended the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, where he studied theatre.
Fraser's breakthrough role was in the 1992 film "Encino Man", but he is perhaps best known for his roles in the "Mummy" trilogy, "George of the Jungle", and "Journey to the Center of the Earth".
Fraser has also done voice work for several animated films, including "The Nut Job", "Escape from Planet Earth", and "The Legend of Secret Pass".
Fraser is a passionate photographer and has had his work exhibited in galleries in New York and Los Angeles.
Fraser has also been involved in various philanthropic activities, including raising awareness for children's and environmental causes.