Allen Kelsey Grammer, simply referred to as Kelsey Grammer, is best known for playing the role of Dr. Frasier Crane on the hit television shows “Cheers” and later Frasier. Aside from acting, he has done comedy work as well as tried his hand at the production and directing side of things. He has also done voice-over, most notably on “ The Simpsons” as the character Sideshow Bob.

Grammer’s first tryst with the world of acting came in the latter half of the 70’s when he did some work in theatres in America, including a small stint on Broadway. He got his TV break in the 80’s but rose to prominence when he played the role of Frasier Crane in the NBC series Cheers. The role wasn’t meant to be a full-time job, but Grammer did become a series regular.

The character was very well received, and so he was granted a spin-off named Frasier. This show is widely considered one of the best spin-off series to have been created. It saw him win a total of six awards. Aside from being the lead actor, he also directed a lot of the episodes. Overall, he spent twenty years as Dr. Frasier Crane, the second largest run for any actor playing the same character over a certain span of time.

His TV career post his long term as Frasier Crane was relatively less successful as he was part of some series’ that didn’t do well. They either didn’t last longer than a season or were canceled just after a few episodes had aired. He did have one rewarding role during this period; he played the mayor of Chicago in a series titled “ Boss”. This role saw him bag a Golden Globe Award.

He has done a lot of voice-over work as well, none of them more popular than his portrayal of Sideshow Bob on the Simpsons. Aside from this role, he has done voice-overs in many animated films including “Toy Story 2”, and “Barbie of Swan Lake” and has also featured in many commercials. He also did the narration during the intro video of WWE’s “WrestleMania 32”.

He has won many awards during his long and illustrious career, including five Primetime Emmy Awards (four for Frasier and one for The Simpsons), three Golden Globe Awards (two for Frasier and one for Boss), and a Tony Award for his role in “The Color Purple”.

Kelly Donovan English Actor

Kelly Donovan

Kelly Donovan Schultz, aka Kelly Donovan, is an American actor. Born on 12th April 1971 in Los Angeles, California, Kelly Donovan is a common name in the household of America. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall. His father Robert Schultz and mother Kathleen Schultz parted their ways when he was young. His mother, Kathleen Schultz, then began her career as a talent agent. Her mother’s job was advantageous for him as he got to know the whereabouts of the Hollywood cinema. Kelly Donovan has a twin brother, Nicholas Brendon, who is also a writer and actor and is popular for portraying the role of Xander Harris on the show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Kelly and Nicholas are identical twins and Kelly is three-minute older than Nicholas. They have two more siblings- Christian Schultz and Kyle Schultz. Kelly comes across as a very loving and caring person as he put his career on stake for his brother, Nicholas. Since childhood, Nicholas had a desire to become an actor and Kelly without thinking for a minute gave up his goals and aspirations to pursue a career in acting. He did this because he didn’t want to compete with his twin brother. Kelly decided to take up the back stage jobs in the acting world. In the year 1994, he worked as a personal assistant in the crime flick, The Hard Truth. Kelly was also a set designer of the TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He made his debut in the acting industry with the TV series, City Guys (1999). Kelly played a side role in this series and appeared in only one episode. He always had a passion for making a career in acting and did so when his brother Nicholas finally ended up with a role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Kelly also made a brief appearance on the TV series, Undressed, in the year 2000. He then portrayed the character of Alexander Harris, the twin of Xander Harris on Buffy the Vampire slayer in the year 2000. There are a lot of benefits about having twins. When Nicholas was suffering from Pneumonia, Kelly played the fighting scenes of Alexander Harris in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He then continued to work as a stuntman for his brother after his appearance on the show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also performed stunts for the TV series, Alias- The Agent (2001). Kelly was also the part of the Art Department team. Kelly currently resides in LA and is dating a famous actress, Stacey Scowley.

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Ken Bevel

Ken Bevel is a part-time actor and a pastor in the Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. He has been serving there since the year 2007. As an actor, Bevel has starred in two Christian-themed movies: Fireproof and Courageous. Before becoming a pastor and an actor, he served in the United States Marine Corps. Hailing from Jacksonville, Florida, Ken Bevel had a tough upbringing. His father, who was a worker in a steel plant, developed an addicted to drugs and alcohol as Ken started growing older. His mother was a devoted Christian, who would regularly visit the church with her son but couldn’t control her husband’s issues. The fact that his father was an addict led Ken to gravitate towards a life of addiction, and he ended up being around people who could have indirectly landed him in jail. Seeing the direction he was heading in, one of his uncles suggested that he sign up for the Marine Corps. When he first joined the Marines, the disciplined lifestyle helped him greatly. However, he ended up indulging in drug use when he was off duty and away from that style of living. This almost led to him being dismissed. It was only when faced with the threat of a court martial that he found religion and turned his life around. He is extremely well educated and held a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Memphis as well as an MBA degree in Logistics Managing from the Naval Postgraduate School. His stint in the Marine Corps wasn’t a short one; in fact, it lasted all of twenty years. During this period, he was sent for duty to both Afghanistan and Iraq. Following his retirement from the Marine Corps, he chose to become a minister in the Sherwood Baptist Church. It was when he joined the Church that he first got exposure to acting. In 2008, he worked in the Christian film Fireproof as a firefighter by the name of Michael Simmons. In 2011, he starred in another Christian film titled Courageous, playing Nathan Hayes, a police officer. Both films weren’t received very well by critics, although Courageous received appreciation by moviegoers. However, both did very well in box office collections. Fireproof grossed around $33 million and was the best earning independent film of 2008. Courageous was made on a budget of $2 million but ended up raking in nearly $36 million.

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Ken Bevel English Actor