Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy Movies and TV Shows

William Francis "Bill" Nighy (pronounced /ˈnaɪ/ ny) 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.

Personal info

  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 12/12/1949 (74 years old)
  • Place of birth: Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • nationality: British
  • height: 1.88 m
  • Net worth: $8,000,000
Year
Genre
IMDB
TMDB
Available on the following streaming services in the UK
Role Play
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 61%
role:
Bob
Not available
2024

Action

Comedy

Romance

5.5
61%
Not available
Living
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Williams
2022

Drama

7.2
70%
The Man Who Fell to Earth
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 77%
role:
Thomas Jerome Newton
2022

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.3
77%
Minamata
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 70%
role:
Robert "Bob" Hayes
2020

Drama

7.2
70%
Emma.
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 71%
role:
Mr. Woodhouse
2020

Comedy

Drama

Romance

6.7
71%
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2019

Drama

6.5
65%
StarDog and TurboCat
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 73%
role:
Sinclair (voice)
2019

Animation

Comedy

Family

5.2
73%
Hope Gap
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 63%
role:
Edward
2019

Drama

Romance

6.7
63%
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 70%
role:
Howard Clifford
2019

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
70%
2019

Comedy

Drama

6.3
66%
Ordeal by Innocence
IMDB 7.2
TMDB 71%
role:
Leo Argyll
2018

Crime

Drama

Mystery

7.2
71%
The Bookshop
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 65%
role:
Mr. Brundish
2017

Drama

6.5
65%
Castlevania
IMDB 8.3
TMDB 83%
role:
Saint Germain (voice)
2017

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.3
83%
Red Nose Day Actually
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 72%
role:
Billy Mack
Not available
2017

Comedy

Romance

TV Movie

7.1
72%
Not available
Their Finest
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 67%
role:
Ambrose Hilliard/Uncle Frank
2017

Comedy

Drama

Romance

War & Politics

6.8
67%
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The Limehouse Golem
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 62%
role:
John Kildare
2016

Horror

Mystery

Thriller

6.3
62%
Dad's Army
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 48%
role:
Sergeant Wilson
2016

Comedy

5.2
48%
Norm of the North
IMDB 3.4
TMDB 47%
role:
Socrates (voice)
2016

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

3.4
47%
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman
IMDB 7.5
TMDB 74%
role:
Self - 'Flushed Away' and 'Arthur Christmas'
2015

Animation

Documentary

7.5
74%
2015

Comedy

Drama

6.5
64%
Pride
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 78%
role:
Cliff
2014

Comedy

Drama

7.8
78%
Salting the Battlefield
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 62%
role:
Johnny Worricker
2014

Action

Crime

Drama

6.6
62%
Turks & Caicos
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 62%
role:
Johnny Worricker
2014

Action

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

6.5
62%
I, Frankenstein
IMDB 5.1
TMDB 53%
role:
Naberius
2014

Horror

Thriller

5.1
53%
2013

Comedy

Drama

Romance

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.8
79%
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The World's End
IMDB 6.9
TMDB 68%
role:
The Network (voice)
2013

Action

Comedy

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.9
68%
Jack the Giant Slayer
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 58%
role:
General Fallon
2013

Action

Adventure

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.3
58%
Total Recall
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Matthias
2012

Action

Adventure

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
60%
Wrath of the Titans
IMDB 5.7
TMDB 57%
role:
Hephaestus
2012

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.7
57%
2011

Comedy

Drama

7.2
69%
Arthur Christmas
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 68%
role:
Grandsanta (voice)
2011

Animation

Comedy

Drama

Family

7.1
68%
Page Eight
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 65%
role:
Executive Producer & 1 more
2011

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

6.8
65%
Rango
IMDB 7.3
TMDB 68%
role:
Rattlesnake Jake (voice)
2011

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

Western

7.3
68%
Chalet Girl
IMDB 6.3
TMDB 64%
role:
Richard Madsen
2011

Comedy

Romance

6.3
64%
2010

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.7
78%
Wild Target
IMDB 6.7
TMDB 64%
role:
Victor Maynard
2010

