Facts of Bradley Whitford
|Full Name||Bradley Whitford|
|Birth Name||Bradley Whitford|
|Profession||Actor, Political Activist|
|Birth City||Madison, Wisconsin|
|Father Name||George Van Norman Whitford|
|Mother Name||Genevieve Louie|
|Relation With||Jane Kaczmarek (divorced)|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||Emmy Award Winner|
|Filmography||Little Manhattan,Savannah,Saving Mr. Banks,Godzilla: King of the Monsters|
|Date of Birth||October 10,1959|
|Married Date||July 17,2019|
Emmy Award-winner Bradley Whitford is an American actor and political activist who is best known for the portrayal of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in the drama series The West Wing.
Whitford made his acting debut in 1985 from an episode of The Equalizer and his film debut in 1986 from Dead as a Doorman. Since his debut, Bradley has appeared in numerous films and TV shows like Little Manhattan, Savannah, Saving Mr. Banks, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and more.
Biography And Personal Details
Bradley Whitford was born on 10th October 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, the United States to Genevieve Louie and George Van Norman Whitford. He is American by nationality and comes from a white ethnic background.
Whitford grew up in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, and went to Madison East High School in 1977. He then majored in English and theatre at Wesleyan University from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1981. Bradley then enrolled at the Juilliard School for drama and was a member of Group 14.
What Is Bradley Whitford’s Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Whitford is estimated to own a net worth of $11 million as of December 2019. He amassed his million-dollar fortune from his career as a successful actor.
In the United States of America, the average salary of an actor ranges from around $30,980 to $67,180 annually. Whereas, the average activist salary ranges around $15 per hour to $29,250 per year.
As per various sources, Whitford received $70,000 per episode for his role in the drama series The West Wing.
Let Us Go Through His Million-Dollar Fortune Journey
Whitford made his acting debut in 1985 from an episode of The Equalizer. Likewise, he made his film debut in 1986 film Dead as a Doorman and his Broadway theatre debut in 1990 playing Lt. Jack Ross in A Few Good Men.
He then joined the cast of an American serial political drama television series entitled The West Wing as Josh Lyman, which premiered in 1999. Bradley won an Emmy Award in 2001 for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
He played Josh from 1999 to 2006 alongside Rob Lowe, Moira Kelly, Allison Janney, and Richard Schiff. Whitford also wrote two episodes of the series entitled Faith-Based Initiative (sixth season) and Internal Displacement (seventh season).
After West Wing, Whitford played Danny Tripp in Sorkin’s later series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip alongside Matthew Perry, Amanda Peet, Steven Weber, and D.L. Hughley.
In 2011, Whitford guest-starred in an American crime drama TV series In Plain Sight and the season three finale of The Mentalist as a minion of and decoy for Red John.
Since 2015, Bradley has a recurring role on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Roger Peralta, father of Det. Jake Peralta. Likewise, in 2018, Whitford joined the cast of The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu AS Commander Joseph Lawrence alongside Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, and Alexis Bledel.
Some of his notable other film work credit include Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter, Saving Mr. Banks, Get Out, Unicorn Store, The Post, The Darkest Minds, and Destroyer. Some of his upcoming film works are The Last Full Measure, The Call of the Wild, and Sergio, which was currently in post-production.
Where Does Bradley Reside?
The 60-year-old actor reportedly resides in his 4,000 square-foot Foursquare-style home, which is located in Pasadena. Bradley purchased the house in August 2010 for $3.1 million.
Prior to this, Whitford lived in a 6,769 square-foot Italian Renaissance Revival villa located in San Marino with his then-wife Jane Kaczmarek. The house was sold for $6.2 million following their divorce.
Who Is Whitford Married To?
The West Wing star is currently married to his Transparent co-star Amy Landecker. The couple began dating in 2015 and got engaged in March 2018. The duo secretly eloped on 17th July 2019.
Previously Bradley was married to actress Jane Kaczmarek. They exchanged their wedding vows on 15th August 1992 and shared three children named: Frances Genevieve, George Edward, and Mary Louisa.
The couple made their divorce announcement after 16 years of marriage in June 2009. Their divorce was officially finalized in October 2010.