Martin Freeman

English actor

Martin John Christopher Freeman (born 8 September 1971) is an English actor. His most famous roles include Tim Canterbury in The Office, John in Love Actually, Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Dr. Watson in Sherlock, and Paul Maddens in Nativity! He played the role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's three-part adaptation of The Hobbit.

Martin Freeman
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Born (1971-09-08) 8 September 1971 (age 51)
Spouse(s)Amanda Abbington (2000-2016)
ChildrenSon and daughter
Parent(s)Geoffrey Freeman (dead)
Philomena (née Norris)
AwardsBAFTA Best Supporting Actor for Sherlock (2011)

Early lifeEdit

Freeman was born in Aldershot, Hampshire. He went to Salesian School.[1]


  1. "Martin Freeman: No ordinary Bilbo Baggins". The Independent. 30 November 2012.

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