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David Bradley

David Bradley is an English character actor. He has recently become known for playing the caretaker of Hogwarts, Argus Filch, in the Harry Potter series of films. Bradley was born in York, England. He became an actor in 1971, first appearing on television that year in the successful comedy Nearest and Dearest playing a police officer. He was awarded a Olivier Award in 1991 for his supporting actor role in King Lear at the Royal National Theatre. Bradley appeared in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and had a small role in the 2007 comedy film Hot Fuzz as a farmer who illegally hoarded weapons, including a sea mine which later proves important to the story.

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Apr 17, 1942 In York, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach 2016-06-30
Known For
Poster of World without end
Poster of The Holding
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of Left Luggage
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach 2016-06-30
Series Thieves Like Us Unknown 2016
Movie The Young Messiah Old Rabbi 2016-03-10
Series The Strain Professor Abraham Setrakian 2014-07-13
Movie Hummingbird Billy 2013-05-07
Movie The World's End Basil 2013-07-18
Movie An Adventure in Space and Time William Hartnell 2013-11-21
Movie World Without End Brother Joseph 2012-01-01
Movie The Hollow Crown: Richard II Gardener 2012-06-30
Series World without end Brother Joseph 2012-09-04
Series Game of Thrones Walder Frey 2011-04-17
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Argus Filch 2011-07-07
Movie The Holding Cooper 2011-09-09
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger Tower Keeper 2011-07-22
Movie Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Movie Five Daughters Patrick Palmer 2010-04-24
Movie Another Year Ronnie 2010-11-05
Movie I Know You Know Mr Fisher 2009-02-05
Movie Harry Brown Leonard Attwell 2009-11-11
Movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Argus Filch 2009-07-07
Series Ashes to Ashes Unknown 2008-02-07
Series The Colour of Magic Cohen der Barbar 2008-03-23
Movie The Daisy Chain Sean Cryan 2008-11-09
Movie The Colour of Magic Cohen the Barbarian 2008-03-23
Movie Hot Fuzz Arthur Webley 2007-02-14
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Argus Filch 2007-06-28
Series True Dare Kiss Stanley Tyler 2007-06-28
Movie Sweeney Todd Sweeney's Father 2006-01-03
Series Ideal Unknown 2005-01-11
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Argus Filch 2005-11-16
Series Doctor Who Solomon 2005-03-26
Movie Red Mercury Neil Ashton 2005-05-13
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Argus Filch 2004-05-31
Series Blackpool 2004-11-11
Movie Exorcist: The Beginning Father Gionetti 2004-08-20
Series Charles II: The Power and The Passion Unknown 2003-11-16
Series Wild West Old Jake 2002-10-22
Movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Argus Filch 2002-11-13
Movie Nicholas Nickleby Nigel Bray 2002-12-27
Movie Altered Species Frank 2001-09-01
Movie Blow Dry Noah 2001-03-01
Movie Gabriel & Me Grandad 2001-11-01
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Argus Filch 2001-11-16
Series The Way We Live Now 2001-11-11
Movie Station Jim Elliot 2001-12-30
Series The Wilsons 2000-01-16
Movie The King Is Alive Henry 2000-05-11
Movie Tom's Midnight Garden Abel 1999-05-15
Movie Our Mutual Friend 1998-03-09
Movie Vanity Fair 1998-11-01
Movie Left Luggage Concierge 1998-03-30
Series Reckless 1997-02-06
Movie The Moth Dave Waters 1997-01-01
Movie Crisis Alex 1997-03-19
Movie Total Reality Anthony Rand 1997-04-03
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Movie Expect to Die Dr.Vincent MacInlyre 1997-04-16
Movie Exit Charles 1996-01-01
Movie Our Friends in the North Eddie Wells 1996-01-13
Series Our Friends in the North Unknown 1996-01-15
Series Wycliffe Unknown 1994-07-24
Movie Blood Run Brad Kingsbury 1994-01-01
Movie Measure for Measure Barnadine 1994-11-05
Movie Martin Chuzzlewit David Crimple 1994-11-07
Movie The Buddha of Suburbia Helen's Father 1994-12-09
Movie Cyborg Cop Jack Ryan 1993-10-05
Movie American Ninja 5 Joe 1993-01-01
Movie Blood Warriors Wes Healey 1993-12-15
Movie American Samurai Drew Collins 1992-01-01
Series Between the Lines Unknown 1992-09-04
Movie Lower Level Sam 1992-09-21
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Movie American Ninja 4: The Annihilation Sean Davidson 1990-10-30
Movie American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Sean Davidson 1989-02-24
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Undertaker 1987-04-17
Movie The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Ticer Thomas 1982-06-13
Movie Zulu Dawn Pte Williams 1979-05-14
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley) 1979-11-14
Movie Absolution Arthur Dyson 1978-06-05
Movie Another Sunday and Sweet F.A Parker Street Goalie 1972-01-09
Movie Kes Billy 1969-11-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24