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Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy

  • Born on
    • December 12th, 1949
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.

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Filmography

Acting (78 Credits)

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2021Buckley's Chance as Spencer
2021Dragonkeeper as Danzi (voice)
2020Minamata as Robert "Bob" Hayes
2020Emma. as Mr. Woodhouse
2019Hope Gap as Edward
2019Pokémon Detective Pikachu as Howard Clifford
2019The Kindness of Strangers as Timofey
2018Sometimes Always Never as Alan
2018Ordeal by Innocence as Leo Argyll
2017The Bookshop as Mr. Brundish
2017Red Nose Day Actually as Billy Mack
2017Castlevania as Saint Germain (voice)
2016The Limehouse Golem as John Kildare
2016Dad's Army as Sergeant Wilson
2016Their Finest as Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank
2015The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Douglas Ainslie
2015Norm of the North as Socrates (voice)
2014Pride as Cliff
2014Turks & Caicos as Johnny Worricker
2014Salting the Battlefield as Johnny Worricker
2014I, Frankenstein as Naberius
2013About Time as Dad
2013Jack the Giant Slayer as General Fallon
2013The World's End as The Network (voice)
2012Total Recall as Matthias
2012Wrath of the Titans as Hephaestus
2012London: The Modern Babylon as Spoken Quotations (voice)
2011The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel as Douglas Ainslie
2011Arthur Christmas as Grandsanta (voice)
2011Page Eight as Johnny Worricker
2011Rango as Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
2011Chalet Girl as Richard Madsen
2010Wild Target as Victor Maynard
2010Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 as Rufus Scrimgeour
2009Underworld: Rise of the Lycans as Viktor
2009Glorious 39 as Alexander Keyes
2009Pirate Radio as Quentin
2009Astro Boy as Dr. Elefun (voice)
2009G-Force as Leonard Saber
2008A Fox's Tale as Ringmaster (voice)
2008Valkyrie as Friedrich Olbricht
2007Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End as Captain Davy Jones
2007Hot Fuzz as Met Chief Inspector
2006Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest as Captain Davy Jones
2006Notes on a Scandal as Richard Hart
2006Flushed Away as Whitey (voice)
2006Underworld: Evolution as Viktor
2006Stormbreaker as Alan Blunt
2005The Girl in the Café as Lawrence
2005Gideon's Daughter as Gideon Warner
2005The Constant Gardener as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
2005The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy as Slartibartfast
2005Sprung! The Magic Roundabout as Dylan (voice)
2005Meerkat Manor
2004Enduring Love as Robin
2004Shaun of the Dead as Phillip
2004He Knew He Was Right as Colonel Osborne
2003I Capture the Castle as James Mortmain
2003Love Actually as Billy Mack
2003Underworld as Viktor
2003State of Play as Cameron Foster
2003The Lost Prince as StamfordhamWatch Free
2002AKA as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
2001Lawless Heart as Dan
2001Lucky Break as Roger
2001Blow Dry as Ray Robertson
2000Longitude as Lord Sandwich
1999Guest House Paradiso as Mr. Johnson
1998Still Crazy as Ray Simms
1997FairyTale: A True Story as Edward Gardner
1996Alive and Kicking as Tristan
1994Being Human as Julian
1989The Phantom of the Opera as Martin Barton
1985Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil as Helmut Hoffmann
1985Thirteen at Dinner as Ronald Marsh
1984The Little Drummer Girl as Al
1981Eye of the Needle as Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
1980Death Watch as Katherine's Co-worker (uncredited)

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