Martin Freeman: "For a long time I was one of seven British actors who wasn’t in Harry Potter, you know?" "For a long time, it was just me and six other people staring through the window, orphans in a Dickens book,
Martin Freeman, The Hobbit. I totally agree with Peter. Martin is *the best* person ever to play Bilbo. Not only does he embody what it means to be a hobbit very well, but he also has the quirkiness and humor of Bilbo himself.