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  • Real name : Fredrick Aaron Savage
  • Place of birth : Glencoe
  • Date of birth : 09/07/1976

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Fred Savage (1976)

Fredrick Aaron Savage

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Fredrick Aaron "Fred" Savage is an American actor, director and producer of television and film.

He is best known for his role as Kevin Arnold in the American television series The Wonder Years and as the grandson in The Princess Bride. He is currently doing the voice of Noah in Generator Rex.

In later years, he has directed and produced numerous episodes of television series, such as Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Hannah Montana, and Phil of the Future, as well as the primetime series Ugly Betty and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

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 early life
Savage was born in Chicago, the son of Joanne and Lewis Savage, who was an industrial real estate broker and consultant. His brother is actor Ben Savage, and his sister is actress/musician Kala Savage. His grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Poland, Ukraine, Germany, and Latvia.

 acting career
Savage's first recorded performance was in the 1987 video Dinosaurs!. He then appeared onscreen in The Boy Who Could Fly and several television shows, including The Twilight Zone and Crime Story before gaining national attention as the grandson in the 1987 film The Princess Bride opposite Peter Falk.

In 1988, Savage appeared as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years, the role for which he is best known. His tenure in the show resulted in two Golden Globe nominations and two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series; at the age of 13 he was the youngest actor ever to receive these honors. He remained on the show until it ended in 1993. During this period, he appeared in several movies, most notably Vice Versa. After The Wonder Years, Savage primarily did guest and supporting roles, such as the show Boy Meets World and in the film Austin Powers in Goldmember as Number Three.

He has lent his voice to several animated projects, including Family Guy, Kim Possible, Justice League Unlimited, Oswald, and Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen. His two lead roles since The Wonder Years were on the short-lived sitcoms Working and Crumbs.

Savage appeared as a serial rapist on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and as a womanizing professor on Boy Meets World. He ranked at #27 on VH1's 100 Greatest Kid Stars.

In July 2008, Savage guest-starred in the web series The Rascal on Crackle.

 personal life
Savage graduated from Stanford University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in English. He is married to his childhood friend, Jennifer Lynn Stone. They have two children, a son named Oliver born August 5, 2006 and a daughter named Lily born May 3, 2008.

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