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Bill Nighy


Born on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. After trying his hand at a number of jobs, including journalism, Nighy wound up training at Guildford School of Dance and Drama in London, and has since then worked consistently in film, television, and on stage. Nighy is perhaps ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Payne & Redemption (filming)
Coroner (rumored)
 2014 Pride
Cliff
 2014 I, Frankenstein
Naberius
 2013 The World's End
The Network (voice)
 2013/I About Time
Dad
 2013 The Hungry Corpse (Short)
The Corpse
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Grandsanta (voice)
 2011 Astonish Me (Short)
The Professor
 2011 The Man with the Stolen Heart (Short) (voice)
 2011 Rango
Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
 2009 Astro Boy
Dr. Elefun / Robotsky (voice)
 2009 Glorious 39
Alexander
 2009 G-Force
Saber
 2008 Slapper (Short)
Arnold Percy
 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
 2000 The Magic of Vincent (Short)
Peter Saunders
 1999 The Bass Player (Short)
Count Bibuloff
 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
 1980 Death Watch
Man in 'Harriet scene' (uncredited)
 1979 The Bitch
Flower Delivery Boy (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

2001 - Played Robert in "Blue/ Orange", a new play by Joe Penhall - National Theatre, London (2000)/ Duchess Theatre, London (2001). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You know, there may be periods when you're unemployed. Great. You'll never know what will happen from one minute to the next. Yeah, fabulous. You don't know what money you're going to be making in 25 years' time. Yeah, baby! It's like being a gambler, and when I was 18, that was music. See more »

Trivia:

He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Actor in his performance of Blue/Orange at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe Stage. See more »

Trademark:

His gaunt, pale appearance

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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