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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 movie Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget
Latest Project:
Movie Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio 2023
Known For
Poster of The World's End
Poster of The Colour of Magic
Poster of The King Is Alive
Poster of Total Reality
Movie Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget Fowler (voice) 2023
Movie Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Gepetto (voice) 2023
Movie Jolt Gareth Fizel 2021-07-15
Series Wizards: Tales of Arcadia Merlin (voice) 2020-08-07
Movie Greg Davies: Looking for Kes Self 2019-11-19
Series After Life Ray 2019-03-08
Movie Macbeth Porter 2018-03-13
Movie Await Further Instructions Grandad 2018-08-26
Series Les Misérables Gillenormand 2018-12-30
Movie Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time The Doctor (1) 2017-12-25
Movie The Lodgers Bermingham 2017-10-05
Movie The Young Messiah Old Rabbi 2016-03-10
Movie How to Make a Ken Loach Film Interviewee 2016-12-01
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach Himself 2016-06-30
Series The Strain Professor Abraham Setrakian 2014-07-13
Movie The World's End Basil 2013-07-18
Movie Hummingbird Billy 2013-05-07
Movie An Adventure in Space and Time William Hartnell 2013-11-21
Series World Without End Brother Joseph 2012-09-04
Movie Bad Sugar Ralphfred Cauldwell 2012-08-26
Movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Argus Filch 2011-07-07
Movie Captain America: The First Avenger Tower Keeper 2011-07-22
Movie The Holding Cooper 2011-09-09
Movie Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Series Five Daughters Patrick Palmer 2010-04-25
Movie Making Kes Himself 2010-09-01
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
Movie The Daisy Chain Sean Cryan 2008-11-09
Series Ashes to Ashes Unknown 2008-02-07
Series The Colour of Magic Cohen the Barbarian 2008-03-23
Series Thieves Like Us Unknown 2007-01-22
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 Lycanthropy Club Owner 2006-01-01
Movie Sweeney Todd Sweeney's Father 2006-01-03
Series Doctor Who Solomon 2005-03-26
Series Ideal Unknown 2005-01-11
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Argus Filch 2005-11-16
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
Movie Asylum Father Michael 2003-01-19
Series Charles II: The Power and The Passion Unknown 2003-11-16
Movie The Intended The Priest 2002-06-06
Movie Nicholas Nickleby Nigel Bray 2002-12-27
Series Wild West Old Jake 2002-10-22
Movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Argus Filch 2002-11-13
Movie Gabriel & Me Grandad 2001-08-13
Movie Blow Dry Noah 2001-03-01
Series The Way We Live Now 2001-11-11
Movie Station Jim Elliot 2001-12-30
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Argus Filch 2001-11-16
Movie Altered Species Frank 2001-09-01
Movie The King Is Alive Henry 2000-05-11
Series The Wilsons 2000-01-16
Movie Tom's Midnight Garden Abel 1999-05-15
Movie Doomwatch: Winter Angel Angel 1999-12-07
Series Vanity Fair 1998-11-01
Series Our Mutual Friend 1998-03-09
Movie Left Luggage Concierge 1998-03-30
Movie The Moth Dave Waters 1997-01-01
Series Reckless 1997-02-06
Movie Crisis Alex 1997-03-19
Movie In Your Dreams Tutor 1997-12-13
Movie Expect to Die Dr.Vincent MacInlyre 1997-04-16
Movie Total Reality Anthony Rand 1997-04-03
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Series Our Friends in the North Eddie Wells 1996-01-15
Movie White Cargo Det. Joe Hargatay 1996-12-10
Movie Exit Charles 1996-07-02
Movie Hard Justice Nick Adams 1995-07-15
Series Martin Chuzzlewit David Crimple 1994-11-07
Movie Blood Run Brad Kingsbury 1994-01-01
Series Wycliffe Unknown 1994-07-24
Movie Measure for Measure Barnadine 1994-11-05
Movie Cyborg Cop II Jack Ryan 1994-09-01
Movie American Ninja 5 Joe Kastle 1993-01-01
Movie Blood Warriors Wes Healey 1993-12-15
Movie Cyborg Cop Jack Ryan 1993-10-05
Series The Buddha of Suburbia Helen's Father 1993-11-03
Movie American Samurai Andrew 'Drew' Collins 1992-01-01
Series Between the Lines Unknown 1992-09-04
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Movie Lower Level Sam 1991-10-05
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 King of the Ghetto Ralph 1986-05-01
Movie Those Glory Glory Days 1961 Spurs Team Member 1983-11-17
Movie Tartuffe, or The Imposter Cleante 1983-07-28
Movie The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Ticer Thomas 1982-06-13
Movie The Union Communist speaker 1981-02-24
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Albert Kropp 1979-11-14
Movie Zulu Dawn Pte Williams 1979-05-14
Movie Absolution Arthur Dyson 1978-06-05
Series Bill Brand 1976-06-07
Movie Kisses at Fifty Policeman 1973-01-22
Series The Jensen Code Terry 1973-02-28
Movie Malachi's Cove Barty 1973-10-01
Movie Another Sunday and Sweet F.A. Parker Street Goalie 1972-01-09
Movie Kes Billy 1970-04-03
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24