Kelsey Grammar is a five-time Emmy Award winner who is best known for his role as the psychiatrist Dr. Fraiser Crane on television's "Fraiser". Grammer was born on February 21, 1955 in Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands to Sally (nee Cranmer) and Frank Allen Grammer Jr. Kelsey Grammer spent two years at the Juilliard School before leaving to pursue theater and acting in Minnesota and ultimately on Broadway.
In 1981, Grammer made his debut on Broadway starring in "Macbeth" as the character Lennox, replacing Philip Anglim as the lead role due to poor reviews. Kelsey Grammer's television career began after making an appearance on "Kennedy", an NBC miniseries in the 1980s. Grammer played in the role of Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers, which later turned in to a 20-year spin off show which he starred in throughout its entire duration.