Grab all the details on the children and family of famous English actor Martin Freeman.
Martin Freeman is best known for his role as 'Dr. John Watson' in the British crime drama series 'Sherlock,' from 2010 to 2017. He is also famous for his other roles, such as that of 'Tim Canterbury' in the mockumentary series 'The Office' (2001–2003), 'Bilbo Baggins' in 'The Hobbit' film trilogy (2012–2014), and 'Lester Nygaard' in the first season of the dark comedy-crime drama series 'Fargo' (2014).
Martin Freeman is one of the most successful actors in the entertainment industry. He's won several prestigious awards, some of which include an Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. While many people are familiar with his professional accomplishments, a lot of them are also curious to learn about his private life. Below, we are going to delve into his personal life and learn about his kids and family in detail.
Martin Freeman used to be in a relationship with actress Amanda Abbington. She is best known for her role of 'Miss Mardle' in 'Mr. Selfridge' and 'Mary Watson' in the BBC adaptation of 'Sherlock.' Martin and Amanda met for the first time in 2000, on the set of the Channel 4 film 'Men Only.' They used to live together in Potter's Bar in Hertfordshire.
Martin Freeman used to be in a relationship with actress Amanda Abbington.
Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington were together for 16 years before they split in 2016. According to some reports, the breakup resulted when Martin was confronted by Amanda over a friendship with a showbiz researcher. Just a few weeks later, their 16-year-long relationship ended.
Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington share two children, a son, and a daughter. Their son, Joe, was born in 2006, and their daughter Grace was born in 2008. According to The Sun, both of their children currently live with Amanda in Hertfordshire.
Martin Freeman is a native of Aldershot, Hampshire, where he was born on 8 September 1971. He was the youngest one of the five children of Philomena (née Norris) and naval officer Geoffrey Freeman. Martin's parents separated when he was a child, and when he was ten years of age, his father died of a heart attack.
Martin Freeman is a native of Aldershot, Hampshire.
Martin Freeman attended the Salesian School in Chertsey, Surrey. After graduating from school, he went to study at Brooklands College in nearby Weybridge for media studies. His older brother, Tim, became a singer with the group Frazier Chorus.
Martin Freeman's paternal grandfather, Leonard W. Freeman, was a medic in the British Expeditionary Force during World War II. Leonard was killed in action at Dunkirk just a few days before the Dunkirk evacuation. Leonard's father, Richard, was born blind and worked as a piano tuner and organist at St Andrew's Church in West Tarring. He also later became a music teacher in Kingston upon Hull.
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