Bradley Whitford bio: age, wife, net worth, movies and TV shows
The award-winning star Bradley Whitford is well known for his significant role in the NBC television political drama The West Wing. In the series, he played the role of Josh Lyman, White House Deputy Chief of Staff.
The celebrity has been nominated several times for Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. He is also a proud winner of Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001, 2015, and 2019.
- Birth name: Bradley Whitford
- Date of birth: October 10, 1959
- Town of birth: Madison, Wisconsin
- Birth sign: Libra
- Age: 60 years
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish, and German
- Profession: Actor and political activist
- Mother: Genevieve Louie
- Father: George Van Norman Whitford
- Bradley Whitford height: 5 feet 11 inches
- Weight: 78 Kg
- Marital status: Married
- Number of children: 3
- Net worth: $11 million
Who is Bradley Whitford?
He is a renowned film and television show actor. Bradley is known for playing crucial roles in The West Wing, The Mentalist, and The Good Guys, among many others.
The family background of Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford young was born in Madison, Wisconsin, Unites States. However, he was raised in Wayne, Pennsylvania by his mother, Genevieve, who was a poet, and his father, George.
Does Bradley Whitford have a brother? Yes. His brother is called David Whitford, a remarkable article writer from America.
How old is Bradley Whitford? As of 2020, Bradley Whitford age is 60 years.
The actor is an alumnus of Madison East High School. While studying, he was also active in the school theater. However, he never thought that acting would become his profession.
Bradley pursued a Degree in English and Theater at Wesleyan University majoring. Then the actor joined Juilliard Theater Center to study a Master’s degree in Theater.
Bradley Whitford movies and TV shows
Whitford made his first appearance in an episode of The Equalizer, back in the year 1985. Then in 1986, the actor made his film debut in the movie, Doorman.
A few years later, after making his Broadway debut in the year 1990, he starred in Boeing-Boeing on May 4, 2008.
Unfortunately, the talented actor left the Boeing-Boeing show, and in September 2008, Greg Germann succeeded him.
In 2009, the celebrity starred in The Cabin in the Woods, a horror movie, which was released in 2012. Also, in 2011, he featured in a television series, Plain Sight.
How old was Bradley Whitford in The West Wing? The actor was 40 years old. He has featured in many films and television series since then.
List of Bradley Whitford movies
Below is a list of some of the films that the talented star has been part of:
- Dead as a Doorman in 1986 as Terry Reilly
- Adventures in Babysitting as Mike Todwell in 1987
- Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise in the year 1987 as Roger Latimer
- Vital Signs as Dr. Donald Ballentine in 1990
- Presumed Innocent in 1990 as Jamie Kemp
- Young Guns II in 1990 as Charles Phalen
- Awakenings as Dr. Tyler in 1990
- The scent of a Woman in 1992 as Randy Slade
- RoboCop 3 in 1993 as Jeffrey Fleck
- My Life as Paul Ivanovich in 1993
- A Perfect World as Bobby Lee in the year 1993
- Philadelphia in 1993 as Jamey Collins
- The Silent Alarm in 1993 as Referee Dad
- The Client as Thomas Fink in 1994
- Cobb as Process Server in 1994
- Billy Madison as Eric Gordon in 1995
- The Desperate Trail as Tommy Donnelly in 1995
- My Fellow Americans as Carl Witnaur in 1996
- Wildly Available in 1996 as Professor
- Masterminds in the year 1997 as Miles Lawrence
- Red Corner in 1997 as Bob Ghery
- The People as Michael Leary in 1997
- The Muse in 1999 as Hal
- Bicentennial Man as Lloyd Charney in 1999
- Kate & Leopold as J.J. Camden 2001
- The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in 2005 as Al Lowell
- Little Manhattan in 2005 as Adam Burton
- An American Crime as Prosecutor Leroy K. New in 2007
- Bottle Shock as Professor Saunders in 2008
- The Cabin in the Woods as Steve Hadley in 2012
- Man Up, Little Boy as Walter in 2012
- Savannah in 2013 as Jack Cay
- Decoding Annie Parker as Marshall Parker in 2013
- Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carte in 2013 as Agent John Flynn
- CBGB as Nicky Gant in 2013
- Saving Mr. Banks in 2013 as Don DaGradi
- I Saw the Light  as Fred Rose in 2015
- Other People in 2016 as Norman Mulcahey
- Get Out in 2017 as Dean Armitage
- A Happening of Monumental Proportions in 2017 as Arthur Schneedy
- Megan Leavey in 2017 as Bob Leavey
- Unicorn Store as Gene in 2017
- Three Christs as Clyde in 2017
- The Post as Arthur Parsons in 2017
- The Darkest Minds in 2018 as President Gray
- Destroyer in 2018 as DiFranco
- Godzilla: King of the Monsters in 2019 as Dr. Rick Stanton
- The Last Full Measure as Carlton Stanton in 2019
- Sergio in 2020 as Paul Bremer
- The Call of the Wild in 2020 as Judge Miller
- Tick, Tick... Boom! As Stephen Sondheim, which is not released yet.
