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|Born||September 8, 1971
Aldershot, Hampshire, England
|Parents||James Norman Hiddleston
|Awards||BAFTA Best Supporting Actor for Sherlock (2011)|
Martin John C. Freeman (born 8 September 1971) is an English actor. His most famous roles include Tim Canterbury in The Office, John in Love Actually, Arthur Dent in the film adaptation of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Dr. Watson in Sherlock, and Paul Maddens in Nativity! He played the role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's three-part adaptation of The Hobbit.