• Brendan Fraser gained a lot of weight for his last role
  • He is said to have weighed over 270kg
  • The actor has now slimmed down again

For longtime fans of Brendan Fraser (54), his return to the cinema is a most welcome one! His latest role required quite a dramatic weight gain, but the actor seems to be back to his old self as the world recently got to see. Brendan was slim once again at the Critics' Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

One of Hollywood's most beloved faces is back!

Brendan Fraser at the 2022 Critics' Choice Awards

Many would hardly have recognized him in his dark suit with his bow tie and glasses. But not only did his rapid weight loss surprise everyone on Sunday evening... Fraser also picked up a Critics' Choice Award for his performance in The Whale and was brought to tears during his acceptance speech!

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It was unquestionably the most heartfelt moment of the entire night. Fraser's speech left many with speechless. Here is what he had to say: "If you [...] in any way, struggle with obesity, or you just feel like you’re in a dark sea, I want you to know that if you too, can have the strength to just get to your feet and go to the light, good things will happen".

Watch the video above to learn more!