|Birthdate||21 April 1980|
|Memorable Works|| Les Miserables|
The Phantom of the Opera
The Pirate Queen
City of Angels
|Character|| Marius Pontmercy|
Hadley Fraser is an English stage actor an singer.
Life and careerEdit
Fraser (born Robert Hugh Fraser) is the son of Jack and Carol Fraser, and brother of Ed Fraser, an officer in the British Army. He holds a BA from Birmingham University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music. In 2011 he was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, or ARAM. In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music.
His West End and other British credits include Les Misérables as Marius, Grantaire, and Javert, Assasins, The Far Pavilions, The Shaughraun, and Pacific Overtures. He played Gareth in the Doctor Who episode "Army of Ghosts" (2006). As a vocalist he can be heard on Scott Alan's releases Keys and Scott Alan LIVE.
In 2009, Fraser played the supporting role of Reed in The Fresh Beat Band season 1 (In season 2, Reed was played by Patrick Levis). In May 2010, he returned to the West End to play the role of El Gallo in The Fanstastiks.
In October 2010, Fraser sang the Les Misérables role of Grantaire in the 25th Anniversary concert.
On June 23, 2011, Fraser returned to Les Misérables, this time to play the role of Javert. He received critical acclaim for the role and remained with the show until June 2012.
On October 1 and 2, 2011, Fraser played Raoul in the 25th Anniversary staging of The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall in London. He costarred alongside Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess, who played the Phantom and Christine respectively. Fraser also costarred with Karimloo in the 25th Anniversary concert of Les Misérables. Fraser has written music for a band called "Sheytoons" with Karimloo.
Fraser appeared in the film adaptation of Les Misérables, as the Army General of the National Guard. played Tullus Aufidius in the Donmar Warehouse's production of Coriolanus, opposite Tom Hiddlestone as the titular character.
In October 2013, he became engaged to actress Rosalie Craig, whom he married on October 5, 2014.
He played a leading role (Stine) in City of Angels, until February 2015.