Fred Savage

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  • Birth Place: Highland Park, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/09/1976, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Fred Savage Fast Facts:
  • By age 6, he was acting in radio and TV commercials, including one for Pac-Man vitamins.
  • Said his first kiss happened on camera, with Danica McKellar, who played Winnie on The Wonder Years.
  • In 1989, at age 13, he became the youngest actor nominated for a Best Actor Emmy.
  • After The Wonder Years went off the air, he attended Brentwood School in L.A. for his senior year of high school, and played running back and linebacker on its football team.
  • Earned an English degree at Stanford, but took time off between his junior and senior years to star in the short-lived sitcom Working.
  • After graduating from college, he focused on directing for TV, helming episodes of Boy Meets World (which starred his brother Ben), Ugly BettyIt's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and others.
  • The "In Memoriam" segment at the 2010 Emmys spurred Internet death rumors, when producers used a childhood photo of Corey Haim that bore a striking resemblance to Savage.
  • Fred Savage Relationships:
  • Oliver Philip Savage - Son
  • Ben Savage - Brother
  • Jennifer Stone - Wife
  • Joanne Savage - Mother
  • Lew Savage - Father
  • Lily Aerin Savage - Daughter
  • Kala Savage - Sister
  • Fred Savage Awards:
  • 1991 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Young TV Performer - Winner
  • 1990 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Young TV Performer - Winner
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA (BA in English, 1999)

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