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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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Born:
Dec 12, 1949 In Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
112
First Appeared:
In the series Agony 1979-03-11
Latest Project:
Movie Emma. 2020-02-13
Known For
Poster of The Lost Prince
Poster of The Last Place on Earth

Bill Nighy Movies Filmography

Movie
Emma.
Mr. Woodhouse 2020-02-13
Movie
The Kindness of Strangers
Timofey 2019-12-19
Movie
StarDog and TurboCat
Sinclair (voice) 2019-12-06
Movie
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Howard Clifford / Mewtwo (voice) 2019-05-03
Movie
Sometimes Always Never
Alan 2019-03-14
Series
Ordeal by Innocence
Leo Argyll 2018-04-01
Series
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale
Himself 2018-02-18
Movie
The Bookshop
Mr. Brundish 2017-11-10
Series
Castlevania
Saint Germain (voice) 2017-07-07
Movie
Their Finest
Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank 2017-04-06
Movie
Red Nose Day Actually
Billy Mack 2017-03-24
Movie
The Limehouse Golem
John Kildare 2016-10-18
Movie
Dad's Army
Sergeant Wilson 2016-02-05
Movie
Norm of the North
Socrates (voice) 2016-01-14
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
National Theatre Live: Skylight
Tom Sergeant 2014-10-23
Movie
Pride
Cliff 2014-09-12
Movie
Salting the Battlefield
Johnny Worricker 2014-03-27
Movie
Turks & Caicos
Johnny Worricker 2014-03-20
Movie
I, Frankenstein
Naberius 2014-01-22
Movie
About Time
Dad 2013-08-16
Movie
The World's End
The Network (voice) 2013-07-18
Movie
Great White Shark
2013-05-24
Movie
Jack the Giant Slayer
General Fallon 2013-02-27
Movie
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
Graham Greene 2013-01-01
Movie
London: The Modern Babylon
Quotations spoken by 2012-08-03
Movie
Total Recall
Matthias 2012-08-02
Movie
Wrath of the Titans
Hephaestus 2012-03-27
Movie
Rango
Rattlesnake Jake (voice) 2011-03-02
Movie
Chalet Girl
Richard Madsen 2011-02-02
Movie
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Douglas Ainslie 2011-11-28
Movie
Astonish Me
The Professor 2011-07-26
Movie
Arthur Christmas
Grandsanta (voice) 2011-11-10
Movie
Page Eight
Johnny Worricker 2011-08-28
Movie
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Rufus Scrimgeour 2010-10-17
Movie
Wild Target
Victor Maynard 2010-06-17
Movie
Glorious 39
Alexander Keyes 2009-11-20
Movie
Astro Boy
Dr. Elefun (voice) 2009-10-15
Series
Live from Studio Five
Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie
G-Force
Leonard Saber 2009-07-21
Movie
The Boat That Rocked
Quentin 2009-04-01
Movie
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Viktor 2009-01-22
Movie
Valkyrie
Friedrich Olbricht 2008-12-25
Movie
A Fox's Tale
Ringmaster (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie
Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die
The Preacher 2007-01-01
Movie
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Captain Davy Jones 2007-05-19
Movie
Hot Fuzz
Met Chief Inspector 2007-02-14
Movie
Notes on a Scandal
Richard Hart 2006-12-25
Movie
Flushed Away
Whitey (voice) 2006-10-22
Series
The One Show
Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie
Stormbreaker
Alan Blunt 2006-07-21
Movie
We Love Cigarettes
Narrator 2006-06-29
Movie
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Captain Davy Jones 2006-06-20
Movie
Underworld: Evolution
Viktor 2006-01-12
Movie
The Magic Roundabout
Dylan (english voice) 2005-02-02
Movie
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Slartibartfast 2005-04-28
Series
Doctor Who
Dr. Black 2005-03-26
Series
Meerkat Manor
2005-09-02
Movie
The Girl in the Café
Lawrence 2005-06-25
Movie
Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'
Himself 2005-07-05
Movie
The Constant Gardener
Sir Bernard Pellegrin 2005-08-31
Movie
Gideon's Daughter
Gideon Warner 2005-10-21
Movie
Enduring Love
Robin 2004-11-26
Series
He Knew He Was Right
Colonel Osborne 2004-04-18
Movie
Shaun of the Dead
Phillip 2004-04-09
Movie
Burst
Maxwell's Fan 22 2004-01-01
Series
The Lost Prince
Stamfordham 2003-01-19
Movie
I Capture the Castle
James Mortmain 2003-05-09
Series
State of Play
Cameron Foster 2003-05-18
Movie
Love Actually
Billy Mack 2003-09-07
Series
Canterbury Tales
2003-09-11
Movie
Underworld
Viktor 2003-09-19
Series
Grumpy Old Men
Himself 2003-10-10
Movie
The Young Visiters
Earl of Clincham 2003-12-26
Movie
Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher
Narrator 2003-12-29
Movie
The Lawless Heart
Dan 2002-06-28
Series
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries
Lockwood 2002-04-08
Series
Richard & Judy
Unknown 2001-11-26
Movie
Lucky Break
Roger 2001-08-24
Movie
Blow Dry
Ray Robertson 2001-03-01
Movie
Longitude
Lord Sandwich 2000-01-02
Movie
Guest House Paradiso
Mr. Johnson 1999-12-03
Movie
The Canterbury Tales
The Merchant (voice) 1998-12-21
Movie
Still Crazy
Ray Simms 1998-10-30
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
Series
Kavanagh QC
Unknown 1995-01-03
Series
Wycliffe
Unknown 1994-07-24
Movie
Being Human
Julian 1994-05-06
Series
Peak Practice
Unknown 1993-05-10
Movie
Unnatural Causes
Oliver Latham 1993-01-02
Movie
A Masculine Ending
John Tracey 1992-04-12
Movie
Absolute Hell
1991-10-04
Movie
The Men's Room
1991-09-25
Series
Chillers
Unknown 1990-04-14
Movie
Antonia and Jane
Howard Nash 1990-01-01
Movie
Mack the Knife
Tiger Brown 1989-11-01
Movie
The Phantom of the Opera
Martin Barton 1989-11-04
Movie
Thirteen at Dinner
Ronald Marsh 1985-09-19
Series
The Last Place on Earth
Cecil Meares 1985-02-18
Movie
Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil
Helmut Hoffmann 1985-02-17
Movie
The Little Drummer Girl
Al 1984-10-19
Series
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
Jeffrey Grainger 1983-11-11
Movie
Easter 2016
Connor Mullan 1982-05-18
Movie
Eye of the Needle
Squadron Leader Blenkinsop 1981-07-24
Movie
Fox
1980-03-10
Series
Fox
Colin Street 1980-03-10
Movie
Death Watch
Man in 'Harriet scene' (uncredited) 1980-01-23
Movie
Dreams of Leaving
William 1980-01-17
Series
Agony
1979-03-11