Bill Nighy



Actor Date of Birth: December 12, 1949


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.



Place of Birth: Surrey, England, UK




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Love, Actually review: It may be schmaltzy, but Bill Nighy still steals the show
Love, Actually review: It may be schmaltzy, but Bill Nighy still steals the show

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Best of all, the film has Bill Nighy​, getting a real opportunity to show his long-neglected comic talents as Billy Mack, an old rock'n'roller snorting with amusement at the success of his own comeback. Billy can't stop telling everyone how absurd it ...and...

Hollywood star Bill Nighy spotted filming in Goole
Hollywood star Bill Nighy spotted filming in Goole

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Hollywood star Bill Nighy spotted filming in Goole. The Hollywood star was filming for his new movie when he was spotted by fans. Share; Comments. By. Sophie Corcoran. 16:26, 20 NOV 2017. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you...

Bill Nighy Up for Top Spanish film Award
Bill Nighy Up for Top Spanish film Award

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Bill Nighy has been nominated for a Best Supporting Actor prize at Spain's Premios Feroz awards. The British actor stars in The Bookshop, Spanish director Isabel Coixet's adaptation of Penelope Fitzgerald's novel following a woman who opens a book...

Today's top celebrity birthdays list (December 12, 2017)
Today's top celebrity birthdays list (December 12, 2017)

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Birthday wishes go out to Mayim Bialik, Jennifer Connelly, Bill Nighy and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see more famous people turning a year older on December 12th. -Mike Rose, cleveland.com. Bob...

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