When he portrays the role of King Canute in the Netflix series Vikings: Valhalla, Bradley Freegard is becoming popular since then. Here are some essential facts that you must know about this talented actor.
Early Life and Background
Bradley Freegard was born in Pontypridd, Wales, on December 13, 1976. He grew up in the same area. As acting was very close to his art, he graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Personal Life and Family
Bradley Freegard is a husband and a father. He married an actress Eve Myles, whom he initially met in 1994 at the National Youth Theatre. They exchanged vows on May 18, 2013, in Tuscany, Italy. They have three girls, born in 2009, 2014, and 2021. The family of 5 happily lived in Hollywood for about a year when Eve Myles took on a role in a project called “Torchwood.”
Bradley plays the regular role of Steffan Jones in the S4C series Teulu. His character who has been described by the Western Mail as the resident heartthrob.
In 2012, he landed another exciting role in EastEnders as Gethin Williams. In his role he became the first actor to portray Welsh character in the soap opera since Richard Elis in 1996. He played a role in the departure storyline of the regular character Jane Beale.
His other TV credits include Casualty, Doctors, Caerdydd, Gwaith/Cartref, Holby City, Y Gwyll/Hinterland, and Pobol y Cwm. In 2017, Freegard was chosen to play the role of Evan Howells in Un Bore Mercher/Keeping Faith opposite his wife, who played the titular Faith.
In 2022, Freegard was playing the role of King Canute the Great in the new series Vikings: Valhalla, directed by Jeb Stuart, airing on Netflix.
Memorable TV Roles
Bradley has other memorable TV roles in Holby City, EastEnders, Doctors, Casualty, and Hinterland. With his roles, he constantly checks his performance and improves his crafts. He was able to portray different roles and different genres that became a hit especially in Netflix.
“Keeping Faith” and Its Impact
Bradley was also part of the second season of “Keeping Faith”, originally broadcast on Welsh channel S4C in 2017 before making its way to BBC Wales and iPlayer last year. It has captivated viewers across the UK and has become one of Bradley Freegard and Eve Myles’s most notable works.
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Bradley Freegard’s Future Projects
In his movie series Vikings: Valhalla, Freegard will continue being part of this sequel. Set one hundred years after the events of its predecessor; the show follows its characters’ epic journeys amidst internal conflicts and mounting tensions with the English. It tracks the looming end of the Viking Age, initiated by the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066.
Bradley Freegard is a talented actor who has been allowed to play various iconic roles. Being professional to being an actor keeps him away from the bad light, making a good father and husband. Added to these is being a talented actor – the characteristics that make Bradley Freegard a role model.