Bill Nighy is an English actor, voice actor, theatre artist, and producer who is known for his enormous contributions to the entertainment industry as he has been involved in film, theatre, and television. Over the years, he has played a variety of roles in a wide range of shows and movies like Johnny Worricker in Page Eight, Gideon Warner in Gideon’s Daughter, Howard Clifford in Detective Pikachu, Davy Jones in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, James Mortmain in I Capture the Castle, Slartibartfast in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and Billy Mack in Love Actually.

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Bill Nighy is represented by Markham, Froggatt & Irwin, Talent Management Company, London, England, United Kingdom.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bill Nighy has dated –

  1. Diana Quick (1980-2008) – Between 1980 and 2008, he was in a relationship with actress Diana Quick and the duo also parents a daughter named Mary Bing Quick Nighy (b. July 17, 1984).

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Pale appearance
  • Wears glasses

Bill Nighy Facts

  1. He was approached to play the role of Doctor in Doctor Who (2005) but he turned down the offer.
  2. Bill Nighy was cast as Gideon Warner in the 2005 television drama titled Gideon’s Daughter and this role won him the Golden Globe Award in the “Best Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie” category as well as the Satellite Award in the “Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film” category.
  3. He has been a major fan of The Rolling Stones and .
  4. As a voiceover artist, he has worked in projects like Castlevania, StarDog and TurboCat, Norm of the North, Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, The World’s End, Animated Tales of the World, and The Canterbury Tales.
  5. Some of Bill Nighy’s theatre credits include having been cast as Robert in Blue/Orange, Harold in Under New Management, Bernard Nightingale in Arcadia, and Hornby in A Kind of Alaska.
  6. He once mentioned that caffeine and are his addictions.

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Facts of William Francis Nighy

  • Gender Male
  • full nameWilliam Francis Nighy
  • middle nameFrancis
  • nicknamesBill
  • birthplaceCaterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth December 12, 1949
  • Age 71 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundEnglish ,Scottish and Irish
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionRoman Catholic
  • net worth$8 million
  • professionActor, Voice Actor, Producer, Theatre Artist
  • weight75 kg or 165.5 lbs
  • height6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
  • hair colorSalt and Pepper
  • eye colorBlue
  • body type / buildSlim
  • motherCatherine Josephine Nighy
  • fatherAlfred Martin Nighy
  • brothersMartin Nighy
  • sistersAnna Nighy
  • favorite moviesPerformance (1970)

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