Brendan Fraser recently won his first career Oscar for his moving portrayal in The Whale.
In the Darren Aronofsky-directed film, he plays Charlie, a 600-pound man attempting to get in touch with his daughter Sadie Sink. (Stranger Things). When the movie made its debut at the Venice International Film Festival, Brendan was moved to tears by the audience’s 6-minute standing applause.
But nothing compared to his emotional acceptance address at the Oscars, which had laughter and tears. Brendan praised his “best first-mate,” Jeanne Moore, in addition to Darren, his co-star Hong Chau, and his kids.
Who is Jeanne Moore, Brendan Fraser’s girlfriend?
Although they have only been dating for about six months, Jeanne Moore has been by Brendan’s side during that time. The couple declared their relationship official when they shared a red carpet-moment at the Venice Film Festival in September. They have not disclosed how they met.
Before becoming a makeup artist, Jeanne attended Cal State Fullerton to study business. She has experience working on movies and music videos, and she has special effects training, according to her website.
Brendan gave Jeanne a big embrace and kiss while accepting the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. He also acknowledged her in his acceptance remarks. “Without the love of…the clarion call that is my girl Jeanne, I wouldn’t be able to do any of this. Thank you very much,” he said.
Congratulations to my incredibly brilliant man!!!” Jeanne wrote on Instagram after the ceremony in a joyful tribute to him. What a tremendous distinction! I am so pleased with you! Salutations to a fantastic crew! Jeanne included several unposed images of the pair from the memorable evening.
Was Brendan Fraser previously married?
He was formerly married to actor Afton Smith, who had roles in Reality Bites, Fried Green Tomatoes, and George of the Jungle, Brendan (alongside Brendan). In 1993, they first connected at a party hosted by Winona Ryder, a familiar friend. After getting hitched in 1998, they separated in 2007. They have three boys together: Leland, Holden, and Griffin. In his SAG Awards speech, Brendan praised them and referred to Afton as a “super mom.”