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Bradley Whitford

 
Date Of Birth:
October 10, 1959 (62)
Birth Place:
Wisconsin, USA
Bio:
Bradley Whitford is an American actor and producer. He is known for his portrayal of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the NBC television political drama The West Wing (1999–2006), for which he was nominated for three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards from 2001 to 2003, winning in ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 10, 1959 (62)

Birth Place: Wisconsin, USA

Bio:
Bradley Whitford is an American actor and producer. He is known for his portrayal of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the NBC television political drama The West Wing (1999–2006), for which he was nominated for three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards from 2001 to 2003, winning in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Bernard
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Pip/Theo
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Gautier Dolnay
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Lt. Jack Ross [Replacement]
Lt. j.g. Daniel A. Kaffee [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Claudio
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Paris
Romeo (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Wesley

Photos

Actor Bradley Whitford arrives for the opening night performance of ?Hadestown? at Ce Photo

Actor Bradley Whitford arrives for the opening night performance of ?Hadestown? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 27, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Im

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Cast member Bradley Whitford (Center) at the curtain call during the opening night pe Photo

Cast member Bradley Whitford (Center) at the curtain call during the opening night performance of ?A Christmas Carol? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on Dec. 1, 2021, in Los Angeles, Californ

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12/02/2021
Chris Hoch and Bradley Whitford  Photo

Chris Hoch and Bradley Whitford

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11/17/2021
Kate Burton, Chris Hoch, and Bradley Whitford  Photo

Kate Burton, Chris Hoch, and Bradley Whitford

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11/17/2021
Bradley Whitford and the company Photo

Bradley Whitford and the company

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11/17/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Bernard

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Pip/Theo

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Gautier Dolnay

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Lt. Jack Ross [Replacement]

Lt. j.g. Daniel A. Kaffee [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Claudio

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Paris

Romeo (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Wesley

Bradley Whitford Biography

Bradley Whitford is an American actor and producer. He is known for his portrayal of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the NBC television political drama The West Wing (1999–2006), for which he was nominated for three consecutive Primetime Emmy Awards from 2001 to 2003, winning in 2001. This role also earned him three consecutive Golden Globe Award nominations.

In addition to The West Wing, Whitford also played Danny Tripp in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip; Dan Stark in the Fox police buddy-comedy The Good Guys; Timothy Carter, a character who was believed to be Red John, in the CBS series The Mentalist; antagonist Eric Gordon in the film Billy Madison; Arthur Parsons in The Post, Dean Armitage in the horror film Get Out, Roger Peralta in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Rick Stanton in the monster film Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

In 2015, he won a second Primetime Emmy Award for his role as Marcy in Transparent and later garnered a fifth Primetime Emmy Award nomination for portraying Magnus Hirschfeld in the same series. Since 2018, Whitford has portrayed Commander Joseph Lawrence in Hulu dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale, for which he won his third Primetime Emmy Award in 2019.




Bradley Whitford News

David Wenham Will Lead the Australian Premiere The Old Vic Production of A CHRISTMAS  Photo David Wenham Will Lead the Australian Premiere The Old Vic Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

Two visionary Tony Award winners — director Matthew Warchus (Matilda the Musical) and playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) — have created a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' timeless story, A Christmas Carol.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals TICK, TICK...BOOM! Easter Egg That Fans Missed Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals TICK, TICK...BOOM! Easter Egg That Fans Missed
by Michael Major - Aug 9, 2022

In a new Instagram post, Lin-Manuel Miranda has revealed the only Easter Egg in tick, tick...BOOM! that fans missed. On the rooftop of Jonathan Larson's apartment, a brick wall with 'RENT' graffiti'd on it can be seen in the distance. Check out Miranda's Instagram post and watch Alexandra Shipp perform 'Come to Your Senses' to catch it yourself!

VIDEO: Hulu Shares THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Five Teaser Photo VIDEO: Hulu Shares THE HANDMAID'S TALE Season Five Teaser
by Michael Major - Jul 14, 2022

Watch Hulu’s teaser for the fifth season of 'The Handmaid's Tale.' June faces consequences for killing Commander Waterford while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. The series stars Elisabeth Moss, Bradley Whitford, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, O-T Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel, Sam Jaeger.

Exclusive: Billy Porter Uncovers Family History on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? Photo Exclusive: Billy Porter Uncovers Family History on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
by Michael Major - Jul 1, 2022

Billy Porter enlists the help of a family historian and genealogist to learn the truth behind the murder of his great-grandfather. Billy’s research takes him through conflicting accounts of what happened, before he discovers a local African-American newspaper that reveals the shocking truth of his grandfather’s death and the uproar that followed. 

Production Starts on DAUGHTER OF THE BRIDE Starring Marcia Gay Harden Photo Production Starts on DAUGHTER OF THE BRIDE Starring Marcia Gay Harden
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022

The film also stars Halston Sage (“Paper Towns,” “Neighbors,” “Before I Fall,” “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” “The Last Summer”), Andrew Richardson (“The Independent,” “Killer Among Us,” “A Call to Spy”) and Emmy Award nominee Aidan Quinn (“Practical Magic,”  “Legends of the Fall,” “Elementary,” “Law& Order: SVU,” “The American Guest”).

Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus & More Join NBC Fall Programming Slate Photo Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus & More Join NBC Fall Programming Slate
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Dolly Parton will headline the musical film “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas.” NBC’s New Year’s Eve celebration is back as Miley Cyrus continues the newest holiday tradition with the return of “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party,” joining favorites “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” “The National Dog Show” and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.'

Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: HADESTOWN Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

The Los Angeles engagement of 'Hadestown' opened this week at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre.

