Person Details

Birthday: 1949-12-12 12:20:41

Aliases: Билл Найи , 빌 나이 , William Francis Nighy , Μπιλ Νάι

Gender: Male

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

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Movie Involvements: 75

TV Involvements: 27


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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8
Doctor Who
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7

Doctor Who

(2005) Dr. Black
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
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7

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

(2019) Howard Clifford
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
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7

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

(2006) Captain Davy Jones
Wrath of the Titans
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6

Wrath of the Titans

(2012) Hephaestus
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
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7

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

(2007) Captain Davy Jones
Castlevania
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8

Castlevania

(2017) Saint Germain (voice)
Total Recall
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6

Total Recall

(2012) Matthias

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2022 Mr. Williams
2021 Self - Narrator
Danzi (voice)
Spencer
Narrator
Narrator
2020 Self
Robert "Bob" Hayes
Mr. Woodhouse
2019 Timofey
Sinclair (voice)
Narrator (voice)
Edward
Howard Clifford
Alan
2018 Leo Argyll
2017 Mr. Brundish
Saint Germain (voice)
Billy Mack
Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank
2016 John Kildare
Sergeant Wilson
Socrates (voice)
2015 Self - 'Flushed Away' and 'Arthur Christmas'
Douglas Ainslie
2014 Cliff
Tom Sergeant
Johnny Worricker
Johnny Worricker
Naberius
2013 Dad
The Network (voice)
The Hungry Corpse
Self - Narrator (voice)
General Fallon
Graham Greene (voice)
2012 Spoken Quotations (voice)
Matthias
Hephaestus
2011 Douglas Ainslie
Grandsanta (voice)
Johnny Worricker
The Professor
Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
Richard Madsen
2010 Rufus Scrimgeour
Victor Maynard
2009 Alexander Keyes
Dr. Elefun (voice)
Self
Leonard Saber
Narrator
Quentin
Viktor
2008 Friedrich Olbricht
Arnold Percy
Ringmaster (voice)
2007 Captain Davy Jones
The Preacher
Met Chief Inspector
2006 Richard Hart
Whitey (voice)
Self
Alan Blunt
Captain Davy Jones
Narrator
Viktor
2005 Gideon Warner
Slartibartfast (archive footage) (uncredited)
Self
Narrator
Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Self
Lawrence
Slartibartfast
Dr. Black
Dylan (voice)
2004 Robin
Colonel Osborne
Phillip
Maxwell's Fan 22
2003 Narrator
Earl of Clincham
Self
Viktor
James
Billy Mack
Cameron Foster
James Mortmain
Stamfordham
Phil Parish
2002 self (voice)
Dan
Lockwood
Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
2001 Self
Roger
Ray Robertson
2000 Lord Sandwich
1999 Mr. Johnson
Will Rushmore
1998 The Merchant (voice)
Ray Simms
1997 Edward Gardner
1996 Jeremy Saville
Tristan
1995 Giles Culpepper QC
1994 David Cleeve
Julian
1993 John Tracey
Alan Sinclair
Oliver Latham
1992 John Tracey
1991 Hugh Marriner
Prof. Mark Carleton
Hugh Marriner
Roger Maitland
1990 Tom Dickenson
Sam Courtney
Howard Nash
1989 Martin Barton
Tiger Brown
1985 Ronald Marsh
Cecil Meares
Helmut Hoffmann
1984 Al
1983 Jeffrey Grainger
Goschen
N/A
1982 Connor Mullan
Dave
1981 Barry
Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
1980 Colin Street
Colin Street
Katherine's Co-worker (uncredited)
William
1979 Oates
Vincent Fish
1978 Bill
1976 Player in Everyman Theatre Company, Liverpool
Howard Clifford
Mal
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2011 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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