John Bradley (English Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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John Bradley Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight85 kg
Date of BirthSeptember 15, 1988
Zodiac SignVirgo
GirlfriendBex

John Bradley is an English actor best known as Samwell Tarly, Jon Snow’s friend, from the fantasy fiction adventure series, Game of Thrones. He also has some experience as a drummer and a stand-up comedian. John has been cast in a variety of TV shows and movies including American Satan, Borgia, Merlin, The Last Dragonslayer, and Shameless. He also has a huge social media fan base with more than 800k followers on Instagram and over 60k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

John Bradley West

Nick Name

John

John Bradley at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones'
John Bradley at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Wythenshawe, Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Residence

He resides in the United Kingdom.

Nationality

English

Education

John Bradley was a student at St Paul’s Roman Catholic High School. Then, he graduated with a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies from Loreto College in 2007.

Later, he attended the Manchester School of Theatre from where he graduated with a BA (Hons.) in Acting in 2010.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Drummer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – He has a sister who is 13 years older than him.

Manager

John Bradley is represented by –

  • Shepherd Management, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom
  • United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

John Bradley has dated –

  1. Bex – He is in a relationship with journalist, host, and writer, Bex. They often share their pictures on social media and can also be spotted together during events.
John Bradley and Hannah Murray at the San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones' in July 2015
John Bradley and Hannah Murray at the San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ in July 2015 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde (Natural)

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Innocent looks
  • Sports a beard

Brand Endorsements

John Bradley has not endorsed any brand yet.

John Bradley as seen while speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones'
John Bradley as seen while speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Religion

John Bradley was raised in a Catholic household.

Best Known For

  • Having been cast in various shows like Game of Thrones (from 2011) as Samwell Tarly, Borgia (2011) as Giovanni di Lorenzo de’ Medici, Merlin (2012) as Tyr Seward, and Shameless (2012) as Wesley
  • Appearing in a number of movies like Traders (2015) as Vernon Stynes, Man Up (2015) as Andrew, The Last Dragonslayer (2016) as Gordon (adult), American Satan (2017) as Ricky Rollins, and Patient Zero (2018) as Scooter

First Film

He made his first theatrical film appearance as Austrian Prince in the historical romantic drama, Anna Karenina, adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s distinguished novel of the same name, in 2012. However, John Bradley was not credited for his role.

He made his first credited theatrical film appearance as Fan in Pub in the British-American action comedy, Grimsby, in 2016.

First TV Show

John Bradley made his first TV show appearance as Samwell Tarly in an episode, titled Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things, of the widely popular fantasy fiction adventure drama series, Game of Thrones, in 2011.

John Bradley Favorite Things

  • Movies – 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Godfather Part II (1974), Raining Stones (1993), This Is Spinal Trap (1984), The Producers (1968)
  • Actor – Stephen Dillane

SourceTIME, Rotten Tomatoes

John Bradley as seen at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International for 'Game of Thrones'
John Bradley as seen at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

John Bradley Facts

  1. He secured the part of Samwell Tarly in Game of Thrones just after auditioning for the first time after graduating from drama school.
  2. His character, Samwell Tarly, on Game of Thrones has become one of the fan favorites.
  3. George R. R. Martin, the author of the epic fantasy novel, A Song of Ice and Fire, which has been the primary source of the fantasy fiction adventure series, Game of Thrones, has said that if he were on the show, he would have played the same character as John Bradley.
  4. His best friend is Tom Smith and John is also the godfather of Tom’s son, Joshua Joseph Smith.
  5. He has supported the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.
  6. He voiced Apprentice Marten Webb in the video game World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth in 2018.
  7. He is a major Manchester United fan.
  8. Follow John Bradley on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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