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Brendan Fraser's rise, fall, and triumphant return

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: The public discourse has picked up and put down a fascination with Brendan Fraser many times over the years and for varying reasons. His life in the public eye began as a comedy and action megastar, then suddenly he seemed to disappear completely. Now, he's back in the headlines for his stunning lead role in Darren Aronofsky's latest psychological drama 'The Whale,' having broken into tears while the audience gave him an extended standing ovation.Numerous pieces of information about what exactly happened to the actor have been fed to us over the years, but that made it difficult to ever get the full picture. Lucky for you, we've painted it here. Click through to discover how Brendan Fraser rocketed into Hollywood, crashed lower than we ever imagined, and adamantly climbed his way back up to the top.You may also like: Meet 'The Queen of Dark' dominating social media

Brendan Fraser's rise, fall, and triumphant return

The public discourse has picked up and put down a fascination with Brendan Fraser many times over the years and for varying reasons. His life in the public eye began as a comedy and action megastar, then suddenly he seemed to disappear completely. Now, he's back in the headlines for his stunning lead role in Darren Aronofsky's latest psychological drama 'The Whale,' having broken into tears while the audience gave him an extended standing ovation.

Numerous pieces of information about what exactly happened to the actor have been fed to us over the years, but that made it difficult to ever get the full picture. Lucky for you, we've painted it here. Click through to discover how Brendan Fraser rocketed into Hollywood, crashed lower than we ever imagined, and adamantly climbed his way back up to the top.

You may also like: Meet 'The Queen of Dark' dominating social media

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