December 12, 1949
73 years old
Salt and Pepper
6 ft 0¾ in | 185 cm
75 kg | 165 lbs
12 US | 45 EU
William Francis Nighy was born in Caterham, Surrey, England, on December 12, 1949, is an English actor.
Young Bill Nighy first started performing in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career on the stage.
He landed his London stage debut in a play "Illuminatus!" (1977) as Performer, at National Theatre.
He made his Broadway debut in a play "The Vertical Hour" (2006) in role as Oliver Lucas, at Music Box Theater.
He made his big screen debut in drama film The Bitch (1979) in uncredited role as Flower Delivery Boy.
He got his television debut in BBC 1 police drama series Softly, Softly: Taskforce (1976) in episode "Say it with Flowers", in role as Albert Blake.
Bill's breakthrough performance came as Billy Mack in romantic comedy film Love Actually (2003).
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Bill Nighy is 73 years old.
Bill Nighy net worth is around 8 million dollars.
He played Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series:
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), for which he was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
He portrayed Viktor in the Underworld movie series:
Underworld: Evolution (2006)
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ray Simms in comedy film Still Crazy (1998).
He won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in drama movies:
Lawless Heart (2001) as Dan
AKA (2002) as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn
He won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as James Mortmain in romance historical drama movie I Capture the Castle (2003).
He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance as Billy Mack in romantic comedy film Love Actually (2003).
He won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Arthur Bigge, 1st Baron Stamfordham in drama film The Lost Prince (2003).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Lawrence in drama movie The Girl in the Café (2005).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Gideon Warner in drama movie Gideon's Daughter (2006).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Mr Williams in drama film Living (2022).
Hot Fuzz (2007) action comedy as Chief Inspector Kenneth
He voiced Rattlesnake Jake in animated Western comedy film Rango (2011).
About Time (2013) romantic comedy drama as James Lake
He voiced Whitey in animated adventure comedy movie Flushed Away (2006).
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) science fiction comedy as Slartibartfast
Notes on a Scandal (2006) psychological thriller drama as Richard Hart
He voiced Santa Claus XIX / Grandsanta in animated film Arthur Christmas (2011).
The Constant Gardener (2005) drama thriller as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Valkyrie (2008) thriller as Friedrich Olbricht
He voiced Fallon in fantasy adventure film Jack the Giant Slayer (2013).
He voiced The Network in science fiction comedy movie The World's End (2013).
He voiced Socrates in animated comedy adventure movie Norm of the North (2016).
Pride (2014) historical comedy drama as Cliff
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) comedy drama as Douglas Ainslie
Total Recall (2012) science fiction action as Matthias Lair
I, Frankenstein (2014) science fantasy action as Naberius
He voiced Howard Clifford / Mewtwo in mystery fantasy comedy movie Detective Pikachu (2019).
Emma. (2020) comedy drama as Mr. Woodhouse
Minamata (2020) drama as Robert Hayes
He played Johnny Worricker in BBC The Worricker Trilogy:
Page Eight (2011), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film
Turks & Caicos (2014)
Salting the Battlefield (2014)
He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as Cameron Foster in BBC One drama series State of Play (2003).
Kiss Me Kate (1999-2000) British sitcom as Ian
He Knew He Was Right (2004) BBC serial as Colonel Osborne
Ordeal by Innocence (2018) BBC drama series as Leo Argyll
He voiced Saint Germain in Netflix animated series Castlevania (2020).
The Man Who Fell to Earth (2022) Showtime science fiction drama series as Thomas Jerome Newton
Attended the John Fisher School, in Purley, Croydon.
He trained acting at the Guildford School of Dance and Drama in London.
Has English, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Has older brother, Martin and older sister, Anna.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Tom Sergeant in a play "Skylight" (2015), at John Golden Theatre.
Huge fan of The Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan.
Supporter of Crystal Palace F.C.
He is a Patron of the Crystal Palace Children's Charity and Ann Craft Trust.
He is an Honorary Patron of the London children's charity Scene & Heard.
Supporter of the Robin Hood tax campaign.
He voiced The Speaker in video games Destiny (2014) and Destiny 2 (2017).
He voiced Davy Jones in video games Disney Infinity (2013) and Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015).
He voiced High King Emeric in video games:
The Elder Scrolls Online (2014)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (2015)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind (2017)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset (2018)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr (2019)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor (2020)
The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood (2021)
Featured in music video for Florence + The Machine "Free" (2022).
Lives in Pimlico, London.
Has been in relationship with English actress Diana Quick (1981-2008) they have one daughter, Mary Bing Quick Nighy.