Martin Freeman Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


28th August 2014

Quote: "I got a text from my American agent. She said, 'You've just won'. I thought, 'Ah, very, very nice'. And then I went back to sleep." British actor Martin Freeman did not celebrate his win at the Emmys on Monday night (25Aug14). Freeman was named Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role in Tv show Sherlock but he did not attend the ceremony in Los Angeles.


19th November 2012

Quote: "I live in a big house and I clearly have more money than anybody in the history of my family and that's afforded me more choices. I've got a map on my wall of Victorian London that cost 6.5 grand (thousand pounds), so why, if someone from my family needed something that was life or death, would I not spend my money on that?" Actor Martin Freeman has spent $10,300 (£6,500) on an old map of London. The Love Actually star purchased the Victorian street chart to adorn a wall at his luxury home in Hertfordshire, England, and he isn't apologising for for his extravagant spending.


23rd February 2012

Fact: A YouTube.com series featuring appearances by Lord Of The Rings actor Martin Freeman and '80s pop star Boy George is set to be turned into a big screen movie. Svengali, written by and starring actor Johnny Owen, follows a man from Wales who travels to London with dreams of managing the best band in the world. The independent film adaptation will begin production in London next week (begs27Feb12).


2nd January 2012

Quote: "I think he's had sex. I'm not sure. I'm trying to convince Peter to write that scene in." Martin Freeman jokes about persuading director Peter Jackson to include a Bilbo Baggins sex scene in the Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit.


12th February 2011

Quote: "There are some bits of bad luck associated with it. We're all very optimistic about it." British actor Martin Freeman brushes off reports the upcoming The Hobbit film is doomed after a series of setbacks. Most recently the movie's director Peter Jackson has delayed filming while undergoing surgery for a perforated ulcer.


26th October 2010

Quote: "Absolutely, 100 per cent. I'm a huge fan of his. I love him in The Office and Love Actually." The Hobbit's former director Guillermo Del Toro is convinced British actor Martin Freeman is the perfect choice to play the lead role in the movie.


7th May 2008

Quote: "I meet people and they say, 'Are you Tim from The Office?' And when I say, 'Yes', they says, 'Have you done anything else?' Some people actually think I was an office worker." British actor Martin Freeman on the struggle to free himself from his character in hit TV show THE OFFICE.


23rd July 2006

Fact: Elizabeth Hurley and The Office stars Ricky Gervais and Martin Freeman are auctioning off personal possessions in the name of charity on British DJ JOHNNY VAUGHAN's Capital Radio show today (22JUL06). Proceeds go towards the Help A London Child appeal.


9th June 2006

Fact: THE OFFICE star Martin Freeman will hit the stage with the late Ian Dury's legendary band THE BLOCKHEADS at London venue The 100 Club tonight (09JUN06) - where he will sing the group's anthem SEX AND DRUGS AND ROCK AND ROLL.


9th June 2006

Fact: THE OFFICE star Martin Freeman will hit the stage with the late Ian Dury's legendary band THE BLOCKHEADS at London venue The 100 Club tonight (09JUN06) - where he will sing the group's anthem SEX AND DRUGS AND ROCK AND ROLL.


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