Bill Nighy

 

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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

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Bill Nighy

Born 1949-12-12 (70 years ago) in Surrey, England, UK .
Height 188 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Teen Choice Movie Award: Villain (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End) 2007 Teen Choice Awards 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: Vid världens ände
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film (Gideon's Daughter) 11th Satellite Awards 2006 Gideon's Daughter
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Gideon's Daughter) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 Gideon's Daughter
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (The Lost Prince) 9th Golden Satellite Awards 2005 The Lost Prince
British Academy Television Award for Best Actor (State of Play) 2004 British Academy Television Awards 2004 State of Play
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Love Actually) 57th British Academy Film Awards 2004 Love Actually
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor (AKA) 2003 AKA
Evening Standard British Film - Peter Sellers Award for Comedy (Love Actually) 2003 Love Actually
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor (Lawless Heart) 2003 Lawless Heart
London Film Critics Circle Award for British Supporting Actor of the Year (Love Actually) 2003 Love Actually
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
MTV Movie Award for Best Villain (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) 2007 MTV Movie Awards 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: Död mans kista
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film (Gideon's Daughter) 11th Satellite Awards 2006 Gideon's Daughter
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Gideon's Daughter) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 Gideon's Daughter
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (The Girl in the Café) 63rd Golden Globe Awards 2005 The Girl in the Café
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (The Lost Prince) 10th Satellite Awards 2005 The Lost Prince
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Love Actually) 57th British Academy Film Awards 2004 Love Actually
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical (Love Actually) 8th Golden Satellite Awards 2004 Love Actually
Evening Standard British Film - Peter Sellers Award for Comedy (Love Actually) 2003 Love Actually
London Film Critics Circle Award for British Supporting Actor of the Year (Love Actually) 2003 Love Actually
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical (Still Crazy) 3rd Golden Satellite Awards 1999 Still Crazy
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Diana Quick(Sambo: 1980–2008) 1980 2008 Sambo
Parents

Catherine Josephine Whittaker, Alfred Martin Nighy

Siblings

Anna Nighy, Martin Nighy

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William Francis "Bill" Nighy (pronounced /Ë?na?/ 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.

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