List of TV shows
Listed below are some of the television series that actor Bradley Whitford has been featured in:
- The Equalizer as Dillar in 1985
- All My Children as Jason from 1985 to 1987
- C.A.T. Squad in 1986 as Leon Trepper
- The Betty Ford Story in 1987 as Jack Ford
- Guiding Light in 1988 as Dr. Jones in 1988
- Tales from the Darkside in 1988 as Tom Dash
- Black Tie Affair in 1993 as Dave Brodsky
- NYPD Blue as Norman Gardner in 1994
- Ellen in 1994 as Doug
- The X-Files as Daniel Trepkos in 1994
- Web of Deception as Larry Lake in 1994
- ER as Sean O'Brien in 1995
- Nothing But the Truth in 1995 as Lt. Thomas "Mack" McCarthy
- Touched by an Angel in 1996 as Steven Thomas Bell
- Tracey Takes On... in 1997 as Nik
- In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory in 1997 as Tom LaSalle
- Cloned as Rick Weston in 1997
- High Incident as Deputy Carl Engler in the year 1997
- The Secret Lives of Men in 1997 as Phil
- The West Wing as Josh Lyman from 1999 to 2006
- Felicity as Tom Anderson in 1999
- Behind the Mask as Brian Shushan in 1999
- The Sky's On Fire in 1999 as John Morgan
- Malcolm in the Middle as Meg's Husband in 2002
- Frasier in 2002 as Stu
- Fathers and Sons in 2005 as Anthony
- Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip from 2006 to 2007 as Danny Tripp
- Burn Up in 2008 as James Mackintosh
- Monk in 2009 as Dean Berry
- Off Duty as Det. Glenn Falcon in 2009
- The Sarah Silverman Program in 2010 as Toby Grossnickel
- The Good Guys in 2010 as Det. Dan Stark
- Glenn Martin, DDS as Gonzo Gonzales in 2011
- In Plain Sight as Adam Wilson/Adam Roston in 2011
- Law & Order: Los Angeles in 2011 as Attorney Miklin
- The Mentalist as Timothy Carter in 2011
- Have a Little Faith as Mitch Albom in 2011
- Parks and Recreation as Councilman Pillner in 2012
- The Asset in 2012 as Leo Maxiell
- Shameless as Abraham Paige in 2013
- Go On in 2013 as Huey
- Lauren as Paul Milgram in 2013
- Drunk History in 2013 as William Jennings Bryan
- Trophy Wife from 2013 as 2014 as Pete Harrison
- Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Frank Maddox in 2014
- Alpha House as Senator Ned in 2014
- Brooklyn Nine-Nine from 2015 to 2020 as Captain Roger Peralta
- Happyish as Jonathan Cooke in 2015
- All the Way in 2016 as Hubert Humphrey
- Better Things as Gary in 2016
- Mom from 2017 to 2019 as Mitch
- Chicago Justice as Albert Forest in 2017
- Tangled: The Series from 2017 to 2019 as King Trevor
- The Handmaid's Tale from 2018 to 2020 as Commander Joseph Lawrence
- Valley of the Boom as James L. Barksdale in 2019
- Flack in 2019 as Calvin Cooper
- Infinity Train as Agent Sieve from 2019 to 20202
- Perfect Harmony from 2019 to 2020 as Arthur Cochran
Nominations and awards
The actor has been nominated for awards 30 times, and he has eight wins so far. They include the following:
Golden Globes, USA
- In 2001, 2002, and 2003 the actor was nominated for an award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television for his work in The West Wing as Josh Lyman.
