Fraser at 12 Bar Club London, 4 July 2012
|Born||Robert Hugh Fraser
21 April 1980
Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK
|Known for||The Pirate Queen
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall
Robert Hugh "Hadley" Fraser (born 21 April 1980) is an English stage actor. He made his West End debut as Marius in Les Misérables. He also originated the role of Tiernan in the Broadway show The Pirate Queen.
Life and career
Hadley 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.
His West End and other British credits include Les Misérables as Marius, Grantaire, and Javert, Assassins, Longitude (Greenwich), The Far Pavilions, Putting It Together (Harrogate Theatres), The Shaughraun, and Pacific Overtures, Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Savoy Theatre, 2004), Peter Pan (Savoy Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Royal & Derngate). 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 Fantasticks.
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. Hadley has written music for a band called "Sheytoons" with Ramin, including "Heading West" and "Driftwood."
Fraser appeared in the film adaptation of Les Misérables, as the Army General of the National Guard.
In October 2013, he became engaged to actress Rosalie Craig.
In December 2013, he played Tullus Aufidius in Donmar Warehouse's adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Coriolanus, alongside Tom Hiddleston as Caius Martius Coriolanus.
On August 21, 2014, Fraser made public a pre-release of his first EP, "Just Let Go" via social media. The album has a general release on August 25, 2014 as a digital download.
|2006||Doctor Who||Gareth||TV series (Army of Ghosts)|
|2009-2010||The Fresh Beat Band||Reed||TV series - 13 episodes|
|2010||The Lost Tribe||Chris|
|2010||Les Misérables in Concert||Grantaire||Live concert at The O2|
|2011||Phantom of the Opera||Viscount Raoul de Chagny||Live adaptation of the musical|
|2012||Les Misérables||National Guardsman|
|2014||Coriolanus||Tullus Aufidius||National Theatre Live|
|2014||Pompidou||Maitre D'||TV series|
|2002–03||Les Misérables||Marius Pontmercy||Palace Theatre (West End debut)|
|2003–04||Peter Pan||Curly||Savoy Theatre|
|2003–04||The Pirates of Penzance||Frederic||Savoy Theatre|
|2004||The Shaughraun||Captain Molineaux||Abbey Theatre, Dublin|
|2004||Putting It Together||Young Man||Harrogate Theatre|
|2005||The Far Pavilions||Ashton Pelham-Martyn||Shaftesbury Theatre|
|2005||Longitude||William Harrison||Greenwich Theatre|
|2006||Assassins||John Wilkes Booth||Sheffield Crucible|
|2006||Pacific Overtures||Kayama Yasaemon||Leicester Haymarket|
|2006||My Fair Lady||Freddy Eynsford-Hill||Larnaca Amphitheatre, Cyprus|
|2006-07||The Pirate Queen||Tiernan||Cadillac Palace, Chicago & Broadway|
|2007||The Last Five Years||Jamie||Theatre Aspen, Colorado|
|2009||A Christmas Carol||Bob Cratchit||Birmingham REP|
|2010||The Fantasticks||El Gallo||Duchess Theatre|
|2010||Les Misérables in Concert||Grantaire||O2 Arena|
|2011||Phantom of the Opera||Viscount Raoul de Chagny||Royal Albert Hall|
|2011–12||Les Misérables||Javert||Queen's Theatre|
|2013||The Pajama Game||Sid Sorokin||Chichester Minerva Theatre|
|2013||The Machine||Garry Kasparov||M.I.F. & Park Avenue Armoury, NYC|
|2013-14||Coriolanus||Tullus Aufidius||Donmar Warehouse|
|2014-15||City of Angels||Stine||Donmar Warehouse|
- Official site updated June 2012
- Hadley Fraser at the Internet Broadway Database
- Hadley Fraser at the Internet Movie Database
- Fresh Face: Hadley Fraser