Kathie Lee & Hoda: Kelsey Grammer Interview
For 20 years he got into people’s heads and hearts as the hilarious psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, but Kelsey Grammer has taken on a more serious role as the mayor of Chicago. Kathie Lee and Hoda were joined by Grammer as he discussed his show, Boss, his new daughter and marriage. The second season of Boss premiers on August 17 2012 on Starz.
Kelsey Grammer: Boss Review
Kelsey Grammer won the Golden Globe for his betrayal of the ruthless Tom Kane, a man trying to keep a tight grip on his power while battling an incurable disease in secret. Kathie Lee said he is so brilliant in this and it is something she lived through with her father. Hoda said his character is very interesting and is not a nice guy. Kelsey said he is trying to find his humanity, in some way. He does kill his advisor who gave him bad advice.
Kathie Lee said it is very Shakespearean in its tone and Kelsey said it is and it was deliberate. He said they wanted to find a way to frame an epic tragedy in modern culture. It is not really about politics. He said politics is more predictable, but what becomes more interesting is human behavior.
Kelsey Grammer: Marriage and His New Daughter
Kelsey Grammer and his wife, Kayte Walsh, recently had their first child together, a baby girl named Faith. Kathie Lee said is this it for you and is this is the woman of your dreams? Kelsey said yes this is it. It isn’t about wealth and it is about quality of life. he said his daughter is great and you get to know them instantly when you look at them. She is a kind person and she is not an angry person, but she is impatient.