Audible Announces THE BIG LIE Starring Jon Hamm, Kate Mara, Bradley Whitford & More Photo Audible Announces THE BIG LIE Starring Jon Hamm, Kate Mara, Bradley Whitford & More
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Created by Executive Producer John Mankiewicz (House of Cards), from a story by Salt producer Paul Jarrico, co-written by Jamie Napoli, directed by Aaron Lipstadt (Bosch, Elementary, Medium), The Big Lie also stars Kate Mara, Ana de la Reguera, John Slattery, Bradley Whitford, Lisa Edelstein, Giancarlo Esposito, David Strathairn, and more.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM! Photo VIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Netflix has shared the 'Green Green Dress' deleted scene from tick, tick BOOM! The new scene features Andrew Garfield and Alexandra Shipp. The track, which is included in Jonathan Larson's stage musical, was cut from the recent Netflix film adaption directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks Cut 'Green Green Dress' Sequence in TICK, TICK...BOOM! Photo VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks Cut 'Green Green Dress' Sequence in TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Garfield, and Alexandra Shipp discuss the cut 'Green Green Dress' sequence in tick...tick...BOOM! Andrew Garfield plays Jon, a young theater composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.

Bradley Whitford Videos

Exclusive: Billy Porter Uncovers Family History on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? VideoExclusive: Billy Porter Uncovers Family History on WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
by Michael Major - Jul 1, 2022

Billy Porter enlists the help of a family historian and genealogist to learn the truth behind the murder of his great-grandfather. Billy’s research takes him through conflicting accounts of what happened, before he discovers a local African-American newspaper that reveals the shocking truth of his grandfather’s death and the uproar that followed. 

VIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM! VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares 'Green Green Dress' Deleted Scene from TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Netflix has shared the 'Green Green Dress' deleted scene from tick, tick BOOM! The new scene features Andrew Garfield and Alexandra Shipp. The track, which is included in Jonathan Larson's stage musical, was cut from the recent Netflix film adaption directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Blooper Reel VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares New TICK, TICK...BOOM! Blooper Reel
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

The video features new behind-the-scenes looks at Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Robin de Jesús, Alexandra Shipp, and more. tick, tick... BOOM! is the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, who revolutionized theater as the creator of Rent. The film marks the directorial debut of Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Discusses TICK, TICK...BOOM! Golden Globe Win on ELLEN VideoVIDEO: Andrew Garfield Discusses TICK, TICK...BOOM! Golden Globe Win on ELLEN
by Michael Major - Jan 25, 2022

Andrew Garfield sat down with Ellen DeGeneres today to discuss his recent Golden Globe win for his role as Jonathan Larson in Lin-Manuel Miranda's film adaption of tick, tick...BOOM! Garfield also detailed when he found out about his Golden Globe win, revealing that he was on the phone with Lin-Manuel Miranda.

VIDEO: tick, tick...BOOM! Film Shares Behind the Scenes Footage VideoVIDEO: tick, tick...BOOM! Film Shares Behind the Scenes Footage
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Watch the thirty minute behind the scenes footage from Netflix's award-winning filmed version of Jonathan Larson's 'tick, tick...BOOM!' It includes shots from rehearsals, interviews with the cast, including star Andrew Garfield, information about the process from director Lin-Manuel Miranda, words from the producer, Julie Oh, and more.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Talk Honoring Broadway in TICK, TIC VideoVIDEO: Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Talk Honoring Broadway in TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Jan 20, 2022

In a new half-hour featurette from Netflix, Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel and the creatives of tick, tick...BOOM! discuss honoring Jonathan Larson's Broadway legacy. Check out the new featurette, which also includes new behind the scenes footage of the making of the film, below!

VIDEO: Netflix Shares TICK, TICK...BOOM! Cast Party Featurette VideoVIDEO: Netflix Shares TICK, TICK...BOOM! Cast Party Featurette
by Michael Major - Dec 23, 2021

Netflix has shared the tick, tick...BOOM! cast party featurette, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Joshua Henry, Robin de Jesús, Andrew Garfield, Vanessa Hudgens, and Alexandra Shipp. In the video the cast discusses their favorite moments from the film, Joshua Henry performs 'Green Green Dress', and Andrew Garfield shows off his juggling skills!

VIDEO: Watch The Muppets in a TICK, TICK...BOOM! Parody Trailer VideoVIDEO: Watch The Muppets in a TICK, TICK...BOOM! Parody Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2021

Watch a new parody trailer for Netflix's tick, tick...BOOM! film adaption, starring The Muppets! Watch Kermit the Frog as Jonathan Larson in the fictional 'Muppets Tick Manhattan' trailer now.

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry & Vanessa Hudgens Perform 'Louder Than Wor VideoVIDEO: Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry & Vanessa Hudgens Perform 'Louder Than Words' From TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by Michael Major - Dec 10, 2021

Netflix has released a new song clip from Lin-Manuel Miranda's tick, tick...BOOM! film. Watch Andrew Garfield, Joshua Henry, and Vanessa Hudgens perform 'Louder Than Words', the final song from the film, now! The video also features appearances by Robin de Jesús, Jelani Aladdin, Alexandra Shipp, MJ Rodriguez, Laura Benanti, and more.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Directing TICK, TICK...BOOM! on Netflix Film Club VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Directing TICK, TICK...BOOM! on Netflix Film Club
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on Netflix Film Club to discuss his directorial debut with tick, tick...BOOM! He discusses how the film is personal to him, how it's similar to Hamilton and In the Heights, and approaching the film as if it were a reading of a new musical. The video also features new rehearsal and filming footage from the production.


Bradley Whitford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bradley Whitford been in?
Bradley Whitford has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Bradley Whitford been in?
Bradley Whitford has not appeared in the West End