Kelsey Grammer Tears Up Talking to a Studio Audience About His ‘Love’ for Frasier (Exclusive)

It has been 30 years since Kelsey Grammer performed Frasier Crane, however stepping again into the enduring position has been an expertise he has relished.

The Emmy Award-winning actor, who’s reprising the beloved psychiatrist for the upcoming Paramount+ Frasierrevival,premiering on Oct. 12, makes it a customized to talk to the studio viewers earlier than taping each episode about his character and what reviving the present means to him.

In an unique clip shared with PEOPLE, Grammer emerges in entrance of an viewers, who greets him with cheers and a standing ovation. He grins whereas holding a mic, soaking within the enthusiastic reception and thanking everybody.

“I am delighted you are right here. I am unable to let you know how grateful I’m that you simply’re right here and the way grateful we’re that we’ve an opportunity to do that for you once more,” Grammer, 68, says. “I’m very enthusiastic about what we’re doing, this new group of individuals you can fall in love with and get to know. We have been working so arduous at this factor and it has been fairly some time, and I feel we have achieved one thing fairly beautiful.”

Getting choked up, Grammer says: “My love for this character could be very candy. I want you this!”

Kelsey Grammer tears up talking to the studio audience about Frasier
Kelsey Grammer is pictured attending the twenty fourth annual Preserve Reminiscence Alive “Energy of Love Gala” profit in March 2020.

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The actor continues to replicate on the “unbelievable journey” between the unique present and the revival. He additionally expresses shock over his character.

“What’s stunning is he is simply as contemporary and alive as any common human being could be,” he says. “They’d say, ‘How will you play the identical character for thus lengthy?’ Effectively, it’s as fascinating as life itself.”

“Give us your blessing and watch for us. Give us love, and we will offer you love again,” he provides. “Frasier lives on so, so does Kelsey. Thanks. We’ll see you in a bit. Thanks very a lot. Benefit from the present.”

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‘Frasier’ stars Toks Olagundoye, Kelsey Grammer and Nicholas Lyndhurst.

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Paramount+’s Frasier revival arrives almost 30 years after the debut of the unique 1993 sitcom, which was a by-product of the favored sitcom Cheers.

Per a press launch, the brand new collection follows Grammer’s Dr. Frasier Crane “within the subsequent chapter of his life as he returns to Boston with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge and an previous dream or two to lastly fulfill.”

For the Frasier revival, lots of the unique forged members won’t return. John Mahoney died on the age of 77 in 2018, and Grammer has stated David Hyde Piercewasn’t actually ” in taking part in Niles once more. Nevertheless, Peri Gilpin and Bebe Neuwirth are anticipated to pop up within the present as visitor stars.

Lilith, who portrayed Frasier’s then-wife Dr. Lilith Sternin on Cheers, will reconnect with Frasier at his son Freddy’s (Jack Cutmore-Scott) birthday, in response to Deadline, noting will probably be an icy reunion that guarantees to change into a “Lilith-and-Frasier showdown for the ages.”

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(L-R) Jack Cutmore-Scott as Freddy and Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane within the new Paramount+ ‘Frasier’ revival.


Frasier’s first two episodes premiere Thursday, Oct. 12 on Paramount+.

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