Fred Savage

Fred Savage

Date of Birth

Birthday: July 9
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois

Since beginning his career as an actor in commercials in Chicago, Fred Savage has appeared in such feature films as Vice Versa, The Princess Bride and Austin Powers: Goldmember, as well as the television series Crumbs, Working and most notably a six-year run as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years, a role that earned him several accolades and awards, including two Primetime Emmy nominations for outstanding Actor in a comedy series. 

Since beginning his career as an actor in commercials in Chicago, Fred Savage has appeared in such feature films as Vice Versa, The Princess Bride and Austin Powers: Goldmember, as well as the television series Crumbs, Working and most notably a six-year run as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years, a role that earned him several accolades and awards, including two Primetime Emmy nominations for outstanding Actor in a comedy series. 

Behind the camera, Savage has produced and directed over 100 episodes of both comedic and dramatic episodic television, where his work has earned him four Directors Guild nominations. He has served as producer-director on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as well as the AFI-honored Party Down and NBC’s Best Friends Forever. His episodic work includes Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls, Happy Endings and The Crazy Ones. He is currently developing a pilot for CBS, where his production company is based, and preparing Ladies Night, a film produced by and starring Charlize Theron.

Savage lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.

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Awards & Nominations

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Fred Savage at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Fred Savage presents an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Fred Savage at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.
Panel moderator Fred Savage (l) and Editors Peer Group governor Stuart Bass (r) at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.
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Fred Savage at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Fred Savage at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Fred Savage presents an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Fred Savage presents an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Fred Savage at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.
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Fred Savage at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.

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Panel moderator Fred Savage (l) and Editors Peer Group governor Stuart Bass (r) at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.
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Panel moderator Fred Savage (l) and Editors Peer Group governor Stuart Bass (r) at Primecuts 2014 in North Hollywood, California.

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