Kelsey Grammer Recovering After 'Mild Heart Attack'

by | 03 June 2008

Actor Kelsey Grammer is recuperating after suffering a mild heart attack, according to his spokesman.

The Frasier star had been paddle-boarding off the coast of Hawaii, where he has a second home, when he experienced chest pains on May 31st.

The 53-year-old is now "resting comfortably" after being admitted to an undisclosed hospital, said his spokesman Stan Rosenfield.

Rosenfield told Star magazine the former Cheers actor had been paddle-boarding off the Kona coast of Hawaii's Big Island with his wife Camille when he experienced cardiovascular symptoms.

He was admitted to hospital where "it was determined that he had a mild heart attack".

"Kelsey is doing fine now and he will be going home tomorrow," Rosenfield added.

Grammer played Dr Frasier Crane for two decades on Cheers and in eight series of Frasier, as well as voicing the villainous Sideshow Bob on The Simpsons.

Though his success as the psychiatrist saw him becoming, at one point, the highest paid actor on US television, his latest series has not been so successful.

His Fox sitcom Back to You, in which Grammer played a lascivious anchorman, was cancelled after one season.


03/06/2008 11:33:34


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