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Nigel Havers


Nigel Havers was born on November 6, 1951 in London, England as Nigel Allan Havers. He is an actor and director, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), Empire of the Sun (1987) and Coronation Street (1960). He has been married to Georgiana Bronfman since June 2007. He was previously married to Polly Williams and Carolyn Cox. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire Lord Andrew Lindsay
(1981)
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun Dr. Rawlins
(1987)
Coronation Street
Coronation Street Lewis Archer
(2009-2013)
A Passage to India
(1984)

Filmography

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 2018 The Naughty Boys (pre-production)
Michael Montague-Scott
 2017 Murder on the Blackpool Express (TV Movie)
Doc
 2017 Better Things (TV Series)
Lester
- White Rock (2017) ... Lester
 2017 Timewasters (TV Series)
Dr. Eugene Braithwaite
- Mo Money Mo Problem (2017) ... Dr. Eugene Braithwaite
- Good Kids, M.D.A City (2017) ... Dr. Eugene Braithwaite
 2017 Brian Pern: A Tribute (TV Movie)
Tony Pebblé
 2017 Benidorm (TV Series)
Stanley Keen
- Episode #9.1 (2017) ... Stanley Keen
 2016 Trouser Bar (Short)
2nd Familiar Face (uncredited)
 2016 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
David
- Stop/Start (2016) ... David
 2014-2016 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Mini-Series)
Tony Pebble
- Episode #3.3 (2016) ... Tony Pebble
- Episode #3.1 (2016) ... Tony Pebble
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... Tony Pebble
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Tony Pebble
- Episode #2.1 (2014) ... Tony Pebble
 2009-2013 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Lewis Archer
- Episode #1.8053 (2013) ... Lewis Archer
- Episode #1.8052 (2013) ... Lewis Archer
- Episode #1.8051 (2013) ... Lewis Archer
- Episode #1.8050 (2013) ... Lewis Archer
- Episode #1.8049 (2013) ... Lewis Archer
 2011 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Lord Hepworth
- Christmas at Downton Abbey (2011) ... Lord Hepworth
 2009-2011 Lunch Monkeys (TV Series)
Mike
- Big Trouble in Little Cranford (2011) ... Mike
- Who's the Daddy? (2011) ... Mike
- Dream a Little Dream (2011) ... Mike (credit only)
- Smoke and Mirrors (2011) ... Mike
- Monkey Love (2011) ... Mike
 2010 Wedding House (TV Series)
Narrator
 2009-2010 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Roger Grant
- Lights Out (2010) ... Roger Grant
- S3X (2009) ... Roger Grant
- Owning It (2009) ... Roger Grant
- It's Not Easy Being Green (2009) ... Roger Grant
- Sibling Rivalry (2009) ... Roger Grant
 2009 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series)
Peter Dalton
- The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith: Part 2 (2009) ... Peter Dalton
- The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith: Part 1 (2009) ... Peter Dalton
 2006 Penelope
Mr. Vanderman
 2005 Open Wide (TV Movie)
Peter Hillman
 2004-2005 Little Britain (TV Series)
Leader of the Opposition
- Episode #3.2 (2005)
- Episode #2.1 (2004) ... Leader of the Opposition
 2005 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Henry Williamson
- The Element of Surprise (2005) ... Henry Williamson
- Love Is Where It Falls (2005) ... Henry Williamson
- Flying Home (2005) ... Henry Williamson
 2002-2003 Manchild (TV Series)
Terry
- Episode #2.8 (2003) ... Terry
- Episode #2.7 (2003) ... Terry
- Episode #2.6 (2003) ... Terry
- Episode #2.5 (2003) ... Terry
- Episode #2.4 (2003) ... Terry
 2002 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Nicholas Chadwick QC
- Flashback (2002) ... Nicholas Chadwick QC
 2001 The Armando Iannucci Shows (TV Series)
Ivy Waiter
- Mortality (2001) ... Ivy Waiter (uncredited)
 2001 The Gentleman Thief (TV Movie)
A J Raffles
 1999 Paradise Lost
Hofstadter
 1997-1999 Dangerfield (TV Series)
Dr. Jonathan Paige
- Tying the Knot (1999) ... Dr. Jonathan Paige
- Something Personal (1999) ... Dr. Jonathan Paige
- A Day in the Country (1999) ... Dr. Jonathan Paige
- Haunted (1999) ... Dr. Jonathan Paige
- Diminished Responsibility (1999) ... Dr. Jonathan Paige
 1997 The Heart Surgeon (TV Movie)
Dr. Alex Marsden
 1997 Bridge of Time (TV Movie)
Halek
 1996 Element of Doubt
Richard
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Harvey Stafford
- Girl Friday (1996) ... Harvey Stafford
 1996 Strangers (TV Series)
Philip
- Touch (1996) ... Philip
 1995 Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (TV Movie)
Michael Wilding
 1995 Chiller (TV Series)
Oliver Halkin
- Prophecy (1995) ... Oliver Halkin
