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Bradley Whitford
Bradley Whitford
Personal details
Date of birth October 10, 1959
Birth place Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
Character Danny Tripp
Season 1
Credits 22 episodes (see below)
Bradley Whitford, born on October 10, 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, is an actor and director. He stars as Danny Tripp in the NBC series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Danny is the Executive Producer of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip on NBS. Whitford also directed the series finale .

BiographyEdit

Early LifeEdit

Whitford grew up in Wisconsin and bitten with the acting bug in high school, he went on to study theater and English literature at Wesleyan University and earned a master's degree in theater from the prestigious Juilliard Theater Center.

Acting CareerEdit

Whitford's first professional performance was in the off-Broadway production of "Curse of the Starving Class," with Kathy Bates. He also starred in the Broadway production of "The West Wing" and in creator Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men."

Personal LifeEdit

Brad lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Jane Kaczmarek and their children, Frances, George, and Mary.

Awards and NominationsEdit

Emmy AwardsEdit

  • 2003 Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2002 Nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2001 Won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)

Golden Globes, USAEdit

  • 2003 Nominated for a Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2002 Nominated for a Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2001 Nominated for a Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for: "The West Wing" (1999)

Screen Actors Guild AwardsEdit

Please note: The Screen Actors Guild Award is called the Actor.
  • 2006 Nominated for an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2005 Nominated for an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2004 Nominated for an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2003 Nominated for an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2002 Won an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
  • 2001 Won an Actor for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)

TriviaEdit

  • His college roommate and best friend was the brother of his future co-star on "The West Wing", Richard Schiff.
  • He was the boyfriend of Elisabeth Shue whose cancellation of their date lead to her "Adventures in Babysitting".
  • Gave the commencement speech at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2004.

CreditsEdit

StarEdit

DirectorEdit

FilmographyEdit

Feature filmEdit

An American Crime (2007)
Little Manhattan (2005)
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Bicentennial Man (1999)
The Muse (1999)

TelevisionEdit

Starring rolesEdit

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
'The West Wing

Guest starring rolesEdit

Frasier
Malcolm in the Middle
Felicity
Tracey Takes On...
Touched by an Angel
ER
The X Files
Ellen"
NYPD Blue

External linksEdit

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