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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, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1947-03-12
Latest Project:
Series Thieves Like Us 2018
Known For
Poster of World Without End
Poster of Game of Thrones
Poster of Benidorm
Poster of Doctor Who
Series Thieves Like Us Unknown 2018
Movie The Lodgers Bermingham 2017-11-15
Movie The Young Messiah Old Rabbi 2016-03-10
Movie The Last King Brother Joseph 2016-02-12
Movie Versus: The Life and Films of Ken Loach 2016-06-03
Movie The Master: A Lego Ninjago Short Cohen the Barbarian 2016-09-22
Movie In the Blood 2014-04-04
Movie Greencard Warriors 2014-03-28
Series The Strain Professor Abraham Setrakian 2014-07-13
Movie The One and Only Mike Leigh Helen's Father 2014-11-24
Movie Eve of Destruction Grandad 2013-04-11
Movie Escape from Planet Earth Sean Cryan 2013-02-14
Series Broadchurch Jack Marshall 2013-03-04
Movie Hummingbird Billy 2013-05-07
Movie An Adventure in Space and Time William Hartnell 2013-11-21
Movie The World's End Basil 2013-07-18
Movie World Without End Brother Joseph 2012-01-01
Series Eternal Law Unknown 2012-01-05
Movie Bad Sugar Ralphfred Cauldwell 2012-08-26
Series World Without End Brother Joseph 2012-09-04
Series Bad Education Ennis 2012-08-14
Movie Anuvahood Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley) 2011-03-18
Series Game of Thrones Walder Frey 2011-04-17
Movie The Holding Cooper 2011-09-09
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 Five Daughters Patrick Palmer 2010-04-24
Movie Another Year Ronnie 2010-11-05
Movie The Mother Of Invention Barnadine 2010-06-25
Movie I Know You Know Mr Fisher 2009-02-05
Movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Argus Filch 2009-07-07
Movie Carmel Billy 2009-07-12
Movie Harry Brown Leonard Attwell 2009-11-11
Movie The Colour of Magic Cohen the Barbarian 2008-03-23
Series The Colour of Magic Cohen der Barbar 2008-03-23
Movie The Daisy Chain Sean Cryan 2008-01-01
Movie Wolf Old Rabbi 2008-04-04
Series Ashes to Ashes Unknown 2008-02-07
Movie Kung Fu Panda Helen's Father 2008-06-04
Movie Involuntary Sam 2008-11-28
Movie The Other End of the Line Brad Kingsbury 2008-10-29
Movie Mutant Chronicles 2008-08-07
Movie Sagan 2008-06-11
Series Benidorm Unknown 2007-02-01
Series The Tudors Unknown 2007-04-01
Movie Hot Fuzz Arthur Webley 2007-02-14
Movie The Mist Helen's Father 2007-11-21
Movie Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Argus Filch 2007-06-28
Movie Sweeney Todd Sweeney's Father 2006-01-03
Movie Mr Harvey Lights a Candle 2005-03-26
Series Doctor Who Solomon 2005-03-26
Series Ideal Unknown 2005-01-11
Movie Red Mercury Neil Ashton 2005-05-13
Movie Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Argus Filch 2005-11-16
Movie Beowulf & Grendel Brad Kingsbury 2005-09-14
Movie Exorcist: The Beginning Father Gionetti 2004-08-20
Movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Argus Filch 2004-05-31
Movie Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Nick Adams 2004-10-07
Series Blackpool 2004-11-11
Movie WWE Survivor Series 2004 Joe 2004-11-14
Movie Robot Contest Abel 2003-09-13
Series Charles II: The Power and The Passion Unknown 2003-11-16
Movie The Intended The Priest 2002-06-06
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 Blow Dry Noah 2001-03-01
Movie Gabriel & Me Grandad 2001-11-01
Movie Altered Species Frank 2001-09-01
Movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Argus Filch 2001-11-16
Movie Station Jim Elliot 2001-12-30
Series The Way We Live Now 2001-11-11
Movie The King Is Alive Henry 2000-05-11
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie The Magic Pudding 2000-12-14
Movie Tom's Midnight Garden Abel 1999-05-15
Movie Magnolia Abel 1999-12-08
Movie Left Luggage Concierge 1998-03-30
Movie Our Mutual Friend 1998-03-09
Movie Vanity Fair 1998-11-01
Movie The Moth Dave Waters 1997-01-01
Series Reckless 1997-02-06
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
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
Movie Exit Charles 1996-01-01
Movie Our Friends in the North Eddie Wells 1996-01-13
Movie White Cargo Det. Joe Hargatay 1996-12-10
Series Our Friends in the North 1996-01-15
Series Band of Gold Unknown 1995-03-12
Series Bramwell Charles Matthews 1995-05-01
Movie Hard Justice Nick Adams 1995-07-15
Movie Measure for Measure Barnadine 1994-11-05
Movie Blood Run Brad Kingsbury 1994-01-01
Series Wycliffe Unknown 1994-07-24
Movie Martin Chuzzlewit David Crimple 1994-11-07
Movie The Buddha of Suburbia Helen's Father 1994-12-09
Movie American Ninja 5 Joe 1993-01-01
Movie High Kicks Anthony Rand 1993-03-16
Series Cracker Frank Carter 1993-09-27
Movie Blood Warriors Wes Healey 1993-12-15
Movie Cyborg Cop Jack Ryan 1993-10-05
Movie American Samurai Drew Collins 1992-01-01
Movie Batman Returns 1992-06-19
Series A Touch of Frost Unknown 1992-12-06
Movie Lower Level Sam 1992-09-21
Movie Lonely Hearts Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley) 1991-09-11
Movie The Old Man and the Sea Sean Cryan 1990-03-25
Movie Hamlet Elliot 1990-11-01
Movie American Ninja 4: The Annihilation Sean Davidson 1990-10-30
Movie American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt Sean Davidson 1989-02-24
Movie The Amityville Curse Drew Collins 1989-12-01
Movie Prick Up Your Ears Undertaker 1987-04-17
Movie King of the Ghetto 1986-05-01
Movie The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Ticer Thomas 1982-06-13
Movie The Patricia Neal Story Joe 1981-12-08
Movie The Scarlet Letter Leonard Attwell 1979-04-02
Movie Too Far to Go Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley) 1979-03-12
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 Bill Brand 1976-06-06
Movie That'll Be The Day Sam 1973-05-13
Movie Another Sunday and Sweet F.A Parker Street Goalie 1972-01-09
Movie Kes Billy 1969-11-18
Movie A Child Is Waiting Old Rabbi 1963-02-13
Movie Morgan, the Pirate Sam 1960-11-17
Movie The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Albert Kropp (as Dai Bradley) 1947-03-12