John Bradley Biography

 

John Bradley is a young English actor appearing in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” series. He plays the character of Samwell Tarly, a comedic role which in time grows up to be much more. This is his first role ever after graduating from drama school and is what currently defines him as an actor.

John Bradley won the audition for playing Samwell Tarly immediately after he finished drama school. It was his first audition and his first major role. He actually did a pretty good job in appearing on “Game of Thrones” and it immediately opened a lot of opportunities for his young career. There is still a lot in front of him as he tries to shape his career. He is set to reprise his role for the series end which will come soon. Additionally, George R.R. Martin, the writer of the “Song of Ice and Fire” books has stated that if he were a character on the show, he would most certainly be Sam.

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John Bradley in “Game of Thrones”

John Bradley has had a few other projects both in movies and on television besides this one. He has played Giovani di Lorenzo de’ Medici on Canal+ show “Borgia”. He has also appeared in the BBC “Merlin” where he played Tyr Seward in a single episode of season 5. John also appeared in two episodes of “Shameless” on Channel 4.

John has also had his impact in the movie industry. His current roles and projects include roles in movies, where he is getting cast more and more. Some of the important ones to mention are “Grimsby” (2016), “The Last Dragonslayer,” (2016), “American Satan” (2017) and “Patient Zero” (2017).

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John Bradley in “Borgia”

John Bradley Net Worth 2019 and Salary

After getting the attention with the “Game of Thrones” series, John Bradly has also up his wages. His salary has increased since the initial start of the show and is much larger compared to his number beginning. He is now worth approximately 4 million dollars.

John Bradley Partner and Family

Despite his weight issues, John Bradley is actively dating. He is not married still and is still looking for the love of his life. Currently it appears that he is single as there have not been any recent mentions of any girlfriends that he is involved with. There have been a lot of rumors between him and co-star Hannah Murray. She and John actually spend a lot of time on screen together and they booth confessed that they enjoy each other’s company off screen as well. It has not been confirmed whether they had an affair together as they both did not comment on it. After that, John was in a relationship with Emily Dean for a while. You could see it on his Instagram posts that they enjoyed a great time together. But it all came to an end, leaving John Bradley currently single.

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John Bradley and Hannah Murray

John Bradley Age

John Bradley was born on 15 September, 1988, as John Bradley West. This makes him 28 years old now. He was raised in a Catholic family and grew up in the Wythenshawe district in the south of Manchester, England. As a young boy John attended St Paul’s Roman Catholic High School. In 2005 he started going to Loreto College and it is where he started studying Drama and Theatre. He graduated there in 2007 and in 2010 he got his BA in Acting from Manchester School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University. John Bradley also has an older sister, who is exactly 13 years his elder.

Height and Weight

John Bradley is not a particular physical specimen. He has been cast for the role based on his appearance, but his talents as well. Playing Samwell Tarly was easy for him as he has often been teased because of his weight before. But after gaining a lot of attention by acting he has managed to overcome his weight concerns. He is still not slim but does not let it bother him so much. He weighs 108 kg and is 173 cm tall.

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John Bradley

John Bradley Weight Loss

It is not a secret that John Bradley has been dealing with weight issues. In fact, he has dealt with it most of his life. He has been able to endure ridicule from his fans and classmates when he was a child. There are many questions posed about whey he has not lost any weight since the inception of the show. The truth is that he has and if you compare him from the start of the show to where he is now, you will notice that he is slimmer. But it is not in such an extent that fans would deem noticeable. John says that he feels perfectly fine this way and will continue to play the role of Samwell Tarly as best as he can.

Nationality and Ethnicity

John Bradley is English by nationality, having been born and raised there. He is Caucasian by ethnic group.

Biography & Facts
Born: September 15 1988
Nationality: English
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: Catholic
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $4 million
Salary: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 108 kg
Weight: 173 cm
Married to: No
Affair with: N/A
Children: No
Birth Sign: Virgo
Education: St Paul's Roman Catholic High School / Loreto College