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Brad Fraser


B: June 28, 1959 in Edmonton, Alberta

Brad Fraser is one of Canada’s best known playwrights and screenwriter and one of the most widely produced Canadian playwrights both in Canada and internationally. He began his professional writing career at age 18 with the production of his first play, Mutants. He has twice received the Chalmers Award and was nominated for the Governor General`s Award for his 1996 play, Poor Super Man. He is also a five-time winner of the Alberta Culture Playwriting Competition and five-time winner of the Alberta Writers’ Guild Drama Award. His play, Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love was produced in every major Canadian city, as well as in New York, Chicago, Washington, and various other American cities. It received the London Evening Standard Award for best new play and the Los Angeles Critics’ Award. Fraser adapted his play for the screen and Love and Human Remains, as it became titled, won him a Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Keanu Reeves had his first acting role in the Toronto production of Fraser’s play Wolfboy.

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