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Bill Nighy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Francis "Bill" Nighy (pronounced /ˈnaɪ/ ny; born 12 December 1949) 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.

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Dec 12, 1949 In Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Coke E-ling Rengra
Latest Project:
Series Dead Lucky 2018-07-25
Known For
Poster of Valkyrie
Poster of The Constant Gardener
Poster of Impact Wrestling
Poster of Guest House Paradiso
Series Coke E-ling Rengra Earl of Clincham 2019
Series Dead Lucky General Fallon 2018-07-25
Series Live Dan 2018-03-10
Series Ordeal by Innocence Leo Argyll 2018-04-01
Movie Their Finest Ambrose Hilliard 2017-04-06
Series Island Trio Tiger Brown 2017-05-22
Movie Okja 2017-06-28
Movie Norm of the North Socrates (voice) 2016-01-14
Movie Dad's Army Sergeant Wilson 2016-02-05
Movie The Limehouse Golem John Kildare 2016-12-23
Movie The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Douglas Ainslie 2015-02-26
Movie A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman Himself 2015-12-26
Movie I, Frankenstein Naberius 2014-01-24
Movie Turks & Caicos Johnny Worricker 2014-03-20
Movie Salting the Battlefield Johnny Worricker 2014-03-27
Movie Pride Cliff 2014-09-12
Movie The World's End The Network (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie About Time Dad 2013-08-16
Movie London: The Modern Babylon Quotations spoken by 2012-08-03
Movie Wrath of the Titans Hephaestus 2012-03-27
Movie Total Recall Matthias 2012-08-02
Movie Chalet Girl Richard Madsen 2011-02-02
Movie Rango Rattlesnake Jake (voice) 2011-03-02
Movie The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Douglas Ainslie 2011-11-28
Movie Arthur Christmas Grandsanta (voice) 2011-11-23
Movie Page Eight Johnny Worricker 2011-08-28
Movie Wild Target Victor Maynard 2010-06-17
Movie The Boat That Rocked Quentin 2009-04-01
Movie Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Viktor 2009-01-22
Series The Big Art Project 2009-05-10
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Astro Boy Dr. Elefun (voice) 2009-10-15
Movie G-Force Leonard Saber 2009-07-21
Movie Glorious 39 Alexander Keyes 2009-11-20
Movie A Fox's Tale Ringmaster (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie CJ7 Unknown 2008-01-30
Movie Valkyrie Friedrich Olbricht 2008-12-25
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Captain Davy Jones 2007-05-19
Movie Underworld: Evolution Viktor 2006-01-12
Movie Stormbreaker Alan Blunt 2006-07-21
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Captain Davy Jones 2006-06-20
Movie Notes on a Scandal Richard Hart 2006-12-25
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Flushed Away Whitey (voice) 2006-11-02
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2005-03-26
Movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Slartibartfast 2005-04-28
Movie The Magic Roundabout Dylan 2005-01-19
Movie The Girl in the Café Lawrence 2005-06-25
Movie The Constant Gardener Sir Bernard Pellegrin 2005-08-31
Movie The Lost Prince Stamfordham 2005-12-18
Movie Gideon's Daughter Gideon Warner 2005-10-21
Movie He Knew He Was Right Colonel Osborne 2004-04-18
Series He Knew He Was Right Colonel Osborne 2004-04-18
Series Impact Wrestling Met Chief Inspector 2004-06-04
Movie Enduring Love Robin 2004-11-26
Movie Shaun of the Dead Phillip 2004-09-24
Movie Canterbury Tales 2003-01-01
Movie Ready When You Are, Mr McGill 2003-01-01
Movie I Capture the Castle James Mortmain 2003-05-09
Series Canterbury Tales 2003-09-11
Movie Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher Narrator 2003-12-29
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2002-04-08
Movie Lucky Break Roger 2001-08-24
Movie Blow Dry Ray Robertson 2001-03-01
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Series Justice League Ray Simms 2001-11-17
Series Pangako Sa ’Yo Viktor 2000-11-13
Movie Longitude Lord Sandwich 2000-01-13
Movie Guest House Paradiso Mr Johnson 1999-12-03
Movie Shakespeare in Love 1998-12-11
Movie FairyTale: A True Story Edward Gardner 1997-10-24
Movie True Blue Jeremy Saville 1996-11-15
Movie Alive and Kicking Tristan 1996-11-08
Movie Being Human Julian 1994-05-06
Series Wycliffe Unknown 1994-07-24
Movie Don't Leave Me This Way John Tracey 1993-05-30
Movie Unnatural Causes Oliver Latham 1993-01-02
Movie Absolute Hell 1991-10-04
Series Making News 1990-01-16
Movie Antonia and Jane Howard Nash 1990-01-01
Movie The Phantom of the Opera Martin Barton 1989-11-04
Movie Law of Desire Cameron Foster 1987-02-06
Movie Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil Helmut Hoffmann 1985-02-17
Series The Last Place on Earth Cecil Meares 1985-02-18
Movie Thirteen at Dinner Ronald Marsh 1985-09-19
Movie The Little Drummer Girl Al 1984-10-19
Series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Unknown 1983-11-11
Series A J Wentworth, BA Billy Mack 1982-07-12
Movie Easter 2016 Connor Mullan 1982-05-18
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Movie Dreams of Leaving William 1980-01-17
Movie Fox 1980-03-10
Series Agony 1979-03-11
Series The Patty Duke Show Rufus Scrimgeour 1963-09-18