Childhood and adolescence
Philadelphia is Bradley’s homeland where he appeared in 1975. His family is very multinational mixed of American, Irish, and Italian blood. Being a kid, Bradley found his passion for cooking. The wish to become a serious actor occurred when he was a twelve-year-old boy, after watching “Man Elephant”. This motion picture made such an impression on Bradley that afterwards he could not see his life without cinema.
After making his mind to be an actor, Bradley started attending acting lessons. After finishing school, he successfully entered the university. Later, the future actor took a student loan in order to settle in a “big apple” and enter the drama school. At school he played in “Man Elephant” and his performance was noticed by teachers. He later was one of the most famous graduates at school. Bradley also filmed in several commercials. Then he made his TV debut in “The City and Sex”.
Later, Bradley emerged in “$treet” and in “American Summer”. Then, there were “Small Eye” and “Order & Law”. “Alias” show gave Bradley a supporting part and a few of prestige awards.
Then Bradley started to participate in low-budget motion pictures, like “Last Cowboy Last” and “Love Carnival”.
In 2003, Bradley abandoned “Alias” and emerged in “Bobby & Jack”. In 2004, he appeared in “Evil Touching”. Then he portrayed a character in “Crashers Wedding”.
In 2006, he emerged in his own TV show “Confidential Kitchen” and made his Broadway premiere in “Days of Rain”.
Finally, more famous motion pictures began to pop up. He portrayed small characters in “Rocker”, “Man Yes”, and “Launch of Failure”. Then, Bradley started to receive more interesting leads and more impressive fees. In 2009, he emerged in “Tuck/ Nip” and also in “He Is Not Into You”, “I Love You, NY”, “39 Case”, and “Steve”. The same year Bradley was offered a role in “Hangover”, which became one of his most recognizable projects.
In the period from 2010 to 2012, Bradley started appearing in more serious motion pictures, like “Infinite”, “Words”, “Beyond the Pines Place”.
In the 2012, “Playbook of Silver Linings” was out, where Bradley portrayed a former teacher of Pat Solitano who had complex mental disorder. This motion picture became a turning point in Bradley’s career and made him one of strong dramatic actors. This part brought Bradley a lot of nominees, like BAFTA and Oscar.
In 2013, Bradley emerged in “Hustle American”, which brought him Oscar.
In 2014, he lent his voice to the character of Raccoon in “Galaxy’s Guardians”. That same year, Bradley showed up in Broadway again with the lead in “Man Elephant”. In the 2015, he attained a nomination of Tony for this performance.
In 2014, Bradley also got the lead in “Sniper”.
In 2006, Bradley was the husband of Jennifer Esposito. However, their marriage lasted only four months.
Later, Bradley had an affair with Renee Zellweger.
Then Bradley was dating Zoe Saldana.
From 2013 until 2015, Bradley was together with Suki Waterhouse, who was younger than Bradley for 18 years.
In April 2015, Bradley started dating with Irina Shayk.