Talk:Martin Freeman

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Sherlock storyline?[edit]

"Most of it is about Holmes' attempts to gain membership of a high-class brothel. Watson is disinterested having become sexually impotent in the opening scenes of the show."

Is there any basis for this statement? No such information is given in the press release to which there is a link. Gildir (talk) 19:41, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

Posters or DVD covers for films need to be removed[edit]

These images normally exist on Wikipedia under a fair use rationale, any use of such images in this article require a specific fair use rationale to be created, which in my opinion would not be valid for this BLP as the images are not central to the article and Freeman already has suitable illustrative photographs. See Non-free content criteria for the policy that applies. (talk) 14:04, 30 January 2011 (UTC)


Martin Freeman is probably not made out of Kittens, and unless you can find reliable sources to state that he is, stop adding it to the article! --Τασουλα (Shalom!) (talk) 13:00, 23 February 2011 (UTC)

RE: Personal Life[edit]

Is all that information required? No one really needs to know that he is 'left handed', nor the details of what battles his grandfather fought in. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:07, 14 April 2011 (UTC)

I removed the bit about him being left-handed. About his grandfather, well, it's relevant to a TV show he appeared in so maybe it's OK? *Shrugs* Also, added standard Fact tags. --Τασουλα (Shalom!) (talk) 03:31, 3 May 2011 (UTC)


Martin Freeman won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama series for his role in Sherlock on the 22/05/2011. Cite error: The opening <ref> tag is malformed or has a bad name (see the help page). —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:17, 22 May 2011 (UTC)

Martin Freeman went to the Salesian College in Farnborough NOT in Chertsey — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:35, 6 January 2014 (UTC)

Outdated "Career" section[edit]

I think this section is outdated. It mentions some roles that are of interest but that Martin is hardly well known for (e.g. his role in Hardware, his cameo in Hot Fuzz). I think more recent, popular films should be included in lieu of these, such as Nightwatching and Wild Target. --Northerlywind (talk) 00:15, 4 October 2011 (UTC)


Please, what is his third name?i really want to know that — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:22, 12 February 2012 (UTC)

It's probably just "C." on its own. The "S" in president Harry S Truman's name was just...S...--Nutthida (talk) 17:24, 12 February 2012 (UTC)

Edit request on 12 April 2012[edit]

Martin Freeman is a vegetarian. Source : (talk) 21:05, 12 April 2012 (UTC)

Done Thanks, Celestra (talk) 00:48, 13 April 2012 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

Can somebody please add The World's End to Mr. Freeman's filmography please? Link for citation:

Many thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Samuelrichardscott (talkcontribs) 16:33, 29 September 2012 (UTC)

Edit Request[edit]

It says in the table near the bottom that he's appeared in 7 episodes of Sherlock. There are currently only 6 episodes of Sherlock. Can someone verify this? Did the person who wrote "7" take the unaired, rough draft of the pilot into count as well? (talk) 13:02, 25 November 2012 (UTC)


Can someone who can edit this page please check his height. I'm fairly certain that "short" is not an encyclapedic entry (i probably spelt enctclapedic wrong, sorry) Meeeeeeee39 (talk) 13:48, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

Edit Request: Personal Life[edit]

To the list of shows that Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington have acted in together, I was going to add series 3 of Sherlock - apparently I can't as it's 'semi-protected' but could I suggest that someone does? Beckalina (talk) 12:18, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 January 2014[edit]

I noticed that the Filmography doesn't contain both movies : Sherlock Holmes I and Sherlock Holmes II I think people in charge of this should reconcider this. (talk) 15:05, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Sherlock Holmes (2009 film) & Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows? Nope, wasn't in em.  Declined --Somchai Sun (talk) 15:24, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Image in infobox[edit]

An image of a character is being used instead of the actor himself? Not allowed? Benedict Cumberbatch article does not use a picture of Sherlock to represent him. A hobbit next!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:01, 18 January 2014 (UTC)

Not done These are the only pictures of Freeman we currently have. If you own the copyright to a better picture, please upload it to Wikimedia Commons and we would be pleased to use it. Although there are hundreds of pictures of Freeman on the internet, these are all copyright, so we cannot use them. Arjayay (talk) 18:11, 20 January 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 16 April 2014[edit]

Under Television, where it says 2014 | Fargo, the TV Show is already done production and has already premiere (on April 15th 2014), and here is the link to the show's wikipedia page so it can be added as a link to where it says Fargo on Martin Freeman's page , Sachinbahal (talk) 06:41, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Pictogram voting wait.svg Already done with this edit and this edit. --ElHef (Meep?) 13:19, 16 April 2014 (UTC)


can we Change the picture please?

