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Bill Nighy


Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon. At school, he gained 'O'-levels in English Language and English Literature and ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 14 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Love Actually
Love Actually Billy Mack
(2003)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
(2010)
Hot Fuzz
Hot Fuzz Met Chief Inspector
(2007)

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 2017 Payne & Redemption (filming)
Coroner (rumored)
 2016 The Limehouse Golem (post-production)
John Kildare
 2016 Norm of the North
Socrates (voice)
 2014/I Pride
Cliff
 2014 I, Frankenstein
Naberius
 2013 The World's End
The Network (voice)
 2013/I About Time
Dad
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Grandsanta (voice)
 2011 Rango
Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
 2009 Astro Boy
Dr. Elefun / Robotsky (voice)
 2009 Glorious 39
Alexander
 2009 G-Force
Saber
 2008 A Fox's Tale
Ringmaster (voice)
 2006 Flushed Away
Whitey (voice)
 2005 Sprung! The Magic Roundabout
Dylan (English version, voice)
 2002 AKA
Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
 2001 Lucky Break
Roger 'Rog' Chamberlain / King George III in Show
 2001 Lawless Heart
Dan
 2001 Blow Dry
Ray (Raymond) Robertson
 1998 Still Crazy
Ray Simms
 1996 True Blue
Jeremy Saville
 1994 Being Human
Julian
 1984 The Little Drummer Girl
Al (Theatre Company)
 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
ENT Doctor
 1981 Eye of the Needle
Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
 1980 Death Watch
Man in 'Harriet scene' (uncredited)
 1979 The Bitch
Flower Delivery Boy (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Played in "Illuminatus!", a nine-hour stage adaptation by Ken Campbell of the science fiction/fantasy trilogy of novels by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson - Liverpool Theatre of Science Fiction (1975)/ National Theatre, London (1977). See more »

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3 Interviews | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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If you were asked by your grandchildren what developments in your lifetime made you most proud, one of them might be the civil rights movement in America and the other would be the emancipation of gay men and women. See more »

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His father was English. His mother was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and also had Irish ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

His gaunt, pale appearance

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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