Martin Freeman Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Martin John Christopher Freeman

Nick Name

Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Aldershot, Hampshire, England

Nationality

English

Education

Martin went to Salesian School, Chertsey and later to Brooklands College in Weybridge, Surrey to study media.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Geoffrey Freeman (Naval Officer) (Died of a heart attack)
  • Mother – Philomena (née Norris)
  • Siblings – Tim Freeman (Older Brother) (Musician), Benedict Freeman (Older Brother), Jamie Freeman (Older Brother), Laura Freeman (Older Sister)
  • Others – Leonard Freeman (Grandfather) (Medic)

Manager

Martin is repped by these agencies –

  • United Talent Agency – United States
  • CAM – London, England

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Martin Freeman dated –

  1. Amanda Abbington (2000-2016) – Martin met actress Amanda Abbington on the set of Channel 4’s Men Only in 2000. They started dating and later had two children together, son Joe (b. 2006) and daughter Grace (b. 2008). In December 2016, it was publicly announced that the couple had separated.
Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington
Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English and Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Blue eyes
  • He often clears his throat
Martin Freeman during an after party celebrating the Gala Night performance of "Richard III" in July 2014
Martin Freeman during an after party celebrating the Gala Night performance of “Richard III” in July 2014

Brand Endorsements

In 2004, he did a voiceover for the Vauxhall Motors commercial.

He has also been seen in commercials for Marks & Spencer department stores, super noodles, Heineken, etc.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

Playing Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit film trilogy in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Martin is also known for playing Tim Canterbury in the BBC’s mockumentary sitcom series The Office from 2001 to 2003, and as Dr. John Watson in the BBC’s crime drama series Sherlock.

First Film

In 1998, Martin was seen in the short film I Just Want to Kiss You for his role as Frank.

First TV Show

In 1997, Martin played the role as Craig Parnell in the ITV’s police procedural series The Bill in just one episode.

Personal Trainer

Martin is a vegetarian. In December 2012, during the premiere of The Hobbit, he showed us his slim trim body. Though, it is not known what exercise methods and diet changes he employed to shed weight.

Martin Freeman Favorite Things

  • Technology Piece – Record Player
  • Musical – West Side Story (1989)
  • Bands – The Bees, The Coral, The Zutons, Super Furry Animals

SourceThe Guardian, Metro

Martin Freeman at the premiere of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot at on March 1, 2016
Martin Freeman at the premiere of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot at on March 1, 2016

Martin Freeman Facts

  1. Martin had two dogs of dachshund breed, named, Archie and Jodie.
  2. He does not drive a car.
  3. He does not like the fact that our life is more computerized than mechanized.
  4. In 2011, he played a charity cricket match in order to raise money for the Christchurch earthquake victims.
  5. While young, he suffered from asthma.
  6. For his “dodgy leg”, he underwent a hip surgery when young.
  7. At 17, he finally decided to become an actor after joining a youth theater group at the age of 15.
  8. He once compiled an album for Motown.
  9. Martin’s first single which he ever bought was “Ghost Town” by The Specials.
  10. Martin is good friends with actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
  11. Martin is not on social media.

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