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Bradley Whitford

  • Birthplace: Madison, WI
  • Birthday: October 10

Bradley Whitford is a film and television actor. He has played White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, Danny Tripp on 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, and antagonist Eric Gordon in the film Billy Madison.

Bradley Whitford is a film and television actor. He has played White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, Danny Tripp on 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, and antagonist Eric Gordon in the film Billy Madison.

Whitford was nominated for three consecutive Emmy Awards from 2001–2003 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role on The West Wing, winning the award in 2001. This role has also garnered him three consecutive Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.

He was an occasional columnist for The Huffington Post, until November 2009.

Whitford had a recurring role on Amazon's Transparent in 2015.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Wins5 Nominations

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Bradley Whitford, as Magnus Hirschfeld
  • Transparent
  • Amazon
  • Amazon Studios

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2015

  • Winner
  • Bradley Whitford, as Marcy
  • Transparent
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Amazon Studios

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2003

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2002

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series - 2001

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