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Martin Freeman
Martin Freeman 2019.jpg
Portrays Lester Nygaard
Age 49
Birthdate September 8, 1971
Birthplace Aldershot, Hampshire, England
Years active 1997-present

Martin Freeman is an English actor. He is best known for his roles as Tim Canterbury in The Office, Dr. Watson in BBC's Sherlock, and Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy.

His other notable film roles include Love Actually, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Black Panther.

Freeman stars as Lester Nygaard in the first season of Fargo, as well as providing narration for the season two episode The Castle as Barton Brixby, author of The History of True Crime in the Mid West. For his performance in this first season of the series, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Critics' Choice Television Award.

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