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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.
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
After graduating from college, he focused on directing for TV, helming episodes of
Boy Meets World
(which starred his brother Ben),
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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
Stanford University, Stanford, CA (BA in English, 1999)
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