In it he played the role of Rick O’Connell, an adventurer who had formerly served in the French Foreign Legion.Some A-list actors fall out of favor due to scandal or falling victim to their own vices, but that’s not the case for Brendan Fraser.A break is a break in the entertainment world, and one of Brendan Fraser’s first roles was on the show America’s Most Wanted. However, he played the friend of a murder victim during a reenactment on the program.
Thankfully he’s back on the screen and breaking away from the kids’ movies, because he really is a talented actor.
Fraser had a string of successful appearances in major Hollywood movies during the 1990s and early 2000s, along with a few memorable flops.
However, he’s best known by many as the star of the Mummy trilogy of films: The Mummy (1999), The Mummy Returns (2001), and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008).
His uncle on his mother’s side, George Genereux, was the only Canadian competitor to come home with a gold medal from the 1952 Summer Olympics.
At the time, Genereux was the youngest Olympic champion from Canada, and he held that distinction until the 2016 Summer Olympics.
In his lineage Brendan also has German, Czech, Scottish, and Irish heritage.