Bradley Whitford

Bradley Whitford (born October 10, 1959) is an American film and television actor. He is best known for his roles as Deputy White House Chief of Staff Josh Lyman on the NBC television drama The West Wing, as Danny Tripp on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, as Dan Stark in the Fox police buddy-comedy The Good Guys, as Red John in the CBS series The Mentalist, and as antagonist Eric Gordon in the film Billy Madison. Whitford has been nominated for three consecutive Emmy Awards from 2001-2003 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series" for his role on The West Wing, winning the award in 2001. This role has also garnered him three consecutive Golden Globe Award nominations for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role". Description above from the Wikipedia article Bradley Whitford, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

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Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Author P.L. Travers looks back on her childhood while reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Lee Hancock
CAST:  Emma Thompson  •  Tom Hanks  •  Colin Farrell  •  Paul Giamatti

Kate & Leopold (2001)

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When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Breckin Meyer

When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Breckin Meyer

Scent of a Woman (1992)

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Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  James Rebhorn  •  Gabrielle Anwar

Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Al Pacino  •  Chris O'Donnell  •  James Rebhorn  •  Gabrielle Anwar

A Perfect World (1993)

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A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Laura Dern  •  T.J. Lowther

A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Laura Dern  •  T.J. Lowther

Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

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When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Maia Brewton  •  Keith Coogan  •  Anthony Rapp

When plans with her boyfriend fall through, high school senior Chris Parker ends up babysitting the Anderson kids, Brad and Sara. What should be a quiet night in, however, turns into a series of ridiculous exploits, starting when they leave the house to pick up ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Elisabeth Shue  •  Maia Brewton  •  Keith Coogan  •  Anthony Rapp

An American Crime (2007)

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The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy O'Haver
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Hayley McFarland  •  Nick Searcy  •  Catherine Keener

The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy O'Haver
CAST:  Elliot Page  •  Hayley McFarland  •  Nick Searcy  •  Catherine Keener

Bicentennial Man (1999)

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Richard Martin buys a gift, a new NDR-114 robot. The product is named Andrew by the youngest of the family's children. "Bicentennial Man" follows the life and times of Andrew, a robot purchased as a household appliance programmed to perform menial tasks. As Andrew ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Sam Neill  •  Embeth Davidtz  •  Oliver Platt

Billy Madison (1995)

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Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire, but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire, but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Little Manhattan (2005)

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Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any more. Gabe has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Levin
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Charlie Ray  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Cynthia Nixon

Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any more. Gabe has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Levin
CAST:  Josh Hutcherson  •  Charlie Ray  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Cynthia Nixon

Philadelphia (1993)

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Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jason Robards

Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Demme
CAST:  Roberta Maxwell  •  Buzz Kilman  •  Antonio Banderas  •  Jason Robards

Presumed Innocent (1990)

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Bonnie Bedelia

Rusty Sabich is a deputy prosecutor engaged in an obsessive affair with a coworker who is murdered. Soon after, he's accused of the crime. And his fight to clear his name becomes a whirlpool of lies and hidden passions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Raúl Juliá  •  Bonnie Bedelia

Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if they want to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Timothy Busfield

The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if they want to get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Curtis Armstrong  •  Larry B. Scott  •  Timothy Busfield

The Muse (1999)

What happens when a screenwriter loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help...even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter". And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Sharon Stone  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Jeff Bridges

What happens when a screenwriter loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help...even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter". And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Sharon Stone  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Jeff Bridges

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

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Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first summer apart, the pals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Alexis Bledel  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first summer apart, the pals ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Amber Tamblyn  •  Alexis Bledel  •  America Ferrera  •  Blake Lively

Awakenings (1990)

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Robin Williams  •  Julie Kavner  •  Ruth Nelson

Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, proves a rebirth for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Robin Williams  •  Julie Kavner  •  Ruth Nelson

The Client (1994)

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A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry 'The Blade' Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Young Guns II (1990)

Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater

Three of the original five "young guns" — Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) — return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Geoff Murphy
CAST:  Emilio Estevez  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christian Slater

My Fellow Americans (1996)

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperately frantic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  James Garner  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Heard

They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a desperately frantic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  James Garner  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Heard

RoboCop 3 (1993)

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Nancy Allen  •  Mario Machado  •  Jodi Long

The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Dekker
CAST:  Robert John Burke  •  Nancy Allen  •  Mario Machado  •  Jodi Long

Red Corner (1997)

An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Bai Ling  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Byron Mann

An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Richard Gere  •  Bai Ling  •  Bradley Whitford  •  Byron Mann
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