Bill Nighy


William Francis "Bill" Nighy (pronounced /?na?/ 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.
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Bill Nighy

Birthdate: 12th December, 1949
Birthplace: Surrey, England, UK

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