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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 12th, 1949 in Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Ordeal by Innocence
Latest Project:
Ordeal by Innocence (Dec 2nd, 2017)

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SERIES Ordeal by Innocence Leo Argyll Dec 2nd, 2017
MOVIES The Bookshop Mr. Brundish Nov 3rd, 2017
MOVIES The Limehouse Golem John Kildare Aug 31st, 2017
MOVIES Their Finest Ambrose Hilliard Apr 6th, 2017
MOVIES Red Nose Day Actually Billy Mack Mar 24th, 2017
MOVIES Dad's Army Sergeant Wilson Feb 5th, 2016
MOVIES Norm of the North Socrates (voice) Jan 14th, 2016
MOVIES A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman Himself Dec 26th, 2015
MOVIES The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Douglas Ainslie Feb 26th, 2015
MOVIES Pride Cliff Sep 12th, 2014
MOVIES National Theatre Live: Skylight Tom Sergeant Jul 17th, 2014
MOVIES Salting the Battlefield Johnny Worricker Mar 27th, 2014
MOVIES Turks & Caicos Johnny Worricker Mar 20th, 2014
MOVIES I, Frankenstein Naberius Jan 22nd, 2014
MOVIES About Time Dad Aug 16th, 2013
MOVIES The World's End The Network (voice) Jul 18th, 2013
MOVIES Jack the Giant Slayer General Fallon Feb 27th, 2013
MOVIES London: The Modern Babylon Quotations spoken by Aug 3rd, 2012
MOVIES Total Recall Matthias Aug 2nd, 2012
MOVIES Wrath of the Titans Hephaestus Mar 27th, 2012
MOVIES The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Douglas Ainslie Nov 28th, 2011
MOVIES Page Eight Johnny Worricker Aug 28th, 2011
MOVIES Astonish Me The Professor Jul 26th, 2011
MOVIES Rango Rattlesnake Jake (voice) Mar 2nd, 2011
MOVIES Arthur Christmas Grandsanta (voice) Feb 22nd, 2011
MOVIES Chalet Girl Richard Madsen Feb 2nd, 2011
MOVIES Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Rufus Scrimgeour Oct 17th, 2010
MOVIES Wild Target Victor Maynard Jun 17th, 2010
MOVIES Glorious 39 Alexander Keyes Nov 20th, 2009
MOVIES Astro Boy Dr. Elefun (voice) Oct 15th, 2009
MOVIES G-Force Leonard Saber Jul 21st, 2009
SERIES The Big Art Project May 10th, 2009
MOVIES The Boat That Rocked Quentin Apr 1st, 2009
MOVIES Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Viktor Jan 22nd, 2009
MOVIES Valkyrie Friedrich Olbricht Dec 25th, 2008
MOVIES Slapper Arnold Percy Jun 21st, 2008
MOVIES A Fox's Tale Ringmaster (voice) Jan 1st, 2008
MOVIES Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Captain Davy Jones May 19th, 2007
MOVIES Hot Fuzz Met Chief Inspector Feb 14th, 2007
MOVIES Notes on a Scandal Richard Hart Dec 25th, 2006
MOVIES Flushed Away Whitey Oct 22nd, 2006
MOVIES Stormbreaker Alan Blunt Jul 21st, 2006
MOVIES We Love Cigarettes Narrator Jun 29th, 2006
MOVIES Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Captain Davy Jones Jun 20th, 2006
MOVIES Underworld: Evolution Viktor Jan 12th, 2006
MOVIES The Lost Prince Stamfordham Dec 18th, 2005
MOVIES Gideon's Daughter Gideon Warner Oct 21st, 2005
SERIES Meerkat Manor Sep 2nd, 2005
MOVIES The Constant Gardener Sir Bernard Pellegrin Aug 31st, 2005
MOVIES The Girl in the Café Lawrence Jun 25th, 2005
MOVIES The Magic Roundabout Dylan Jan 19th, 2005
MOVIES The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Slartibartfast Jan 15th, 2005
MOVIES Enduring Love Robin Nov 26th, 2004
MOVIES He Knew He Was Right Colonel Osborne Apr 18th, 2004
SERIES He Knew He Was Right Apr 18th, 2004
MOVIES Shaun of the Dead Phillip Apr 9th, 2004
MOVIES Burst Maxwell's Fan 22 Jan 1st, 2004
MOVIES Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher Narrator Dec 29th, 2003
MOVIES The Young Visiters Earl of Clincham Dec 26th, 2003
MOVIES Underworld Viktor Sep 19th, 2003
MOVIES Love Actually Billy Mack Sep 7th, 2003
SERIES State of Play Cameron Foster May 18th, 2003
MOVIES I Capture the Castle James Mortmain May 9th, 2003
SERIES The Lost Prince Jan 19th, 2003
MOVIES Canterbury Tales Jan 1st, 2003
MOVIES Ready When You Are, Mr McGill Jan 1st, 2003
MOVIES The Lawless Heart Dan Jun 28th, 2002
MOVIES Lucky Break Roger Aug 24th, 2001
MOVIES Blow Dry Ray (Raymond) Robertson Mar 1st, 2001
MOVIES Longitude Lord Sandwich Jan 13th, 2000
MOVIES Guest House Paradiso Mr Johnson Dec 3rd, 1999
MOVIES Still Crazy Ray Simms Oct 30th, 1998
MOVIES FairyTale: A True Story Edward Gardner Jan 1st, 1997
MOVIES True Blue Jeremy Saville Nov 15th, 1996
MOVIES Alive and Kicking Tristan Nov 8th, 1996
MOVIES Being Human Julian May 6th, 1994
MOVIES Don't Leave Me This Way John Tracey May 30th, 1993
MOVIES Unnatural Causes Oliver Latham Jan 2nd, 1993
MOVIES A Masculine Ending John Tracey Apr 12th, 1992
MOVIES Absolute Hell Oct 4th, 1991
MOVIES The Men's Room Sep 25th, 1991
SERIES Making News Jan 16th, 1990
MOVIES The Phantom of the Opera Martin Barton Nov 4th, 1989
MOVIES Mack the Knife Tiger Brown Nov 1st, 1989
MOVIES Thirteen at Dinner Ronald Marsh Sep 19th, 1985
SERIES The Last Place on Earth Cecil Meares Feb 18th, 1985
MOVIES Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil Helmut Hoffmann Feb 17th, 1985
MOVIES The Little Drummer Girl Al (Theatre Company) Oct 19th, 1984
MOVIES Easter 2016 May 18th, 1982
MOVIES Fox Mar 10th, 1980
MOVIES Death Watch Man in "Harriet" Scene (uncredited) Jan 23rd, 1980
MOVIES Dreams of Leaving William Jan 17th, 1980
SERIES Agony Mar 11th, 1979
MOVIES Ordeal by Innocence Leo Argyll