Date of Birth : Oct 10th 1959
Winner of an Emmy award for his portrayal of The West Wing’s Josh Lyman, Bradley Whitford received his actor’s training at the Julliard Theatre Center. Prior to being cast as the White House Deputy Chief of Staff, Whitford appeared in a number of stage roles, including a Broadway production also called The West Wing. Other theater credits include, Curse of the Starving Class, Measure for Measure, at the Lincoln Center, and the title role in Coriolanus, at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Whitford has performed in dozens of movies, including Presumed Innocent, Scent of a Woman, Philadelphia, The Client, Red Corner, The Muse, Bicentennial Man, Kate and Leopold, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, An American Crime and Bottle Shock. He made frequent TV guest appearances and was cast in the starring role of Phil in TV’s short-lived comedy series, Secret Lives of Men, before landing the part in The West Wing.
Whitford went on to star in the Aaron Sorkin series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, a behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch comedy TV show a la Saturday Night Live.