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Martin John Christopher Freeman is the English actor who plays John Watson in Sherlock. In 2011, he won a BAFTA TV for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Sherlock.[1]

John in Love Actually, Tim Canterbury in the BBC's Golden Globe-winning comedy The Office, Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Known for

Freeman's most notable roles other than John Watson are Tim Canterbury in The Office (UK), Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, Lester Nygard or the Narrator in the TV series Fargo, John in Love Actually and Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,

He is also known in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Everett K. Ross, whom he has appeared in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, 2018’s Black Panther, and the unreleased Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. He is also set to be in the undated Marvel Disney+ show Secret Invasion.

Awards

  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (2019)
  • MTV Movie and TV Award for Best Hero (2013)
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie (2014)
  • Empire Award for Best Actor (2013)
  • British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actor (2011)

Appearances

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References

  1. Plunkett, John and Halliday, Josh (2011-05-22). "BBC's Sherlock wins best drama award at Baftas". The Guardian.
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