태그 아카이브: 프레이저

Brendan Fraser Credits Matt Damon for Helping Him Get Breakout Role in School Ties

Brendan Fraser attends Variety, The New York Party; 맷 데이먼, 왼쪽, and wife Luciana Barroso attend the premiere of "최후의 결투"

Brendan Fraser attends Variety, The New York Party; 맷 데이먼, 왼쪽, and wife Luciana Barroso attend the premiere of "최후의 결투"

브랜든 프레이저 (엘); 맷 데이먼.
사진: Jamie McCarthy/Variety via Getty Images; 에반 아고스티니/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

브랜든 프레이저 is extended major gratitude to fellow actor 맷 데이먼.

The two actors costarred in the 1992 드라마 School Ties, a film that marked both of their first lead silver-screen roles. And in a recent interview with IMDb, The Whale actor thanks Damon for helping him get the part.

When I did my screen test for School Ties with Matt Damon, I was pretty fresh out of the academy — and it was a test, 알 잖아? You’re challenged for a reason, to see if you have a place in this world, in this medium, in this format,” 프레이저, 54, recalled. “And I gotta say, it was Matt who I matched pitch with. I just knew inherently — not copy him, but run alongside, shoulder to shoulder.

결과? “I think it worked – I got the job! So I have him to thank for that,” NS 골든 글로브 nominee raved.

Set in the 1950s, School Ties follows 17-year-old David, a Jewish high-school student from a working-class family (프레이저) who attends an elite prep school on a scholarship his senior year. 거기, he faces anti-Semitism and bullying from students and teachers, including Charlie (데이먼, 52).

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맷 데이먼, Brendan Fraser School Ties - 1992

맷 데이먼, Brendan Fraser School Ties - 1992

Matt Damon and Brendan Fraser in School Ties (1992).
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Fraser recently threw it back to his early career days in a conversation with 그의 Airheads (1994) 코스타 아담 샌들러 ~을위한 다양성‘s Actors on Actors series.

“기억하다 when I discovered you? You were just a kid,” 샌들러, 56, jokingly told Fraser. “I stole you from 폴리 [지주] 그리고 말했다, ‘Get over here.’ ”

Is that how it shook out? Get out of here,” Fraser responded.

“나는 같았다, this guy shouldn’t just be a caveman — he should be in a band,” Sandler told Fraser, referencing the actor’s role in 1992’s Encino Man, in which he played a caveman named Link.

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Fraser first rose to fame in the early ’90s and, later that decade, with roles in comedy films such as George of the Jungle, but achieved commercial success for his role in The Mummy 독점 판매권.

Following a string of box-office successes in the late 1990s and 2000s, the actor stepped out of the spotlight amid various personal issues, including multiple surgeries and the death of his mother Carol.

지금, Fraser is making his career comeback, which has since been dubbed theBrenaissance” ~에 Tik의 톡.

He currently stars in Darren Aronofsky'NS The Whale as Charlie, a 600-lb. reclusive writing instructor who tries to repair his relationship with his estranged teenage daughter, 엘리 (기묘한 것들새디 싱크).

The Whale, playing in select theaters now, opens nationwide Dec. 21.