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Analysis: 'Frasier' signing off

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- The all-time Emmy champion "Frasier," which ends its 11-year run on NBC in May, is one of the last specimens of a dying breed: sophisticated network comedies in
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

NBC plans two-hour 'Frasier' finale

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- NBC said Wednesday that its long-running comedy "Frasier" will go off the air with a two-hour series finale on May 13.

'Frazier' likely calling it quits

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- News that the long-running NBC series "Frazier," starring Kelsey Grammar, will end this season could come this week, the Daily Variety reported Monday.

'Frasier' finale may wind up at altar

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- They're getting ready to send Frasier Crane strolling off into the sunset -- but the question is whether he be strolling alone.

Hollywood Digest

ATTACK OF THE 'CLONES' TRAILER
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

WGA honors 'Frasier' creator, 9-11 victim

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America, west has announced that David Angell -- the co-creator of "Frasier" and "Wings" who was killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack --
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
By United Press International

Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday:

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

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News from the entertainment capital

BIG BUCKS FOR 'FRASIER' SIDEKICK
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

What's going on in Hollywood

SHAMELESS PLUG
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Dr. Frasier Winslow Crane, M.D., Ph.D., A.P.A. is a fictional character on the American television sitcoms Frasier and Cheers. He was played by Kelsey Grammer for 20 years, tying the record for the longest-running character on prime-time American television, which was set by James Arness, who played Marshal Matt Dillon on the show Gunsmoke. Grammer received Emmy Award nominations for portraying Crane on three different NBC shows, including a 1992 guest appearance on Wings. He made 203 appearances on Cheers, all 264 episode appearances on his spin off show Frasier and 1 episode in Wings.

Many of the details of his early life are introduced and elaborated on in the Cheers spinoff, Frasier.

It is established in Frasier that Frasier Winslow Crane was born in Seattle to Hester Rose Crane (née Palmer), a psychiatrist, and Martin Crane (John Mahoney), a police detective. The Crane family background is Russian,British German,and French.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Frasier Crane."
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