Over the past five years, the name of the actor Martin Freeman (photos can be seen in the article) became known worldwide.English actor ascended to fame for his role as John Watson in the series of the British television channel BBC "Sherlock."
Martin Freeman: early career
British actor born on September 8, 1971 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England.The family of a naval officer, in which Freeman was born, Martin was the youngest child, in addition to three older sons and only daughter.However, his father died early, when Martin was only 10 years old.The actor was obedient and restrained child.The school theater performed 15 years.After the middle of the Roman Catholic school next Watson went to London to the famous Central School, teaching the basics of dramatic art and elocution.By the way, the brothers Martin also chose a profession in one way or another connected with the art.Acting career began in 1997 with a small role in the famous TV series "Midsomer Murders."
cameo in a more or less popular British TV show - that's where Freeman began.Martin has a rather rustic and unremarkable appearance, so it is not exactly shine starring screen macho and tough guys.In a career of actor appears and participated in several short films.He shone in such series as "catastrophe", "This Life", "Black Books" and others.The first role in the movie, even though the TV movie was in 2000.The project was called "men only" and he was released the next, 2001.Noteworthy is the fact that this film was a milestone in the life of the actor, on the set because he met the love of his life and his future wife, Amanda Abbington.However, the first major work in the filmography of Martin was the role of Tim Canterbury in the comedy series "Office", which came out on TV BBC from 2001 to 2003.This extraordinary TV show was highly appreciated by both the audience and critics alike.Martin Freeman was even noted nominations for several prestigious awards, but the reward was never received.
career to "Sherlock»
After a successful "Office" in the career of Martin was a small decline.The roles were minor or lackluster.Among the works of the period, which starred actor can be identified tragicomedy "Love Actually" with a fairly eminent actors in the lead roles.Enough important role of Lord Shaftesbury Freeman played in the dramatic mini-series of the same BBC called "The Last King."Even it was also not particularly noteworthy "Paid," "Shaun of the Dead" and the TV series "Weapons."But in 2005, Martin Freeman played the main character, Arthur Dent, a certain fi comedy "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."The tape was the cash, grossed over one hundred million dollars.This work can be accurately considered a great breakthrough in the filmography of the actor.Although after her until 2010 the major roles have been reported.Freeman noted in the dramatic thriller "The Invasion" (2006), where he played on the same site with stars such as Jude Law and Juliette Binoche, as well as in the action comedy "Hot Fuzz" (2007).In the same year he published a biographical drama about the life of Rembrandt and the history of his masterpiece "The Night Watch", which starring Freeman.Martin was really convincing in this manner, but the awards at film festivals awarded screenwriter and director Peter Greenaway painting.And in 2008 at a film festival in Korea have shown a continuation of the picture, only the performance of a documentary titled "Rembrandt.I blame".
Two key role
In 2010, the Air Force launched air adapted to the modern history of the legendary detective Holmes.The role of friend and teammate was Freeman.Martin was awarded the prestigious British Bafta award for the role in 2011.Although the creators of the project enough of hardship and looking for an actor for the role of Watson, yet eventually they admitted that the choice was perfect.After the first season, Martin poured interesting offers in abundance.The creator of the cult trilogy "The Lord of the Rings" Peter Jackson before the start of the general casting was sure Bilbo Begginsa during the adventure of his youth in "The Hobbit" has to play is Martin Freeman.Filmography actor in 2012 supplemented by three whole adventure blockbuster "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", as well as the continuation of "Smaug Wasteland" (2013) and "The Battle of Five Armies" (2014).For the role of a young Begginsa Martin has also received many awards.
Due to the busy schedule of filming of "The Hobbit" actor even could hardly find the time to continue the "Sherlock."And although the proposals have Freeman was rife, and very little time, in 2013 he agreed to film the sequel, "Hot Fuzz", entitled "The World's End."In 2016 he released the long-awaited fourth season of "Sherlock", and even Martin enters the kinovselennuyu Marvel.However, while it is not known who will play Freeman in the movie "The First Avenger: Civil War."