Fred Melamed

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  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Voice
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Fast Facts

  • Was a Samuel F. B. Morse College Graduate Fellow while at Yale University.
  • Was an original member of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts.
  • Made his Broadway debut as a replacement in the original 1980 production of Amadeus.
  • Has lent his voice to several thousand TV commercials, promos, trailers and video games and was at one time, the signature voice of brands like Burger King, Mercedes-Benz, USA Network, The Olympics, The Super Bowl and CBS Sports.
  • He and his wife Leslee are advocates for persons living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families; their twin sons were diagnosed with autism at a young age.

Awards

  • 2010, Independent Spirit Awards — Robert Altman Award: Winner

Relationships

  • Lee — Son
  • Alec — Son
  • Syma Melamed — Mother
  • Stan Silverstone — Father
  • Louis Melamed — Father
  • Leslee Spieler — Wife

College

  • Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States (BA, 1978); Yale University, School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (MFA, 1981)

Details

  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Voice

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