The global whirlwind, created by the success of the psychological drama film The Whale, appears to be abating now that unofficial awards season has come and gone.
As a result, acclaimed actor Brendan FraserThe 54-year-old appears to be making the most of his new personal time with his girlfriend Jeanne Moore.
The couple, who just made their first public appearance together last September, were seen heading to a restaurant in Westchester County in upstate New York, an area in the Hudson Valley about 35 miles north of the city. from New York.
Moore, 43, has been by Fraser’s side through every step of his epic comeback that has thrown him back into the Hollywood spotlight, while restoring his A-list status.
Along the way, the leading man garnered a host of Best Actor awards at the many award ceremonies that have taken place around the world in recent months, including an Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards. two weeks before.
Laid back: Brendan Fraser, 54, was photographed on a lunch date with his girlfriend, Jeanne Moore, 43, at a restaurant in Westchester County, New York on Saturday
Feature: Fraser and Moore, who were seen carrying their small pet dog during their trip to the restaurant, made their red carpet debut at the Venice International Film Festival in September 2022.
With the air chilly and the temperature hovering between 30 degrees Fahrenheit and 40 degrees Fahrenheit, Fraser had his hands shoved into the pockets of his black jeans as he made his way from his parked vehicle toward the front doors.
He also wore a black T-shirt under a matching bomber jacket.
The Indianapolis, Indiana native also sported black sneakers and a brown baseball cap over his short dark brown hair.
During the short walk to the entrance, Moore had her hands full carrying her small brown furry dog in a briefcase slung over her shoulder.
Dressed in blue jeans with a tan sweater over a white T-shirt and brown shoes, the professional makeup artist and hairstylist also carried a white plastic bag in one hand and a small rug, apparently for her pet, in the other.
Completing her casual look, the Los Angeles native had her long blonde locks pulled back from her face and pulled back into a high ponytail.
The couple, who have been very private about their relationship, made their red carpet debut at the world premiere of The Whale at the 79th Venice International Film Festival last September.
But more importantly, Moore was by his side as he received an emotional six-minute standing ovation after the film’s screening.
Return to Glory: The afternoon outing comes on the heels of Fraser’s many Best Actor wins during awards season, including an Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards two weeks ago.
Golden moment: Fraser capped off his awards season breakthrough with his Oscar for his performance in The Whale; she has been seen bringing up her immersive moment at the Oscars on March 12
Support: Moore, a professional makeup artist and hairstylist, has been by Fraser’s side through every step of her epic comeback; are shown after he won the Oscar for Best Actor
In fact, she was equally touched by the gesture as tears of happiness welled up in her eyes at the Italian theater.
Fraser’s so-called comeback performance in The Whale has been acclaimed by fans and critics alike, resulting in no less than 10 Best Actor wins this past awards season, which includes his Oscar at the Academy Awards. Academy, along with the Australian Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (AACTA Awards) and Critics’ Choice Awards.
It also won at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, Toronto International Film Festival, AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, Satellite Awards, Women Film Critics Circle, Hollywood Critics Association Awards, Las Vegas Film Critics Society, and St. Louis Film Critics Association.
Many movie pundits have been calling The Whale Fraser’s comeback movie, considering he stepped out of the spotlight several years ago after being a leading man in Hollywood since the 1990s.
As it turns out, Fraser’s absence from Hollywood was partly due to various traumas he went through, including a divorce, the death of his mother, and health issues that resulted in several surgeries, including a partial knee replacement, a laminectomy, and a rope. vocal. surgery.
And then, in 2018, the actor confessed that the then president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Philip Berk, abused him in 2003 at the Beverly Hills Hotel after a luncheon organized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although Berk argued that it was all a joke, Fraser did not see it that way and was traumatized, according to collective culture.
In The Whale, Fraser had to go through a major transformation to play a 600-pound man named Charlie trying to reconnect with his 17-year-old daughter. The two parted ways after Charlie left his family for another man who later died. Charlie then went on to overeat out of grief and guilt that resulted in his current appearance.
Along with Fraser, the film also stars Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Samantha Morton, Ty Simpkins, and Sathya Sridharan.
Comeback Trace: The Whale is widely considered his ‘comeback movie’ having worked on just three films from 2014 to 2022; Pictured in a frame from The Whale