Fast Facts

  • Played the role of Sweeney Todd on stage in Los Angeles in 1999 opposite friend Christine Baranski.
  • Was cast as Frasier Crane on Cheers after John Lithgow, the producers' first choice, became unavailable.
  • Played Dr. Crane for 20 years, matching the record run of James Arness as Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke.
  • Is the only actor to be nominated for Emmys playing the same character in three different shows: Cheers, Wings and Frasier.
  • Provides the voice of Sideshow Bob in guest appearances on The Simpsons.
  • Co-owns (with ex-wife Camille) Grammnet Productions, credited with numerous television programs including Medium.
  • Married fourth wife Kayte on the Longacre Theater stage soon after his Broadway run in the revival of La Cage aux Folles, which played in that venue.
  • Daughter Greer was named Miss Golden Globe 2015.

Awards

  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1996, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2002, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male TV Performer: Winner
  • 1992, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 1994, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series: Winner
  • 2010, Tony — Actor (Musical): Nominee
  • 1997, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2001, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1994, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1995, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Winner
  • 2002, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1996, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 1988, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1998, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1997, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1994, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1998, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor for a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2000, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1995, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2001, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1990, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2002, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Faith Evangeline Elisa Grammer — Daughter
  • Barrie Buckner — Ex-significant Other
  • Kayte Walsh — Wife
  • Kelsey Gabriel Elias Grammer — Son
  • Gordon Cranmer — Grandfather
  • Betty Grammer — Half Sister
  • Doreen Alderman — Ex-wife
  • Sally Grammer — Mother
  • Stephen Grammer — Half Brother
  • Karen Grammer — Sister
  • Mason Olivia Grammer — Daughter
  • Spencer Grammer — Daughter
  • Billy Grammer — Half Brother
  • Jude Gordon Grammer — Son
  • Allen Grammer — Father
  • Camille Grammer — Ex-wife
  • Evangeline Cranmer — Grandmother
  • Greer Grammer — Daughter
  • John Grammer — Half Brother
  • Leigh-Anne Csuhany — Ex-wife

College

  • Attended the Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Allen Kelsey Grammer
  • Birth Place: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • Birthday: February 21, 1955, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Director
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