‘Back To You’ Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer Back To You Photo

Kelsey Grammer  : Chuck Darling

Date Of Birth: February 21st, 1955  Hometown: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Kelsey Grammer played the celebrated character “Dr. Frasier Crane” on three different television series (“Frasier,” “Cheers” and “Wings”) for 20 years, tying James Arness of “Gunsmoke” for the record of longest-running television character.  He has won four Emmys, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award for the role, and has received an unparalleled total of 16 Emmy award nominations, eight Golden Globe award nominations and 16 Screen Actors Guild award nominations.

Grammer plays “Detective Brunner” in the recently released film “Even Money,” directed by Mark Rydell, and played “Dr. Henry McCoy,” also known as “Beast,” in the summer blockbuster “X-Men: The Last Stand.”

His acting credits also include the television projects “A Christmas Carol,” “Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor,” “Mr. St. Nick” and the films “15 Minutes” and “Down Periscope.”

Grammer voices the character “Sideshow Bob” on THE SIMPSONS, for which he won an Emmy Award in 2006. He also lent his voice to the feature films “Toy Story 2,” “Anastasia” and “Teacher’s Pet” and to the television series “Father of the Pride,” “Animal Farm” and “Gary the Rat.”

Grammer’s FOX-based production company, Grammnet, has produced several television series, including “Medium,” “Girlfriends” and “The Game.” In addition to producing, Grammer has also directed many episodes of “Frasier,” one of which earned him a DGA nomination.

Grammer studied at the Juilliard School, followed by a three-year stint at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, performing Shakespeare and Shaw. His Broadway credits include “Macbeth” and “Othello,” and he performed the title role of “Richard II” and the role of “Lucio” in “Measure for Measure” at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles.

Born in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Grammer was raised in New Jersey and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Camille, and their two children, Mason and Jude.