Fred Savage is an American actor, producer, and director. While he has appeared in several films and television shows, he is best known for his role in The Wonder Years as Kevin Arnold. The award-winning show ran on ABC from 1988 to 1993. At the age of 13, Fred was nominated for two Golden Globes and two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Actor in a comedy series for his role as Kevin Arnold, making him (at the time) the youngest actor to be nominated for these awards.
Fred also appeared in Morningstar/Eveningstar, Dinosaur! – A Fun-Filled Trip Back in Time!, The Boy Who Could Fly, Crime Story, Vice Versa, Little Monsters, Austin Powers In Goldmember, Family Guy, Kim Possible, Justice League Unlimited and The Twilight Zone. He also starred in the iconic 1987 film The Princess Bride as The Grandson.
After The Wonder Years, Fred Savage was cast in several sitcoms including Crumbs, Working, and The Grinder, all of which were short-lived. To take on darker roles, he played a professor in Boy Meets World who wrote a women’s story, and a serial rapist in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He was cast as a gay fragile in the Netflix series Friends From College. The series was a success and received good reviews. Since 2018, he has hosted Child Support, a game show on ABC, together with Ricky Gervais.
Fred Savage is also a respected director. He learned the craft as a shadow jumper and learned from Todd Holland, James Burrow, and Amy Sherman-Palladino. He has directed several episodes of Drake & Josh, That’s So Raven, 2 Broke Gils, Hannah Montana, Wizards Of Waverly Place, and Modern Family. He was also nominated for a Directors Guild Award for his work on Phil Of The Future. He made his feature film directing debut in 2007 with the film Daddy Day Camp.
He also served as a producer for The Crazy Ones, Happy Endings, Party Down, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and Friends With Benefits.
He currently ranks 27th on the VH1 list of the 100 biggest child stars.
Fred Savage’s Bio (Age)
Fred Aaron Savage was born on July 9, 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Lewis and Joanne Savage. His father was an industrial real estate agent and consultant. Although he was born in Chicago, he grew up in Glencoe before the family moved to California. He attended the Brentwood School, a private co-educational day school in the Westside area of Los Angeles. He later attended Stanford University, which he graduated from in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in English. During his studies, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.
He grew up in a reform Jewish household. His grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Latvia, Germany, Poland, and Ukraine.
Family – Brother & Sister
Fred comes from a particularly gifted family. His younger brother is Ben Savage, best known for his role as Cory Matthews in Boy Meets World, an ABC sitcom. He also played the role again in Girl Meets World, a Disney Channel sequel to Boys Meets World.
Fred’s younger sister is Kala Savage, an actress who starred in 8 Simple Rules, Undressed and Santa Barbara.
Is Fred Savage Married? – Wife, Kids
Fred Savage is no longer single, he married his childhood friend Jennifer Lynn Stone in 2004. The duo has three children together. Their son, Oliver Savage, was born on August 5, 2006. Their second son, Auggie, was born on November 26, 2012, and their daughter, Lily Aerin, was born on May 3, 2008.
Is He Gay?
When someone grows up in public, the public feels entitled to their personal life. Legitimate enough to speculate whether or not a celebrity is gay or heterosexual. That was the case with Fred Savage. Being on television since childhood, he became the subject of constant speculation in the media, from his sexuality to the people he was with.
For those who are still curious: Fred Savage is straight, not gay. He is currently married and has children.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Fred Savage currently weighs 76 kg (168 lbs) and his height is stated as 178 cm (5 ft 8 in). His other body measurements are currently not listed.
His work schedules and diets are also not listed anywhere, but it can be assumed that the actor eats healthily and exercises regularly to maintain his physique.