Martin Freeman

1971 - Today

Martin Freeman

Martin John Christopher Freeman (born 8 September 1971) is an English actor and comedian, known for portraying Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy (2012–2014), Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office (2001–2003), Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock (2010–2017), and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo (2014). His other notable film roles include the romantic comedy Love Actually (2003), the comic science-fiction film The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), the semi-improvised comedy Nativity! (2009), the comedic Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy (2004–2013), most prominently in the sci-fi comedy The World's End (2013), and his portrayal of Everett K. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Freeman has received more than 9,808,708 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,104th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 9.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.83

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Martin Freeman ranks 1,095 out of 8,832Before him are Buck Henry, David Morse, Dorothy Malone, Jonathan Hyde, Victoria Abril, and Michael Rooker. After him are Wes Studi, Kelly Lynch, Ernst Busch, Stephen Lang, Karin Dor, and Lionel Stander.

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Among people born in 1971, Martin Freeman ranks 29Before him are Kim Jong-nam, Jacques Villeneuve, Unai Emery, Shannen Doherty, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Princess Märtha Louise of Norway. After him are Henrik Larsson, Hakan Şükür, Thalía, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Sofia Coppola, and Selena.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Martin Freeman ranks 1,310 out of 5,347Before him are John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713), Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia (1945), Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766), Adrian Smith (1957), Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), and Thomas Browne (1605). After him are Ed Sheeran (1991), Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1623), Jethro Tull (1674), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Adrian Lyne (1941), and Charles Rolls (1877).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Martin Freeman ranks 167Before him are Edward Fox (1937), Tom Hiddleston (1981), Roddy McDowall (1928), Anthony Daniels (1946), Robert Shaw (1927), and Honor Blackman (1925). After him are Brenda Blethyn (1946), Greer Garson (1904), Stephen Fry (1957), James McAvoy (1979), Vinnie Jones (1965), and Steven Berkoff (1937).