Bill Nighy



Place of birth:

Surrey, England, UK :


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. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bill Nighy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Dragonkeeper (2021)
Danzi (voice)
Minamata (2020)
Robert "Bob" Hayes
Emma. (2020)
Mr. Woodhouse
The Kindness of Strangers (2019)
StarDog and TurboCat (2019)
Sinclair (voice)
Hope Gap (2019)
Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
Howard Clifford / Mewtwo (voice)
Sometimes Always Never (2019)
The Bookshop (2017)
Mr. Brundish
Their Finest (2017)
Ambrose Hilliard
Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
Billy Mack
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
John Kildare
Dad's Army (2016)
Sergeant Wilson
Norm of the North (2016)
Socrates (voice)
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015)
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Douglas Ainslie
National Theatre Live: Skylight (2014)
Tom Sergeant
Pride (2014)
Salting the Battlefield (2014)
Johnny Worricker
Turks & Caicos (2014)
Johnny Worricker
I, Frankenstein (2014)
About Time (2013)
The World's End (2013)
The Network (voice)
The Hungry Corpse (2013)
The Hungry Corpse
Great White Shark (2013)
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
General Fallon
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (2013)
Graham Greene
London: The Modern Babylon (2012)
Quotations spoken by
Total Recall (2012)
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Douglas Ainslie
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Grandsanta (voice)
Page Eight (2011)
Johnny Worricker
Astonish Me (2011)
The Professor
Rango (2011)
Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
Chalet Girl (2011)
Richard Madsen
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
Rufus Scrimgeour
Wild Target (2010)
Victor Maynard
Glorious 39 (2009)
Alexander Keyes
Astro Boy (2009)
Dr. Elefun (voice)
G-Force (2009)
Leonard Saber
The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
Valkyrie (2008)
Friedrich Olbricht
Slapper (2008)
Arnold Percy
A Fox's Tale (2008)
Ringmaster (voice)
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Captain Davy Jones
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Met Chief Inspector
Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (2007)
The Preacher
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Richard Hart
Flushed Away (2006)
Whitey (voice)
Stormbreaker (2006)
Alan Blunt
We Love Cigarettes (2006)
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Captain Davy Jones
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
Gideon Warner
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
Slartibartfast (archive footage) (uncredited)
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
The Girl in the Café (2005)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Enduring Love (2004)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Burst (2004)
Maxwell's Fan 22
Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher (2003)
The Young Visiters (2003)
Earl of Clincham
Underworld (2003)
Love Actually (2003)
Billy Mack
I Capture the Castle (2003)
James Mortmain
Ready When You Are, Mr McGill (2003)
The Lawless Heart (2002)
Lucky Break (2001)
Blow Dry (2001)
Ray Robertson
Longitude (2000)
Lord Sandwich
Guest House Paradiso (1999)
Mr. Johnson
The Canterbury Tales (1998)
The Merchant (voice)
Still Crazy (1998)
Ray Simms
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Edward Gardner
True Blue (1996)
Jeremy Saville
Alive and Kicking (1996)
Being Human (1994)
Don't Leave Me This Way (1993)
John Tracey
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Oliver Latham
A Masculine Ending (1992)
John Tracey
Absolute Hell (1991)
The Men's Room (1991)
Antonia and Jane (1990)
Howard Nash
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Martin Barton
Mack the Knife (1989)
Tiger Brown
Thirteen at Dinner (1985)
Ronald Marsh
Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil (1985)
Helmut Hoffmann
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Easter 2016 (1982)
Connor Mullan
Fox (1980)
Death Watch (1980)
Man in "Harriet" Scene (uncredited)
Dreams of Leaving (1980)
Page Eight (2011)
Executive Producer