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Martin Freeman (II)


Martin Freeman is an English actor, best known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010) and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo (2014). His other ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017/I Cargo (post-production)
Andy
 2017 The Dog with the Woman (Short) (completed)
Charlie
 2017 Ghost Stories (post-production)
Mike Priddle
 2016 StartUp (TV Series)
Phil Rask
- Buyout (2016) ... Phil Rask
- Valuation (2016) ... Phil Rask
- Bootstrapped (2016) ... Phil Rask
- Angel Investor (2016) ... Phil Rask
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Iain MacKelpie
 2015 Stick Man (TV Short)
Stick Man (voice)
 2014-2015 Fargo (TV Series)
Lester Nygaard / Narrator
- The Castle (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Heap (2014) ... Lester Nygaard
 2015 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Reverend Parris
- Zero Vegetables (2015) ... Reverend Parris (voice)
 2015 Midnight of My Life (Short)
Steve Marriott
 2015 The Eichmann Show (TV Movie)
Milton Fruchtman
 2013 Saving Santa (Video)
Bernard D. Elf (voice)
 2013 Svengali
Don
 2012/I Animals
Albert
 2010 The Girl Is Mime (Short)
Clive Buckle
 2009 Nativity!
Paul Maddens
 2009 HIV: The Musical (Short)
James McKenzie
 2009 Micro Men (TV Movie)
Chris Curry
 2009 Boy Meets Girl (TV Mini-Series)
Danny Reed
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Danny Reed
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Danny Reed
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Danny Reed
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Danny Reed
 2009 Svengali (TV Movie)
Boss
 2008 Rembrandt's J'Accuse...! (Documentary)
Rembrandt
 2007 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Greg Wilson
- Other People (2007) ... Greg Wilson
 2007 Rubbish (Short)
Kevin
 2007 The All Together
Chris Ashworth
 2007 Lonely Hearts (Short)
The Pig (voice)
 2007 Dedication
Jeremy
 2006 Long Hot Summer
Terry
 2006 Breaking and Entering
Sandy
 2006 Confetti
Matt
 2005 Round About Five (Short)
The Man
 2005 Not Tonight with John Sergeant (TV Movie)
 2005 Blake's Junction 7 (Short)
Vila
 2004 Call Register (Short)
Kevin
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Fleck (voice)
 2003-2004 Hardware (TV Series)
Mike
- Celebrity (2004) ... Mike
- Tony Two-Ways (2004) ... Mike
- Loser (2004) ... Mike
- Nude (2004) ... Mike
- Big Foot (2004) ... Mike
 2003 Margery and Gladys (TV Movie)
D.S. Stringer
 2003 The Debt (TV Movie)
Terry Ross
 2002 Linda Green (TV Series)
Matt
- Easy Come, Easy Go (2002) ... Matt
 2002 Helen West (TV Series)
DC Stone
- A Clear Conscience (2002) ... DC Stone
- Shadow Play (2002) ... DC Stone
- Deep Sleep (2002) ... DC Stone
 2002 Ali G Indahouse
Ricky C
 2001 Fancy Dress (Short)
Pirate
 2001 World of Pub (TV Series)
Sergeant / Chef #2 / Man with Michael Caine Portal / ...
- Caine (2001) ... Chef #2 / Man with Michael Caine Portal / Toast-Hating Customer / ...
- Sixties (2001) ... Swinging Guy / Man in Bed / Sergeant / ...
- Bookshop (2001) ... Sergeant / Poetry Fan / Whispering Customer #4 / ...
- Drink (2001) ... Sport Bar Customer #1
- Queen (2001) ... Vicious Sid / Sergeant / La-Di-Da Dennis
 2001 Men Only (TV Movie)
Jamie
 2000 Black Books (TV Series)
Doctor
- Cooking the Books (2000) ... Doctor
 2000 The Low Down
Solomon
 2000 Bruiser (TV Series)
Roger / Gary / Clowning Man / ...
- Touchy Pants (2000) ... Grieving Friend / Australian Playboy / Poison Shopkeeper / ...
- Get Me Roger Slippers (2000) ... Hardware Shop Assistant / Carlo - Pimp / Secret Agent / ...
- Nutty Puppet Mayhem ... Spy / Taunting Builder / Tony / ...
- Love Golf ... Paranoid Man / Office Worker / Man - Well-Wishing Cyclist Sketch / ...
- Putchek's Revenge ... Secret Agent / Office Prankster / Dave / ...
 1998 I Just Want to Kiss You (Short)
Frank
 1998 Picking up the Pieces (TV Series)
Brendan
- Episode #1.7 (1998) ... Brendan
 1998 Casualty (TV Series)
Ricky Beck
- She Loved the Rain (1998) ... Ricky Beck
 1997 This Life (TV Series)
Stuart
- Last Tango in Southwark (1997) ... Stuart
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Alan Reed
- Man Trap (1997) ... Alan Reed
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Other Works:

Advertising campaign for menswear at Marks & Spencer department stores with Jimmy Carr and Bob Mortimer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 3 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

Sherlock (2010) is one of the biggest things I will do, ever - we could never have predicted that level of insanity around the series. See more »

Trivia:

Has appeared with Bill Nighy in Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Hot Fuzz (2007), Wild Target (2010), Love Actually (2003) and The World's End (2013). He and Nighy have also both played hobbits. Nighy played "Sam Gamgee" opposite Ian Holm's "Frodo" in the BBC Radio drama of "The Lord of the Rings". Freeman plays the younger version of Holm's "Bilbo" in The ... See more »

Trademark:

Known for his willful attempts to make each and every take different See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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