David Bradley is an English character actor. David Bradley is widely known for playing Hogwarts caretaker Argus Filch in the Harry Potter film franchise, and also an established theatre actor with a career that includes a Laurence Olivier Award for a supporting role in a production of King Lear.
David Bradley became an actor in 1971, performing at Laurence Olivier`s National Theatre. He first appeared on television that year in the successful comedy Nearest and Dearest playing a police officer.
David Bradley was awarded a Laurence Olivier Award in 1991 for his supporting actor role in King Lear at the Royal National Theatre.
David Bradley has appeared in the Royal National Theatre`s 1997 production of Harold Pinter`s The Homecoming, as well as productions of Pinter`s The Caretaker at Sheffield Theatres and the Tricycle Theatre in London in 2006-07.