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      Martin Freeman

      Martin Freeman

      Highest Rated: 100% Rembrandt's J'Accuse (2008)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Sep 8, 1971

      Birthplace: Aldershot, Hampshire, England, UK

      With a knack for milking comedy gold out of awkward situations, English actor Martin Freeman became a mainstay on the BBC prior to expanding his work to international film. After a number of years spent paying his dues with minor parts, Freeman broke out as the prank-loving Tim Canterbury on Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's hit sitcom "The Office" (BBC 1/BBC 2, 2001-03). The increasingly popular actor jumped to the big screen, first with a supporting role in the ensemble romance "Love Actually" (2003), followed by the lead in the inspired adaptation of the cult classic novel "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (2005). An exceptionally prolific period followed, during which Freeman divided his time between television work and appearances in such films as the action-comedy "Hot Fuzz" (2007). The actor garnered more acclaim than ever before when he was cast in the role of Dr. John Watson on the modernized interpretation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic creation "Sherlock" (BBC 1, 2010- ) opposite Benedict Cumberbatch as the eccentric super-sleuth. Freeman's scored his biggest role yet as the diminutive Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (2012), the first in another trilogy based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Freeman continued his work in both comedy and drama, appearing in films ranging from war correspondent satire "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" (2016) to post-apocalyptic thriller "Cargo" (2017), while also appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) and "Black Panther" (2018) and gaining critical acclaim in the first series of crime anthology "Fargo" (FX 2015- ). While known for his comedic acumen, Freeman's everyman appeal and impressive range made him one of the more sought after British imports of his day.

      Highest rated movies

      Rembrandt's J'Accuse poster
      Rembrandt's J'Accuse
      Black Panther poster Black Panther Hot Fuzz poster Hot Fuzz Captain America: Civil War poster Captain America: Civil War The World's End poster The World's End Cargo poster Cargo Ghost Stories poster Ghost Stories Black Panther: Wakanda Forever poster Black Panther: Wakanda Forever




      84% 94% Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Everett Ross (Character) $453.8M 2022
      58% 44% A Christmas Carol Bob Cratchit (Voice) - 2020
      47% 65% Ode to Joy Charlie (Character) $17.0K 2019
      41% No Score Yet The Operative Thomas (Character) - 2019
      96% 79% Black Panther Everett K. Ross (Character) $700.2M 2018
      87% 66% Cargo Andy (Character) - 2017
      85% 59% Ghost Stories Mike Priddle (Character) $132.9K 2017
      90% 89% Captain America: Civil War Everett Ross (Character) $408.1M 2016
      68% 54% Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Iain MacKelpie (Character) $23.0M 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Midnight of My Life Steve Marriott (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet 66% Stick Man Stick Man (Voice) - 2015
      No Score Yet 55% The Eichmann Show Unknown (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eichmann Show Milton Fruchtmann (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry Narrator - 2015
      59% 74% The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Bilbo (Character) $255.1M 2014
      38% 0% Svengali Don (Character) - 2013
      17% 43% Saving Santa Bernard (Voice) - 2013
      74% 85% The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Bilbo Baggins (Character) $258.4M 2013
      89% 71% The World's End Oliver (Character) $26.0M 2013
      No Score Yet 62% Animals Albert (Character) - 2012
      64% 83% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Bilbo Baggins (Character) $303.0M 2012
      86% 69% The Pirates! Band of Misfits The Pirate With a Scarf (Voice) $375.9K 2012
      No Score Yet 78% The Pirates! An Adventure With Scientists Unknown (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 84% The Voorman Problem Dr. Williams (Character) - 2011
      23% 44% What's Your Number? Simon (Character) $14.0M 2011
      0% 20% Swinging With the Finkels Alvin Finkel (Character) - 2010
      33% 56% Wild Target Dixon (Character) $117.2K 2010
      48% 66% Nativity! Paul Maddens (Character) - 2009
      100% No Score Yet Rembrandt's J'Accuse Rembrandt van Rijn (Character) - 2008
      74% 62% Nightwatching Rembrandt van Rijn (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet 43% The Old Curiosity Shop Mr. Codlin (Character) - 2007
      40% 64% Dedication Jeremy (Character) $91.2K 2007
      30% 33% The Good Night Gary (Character) $22.2K 2007
      91% 89% Hot Fuzz Met Sergeant (Character) $23.6M 2007
      0% 21% The All Together Chris Ashworth (Character) - 2007
      57% 48% Confetti Matt (Character) $227.0K 2006
      34% 52% Breaking and Entering Sandy (Character) $929.0K 2006
      60% 65% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Arthur Dent (Character) $51.0M 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Round About Five Unknown (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet 72% Pride Fleck (Voice) - 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Call Register Unknown (Character) - 2004
      No Score Yet 71% The Debt Terry Ross (Character) - 2003
      64% 72% Love Actually John (Character) $59.4M 2003
      56% 54% Ali G Indahouse Ricky C (Character) - 2002


      94% 87% Breeders Paul (Character),
      Executive Producer
      100% 78% The Responder Chris Carson (Character) 2022
      No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2012-2013 2016-2018 2020 2022
      No Score Yet 22% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2020-2021
      No Score Yet 46% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2016 2021
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking Heads Graham (Character) 2020
      93% 81% A Confession DS Steve Fulcher (Character) 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast Guest 2018
      No Score Yet 87% Conan Guest 2018
      No Score Yet 89% StartUp FBI Financial Crimes Agent Phil Rask (Character) 2016-2017
      78% 82% Sherlock Watson (Character) 2010 2012 2014 2016-2017
      No Score Yet 41% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Masterpiece Mystery! Watson (Character) 2010 2014 2016
      No Score Yet 92% Robot Chicken Unknown (Guest Voice) 2015
      No Score Yet 48% Saturday Night Live Host 2014
      No Score Yet 59% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2014
      93% 84% Fargo Lester Nygaard (Character) 2014
      No Score Yet 100% The Colbert Report Guest 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
      33% No Score Yet Boy Meets Girl Danny Reed (Character) 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardware Unknown (Character) 2003-2004
      97% 87% The Office Tim Canterbury (Character) 2001-2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Casualty Ricky Beck (Character) 1998