Emmy Award Winner Martin Freeman is a well known face in the entertainment industry since his appearance in the series ‘The Office’. Likewise, he took up the role of Dr. Watson alongside Cumber batch in the hit series of 2010 ‘Sherlock’. His appearances in small roles ignited his passion for acting. He has done a lot of cameos in many films and shows.
Martin Freeman Facts:
Birth Name: Martin John Christopher Freeman
Birthday: September 8, 1971
Address: Hampshire, England
Profession: Film Actor
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 62 kg
Body Measurements: N/A
Children: Joe Freeman and Grace Freeman
Wife: Amanda Abbington
College/University: Brook lands College
Net worth: USD 15 million
Martin Freeman Family Life:
Born as the youngest child in the family, Freeman grew up in Aldershot, England. His parents, Geoffrey Freeman and Philomena Freeman divorced when he was just 10 years old. He attended Brook lands College to study media. His siblings are also into music and art. He became a husband when he married fellow actress Amanda Abbington in 2000. The couple has two children. Joseph Freeman is the first child born in 2006 and Grace Freeman is the second child born in 2008.
When he has spare time, he likes spending time with his family. His food choice is strictly vegetarian and he is a religious person. A Roman Catholic by religion, Freeman likes traveling out of his busy world. Apart from these things, he also takes interest in politics.
Martin Freeman Career Growth:
As a teenager, Freeman joined a theatre group which made him hone his acting interests. When he was 17 years, he decided to pursue a career as an actor. Recognized for his acting in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy as Bilbo Baggins, he has appeared in at least 18 TV Shows. He has been noted for his role in the sitcom ‘The Office’ which is regarded as his breakthrough role. Furthermore, he has appeared in the sitcom ‘Hardware’ and also many films like: All G Indahouse and Love Actually. He has been a known face since he starred in several comedy productions, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Galaxy’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’. Apart from his comedic appearances, he has appeared in dramatic production. In 2003, he appeared in ‘Charles II: The Power and The Passion’. His fame rose when he appeared in television series ‘Sherlock’ in 2010. The chemistry of Freeman and Cumber batch was appreciated by the viewers. Following the success of ‘Sherlock’, he was casted by the director of ‘The Hobbit’, Peter Jackson. His recent films include: HIV: The Musical, Wild Target, Saving Santa.
Martin Freeman Net Worth:
Actor Freeman has an estimated net worth of USD 15 million. Although his monthly salary is not disclosed, he earns a significant amount from his acting career.
Martin Freeman Awards and Achievements:
Freeman has nabbed numerous awards and received nominations during his acting career. During his career, he achieved recognition for starring in major film productions. For his role in ‘Sherlock’, he receives Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014. He received the BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actor in Sherlock in 2011. He has won the Stella Awards in 2014, Gold Derby TV Awards in 2011. Furthermore, he received nominations twice in Emmy Awards, BAFTA Awards and Golden Globe Award.
Martin Freeman Contributions:
A native of England, Freeman has done many charity works. He took part in a charity cricket match for raising money during the Christchurch Earthquake. He also appeared in a party election broadcast for the Labor Party. Active in social media like: Twitter and Instagram, Freeman has gained a lot of fans. More information on him can be fetched from Wiki and IMDb.