Brendan Fraser career timeline: From Nineties icon to the ‘Brenaissance

Brendan Fraser was seen crying at the Venice Film Festival not too long ago. The actor had just gotten a six-minute standing ovation for his role as a 600-pound gay man

in a wheelchair in Darren Aronofsky's new drama, The Whale. He tried to leave the theatre, but that just made the crowd cheer even louder.

It's the kind of career peak that The Mummy star probably wouldn't have thought was possible for most of the last 20 years.  

Fraser hasn't been seen much in the last 20 years. As my colleague put it, the only way to find him is to do a Google search:

What did Brendan Fraser do after that? Fraser's disappearance was no small feat. At the start of the 2000s, he was at the height of his popularity

having starred in family-friendly adventure movies like The Mummy, George of the Jungle, and Looney Tunes: Back in Action.

He was tanned, had a huge jaw, blue eyes, and abs and pecs that were carved out of stone. Fans who want a "renaissance"