“I’m grateful to Darren Aronofsky for throwing me a creative lifeline and hauling me aboard the good ship ‘The Whale,’” Fraser said. Written by Samuel D. Hunter who is our lighthouse. Gentleman, you laid your whale-sized hearts bare so that we could see into your souls like no one else could do. It is my honor to be named alongside you in this category. I want to tell you that only whales can swim at the depth of talent of Hong Chau [fellow nominee].” After stepping out of the spotlight, the actor is making a career comeback with his role in The Whale , Brendan Fraser wins best actor at Oscars.
Brenden Fraser, referencing his 30-year career in Hollywood said there were aspects of his journey that “I didn’t appreciate at the time until it stopped.” He ended his emotional speech by thanking his children and his “best first mate,” partner Jeanne Moore.
Brendan Fraser, the ’90s heartthrob who had a successful comeback with “The Whale,” earned the best actor Oscar.
The 54-year-old actor kept up a stunning performance throughout the awards season. Beginning with a 14-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival’s global premiere. Fraser also received prizes from the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
A Comeback Like his…
Fraser first gained notoriety in the early 1990s for his parts in comedies like George of the Jungle. But his work in the Mummy series was what brought him financial success.
The actor left the public eye after a string of box office triumphs in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Due to a number of personal issues, including numerous surgeries and the passing of his mother Carol.
Fraser is currently making a comeback in his profession, which has been dubbed the “Brenaissance” on TikTok.
With the 1991 release of Dogfight, Fraser made his Hollywood debut in the early 1990s. The comedy film Encino Man gave him his first leading part the following year, and the drama School Ties helped him gain recognition for his acting prowess.