David Bradley



Place of birth:

York, North Yorkshire, England, UK:


David Bradley is an English character actor. He has recently become known for playing the caretaker of Hogwarts, Argus Filch, in the Harry Potter series of films. Bradley was born in York, England. He became an actor in 1971, first appearing on television that year in the successful comedy Nearest and Dearest playing a police officer. He was awarded a Olivier Award in 1991 for his supporting actor role in King Lear at the Royal National Theatre. Bradley appeared in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and had a small role in the 2007 comedy film Hot Fuzz as a farmer who illegally hoarded weapons, including a sea mine which later proves important to the story.

Film Credits

Await Further Instructions (2018)
as Grandad
Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time (2017)
as The Doctor
The Lodgers (2017)
as Bermingham
Edmund the Magnificent (2017)
as Farmer
The Young Messiah (2016)
as Old Rabbi
An Adventure in Space and Time (2013)
as William Hartnell
The World's End (2013)
as Basil
Bad Sugar (2012)
as Ralphfred Cauldwell
The Holding (2011)
as Cooper
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
as Tower Keeper
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
as Argus Filch
Another Year (2010)
as Ronnie
Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010)
Harry Brown (2009)
as Leonard Attwell
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
as Argus Filch
I Know You Know (2009)
as Mr Fisher
The Daisy Chain (2008)
as Sean Cryan
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
as Argus Filch
Hot Fuzz (2007)
as Arthur Webley
Sweeney Todd (2006)
as Sweeney's Father
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
as Argus Filch
Red Mercury (2005)
as Neil Ashton
Mr Harvey Lights a Candle (2005)
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
as Father Gionetti
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
as Argus Filch
Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
as Nigel Bray
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
as Argus Filch
The Intended (2002)
as The Priest
Station Jim (2001)
as Elliot
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
as Argus Filch
Gabriel & Me (2001)
as Grandad
Altered Species (2001)
as Frank
Blow Dry (2001)
as Noah
The King Is Alive (2000)
as Henry
Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)
as Abel
Left Luggage (1998)
as Concierge
In Your Dreams (1997)
as Tutor
The Moth (1997)
as Dave Waters
Measure for Measure (1994)
as Barnadine
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
as Undertaker
King of the Ghetto (1986)
Tartuffe, or The Imposter (1983)
as Cleante
Another Sunday and Sweet F.A (1972)
as Parker Street Goalie
Double Pisces, Scorpio Rising (1970)