LEGENDS OF OZ: DOROTHY'S RETURN
KELSEY GRAMMER began acting in plays at Pine Crest
Preparatory School in Fort Lauderdale, where his teenage stage success inspired
him to apply to Juilliard. He developed an interest in Shakespeare and began
his professional acting career at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. He
continued in regional theatre, and finally made his way to New York with roles
in the off-Broadway productions Sunday in the Park with George, A Month in the
Country and the Obie Award-winning Quartermaine's Terms.
Before long he appeared in two TV miniseries before landing the role of Dr.
Frasier Crane in "Cheers". Grammer played the celebrated character in three
different television series ("Cheers," "Wings" and "Frasier") over a span of 20
years, tying the record for longest-running television character.
Portraying Crane, Grammer has won five Emmys, two Golden Globes and a SAG
Award and has received an unparalleled 16 Emmy nominations, eight Golden Globe
nominations, and 16 SAG nominations. Recently, he starred in and was executive
producer of Starz drama "Boss," for which he was honored with the 2012 Golden
Globe Award for "Best Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Mayor Tom
Grammer's Broadway credits include; Macbeth, Othello, La Cage aux Folles for
which he earned a Tony nomination for "Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a
Musical." He also received critical acclaim as "Professor Higgins" in My Fair
Grammer created Grammnet NH Productions, a TV production company that has
produced such hit television shows as: "Medium," "The Game", "Girlfriends," "The
Innocent," "Kelsey Grammer Salutes Jack Benny," "Fired Up," "In Laws" and "Gary
Grammer has directed single episodes of "Everybody Hates Chris," "My Ex Life"
and "Out of Practice." He has also directed several episodes of "Frasier", one
of which earned him a DGA nomination. Grammer also starred and served as
executive producer of the ABC comedy "Hank."
Also accomplished as a voice-over artist, Grammer plays the character
Sideshow Bob on "The Simpsons," for which he won an Emmy in 2006. He has also
lent his voice to the feature films TOY STORY 2, ANASTASIA and TEACHER'S PET, to
the television series "Father of the Pride" and "Gary the Rat," and to the
Emmy-nominated "Animal Farm."
Grammer's upcoming projects include: THINK LIKE A MAN TOO, THE EXPENDABLES 3,
REACH ME, and the highly anticipated fourth installment of the TRANSFORMERS film
series, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION. He is currently in production is FX
Network's comedic series "Braddock & Jackson," in which he will co-star with
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