 1995 The Glass Virgin (TV Mini-Series)
Edmund Lagrange
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Edmund Lagrange
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Edmund Lagrange
 1994 Woof! (TV Series)
Appleby
- Mr. Wonderful (1994) ... Appleby
 1994 The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (TV Movie)
Steven Kaye
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
Peter Husak
 1992-1993 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Guy McFadyean
- All for Love (1993) ... Guy McFadyean
- All That Sparkles (1993) ... Guy McFadyean
- Death at Sea (1993) ... Guy McFadyean
- Missing (1993) ... Guy McFadyean
- Old School Ties (1993) ... Guy McFadyean
 1991 A Perfect Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Hugh Fleming
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Hugh Fleming
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Hugh Fleming
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Hugh Fleming
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Hugh Fleming
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Hugh Fleming
 1991 Sleepers (TV Series)
Jeremy Coward / Sergei Rublev
- Welcome Home (1991) ... Jeremy Coward / Sergei Rublev
- On the Run (1991) ... Jeremy Coward / Sergei Rublev
- The Net Tightens (1991) ... Jeremy Coward / Sergei Rublev
- The Awakening (1991) ... Jeremy Coward / Sergei Rublev
 1991 A Slight Hitch (TV Movie)
Simon
 1991 The Private War of Lucinda Smith (TV Movie)
Edward
 1990 Jours tranquilles à Clichy
Alfred Perlès, AKA Karl
 1990 A Bit of Fry and Laurie (TV Series)
Paul Eddington
- Episode #2.6 (1990) ... Paul Eddington
 1983-1990 Don't Wait Up (TV Series)
Dr. Tom Latimer
- Episode #6.6 (1990) ... Dr. Tom Latimer
- Episode #6.5 (1990) ... Dr. Tom Latimer
- Episode #6.4 (1990) ... Dr. Tom Latimer
- Episode #6.3 (1990) ... Dr. Tom Latimer
- Episode #6.2 (1990) ... Dr. Tom Latimer
 1989 Naked Under Capricorn (TV Movie)
Davy Marriner
 1989 Farewell to the King
Captain Fairbourne
 1987 Empire of the Sun
Dr. Rawlins
 1987 The Charmer (TV Mini-Series)
Ralph Ernest Gorse
- Gorse at the End (1987) ... Ralph Ernest Gorse
- Gorse the Imposter (1987) ... Ralph Ernest Gorse
- Gorse in the Middle (1987) ... Ralph Ernest Gorse
- Gorse, the Deceiver (1987) ... Ralph Ernest Gorse
- Gorse, the Investor (1987) ... Ralph Ernest Gorse
 1987 The Death of the Heart (TV Movie)
Thomas Quayne
 1987 A Little Princess (TV Mini-Series)
Carrisford
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Carrisford
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Carrisford
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Carrisford
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Carrisford
 1986 The Whistle Blower
Bob Jones
 1986 Hold the Dream (TV Mini-Series)
Jim Fairley
 1986 Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value (TV Movie)
Lord Elgin
 1985 A Different Kind of Love
Clement
 1985 Bon Voyage (TV Movie)
Roddy Buchanan
 1985 Burke & Wills
William John Wills
 1984 A Passage to India
Ronny
 1984 Strangers and Brothers (TV Series)
Roy Calvert
- Episode #1.7 (1984) ... Roy Calvert
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... Roy Calvert
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... Roy Calvert
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Roy Calvert
 1979-1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Harman / Richie
- Soft Targets (1982) ... Harman
- Coming Out (1979) ... Richie
 1976-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Leonid Shervinsky / Kenneth Lake
- The White Guard (1982) ... Leonid Shervinsky
- French Without Tears (1976) ... Kenneth Lake
 1982 All for Love (TV Series)
Clement
- Combat (1982) ... Clement
 1982 Nancy Astor (TV Mini-Series)
Bobby Shaw
- The Last of the Southern Belles (1982) ... Bobby Shaw
- Guest for the Weekend (1982) ... Bobby Shaw
- Scandals (1982) ... Bobby Shaw
- The First Lady (1982) ... Bobby Shaw
 1982 Jackanory Playhouse (TV Series)
Count Kathka
- The Unknown Enchantment (1982) ... Count Kathka
 1981 Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (TV Mini-Series)
Randolph Churchill
- What Price Churchill? (1981) ... Randolph Churchill
- The Long Tide of Surrender (1981) ... Randolph Churchill
- His Own Funeral (1981) ... Randolph Churchill
- The Flying Peril (1981) ... Randolph Churchill
- A Menace in the House (1981) ... Randolph Churchill
 1981 Goodbye Darling (TV Series)
George Lewis
- Brenda (1981) ... George Lewis
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Miller
- Would You Believe It? (1981) ... Miller
 1981 Chariots of Fire
