Bill Nighy

Birthday:

12/12/1949

Place of birth:

Surrey, England, UK :

Biography:

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.



Credits

The Bookshop (2017)
as Mr. Brundish
Their Finest (2017)
as Ambrose Hilliard
Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
as Billy Mack
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
as John Kildare
Dad's Army (2016)
as Sergeant Wilson
Norm of the North (2016)
as Socrates (voice)
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015)
as Himself
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
as Douglas Ainslie
National Theatre Live: Skylight (2014)
as Tom Sergeant
Pride (2014)
as Cliff
Salting the Battlefield (2014)
as Johnny Worricker
Turks & Caicos (2014)
as Johnny Worricker
I, Frankenstein (2014)
as Naberius
About Time (2013)
as Dad
The World's End (2013)
as The Network (voice)
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
as General Fallon
London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
as Quotations spoken by
Total Recall (2012)
as Matthias
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
as Hephaestus
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
as Douglas Ainslie
Page Eight (2011)
as Johnny Worricker
Astonish Me (2011)
as The Professor
Rango (2011)
as Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
Arthur Christmas (2011)
as Grandsanta (voice)
Chalet Girl (2011)
as Richard Madsen
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
as Rufus Scrimgeour
Wild Target (2010)
as Victor Maynard
Glorious 39 (2009)
as Alexander Keyes
Astro Boy (2009)
as Dr. Elefun (voice)
G-Force (2009)
as Leonard Saber
The Boat That Rocked (2009)
as Quentin
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
as Viktor
Valkyrie (2008)
as Friedrich Olbricht
Slapper (2008)
as Arnold Percy
Kis Vuk (2008)
as Ringmaster (voice)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
as Captain Davy Jones
Hot Fuzz (2007)
as Met Chief Inspector
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
as Richard Hart
Flushed Away (2006)
as Whitey
Stormbreaker (2006)
as Alan Blunt
We Love Cigarettes (2006)
as Narrator
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
as Captain Davy Jones
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
as Viktor
The Lost Prince (2005)
as Stamfordham
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
as Gideon Warner
The Constant Gardener (2005)
as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
The Girl in the Café (2005)
as Lawrence
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
as Slartibartfast
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
as Dylan
Enduring Love (2004)
as Robin
He Knew He Was Right (2004)
as Colonel Osborne
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
as Phillip
Burst (2004)
as Maxwell's Fan 22
Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher (2003)
as Narrator
The Young Visiters (2003)
as Earl of Clincham
Underworld (2003)
as Viktor
Love Actually (2003)
as Billy Mack
I Capture the Castle (2003)
as James Mortmain
Canterbury Tales (2003)
as
Ready When You Are, Mr McGill (2003)
as
The Lawless Heart (2002)
as Dan
Lucky Break (2001)
as Roger
Blow Dry (2001)
as Ray (Raymond) Robertson
Longitude (2000)
as Lord Sandwich
Guest House Paradiso (1999)
as Mr Johnson
Still Crazy (1998)
as Ray Simms
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
as Edward Gardner
True Blue (1996)
as Jeremy Saville
Indian Summer (1996)
as Tristan
Being Human (1994)
as Julian
Don't Leave Me This Way (1993)
as John Tracey
Unnatural Causes (1993)
as Oliver Latham
A Masculine Ending (1992)
as John Tracey
Absolute Hell (1991)
as
The Men's Room (1991)
as
Antonia and Jane (1990)
as Howard Nash
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
as Martin Barton
Mack the Knife (1989)
as Tiger Brown
Thirteen at Dinner (1985)
as Ronald Marsh
Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil (1985)
as Helmut Hoffmann
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
as Al (Theatre Company)
Easter 2016 (1982)
as
Fox (1980)
as
La Mort en direct (1980)
as Man in "Harriet" Scene (uncredited)
Dreams of Leaving (1980)
as William
Page Eight (2011)
Executive Producer