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Nigel Tufnel (Character)
from This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

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Born Nigel Sedgewick Tufnel in Squatney, East Londonon... See more »

Filmography

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  1. Chickenfoot: Get Your Buzz on Live (2009) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  2. Stonehenge: 'Tis a Magic Place (2009) Played by Christopher Guest
  3. "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
    ... aka "The Daily Show" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "A Daily Show with Jon Stewart" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition" - International (English title) (cut version)
        - Spinal Tap (2009) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
        - Spinal Tap (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  4. "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
        - Episode #1.86 (2009) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  5. Glastonbury 2009 (2009) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  6. "Channel 4 News"
        - Episode dated 25 June 2009 (2009) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
        - Episode dated 5 July 2007 (2007) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  7. "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien"
        - Episode #1.11 (2009) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  8. "Entertainment Tonight"
    ... aka "E.T." - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "This Week in Entertainment" - USA (weekend title)
        - Episode dated 1 May 2009 (2009) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  9. Spinal Tap: Back from the Dead (2009) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  10. Live Earth (2007) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
    ... aka "Live Earth 7.7.07" - International (English title) (poster title)
    ... aka "Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis" - International (English title)
    ... aka "SOS: The Movement for a Climate in Crisis" - International (English title) (poster title)
  11. "CNN Newsroom"
        - Episode dated 7 July 2007 (2007) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  12. "Breakfast"
        - Episode dated 5 July 2007 (2007) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  13. "Just for Laughs"
    ... aka "Ed Byrne's Just for Laughs" - Ireland (English title) (complete title)
    ... aka "Just for Laughs Comedy Festival" - Canada (English title) (rerun title)
    ... aka "Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival" - Canada (English title) (long title)
        - Episode dated 23 November 2003 (2003) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
        - Episode dated 19 October 2003 (2003) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  14. Just for Laughs: Montreal Comedy Festival (2001) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  15. "VH-1 Where Are They Now?"
        - This Is Spinal Tap (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  16. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
        - Episode dated 4 October 2000 (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  17. "The Early Show"
        - Episode dated 8 September 2000 (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  18. "Late Show with David Letterman"
    ... aka "Late Show Backstage" - USA (title for episodes with guest hosts)
    ... aka "The Late Show" - USA (informal short title)
        - Episode dated 7 September 2000 (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  19. "The List"
        - Episode dated 22 June 2000 (2000) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  20. Catching Up with Marty DiBergi (2000) (V) Played by Christopher Guest

  21. Spinal Tap: The Final Tour (1998) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  22. Brit Awards 1998 (1998) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  23. Joe Satriani: The Satch Tapes (1993) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  24. A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out (1992) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  25. "The Arsenio Hall Show"
        - Episode dated 17 December 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
        - Episode dated 18 May 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  26. Halloween Jam at Universal Studios (1992) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  27. A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica (1992) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  28. "ABC in Concert"
        - Episode dated 22 May 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  29. American Bandstand's 40th Anniversary Special (1992) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  30. "Fox News"
        - Episode dated 23 April 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  31. "The Simpsons"
        - The Otto Show (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  32. The Freddie Mercury Tribute: Concert for AIDS Awareness (1992) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  33. "Tonight with Jonathan Ross"
        - Episode dated 8 April 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
        - Episode dated 27 March 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  34. "Good Morning America"
    ... aka "G.M.A." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Episode dated 30 March 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  35. "Headbangers Ball"
    ... aka "MTV Headbangers Ball" - USA (alternative title)
        - Episode dated 28 March 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  36. "Rockline on MTV"
        - Episode dated 23 March 1992 (1992) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  37. The 19th Annual American Music Awards (1992) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  38. Spinal Tap: Break Like the Wind - The Videos (1992) (V) Played by Christopher Guest
  39. Amnesty International's Big 30 (1991) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  40. "MTV News: The Week in Rock"
        - Episode dated 11 October 1991 (1991) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  41. MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (1991) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  42. Hard 'N Heavy Volume 8 (1990) (V) Played by Christopher Guest

  43. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Barry Bostwick/Spinal Tap (1984) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  44. This Is Spinal Tap (1984) Played by Christopher Guest
    ... aka "This is Spinal Tap®: A Rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi" - USA (complete title)
  45. "The Joe Franklin Show"
        - Episode dated 1 February 1984 (1984) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
Archive Footage:
  1. "The Comedy Map of Britain"
        - Episode #2.6 (2008) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  2. SNL: 25 Years of Music (1999) (TV) Played by Christopher Guest
  3. "Beavis and Butt-Head"
    ... aka "Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head" - USA (complete title)
        - Stewart's House (1993) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest
  4. "Late Night with David Letterman"
        - Episode dated 2 February 1984 (1984) TV episode, Played by Christopher Guest

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Quotes:
From This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
[last lines]
Nigel Tufnel: [on what he would do if he couldn't be a rock star] Well, I suppose I could, uh, work in a shop of some kind, or... or do, uh, freelance, uh, selling of some sort of, uh, product. You know...
Marty DiBergi: A salesman?
Nigel Tufnel: A salesman, like maybe in a, uh, haberdasher, or maybe like a, uh, um... a chapeau shop or something. You know, like, "Would you... what size do you wear, sir?" And then you answer me.
Marty DiBergi: Uh... seven and a quarter.
Nigel Tufnel: "I think we have that." See, something like that I could do.
Marty DiBergi: Yeah... you think you'd be happy doing something like-...
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