Primetime Emmy Awards
- In 2001, he won an award of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work as Josh Lyman in The West Wing. Also, in 2002 and 2003, he was nominated for the same award.
- In 2015, he won an award in the category of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Transparent as Marcy. He was also nominated for the same award in 2016.
- In 2019, he won an award of Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his excellent work in The Handmaid's Tale.
Critics Choice Television Awards
- In 2015, he won an award in the category of Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for his work in Transparent.
Fright Meter Awards
- In 2017, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor award for his work in Get Out.
- In 2009, the celebrity qualified as a nominee for an award in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for his work in Burn Up.
Gold Derby Awards
- In 2004, the star was nominated for an award of Drama Supporting Actor for his work in The West Wing. In 2015, he was nominated for the prize in the category of Comedy Guest Actor for his work in Transparent.
- In 2018, the celebrity was nominated for an award of Ensemble Cast alongside other members of the cast for their work in Get out.
- In 2019, he won an award in the category of Drama Guest Actor for his good work in The Handmaid's Tale. In the same year, he was nominated for an award of Drama Guest Actor of the Decade for his role in The Handmaid's Tale.
Online Film & Television Association
- In 2000, he was nominated for an award of Best Actor in a New Drama Series for his work in The West Wing.
- In 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2006, the actor was a nominee of Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for his role as Josh Lyman in The West Wing.
- In 2014, he was nominated along with other members of the cast for Best Music, Adapted Song award for their work in Saving Mr. Banks.
- In 2015, he won an award for the category of Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Transparent. He was nominated for the same award in 2016.
- In 2018, the star was nominated for an award in the category of Best Ensemble along with other members of the cast for their work in The Post.
Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
- In 2013, Bradley was a nominee of Best Acting Ensemble award along with other members of the cast for their work in Saving Mr. Banks.
- In 2006, he was nominated for an award of Best Actor in a Series, Drama, for his role in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.
Screen Actors Guild Awards
- In 2001, 2002, he won an award of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series alongside other members of the cast for their roles in The West Wing.
- In 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 the celebrity was also nominated along with other members of the cast for the same award.
- In 2018, the actor was a nominee for an award of Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture alongside other members of the cast for their roles in Get Out.
- In 2020, he was nominated for an award of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series along with other members of the cast for their work in The Handmaid's Tale.
Viewers for Quality Television Awards
- In 2000, he was a nominee for Best Supporting Actor award in a Quality Drama Series for his work in The West Wing.
Writers Guild of America, USA
- In 2006, he was nominated for an award of Dramatic Series along with other members of the cast in The West Wing for their work.
Who is Bradley Whitford wife?
In 1992, Whitford married Jane Kaczmarek, an actress. Their union was welcomed three children.
Bradley Whitford children are George Edward, nine years, Mary Louisa, and Frances Genevieve Whitford. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2010.
Is Bradley Whitford still married? Yes. The actor is married to Amy Landecker. Amy is an actress by profession. They started dating in 2015 during summer and got engaged in March 2018.
Amy is well-known for starring as Sarah Pfefferman alongside Whitford and other actors in Transparent, an Amazon series. Bradley Whitford and wife, Amy, also featured together in The Handmaid's Tale.
Bradley Whitford Amy Landecker wedding took place at Santa Barbara courthouse in 2019. Their wedding was officiated by Ady Barkan, a political activist.
Also, Amy Landecker Bradley Whitford wedding ceremony was attended by family members and close friends.
The West Wing star is active on various social media platforms. He has an official Instagram account with 34.4k followers and a Twitter account with 319.8k followers.
Is Bradley Whitford gay?
In 2012, the actor featured in Showtime’s Shameless, as a gay political activist, along with other co-stars. This posed a big question to his fans, whether he is gay.
However, his dating history and marriage life is a shred of good evidence that the actor has a straight sexual orientation, and acting as a gay man was work-related.
How much is Bradley Whitford worth?
The West Wing star has accumulated a lot of cash in his life. Bradley Whitford net worth is estimated to be about 11 million dollars. He has amassed all the wealth from his acting career.
Bradley Whitford is a well-known actor and political activist. The actor has earned tremendous popularity from his acting career. His love for acting is bound to take him far in the film industry. The actor's fans can not wait to watch many of his films and TV shows in the future.