Brendan Fraser Breaks Down His Career from 'School Ties' to 'The Whale'
Brendan Fraser had one heck of a '90s, so on this IMDb Essential Guide, he recounts the memories made and lessons learned throughout that first decade of his career. He begins with his breakout film, 'School Ties' (1992), explaining how joined the cast that included Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Chris O'Donnell. Fraser connects his silent comedy and animated influences to how he approached his slapstick 'Encino Man' (1992) performance, then explores why 'Airheads' (1994) was a time capsule movie made to capture the Grunge Era in a bottle. Fraser wrapped up his '90s with the blockbuster 'The Mummy' (1999), and he goes into why the physicality of the character mattered to him. Lastly, Fraser explains what he was able to learn from working with director Darren Aronofsky on 'The Whale' (2022), and what it took him physically and mentally to get to that truth about his performance.