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Martin Freeman (II)


Martin Freeman is an English actor, 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 notable ... See full bio »

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  Breeders (TV Movie) (post-production)
 2019 Ode to Joy (post-production)
Charlie
 2018 To Provide All People (TV Movie)
Consultant Cardiologist
 2018 Black Panther
Everett K. Ross
 2017/I Cargo
Andy
 2017 The Dog with the Woman (Short)
Charlie
 2017/I Ghost Stories
Mike Priddle
 2016-2017 StartUp (TV Series)
Phil Rask
- Soul Proprietor (2017) ... Phil Rask
- Leverage (2017) ... Phil Rask
- Opportunity Cost (2017) ... Phil Rask
- Bleeding Edge (2017) ... Phil Rask
- Pivot (2017) ... Phil Rask
 2010-2017 Sherlock (TV Series)
Dr. John Watson
- The Final Problem (2017) ... Dr. John Watson
- The Lying Detective (2017) ... Dr. John Watson
- The Six Thatchers (2017) ... Dr. John Watson
- The Abominable Bride (2016) ... Dr. John Watson
- His Last Vow (2014) ... Dr. John Watson
 2016 Captain America: Civil War
Everett K. Ross
 2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Iain MacKelpie
 2015 Stick Man (TV Movie)
Stick Man (voice)
 2015 Toast of London (TV Series)
Martin Freeman
- Global Warming (2015) ... Martin Freeman
 2014-2015 Fargo (TV Series)
Lester Nygaard / Narrator
- The Castle (2015) ... Narrator (voice)
- Morton's Fork (2014) ... Lester Nygaard
- A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage (2014) ... Lester Nygaard
- The Heap (2014) ... Lester Nygaard
- Who Shaves the Barber? (2014) ... Lester Nygaard
 2015 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Reverend Parris / Paramount Executive
- Zero Vegetables (2015) ... Reverend Parris / Paramount Executive (voice)
 2015 Midnight of My Life (Short)
Steve Marriott
 2015 The Eichmann Show (TV Movie)
Milton Fruchtman
 2014 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Series)
Young Brian Pern
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Young Brian Pern
 2013 Saving Santa (Video)
Bernard D. Elf (voice)
 2013 The World's End
Oliver Chamberlain
 2013 Svengali
Don
 2012/I Animals
Albert
 2012 So You Want to Be a Pirate! (Video short)
The Pirate with a Scarf (voice)
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Pirate with a Scarf (voice)
 2011 The Voorman Problem (Short)
Doctor Williams
 2011 What's Your Number?
Simon Forrester
 2011 Swinging with the Finkels
Alvin Finkel
 2010 The Girl Is Mime (Short)
Clive Buckle
 2010 Wild Target
Hector Dixon
 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 The Old Curiosity Shop (TV Movie)
Mr. Codlin
 2007 Comedy Showcase (TV Series)
Greg Wilson
- Other People (2007) ... Greg Wilson
 2007 Nightwatching
Rembrandt van Rijn
 2007 Rubbish (Short)
Kevin
 2007 The All Together
Chris Ashworth
 2007 Lonely Hearts (Short)
The Pig (voice)
 2007 Hot Fuzz
Met Sergeant
 2007 The Good Night
Gary Shaller
 2007 Dedication
Jeremy
 2006 Long Hot Summer
Terry
 2006 Breaking and Entering
Sandy
 2006 Confetti
Matt
 2005 Round About Five (Short)
The Man
 2005 The Robinsons (TV Series)
Ed Robinson
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Ed Robinson
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Ed Robinson
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Ed Robinson
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Ed Robinson
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Ed Robinson
 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
 2004 Shaun of the Dead
Declan
 2001-2003 The Office (TV Series)
Tim Canterbury
- Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) ... Tim Canterbury
- Christmas Special: Part 1 (2003) ... Tim Canterbury
- Interview (2002) ... Tim Canterbury
- Charity (2002) ... Tim Canterbury
- Motivation (2002) ... Tim Canterbury
 2003 The Last King (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Shaftesbury
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Lord Shaftesbury
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Lord Shaftesbury
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Lord Shaftesbury
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Lord Shaftesbury
 2003 Margery and Gladys (TV Movie)
D.S. Stringer
 2003 Love Actually
John
 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 Lock, Stock... (TV Series)
Jaap
- ...And Spaghetti Sauce (2000) ... Jaap
 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
 1998 Faith No More: I Started a Joke (Video short)
 1997 This Life (TV Series)
Stuart
- Last Tango in Southwark (1997) ... Stuart
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
Craig Parnell
- Man Trap (1997) ... Craig Parnell
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Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not particularly affable in real life, I have to tell you. I've got that side to me, of course, but that's not all I am. See more »

Trivia:

The first single he bought was "Ghost Town" by The Specials. See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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