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Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy

74 years old. Born in Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom on 12th December 1949.
You've seen -- of his 105 trackable films

Bill Nighy is a Bafta winning actor with a career spanning 46 years, from 1978 to 2024, starting at the age of 29. His first film was Death Watch and his latest film will be Dragonkeeper. A lot of his work has been in the Drama and Comedy genres.

Known For


Upcoming Films (1)

Film Year Runtime Status Options
Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2 2024 - In Development

Released Films (104)

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Dragonkeeper poster Dragonkeeper 2024 1h 39m PG
The First Omen poster The First Omen
as Cardinal Lawrence
2024 2h
The Beautiful Game poster The Beautiful Game 2024 2h 5m PG-13
Role Play poster Role Play 2023 1h 41m R
Living poster Living 2022 1h 42m
Buckley's Chance poster Buckley's Chance 2021 1h 36m NR
Minamata poster Minamata 2020 1h 55m R
Emma. poster Emma. 2020 2h 5m PG
The Kindness of Strangers poster The Kindness of Strangers 2019 1h 52m
StarDog and TurboCat poster StarDog and TurboCat 2019 1h 28m PG
Hope Gap poster Hope Gap 2019 1h 40m PG-13
Pokémon Detective Pikachu poster Pokémon Detective Pikachu 2019 1h 45m PG
Sometimes Always Never poster Sometimes Always Never 2018 1h 31m
The Bookshop poster The Bookshop 2017 1h 50m
Red Nose Day Actually poster Red Nose Day Actually 2017 15m PG
Their Finest poster Their Finest 2016 1h 57m
The Limehouse Golem poster The Limehouse Golem 2016 1h 49m
Dad's Army poster Dad's Army 2016 1h 40m PG-13
Norm of the North poster Norm of the North 2015 1h 26m PG
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman poster A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman 2015 59m
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel poster The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2015 2h 2m PG
Pride poster Pride 2014 2h 2m R
Paramount+ with Showtime
National Theatre Live: Skylight poster National Theatre Live: Skylight 2014 2h 8m
Salting the Battlefield poster Salting the Battlefield 2014 1h 33m PG-13
Turks & Caicos poster Turks & Caicos 2014 1h 35m
I, Frankenstein poster I, Frankenstein 2014 1h 32m PG-13
About Time poster About Time 2013 2h 3m
The World's End poster The World's End 2013 1h 49m R
The Hungry Corpse poster The Hungry Corpse 2013 8m
Jack the Giant Slayer poster Jack the Giant Slayer 2013 1h 54m PG-13
BBC America
London: The Modern Babylon poster London: The Modern Babylon 2012 2h 9m NR
Total Recall poster Total Recall 2012 2h 1m PG-13
Wrath of the Titans poster Wrath of the Titans 2012 1h 39m PG-13
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel poster The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2011 2h 4m PG-13
Arthur Christmas poster Arthur Christmas 2011 1h 37m PG
Page Eight poster Page Eight 2011 1h 39m NR
Astonish Me poster Astonish Me 2011 7m
Rango poster Rango 2011 1h 47m PG
Chalet Girl poster Chalet Girl 2011 1h 36m R
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 poster Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 2010 2h 26m PG-13
Wild Target poster Wild Target 2010 1h 38m PG-13
Glorious 39 poster Glorious 39 2009 2h 9m R
Astro Boy poster Astro Boy 2009 1h 34m PG
G-Force poster G-Force 2009 1h 28m PG
The Boat That Rocked poster The Boat That Rocked 2009 2h 15m R
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans poster Underworld: Rise of the Lycans 2009 1h 32m R
Valkyrie poster Valkyrie 2008 2h 1m PG-13
Slapper 2008 15m
A Fox's Tale poster A Fox's Tale 2008 1h 25m
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End poster Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End 2007 2h 49m PG-13
