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Fred Savage

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Host Biography

Fred Savage can most recently be seen starring as Max in Netflix's upcoming original series Friends from College, which is currently filming its second season. He can also be seen hosting Child Support, the studio-based series from Banijay Studios North America featuring adult contestants, and interactions between comic Ricky Gervais and a group of five children between the ages of 6 and 9. In 2015, he starred as "Stewart Sanderson," opposite Rob Lowe, on FOX's critically acclaimed comedy The Grinder.

Starting out in commercials in Chicago, Savage's acting career has included such feature films as Vice Versa, The Princess Bride and Austin Powers in Goldmember. On television, he is perhaps best known for a six-year run as Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years, a role that earned him several accolades and awards, including two Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Behind the camera, Savage has produced and directed more than 100 episodes of both comedic and dramatic episodic television, for which he has earned four Directors Guild Award nominations. He has served as producer and director on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as well as the AFI-honored Party Down, Best Friends Forever and Garfunkel and Oates. His episodic work includes Modern Family, 2 Broke Girls and The Goldbergs. Additionally, Savage has helmed successful commercial campaigns for clients such as Verizon, Farmers Insurance, Realtor.com and Honda. He can also be heard as the voice of Honda in its television and radio campaigns.

Savage currently resides in Los Angeles.

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