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 from 1988 to 1993 on ABC. At the age of 13, Fred was nominated for two Golden Globes and two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Kevin Arnold, making him the youngest actor to be nominated for these awards (at the time).
Fred also appeared in Morningstar/Eveningstar, Dinosaurs! – 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 appeared in the iconic 1987 film The Princess Bride as The Grandson.
After The Wonder Years, Fred Savage was cast in the lead role in several sitcoms including Crumbs, Working and The Grinder, however, they were all shortlived. In order to take on grittier roles, he played a womanizing professor on Boy Meets World and a serial rapist in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
He was cast as a gay literary agent in the Netflix series, Friends From College. The show has been a success and was met with good reviews. In 2018, he began hosting Child Support, a game show on ABC, with Ricky Gervais.
Fred Savage is also a respected director. He learned the craft by shadowing and learning 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 has also been nominated for a Directors Guild Award for the work he did on Phil Of The Future. He made his feature film directing debut with the 2007 film, Daddy Day Camp.
He has also served as a producer for The Crazy Ones, Happy Endings, Party Down, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and Friends With Benefits.
He is currently ranked number 27 on VH1’s list of 100 Greatest Kid Stars.
Fred Savage’s Bio (Age)
Fred Aaron Savage was born on the 9th of July, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois to Lewis and Joanne Savage. His father was an industrial real estate broker and consultant. Though born in Chicago, he grew up in Glencoe before the family relocated 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 where he graduated from with a bachelor’s degree in English in 1999. While in university, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
He was raised in a Reform Judaism household. His grandparents were Jewish Immigrants from Latvia, Germany, Poland and Ukraine.
Family – Brother & Sister
Fred comes from a notably talented family. His younger brother is Ben Savage, best known for playing Cory Matthews in Boy Meets World, an ABC sitcom. He also reprised the role in Girl Meets World, a Disney Channel sequel series to Boys Meets World.
Fred’s younger sister is Kala Savage, an actress who starred in 8 Simple Rules, Undressed and Santa Barbara.
Is He Gay?
When someone grows up in the public eye, the public feels entitled to their personal lives. Entitled enough to speculate whether or not a celebrity is gay or straight. That was the case with Fred Savage. Having been on television since he was a child, he became a subject of consistent media speculations from his sexuality to who he was dating.
For those still curious, Fred Savage is straight and not gay. He is currently married with kids
Is Fred Savage Married? – Wife, Kids
Fred Savage is no longer single, he got married in 2004 to his childhood friend, Jennifer Lynn Stone. The duo have three children together. Their son, Oliver Savage, was born on the 5th of August, 2006. Their second son, Auggie, was born the 26th of November, 2012 and their daughter, Lily Aerin, was born the 3rd of May, 2008.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Fred Savage currently weighs 76 kg (168 lbs) and his height is listed at 5 ft 8 in (178 cm). His other body measurements are presently not listed.
His work out plans and diets are also not listed anywhere but it can be assumed that the actor eats healthy and exercises regularly to maintain his physique.