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die poster Killers Kill, Dead Men Die 2007 6m
Hot Fuzz poster Hot Fuzz 2007 2h 1m R
Notes on a Scandal poster Notes on a Scandal 2006 1h 32m R
Flushed Away poster Flushed Away 2006 1h 25m PG
Stormbreaker poster Stormbreaker 2006 1h 33m PG
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest poster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest 2006 2h 31m
We Love Cigarettes poster We Love Cigarettes 2006 50m
Underworld: Evolution poster Underworld: Evolution 2006 1h 46m R
Gideon's Daughter poster Gideon's Daughter 2005 1h 45m
Britbox Apple TV Channel
The Constant Gardener poster The Constant Gardener 2005 2h 9m R
The Girl in the Café poster The Girl in the Café 2005 1h 34m
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy poster The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 2005 1h 49m PG
BBC America
The Magic Roundabout poster The Magic Roundabout 2005 1h 25m
Enduring Love poster Enduring Love 2004 1h 40m
Shaun of the Dead poster Shaun of the Dead 2004 1h 39m R
Burst poster Burst 2004 6m
Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher poster Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher 2003 50m
The Young Visiters poster The Young Visiters 2003 1h 30m
Underworld poster Underworld 2003 2h 2m R
Love Actually poster Love Actually 2003 2h 15m R
I Capture the Castle poster I Capture the Castle 2003 1h 53m
Ready When You Are, Mr McGill 2003 1h 35m
The Lawless Heart poster The Lawless Heart 2001 1h 40m
AKA poster AKA 2002 2h 3m
Lucky Break poster Lucky Break 2001 1h 47m
Blow Dry poster Blow Dry 2001 1h 31m R
Longitude poster Longitude 2000 3h 18m PG-13
Guest House Paradiso poster Guest House Paradiso 1999 1h 29m R
The Canterbury Tales poster The Canterbury Tales 1998 28m
Still Crazy poster Still Crazy 1998 1h 32m
FairyTale: A True Story poster FairyTale: A True Story 1997 1h 39m PG
True Blue poster True Blue 1996 1h 58m
Alive and Kicking poster Alive and Kicking 1996 1h 38m
Being Human poster Being Human 1994 2h 2m PG-13
Don't Leave Me This Way poster Don't Leave Me This Way 1993 2h 13m
Unnatural Causes poster Unnatural Causes 1993 1h 33m
A Masculine Ending poster A Masculine Ending 1992 1h 35m
Absolute Hell poster Absolute Hell 1991 2h
The Men's Room poster The Men's Room 1991 3h 20m
Antonia and Jane poster Antonia and Jane 1990 1h 17m
The Phantom of the Opera poster The Phantom of the Opera 1989 1h 33m R
Mack the Knife poster Mack the Knife 1989 1h 58m PG-13
Thirteen at Dinner poster Thirteen at Dinner 1985 1h 35m
Hitler's SS : Portrait In Evil poster Hitler's SS : Portrait In Evil 1985 2h 30m
The Little Drummer Girl poster The Little Drummer Girl 1984 2h 10m
Curse of the Pink Panther poster Curse of the Pink Panther
as ENT Doctor
1983 1h 49m PG
Easter 2016 1982 1h 8m
Under the Skin 1982 1h 15m
Eye of the Needle poster Eye of the Needle 1981 1h 48m R
Little Lord Fauntleroy poster Little Lord Fauntleroy 1980 1h 43m
Fox poster Fox 1980 10h 50m
Death Watch poster Death Watch 1980 2h 11m
Dreams of Leaving poster Dreams of Leaving 1980 1h
Soldiers Talking, Cleanly 1978 1h 10m

Regularly Credited With

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4 films together


His Top Genres 1
19% Drama
+ 267 more
His Top Years
6% 2011
+ 41 more
Top Character Types
100% Cardinal
Role Type
67% Support
+ 1 more

1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Bill Nighy FAQ

How old is Bill Nighy?

74 years old.

When was Bill Nighy born?

12th December 1949

Where was Bill Nighy born?

Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Has Bill Nighy won an Oscar?

No, up to this point he has never won an Oscar.

Has Bill Nighy won a BAFTA?

Yes, he has won a BAFTA for the film Love Actually (2003)

What ethnicity is Bill Nighy?

He is Caucasian.