Lord Andrew Lindsay
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Philip Colindale
- Unity (1981) ... Philip Colindale
 1980 A Question of Guilt (TV Series)
Dr. Leach
- Adelaide Bartlett: Part 8 (1980) ... Dr. Leach
- Adelaide Bartlett: Part 7 (1980) ... Dr. Leach
- Adelaide Bartlett: Part 6 (1980) ... Dr. Leach
- Adelaide Bartlett: Part 5 (1980) ... Dr. Leach
- Adelaide Bartlett: Part 4 (1980) ... Dr. Leach
 1979 Birth of the Beatles
George Martin
 1979 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Ronald Ransom
- Rumpole and the Course of True Love (1979) ... Ronald Ransom
 1978 A Horseman Riding By (TV Series)
Paul Craddock
- 1918: The Service (1978) ... Paul Craddock
- 1916: The Profiteers (1978) ... Paul Craddock
- 1915: Death of a Hero (1978) ... Paul Craddock
- 1914: Call to Arms (1978) ... Paul Craddock
- 1914: The Last Hot Summer (1978) ... Paul Craddock
 1978 An Englishman's Castle (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Ingram
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... Mark Ingram
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... Mark Ingram
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Mark Ingram
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Conrad Baker
- Down Sunnyside Lane (1978) ... Conrad Baker
 1977 The Haunting of Julia
Estate Agent
 1977 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Mini-Series)
Nicholas Nickleby
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... Nicholas Nickleby
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Nicholas Nickleby
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... Nicholas Nickleby
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Nicholas Nickleby
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Nicholas Nickleby
 1976 Heydays Hotel (TV Movie)
Dez
 1976 The Cedar Tree (TV Series)
Rex Burton-Smith
- The Quiet Side: Part 2 (1976) ... Rex Burton-Smith
- The Quiet Side: Part 1 (1976) ... Rex Burton-Smith
 1976 Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Paget
- Signals (1976) ... Mr. Paget
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
Ronald Walker
- The Portland Millions (1976) ... Ronald Walker
 1976 The Glittering Prizes (TV Mini-Series)
Denis Porson
- A Country Life (1976) ... Denis Porson
- A Love Life (1976) ... Denis Porson
- An Early Life (1976) ... Denis Porson
 1975 The Nearly Man (TV Series)
Clive
- Confrontation: July 1975 (1975) ... Clive
 1975 Upstairs, Downstairs (TV Series)
Peter Dinmont
- Joke Over (1975) ... Peter Dinmont
 1973-1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Bernard Crittenden / Patrick Mills
- Wise Child: Part 3 (1973) ... Bernard Crittenden
- Wise Child: Part 2 (1973) ... Bernard Crittenden
- Wise Child: Part 1 (1973) ... Bernard Crittenden
 1975 Comet Amongst the Stars (TV Movie)
Charles Best
 1975 Rooms (TV Series)
Jim
- Susan: Compilation (1975) ... Jim
- Susan: Part 2 (1975) ... Jim
- Susan: Part 1 (1975) ... Jim
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Ludovic Bates
- Look Back in Happiness (1975) ... Ludovic Bates
 1975 Edward the King (TV Series)
Frederick Crichton
- Alix (1975) ... Frederick Crichton
- The New World (1975) ... Frederick Crichton
 1974-1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
- The Statesman (1975)
- The Rebel (1975)
- The Ambassador (1974)
 1974 The Black Arrow (TV Series)
Roger
- The Stake (1974) ... Roger
- Trapped (1974) ... Roger
- The Wedding (1974) ... Roger
- Peterkin (1974) ... Roger
 1974 The ITV Play (TV Series)
Cliff
- Mary, Mary (1974) ... Cliff
 1974 A Raging Calm (TV Mini-Series)
Roger Coyne
- The Banner of Loyalty (1974) ... Roger Coyne
- A Time to Judge (1974) ... Roger Coyne
 1973 Shabby Tiger (TV Mini-Series)
Toby Scriven
- A Wife in Water Colours (1973) ... Toby Scriven
 1973 So It Goes (TV Series)
Estate agent
- Coming Home (1973) ... Estate agent
 1972 Pope Joan
Young monk
 1971 The Tragedy of King Richard II (TV Movie)
Soldier / Attendant
 1970 Edward II (TV Movie)
Solider / Attendant
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Played Nick in the Big Finish audio production "Doctor Who: No More Lies". See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I always wanted to be an actor, largely because my parents used to take me to the theatre when I was a child. My brother, on the other hand, who's a year and a half older than me, is a lawyer, so the family tradition lives on. See more »

Trivia:

He supports Fulham Football Club. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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