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Bill Nighy

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 Agony 1979-03-11
Latest Project:
Series Ordeal by Innocence 2018-04-01
Known For
Poster of Peak Practice
Poster of Chillers
Poster of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Poster of Fox
Series Ordeal by Innocence Leo Argyll 2018-04-01
Movie Red Nose Day Actually Billy Mack 2017-03-24
Movie Los misteriosos asesinatos de Limehouse John Kildare 2017-09-08
Movie Su mejor historia Ambrose Hilliard 2017-04-06
Movie Norman del norte Socrates (voice) 2016-01-14
Movie Dad's Army: El pelotón rechazado Sergeant Wilson 2016-02-05
Movie El nuevo exótico hotel Marigold Douglas Ainslie 2015-02-26
Movie Pride (Orgullo) Cliff 2015-03-19
Movie A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Yo, Frankenstein Naberius 2014-01-22
Movie Islas Turcas y Caicos Johnny Worricker 2014-03-20
Movie Arrasando el campo de batalla Johnny Worricker 2014-03-27
Movie National Theatre Live: Skylight Tom Sergeant 2014-10-23
Movie Jack, el cazagigantes General Fallon 2013-02-27
Movie Una cuestión de tiempo Dad 2013-08-16
Movie Bienvenidos al fin del mundo The Network (voice) 2013-11-29
Movie Ira de titanes Hephaestus 2012-03-27
Movie London: The Modern Babylon Quotations spoken by 2012-08-03
Movie Total Recall (Desafío total) Matthias 2012-08-02
Movie Chalet Girl Richard Madsen 2011-02-02
Movie Rango Rattlesnake Jake (voice) 2011-03-02
Movie Arthur Christmas: Operación regalo Grandsanta (voice) 2011-02-22
Movie Astonish Me The Professor 2011-07-26
Movie Entre líneas Johnny Worricker 2011-08-28
Movie El exótico Hotel Marigold Douglas Ainslie 2011-11-28
Movie Blanco escurridizo Victor Maynard 2010-06-17
Movie Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte - Parte I Rufus Scrimgeour 2010-10-17
Movie Radio encubierta Quentin 2009-04-01
Movie Underworld: La rebelión de los licántropos Viktor 2009-01-22
Series The Big Art Project 2009-05-10
Movie Astro Boy Dr. Elefun (voice) 2009-10-15
Movie Glorious 39 Alexander Keyes 2009-11-20
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie G-Force: Licencia para espiar Leonard Saber 2009-07-21
Movie A Fox's Tale Ringmaster (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie Valkiria Friedrich Olbricht 2008-12-25
Movie Slapper Arnold Percy 2008-06-21
Movie Arma fatal Met Chief Inspector 2007-02-14
Movie Piratas del Caribe: En el fin del mundo Captain Davy Jones 2007-05-19
Movie Piratas del Caribe: El cofre del hombre muerto Captain Davy Jones 2006-06-20
Movie Underworld: Evolution Viktor 2006-01-12
Movie Alex Rider: Operación Stormbreaker Alan Blunt 2006-07-21
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Ratónpolis Whitey (voice) 2006-10-22
Movie Diario de un escándalo Richard Hart 2006-12-25
Movie Guía del autoestopista galáctico Slartibartfast 2005-04-28
Movie El tiovivo mágico Dylan 2005-01-19
Movie La chica del café Lawrence 2005-06-25
Series Doctor Who Dr. Black 2005-03-26
Movie El jardinero fiel Sir Bernard Pellegrin 2005-08-31
Movie The Lost Prince Stamfordham 2005-12-18
Movie Gideon's Daughter Gideon Warner 2005-10-21
Series Meerkat Manor 2005-09-02
Movie Burst Maxwell's Fan 22 2004-01-01
Movie Zombies party (Una noche... de muerte) Phillip 2004-04-09
Series Certeza Infiel Colonel Osborne 2004-04-18
Movie El intruso Robin 2004-11-26
Series State of Play Cameron Foster 2003-05-18
Movie El castillo soñado James Mortmain 2003-05-09
Series The Lost Prince Stamfordham 2003-01-19
Movie Ready When You Are, Mr McGill 2003-01-01
Movie Love Actually Billy Mack 2003-09-07
Series Canterbury Tales 2003-09-11
Movie The Young Visiters Earl of Clincham 2003-12-26
Movie Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher Narrator 2003-12-29
Movie Underworld Viktor 2003-10-17
Series The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Unknown 2002-04-08
Movie The Lawless Heart Dan 2002-06-28
Movie Éxito por los pelos Ray (Raymond) Robertson 2001-03-01
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie Lucky Break Roger 2001-08-24
Movie Longitude Lord Sandwich 2000-01-13
Series People Like Us Unknown 1999-09-20
Movie Hotel Paraíso Mr Johnson 1999-12-03
Movie Siempre locos Ray Simms 1998-10-30
Movie Un cuento de hadas Edward Gardner 1997-10-24
Movie True Blue Jeremy Saville 1996-11-15
Movie Alive and Kicking Tristan 1996-11-08
Movie Un hombre perdido en el tiempo Julian 1994-05-06
Series Wycliffe Unknown 1994-07-24
Series Peak Practice Unknown 1993-05-10
Movie Propósitos Perversos Oliver Latham 1993-01-02
Movie Don't Leave Me This Way John Tracey 1993-05-30
Movie A Masculine Ending John Tracey 1992-04-12
Movie The Men's Room 1991-09-25
Movie Absolute Hell 1991-10-04
Movie Antonia and Jane Howard Nash 1990-01-01
Series Making News 1990-01-16
Series Chillers Unknown 1990-04-14
Movie Mack the Knife Tiger Brown 1989-11-01
Movie El fantasma de la ópera Martin Barton 1989-11-04
Movie La Muerte de Lord Edgware Ronald Marsh 1985-09-19
Movie Hitler S.S.: El Retrato del Mal Helmut Hoffmann 1985-02-17
Series The Last Place on Earth Cecil Meares 1985-02-18
Movie La Chica del Tambor Al (Theatre Company) 1984-10-19
Series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Unknown 1983-11-11
Movie Easter 2016 1982-05-18
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Movie Dreams of Leaving William 1980-01-17
Movie La muerte en directo Man in "Harriet" Scene (uncredited) 1980-01-23
Series Fox Colin Street 1980-03-10
Movie Fox 1980-03-10
Series Agony 1979-03-11