Bradley Whitford played Josh Lyman on all seven seasons of The West Wing. He won an Emmy in 2001 for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and was nominated again in 2002 and 2003. Whitford also wrote two episodes of the series, Faith Based Initiative and Internal Displacement.
He was married to actress Jane Kaczmarek, best known for her role as Lois on Malcolm in the Middle. They lived in San Marino, California with their three children, Frances, George, and Mary Louisa. The couple divorced in 2010.
Whitford is also popular for his role as the evil businessman Eric Gordon in the 1995 comedy Billy Madison. He made his Broadway theatre debut playing Lt. Daniel Kaffee in A Few Good Men, which was also written by Aaron Sorkin and made a memorable guest appearance on John Wells' ER in the award-winning episode Love's Labor Lost.
Whitford also starred on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip with Matthew Perry and Timothy Busfield. He guest starred on Brooklyn Nine Nine as the hero's deadbeat dad, later working again with Jimmy Smits who played the father of the hero's girlfriend.
Whitford appeared in the films Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, Adventures in Babysitting, Presumed Innocent, Young Guns II, Scent of a Woman , My Life, Philadelphia, RoboCop 3, My Fellow Americans, Kate & Leopold, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants andLittle Manhattan.