Who is Martin Freeman's Wife? Details of His Married Life!
Learn about the details related to the wife and married life of the English actor Martin Freeman.
Martin Freeman is well known for his role of Tim Canterbury in the mockumentary series 'The Office.' He is also well-recognized for his roles such as 'Dr. John Watson' in the British crime drama series 'Sherlock,' 'Bilbo Baggins' in 'The Hobbit film trilogy, and 'Lester Nygaard' in the first season of the dark comedy-crime drama series 'Fargo.'
Throughout his acting career, Martin Freeman's earned some prestigious awards, which include an Emmy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. Apart from his professional life, many people are also curious to learn about his personal life. Below, we look at the details of his wife and married life, so we get to know about her love life.
Who is Martin Freeman's Wife?
Martin Freeman is currently an unmarried man. And he's not been married yet, but he was in a long-term relationship with fellow actress Amanda Abbington. Amanda is best known for her roles as 'Miss Mardle' in 'Mr. Selfridge' and 'Mary Morstan' in 'Sherlock.' Martin and Amanda were together for 16 years before they split in 2016. Even though the two never got married in real life, their characters in 'Sherlock' did tie the knot.
Martin and Amanda never got married in real life, but their characters in 'Sherlock' did.
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Amanda Abbington also appeared in 'Wycliffe,' 'Casualty,' 'Dream Team,' 'The Sins,' 'Shades,' 'Doc Martin,' 'Coupling,' and 'Teachers.' She recently appeared in the Netflix drama 'Safe,' as Detective Sergeant 'Sophie Mason.'
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Martin Freeman and Amanda had met for the first time in 2000, on the set of the film 'Men Only.' They went on to have two children, son Joe and daughter Grace. The two's split in 2016 came after Martin was confronted by Amanda over a friendship with a showbiz researcher in the weeks before their shock split, as per an article by The Sun.
A Little About Martin Freeman's Early Life
Martin Freeman was born on 8 September 1971 in Aldershot, Hampshire. He was the youngest one out 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 old, his father died of a heart attack.
Martin Freeman was born in Aldershot, Hampshire.
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Martin Freeman's paternal grandfather, Leonard W. Freeman, was a medic in the British Expeditionary Force during World War II and 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 before becoming a music teacher in Kingston upon Hull.
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As a child, Martin Freeman attended the Salesian School in Chertsey, Surrey. Afterward, he attended Brooklands College in nearby Weybridge, where he studied Media Studies. His older brother, Tim, became a singer with the group Frazier Chorus.
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