Bill Nighy

Place of birth:
Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom:
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.


Living (2022)
as Mr. Williams
Lotus: A New Dawn (2021)
as Self - Narrator
Dragonkeeper (2021)
as Danzi (voice)
Buckley's Chance (2021)
as Spencer
Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular (2020)
as Self
Minamata (2020)
as Robert "Bob" Hayes
Emma. (2020)
as Mr. Woodhouse
The Kindness of Strangers (2019)
as Timofey
StarDog and TurboCat (2019)
as Sinclair (voice)
Hope Gap (2019)
as Edward
Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
as Howard Clifford
Sometimes Always Never (2019)
as Alan
The Bookshop (2017)
as Mr. Brundish
Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
as Billy Mack
Their Finest (2017)
as Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank
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 Self - 'Flushed Away' and 'Arthur Christmas'
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
as Douglas Ainslie
Pride (2014)
as Cliff
National Theatre Live: Skylight (2014)
as Tom Sergeant
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)
The Hungry Corpse (2013)
as The Hungry Corpse
Great White Shark (2013)
as Self - Narrator (voice)
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
as General Fallon
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (2013)
as Graham Greene (voice)
London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
as Spoken Quotations (voice)
Total Recall (2012)
as Matthias
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
as Hephaestus
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
as Douglas Ainslie
Arthur Christmas (2011)
as Grandsanta (voice)
Page Eight (2011)
as Johnny Worricker
Astonish Me (2011)
as The Professor
Rango (2011)
as Rattlesnake Jake (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
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (2007)
as The Preacher
Hot Fuzz (2007)
as Met Chief Inspector
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
as Richard Hart
Flushed Away (2006)
as Whitey (voice)
Stormbreaker (2006)
as Alan Blunt
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
as Captain Davy Jones
We Love Cigarettes (2006)
as Narrator
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
as Viktor
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
as Gideon Warner
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
as Slartibartfast (archive footage) (uncredited)
Don't Crash: The Documentary of the Making of the Movie of the Book of the Radio Series of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
as Self
The Constant Gardener (2005)
as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
as Self
The Girl in the Café (2005)
as Lawrence
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
as Slartibartfast
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
as Dylan (voice)
Enduring Love (2004)
as Robin
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
Ready When You Are, Mr McGill (2003)
as Phil Parish
The Lawless Heart (2002)
as Dan
AKA (2002)
as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
Lucky Break (2001)
as Roger
Blow Dry (2001)
as Ray Robertson
Longitude (2000)
as Lord Sandwich
Guest House Paradiso (1999)
as Mr. Johnson
The Canterbury Tales (1998)
as The Merchant (voice)
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 Hugh Marriner
The Men's Room (1991)
as Prof. Mark Carleton
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
Easter 2016 (1982)
as Connor Mullan
Under the Skin (1982)
as Dave
Eye of the Needle (1981)
as Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
Fox (1980)
as Colin Street
La Mort en direct (1980)
as Katherine's Co-worker (uncredited)
Dreams of Leaving (1980)
as William
Soldiers Talking, Cleanly (1978)
as Bill
Occupy! (1976)
as Player in Everyman Theatre Company, Liverpool
The Beautiful Game
as Mal
Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2
as Howard Clifford
Page Eight
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