Not necessarily. We need some more information on who took the picture and what kind of license it is under. —C.Fred (talk) 21:58, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

Can we replace the image with this one All information about the picture is underneath it if you visit the link — Preceding unsigned comment added by Charlottecrane (talkcontribs) 22:14, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

Including that it's licensed by Getty Images. Their license terms are incompatible with Wikipedia, so we cannot use it. —C.Fred (talk) 22:19, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

You didn't put he played in lord of the rings — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:41, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 14 February 2015[edit]

Article mentions Martin Freeman has appeared in 20 episodes of the TV series Fargo. The correct number is actually 10 and thus, this should be edited accordingly.

Jsalins (talk) 05:23, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Yup, only 10 episodes aired so far. Thanks. -- Sam Sing! 10:42, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 July 2015[edit]

Could you move his role as Bilbo Baggins in the first paragraph to before 'portraying Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office' because he is more internationally know for his Hobbit role. (talk) 00:19, 9 July 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 9 July 2015[edit]

Could you move his role as Bilbo Baggins in the first paragraph to before 'portraying Tim Canterbury in the original UK version of sitcom mockumentary The Office' because he is more internationally know for his Hobbit role. (talk) 00:21, 9 July 2015 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: He's famous for many things. The roles in the first paragraph are in chronological order, which seems just fine to me. ‑‑ElHef (Meep?) 01:24, 9 July 2015 (UTC)

'Still Game'[edit]

I am fairly certain I spied Martin Freeman in an episode of 'Still Game', S4 E3; however, you'll have to double check Netflix. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:24, 17 September 2015 (UTC)

Or you'll have to double check if you want it to be added? Martinevans123 (talk) 21:07, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

Should remove all references to Benedict Cumberbatch. There are no mentions of Freeman on Cumberbatch’s wikipedia page, and no reason why Cumberbatch should be mentioned on Freeman's page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lipstick666 (talkcontribs) 03:57, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

There are none. Martinevans123 (talk) 21:07, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

Could somebody please add Stick Man to his TV filmography? (--> Thanks.

Thea313 (talk) 16:43, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

 Done Added to Filmography - Television. Thanks. Martinevans123 (talk) 22:20, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

OK LOOK!!![edit]

PLEASE just let me edit him i dont want his page protected. COME ON!!! UNLOCK HIS PAGE!!!!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:53, 17 May 2016 (UTC)

What do you want added, removed or changed? Martinevans123 (talk) 21:05, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
Based on their edit history, it is likely they want to add the nationality "british" to the infobox. Such edits of theirs have been reverted on other pages, due to them being likely a sockpuppet. FYI. --Ebyabe talk - Union of Opposites ‖ 17:54, 21 May 2016 (UTC)
Look its just that he isnt like Anthony Hopkins, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Samuel l.Jackson, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt or evan Stephen Spielberg and they are rich and if you are really well known then you can protect their page but it doesnt say why for Martin Freeman at all in fact he isnt famous at all.

So can you please unlock his page? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:31, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

The page shan't be "unlocked". You can always create a user account and then edit. That is, after your block expires. Cheers. --Ebyabe talk - Opposites Attract ‖ 05:42, 23 May 2016 (UTC)

14:32, 22 December 2016 (UTC)14:32, 22 December 2016 (UTC)~~ Hey, Martin Freeman said he is not together with Amanda Abbington anymore at the last Financial Times interview. His page needs an update about that. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Carameldance (talkcontribs) 14:33, 22 December 2016 (UTC)

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