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David Bradley Biography

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Date of Birth 1942-04-17
Nationality English
Profession Actor
Working for President of Second Thoughts Drama Group
Ethnicity White
Education at Catholic St George's Secondary Modern School
Name on Birth David John Bradley
Address York, Yorkshire, England
Place of Birth York, Yorkshire, England

David John Bradley is an English film actor, best known for playing a role of Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film series and Walder Frey in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Despite of his successful film career he is also an established stage actor with a career that includes a Laurence Olivier Award for his role in a production of King lear. Other acting credits include the BBC series Our Friends in the North, the ITV series Broadchurch, for which he won the best supporting actor award at the 2014 British Academy Television Awards, and the films Hot Fuzz and Captain America: The First Avenger. In 2013, Bradley portrayed William Hartnell, the actor who played the First Doctor, in the Doctor Who drama An Adventure in Space and Time.

David Bradley was born on 17 April in York, Yorkshire, England. There he attended the Catholic St George's Secondary Modern School to pursue his education degree. At his school he was a member of the choir. There he first performed on stage in musical productions as a member of a youth club and with the Rowntree Youth Theatre. Upon leaving school he completed a five-year apprenticeship with the optical instruments maker Cooke, Troughton & Simms and he remained with the firm until 1966 when he moved to London to train as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Bradley joined the Royal Shakespeare Company and performed at Laurence Olivier's Royal National Theatre in 1971. He appeared in the Royal National Theatre's 1997 production of The Homecoming, as well as productions of The Caretaker at Sheffield Theatres and the Tricycle Theatre from 2006 to 2007. Bradley starred as Jake in the BBC comedy series Wild West (TV series). He played fictional Labour Member of Parliament Eddie Wells in the 1996 award-winning BBC Two serial Our Friends in the North. In 1996, he appeared as gangster Alf Black in Band of Gold. In 1998, he appeared in the BBC adaptation of Vanity Fair as the miserly Sir Pitt Crawley, and Our Mutual Friend as the villainous Rogue Riderhood. Other television appearances include the 2001 series The Way We Live Now, directed by David Yates, who would work with Bradley five years later on the Harry Potter films. Bradley acted in the 2004 musical drama serial Blackpool on BBC One. He appeared in the 2005 BBC drama Mr. Harvey Lights a Candle, playing the part of a morose coach driver who takes an unruly party of pupils on a trip to Salisbury Cathedral, and the 2006 BBC drama Sweeney Todd. Bradley appeared in the 2002 film Nicholas Nickleby, and had a small role in the 2007 comedy film Hot Fuzz as a farmer that illegally hoards weapons.

In 2009, Bradley appeared as an animal rights activist in the popular BBC drama Ashes to Ashes, and appeared in BBC's The Street later that year. Bradley portrayed Will Somers, Henry VIII's court fool, in an episode of the Showtime series The Tudors in 2009. In 2010, he appeared in the film Another Year, which earned him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor from the London Film Critics Circle Awards. In 2011, and again in 2013, Bradley appeared as Lord Walder Frey in the HBO series Game of Thrones.

It was announced in January 2013 that Bradley had been cast as actor William Hartnell in An Adventure in Space and Time, a BBC docudrama about the creation of Doctor Who in 1963. The special aired in November 2013, adding to the buildup to the 50th anniversary episode of Doctor Who later that month. At present Bradley serves as the President of Second Thoughts Drama Group, which performs in and around Stratford-upon-Avon. He is an avid fan of Aston Villa and York City. On 17 July 2012, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from University of Warwick.

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