Action

Comedy

6.7
64%
Glorious 39
IMDB 6.4
TMDB 58%
role:
Alexander Keyes
2009

Drama

History

Thriller

War & Politics

6.4
58%
Astro Boy
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 63%
role:
Dr. Elefun (voice)
2009

Action

Animation

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.2
63%
G-Force
IMDB 5.1
TMDB 54%
role:
Leonard Saber
2009

Action

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

5.1
54%
2009

Comedy

Drama

7.3
73%
2009

Action

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
65%
Valkyrie
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 69%
role:
Friedrich Olbricht
2008

Drama

History

Thriller

War & Politics

7.1
69%
A Fox's Tale
IMDB 1.3
TMDB 21%
role:
Ringmaster (voice)
2008

Adventure

Animation

Family

1.3
21%
2007

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.1
72%
Hot Fuzz
IMDB 7.8
TMDB 75%
role:
Met Chief Inspector
2007

Action

Comedy

Crime

7.8
75%
Notes on a Scandal
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 71%
role:
Richard Hart
2006

Drama

Romance

7.4
71%
Flushed Away
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 62%
role:
Whitey (voice)
2006

Adventure

Animation

Comedy

Family

6.6
62%
Stormbreaker
IMDB 5.1
TMDB 52%
role:
Alan Blunt
2006

Action

Adventure

Family

5.1
52%
2006

Action

Adventure

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.4
74%
2006

Action

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.7
66%
The Constant Gardener
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 70%
role:
Sir Bernard Pellegrin
2005

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

7.4
70%
The Girl in the Café
IMDB 7.4
TMDB 71%
role:
Lawrence
Not available
2005

Comedy

Drama

Romance

TV Movie

7.4
71%
Not available
2005

Adventure

Comedy

Family

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.7
67%
The Magic Roundabout
IMDB 5.2
TMDB 54%
role:
Dylan (voice)
2005

Animation

Family

5.2
54%
2004

Drama

Mystery

Thriller

6.3
58%
2004

Comedy

Horror

7.9
75%
Underworld
IMDB 7.0
TMDB 68%
role:
Viktor
2003

Action

Thriller

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

7.0
68%
Love Actually
IMDB 7.6
TMDB 71%
role:
Billy Mack
2003

Comedy

Drama

Romance

7.6
71%
I Capture the Castle
IMDB 6.8
TMDB 69%
role:
James Mortmain
2003

Drama

Romance

6.8
69%
Justice League
IMDB 8.6
TMDB 81%
role:
Ray Simms
2001

Action

Adventure

Animation

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

8.6
81%
Blow Dry
IMDB 6.2
TMDB 60%
role:
Ray Robertson
2001

Comedy

Drama

6.2
60%
Guest House Paradiso
IMDB 6.1
TMDB 64%
role:
Mr. Johnson
1999

Comedy

6.1
64%
FairyTale: A True Story
IMDB 6.5
TMDB 64%
role:
Edward Gardner
1997

Drama

Family

Mystery

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.5
64%
The Phantom of the Opera
IMDB 5.5
TMDB 54%
role:
Martin Barton
1989

Horror

5.5
54%
1983

Comedy

Crime

4.3
46%
Eye of the Needle
IMDB 7.1
TMDB 66%
role:
Squadron Leader Blenkinsop
1981

Action

Drama

Romance

Thriller

7.1
66%
Death Watch
IMDB 6.6
TMDB 65%
role:
Katherine's Co-worker (uncredited)
1980

Drama

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

6.6
65%

FAQs

Some movies or TV shows available in the UK starring or involving Bill Nighy are, for example, Living, The Man Who Fell to Earth and Minamata.
The streaming services with the largest selection are Prime Video, Amazon and Google Play.
The best StreamHint ratings are Justice League (8.4), Castlevania (8.3) and About Time (7.9).
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