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Bill Nighy
Bill Nighy

William Francis "Bill" Nighy (pronounced /ˈnaɪ/ ny) is a British actor and comedian. He worked in theatre and television before his first cinema role in 1981, and made his name in television with The Men's Room in 1991, in which he played the womanizer Prof. Mark Carleton, whose extra-marital affairs kept him "vital". He became known around the world in 2003 as Billy Mack, the aging pop star in Love Actually, and in the same year played James Mortmain, the eccentric husband struggling to keep his family afloat in a decaying English castle, in I Capture the Castle. He is also known for his roles in the films Underworld, Shaun of the Dead, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hot Fuzz, Valkyrie, G-Force and provided voice talents in the films The Magic Roundabout, Flushed Away and Rango. He recently played Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Bill Nighy is a Patron and supporter of the artistic collective The Factory Theatre Company alongside other actors such as Mark Rylance, Ewan McGregor and Richard Wilson. Other notable members include founder Alex Hassell, Catherine Bailey and Alan Morrissey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Nighy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

1949-12-12 (72 years old)
Place of Birth
Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Also Known As :
Wild Target
Wild Target (2010)
as Victor Maynard
Gideon's Daughter
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
as Gideon Warner
Turks & Caicos
Turks & Caicos (2014)
as Johnny Worricker
Pride (2014)
as Cliff
The Limehouse Golem
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
as John Kildare
Glorious 39
Glorious 39 (2009)
as Alexander Keyes
True Blue
True Blue (1996)
as Jeremy Saville
Salting the Battlefield
Salting the Battlefield (2014)
as Johnny Worricker
Dad's Army
Dad's Army (2016)
as Sergeant Wilson
The Men's Room
The Men's Room (1991)
as Prof. Mark Carleton
The Bookshop
The Bookshop (2017)
as Mr. Brundish
Hope Gap
Hope Gap (2019)
as Edward
Great White Shark
Great White Shark (2013)
as Self - Narrator (voice)
The Hungry Corpse
The Hungry Corpse (2013)
as The Hungry Corpse
Living (2022)
as Mr Williams
Lotus: A New Dawn
Lotus: A New Dawn (2021)
as Self - Narrator
Notes on a Scandal
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
as Richard Hart
Arthur Christmas
Arthur Christmas (2011)
as Grandsanta (voice)
Page Eight
Page Eight (2011)
as Johnny Worricker
Easter 2016
Easter 2016 (1982)
as Connor Mullan
A Fox's Tale
A Fox's Tale (2008)
as Ringmaster (voice)
Absolute Hell
Absolute Hell (1991)
as Hugh Marriner
Astonish Me
Astonish Me (2011)
as The Professor
Their Finest
Their Finest (2017)
as Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank
Antonia and Jane
Antonia and Jane (1990)
as Howard Nash
Dragonkeeper (2021)
as Danzi (voice)
The Constant Gardener
The Constant Gardener (2005)
as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Valkyrie (2008)
as Friedrich Olbricht
Thirteen at Dinner
Thirteen at Dinner (1985)
as Ronald Marsh
Rango (2011)
as Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
I Capture the Castle
I Capture the Castle (2003)
as James Mortmain
The Young Visiters
The Young Visiters (2003)
as Earl of Clincham
Chalet Girl
Chalet Girl (2011)
as Richard Madsen
A Masculine Ending
A Masculine Ending (1992)
as John Tracey
The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales (1998)
as The Merchant (voice)
Minamata (2020)
as Robert "Bob" Hayes
StarDog and TurboCat
StarDog and TurboCat (2019)
as Sinclair (voice)
Underworld (2003)
as Viktor
Love Actually
Love Actually (2003)
as Billy Mack
Still Crazy
Still Crazy (1998)
as Ray Simms
Flushed Away
Flushed Away (2006)
as Whitey (voice)
Longitude (2000)
as Lord Sandwich
Unnatural Causes
Unnatural Causes (1993)
as Oliver Latham
Slapper (2008)
as Arnold Percy
Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2
Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2
as Howard Clifford
Astro Boy
Astro Boy (2009)
as Dr. Elefun (voice)
Total Recall
Total Recall (2012)
as Matthias
Blow Dry
Blow Dry (2001)
as Ray Robertson
Norm of the North
Norm of the North (2016)
as Socrates (voice)
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015)
as Self - 'Flushed Away' and 'Arthur Christmas'
Occupy! (1976)
as Player in Everyman Theatre Company, Liverpool
Stormbreaker (2006)
as Alan Blunt
FairyTale: A True Story
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
as Edward Gardner
G-Force (2009)
as Leonard Saber
Mack the Knife
Mack the Knife (1989)
as Tiger Brown
Emma. (2020)
as Mr. Woodhouse
Jack the Giant Slayer
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
as General Fallon
London: The Modern Babylon
London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
as Spoken Quotations (voice)
The Magic Roundabout
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
as Dylan (voice)
Being Human
Being Human (1994)
as Julian
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
as Slartibartfast (archive footage) (uncredited)
AKA (2002)
as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
The World's End
The World's End (2013)
as The Network (voice)
Fox (1980)
as Colin Street
Burst (2004)
as Maxwell's Fan 22
Death Watch
Death Watch (1980)
as Katherine's Co-worker (uncredited)
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz (2007)
as Met Chief Inspector
Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle (1981)
as Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
Meerkat Manor
Meerkat Manor (2005)
as Narrator
Agony (1979)
as Vincent Fish
State of Play
State of Play (2003)
as Cameron Foster
Making News
Making News (1990)
as Sam Courtney
Doctor Who
Doctor Who (2005)
as Dr. Black
Wycliffe (1994)
as David Cleeve
Bergerac (1981)
as Barry
He Knew He Was Right
He Knew He Was Right (2004)
as Colonel Osborne
The Lost Prince
The Lost Prince (2003)
as Stamfordham
Fox (1980)
as Colin Street
People Like Us
People Like Us (1999)
as Will Rushmore
Peak Practice
Peak Practice (1993)
as Alan Sinclair
Chillers (1990)
as Tom Dickenson
Kavanagh QC
Kavanagh QC (1995)
as Giles Culpepper QC
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983)
as Jeffrey Grainger
Performance (1991)
as Hugh Marriner
Castlevania (2017)
as Saint Germain (voice)
Timeshift (2002)
as self (voice)
Performance (1991)
as Roger Maitland
Minder (1979)
as Oates
Page Eight
Page Eight (2011)
as Executive Producer