Person Details

Birthday: 1949-12-12 21:34:46

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

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Surrey, England, UK

Homepage: http://www.billnighy.net/

Movie Involvements: 52

TV Involvements: 10


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.


Most Famous Work

Doctor Who
Average
7

Doctor Who

(2005) Dr. Black
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
Average
7

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

(2007) Captain Davy Jones
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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8
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
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7

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

(2019) Howard Clifford / Mewtwo (voice)
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
Underworld: Evolution
Average
7

Underworld: Evolution

(2006) Viktor
Jack the Giant Slayer
Average
6

Jack the Giant Slayer

(2013) General Fallon
Total Recall
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6

Total Recall

(2012) Matthias

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Mr. Woodhouse
2019 Timofey
Sinclair (voice)
Edward
Howard Clifford / Mewtwo (voice)
Alan
2018 Leo Argyll
Himself
2017 Mr. Brundish
Ambrose Hilliard
Billy Mack
2016 John Kildare
Sergeant Wilson
Socrates (voice)
2015 Himself
Douglas Ainslie
2014 Tom Sergeant
Cliff
Johnny Worricker
Johnny Worricker
Naberius
2013 Dad
The Network (voice)
N/A
General Fallon
Graham Greene
2012 Quotations spoken by
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)
N/A
Leonard Saber
N/A
Quentin
Viktor
2008 Friedrich Olbricht
Arnold Percy
Ringmaster (voice)
2007 Captain Davy Jones
Met Chief Inspector
The Preacher
2006 Richard Hart
Whitey (voice)
N/A
Alan Blunt
Narrator
Captain Davy Jones
Viktor
2005 Gideon Warner
N/A
Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Himself
Lawrence
Slartibartfast
Dr. Black
Dylan
2004 Robin
Colonel Osborne
Phillip
Maxwell's Fan 22
2003 Narrator
Earl of Clincham
Himself
Viktor
N/A
James
Billy Mack
Cameron Foster
James Mortmain
Stamfordham
N/A
2002 Dan
Lockwood
2001 N/A
Roger
Ray Robertson
2000 Lord Sandwich
1999 Mr Johnson
N/A
Matthias Lair
1998 The Merchant (voice)
Ray Simms
1997 Edward Gardner
1996 Jeremy Saville
Tristan
1995 N/A
1994 N/A
Julian
1993 John Tracey
N/A
Oliver Latham
1992 John Tracey
1991 N/A
N/A
1990 N/A
N/A
Howard Nash
1989 Martin Barton
Tiger Brown
1985 Ronald Marsh
Cecil Meares
Helmut Hoffmann
1984 Al
1983 Jeffrey Grainger
N/A
1982 Connor Mullan
1981 N/A
1980 Colin Street
N/A
Man in "Harriet" Scene (uncredited)
William
1979 N/A
N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

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

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