Updated: Nov 14, 2022
Birthday: 8th September
Martin Freeman is an English actor. Among other accolades, he has won an Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
Freeman's most notable roles are that of Tim Canterbury in the mockumentary series The Office (2001–2003), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama series Sherlock (2010–2017), Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), and Lester Nygaard in the first season of the dark comedy-crime drama series Fargo (2014). He has also appeared in films including the sci-fi comedy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), the semi-improvised comedy Nativity! (2009), and as Everett K. Ross in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films Captain America: Civil War (2016), Black Panther (2018) and the upcoming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022).
BAFTA AWARD NOMINATIONS: 3 WINS: 1
2012 - Best Supporting TV Actor: SHERLOCK
2011 - WINNER: Best Supporting TV Actor: SHERLOCK
2004 - Best Comedy TV Actor: THE OFFICE
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS: 1
2015 - Best TV Actor: FARGO
How do you rate Martin Freeman's films?
Wednesday 16th November, Drama, 8:00pm
A terrified client claims his father was killed by a monstrous creature stalking the wilds of Dartmoor, so Holmes and Watson head to the countryside to investigate. But what seemed like mere fantasy back in Baker Street proves a very different prospect when the duo look into an ultra-secret army base at the edge of the moor. Benedict Cumberbatch and Freeman in this adaptation of Conan Doyle's most famous Sherlock Holmes story, The Hound of the Baskervilles, with Russell Tovey (The Job Lot), Amelia Bullmore (Scott & Bailey) and Clive Mantle (Casualty).
FILM: Wild Target (2010)
Freeman stars with Emily Blunt, in this British hitman comedy.
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FILMS: The Hobbit Trilogy (2012 - 2014)
Euan (Age 12) - ★★★★
"The films as usual are different but good. In my opinion, watch the films first."
Freeman stars as Bilbo Baggins!
Read our reviews HERE
FILM: Black Panther (2018)
Freeman is currently in cinemas in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and you can catch the first movie on Disney+
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