Film and TV

What films did Bill Nighy play in – click on the pictures to get to the more detailed film information. There is a list with films and tv films beneath. For most titles there is detailed information available, just click on the links. Most of it should be there, any errors, or anything missing? Please contact me!

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Film

2015

Dad’s Army as Segeant Wilson

2014

Pride as Cliff
I, Frankenstein as Charles Wessex/Prince Naberius

2011

he Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011) as Douglas Ainslie
Page Eight (2011) as Johnny Worricker
Chalet Girl (2011) as Richard
Rango (2011) as Rattlesnake Jake

2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2010) as Rufus Scrimgeour

2009

Glorious 39 as Alexander
Astro Boy as Dr. Elefun
Wild target as Victor Meynard
G-Force as Leonard Saber
Underworld 3: The Rise of the Lycans as Viktor
The Boat that Rocked as Quentin

2008

Valkyrie as General Friedrich Olbricht

2007

Hot Fuzz as Metropolitan Chief Inspector Kenneth
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End as Davy Jones

2006

Underworld Evolution as Viktor
Pirates of the Carribean : Dead Man’s Chest as Davy Jones
Stormbreaker as Mr. Alan Blunt
Flushed Away as Whitey
Notes on a Scandal as Richard Hart

2005

The Constant Gardener as Sir Bernard Pellegrin
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy as Slartibartfast
The Magic Roundabout as Dylan

2004

Shaun Of The Dead As Philip

2003

Underworld as Viktor
Love Actually As Billy Mack
I Capture The Castle as Mortmain
Enduring Love as Robin

2002

AKA as Uncle Louis Gryffoyn

2001

Lucky Break as Roger “Rog” Chamberlain
The Lawless Heart as Dan
Blow Dry as Ray

2000

THE MAGIC OF VINCENT as Peter Saunders (Comedy 15 minute short film)

1999

Guest House Paradiso Mr. Johnson

1998

Still Crazy as Ray Simms
The Bass Player as Count Bibuloff (Short)

1997

FairyTale: A True Story as Edward Gardner (US)

1996

Alive And Kicking as Tristan
True Blue as Jeremy Saville

1994

Being Human as Julian

1989

The Phantom Of The Opera as Barton
Mack the Knife as Tiger Brown

1984

The Little Drummer Girl as Al, Theatre Company (US)

1983

Curse Of The Pink Panther as E.N.T. Doctor

1982

Waveband – cast member

1981

Eye Of The Needle as Squadron Leader Blekinsop


Television

2006

Gideon’s Daughter (TV) as Gideon Warner

2005

The Girl In The Café (TV) as Lawrence Montague

2004

He Knew He Was Right as Colonel Osborne (BBC, 3 parts)

2003

State Of Play as Cameron Foster (BBC, 6 episodes)
The Young Visiters as Earl of Clincham (BBC)
The Lost Prince as Stamfordham (BBC, 2 parts)
Ready When You Are Mr McGill
The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath as James (BBC)

2002

Auf Wiedersehen Pet as Jeffrey Granger (BBC, 6 parts)
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well Schooled in Murder as Lockwood (BBC)

2000

Longitude as Lord Sandwich (ITV)

1999

Kiss me Kate as Ian (5 episodes, Bill is in the last 3 of them) (ITV)
PEOPLE LIKE US: The Photographer as Will Rushmore (BBC)

1997

INSIDERS: The VAT Man as Mark Gordon (BBC)
Kavanagh Q.C.: Ancient History as Giles Culpepper QC (ITV)

1994

Wycliffe: The Four Jacks as David Cleeve (ITV)

1993

Eye of the Storm as Tom Frewen (ITV, 6 parts)
Performance: The Maitlands as Roger Maitland (BBC)
Don’t Leave Me This Way as John Tracey (1993)
PD James: Unnatural Causes as Oliver Latham (ITV)
Peak Practise: Growing Pains as Alan Sinclair (ITV)
God’s Messengers as George Fox / Rev William Gaskell / John Wesley / Rev Charles Burton (Granada, 6 parts)

1992

A Masculine Ending as John Tracey (BBC)
Mistress of Suspense: The Cat Brought It In as Tom Dickenson (1992)

1991

Absolute Hell as Hugh Marriner (BBC)
The Men’s Room as Mark Carleton(BBC – 5 parts)
Antonia And Jane as Howard Nash (BBC)
BOON: Pillow Talk as Steve Reeves (ITV)
Bergerac: All For Love as Barry (BBC)

1990

Making News as Sam Courtney (ITV – 6 parts)
TECX: Writing on the Wall as Brill (ITV)

1989

Storyboard:Making News as Sam Courtney (ITV)

1985

The Last Place On Earth as Cecil Meares (ITV)
Agatha Christie : 13 At Dinner as Ronald Marsh (CBS/US)
Hitler’s SS: Portrait in Evil as Helmut Hoffmann (NBC/US)

1984

Crown Court: The Son of his Father (ITV) as Lee Sinclair

1983

Reilly: The Ace of Spies as Goschen (Episode The Visiting Fireman (BBC))

1982

Minder: Looking for Micky (ITV) as John Oates
Easter 2016 Play For Tomorrow (BBC) as Conor Mullen

1980

Agony, 1980-1981 (ITV) as Vincent Fish
Playhouse: Standing In For Henry (BBC) – cast member
Play for Today: Dreams of Leaving (BBC) as William
Fox (ITV) as Colin Street (episode 4/5)

1979

Premiere 3: Deasey (Desperate) (BBC) as Cast Member
Fat as Nick (BBC)

1976

SOFTLY, SOFTLY: TASK FORCE: SAY IT WITH FLOWERS (BBC) as Albert Blake

Misc

FAMILY AFFAIR (1984) – Cast Member

TESTAMENT – THE BIBLE IN ANIMATION: Daniel (1996) – Belshazzar (voice)
THE CANTERBURY TALES – voice (S4C – 2 parts)
THE CANTERBURY TALES: The Journey Back S4C tx 18/10/2000 The Merchant (voice)
GRUMPY OLD MEN: Is This The World We Created? BBC tx 10/10/2003 on-screen participant
PARKINSON BBC tx 13/3/2004 guest
LIQUID NEWS BBC tx 29/3/2004 guest
THE BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION AWARDS BBC tx 17/4/2005 presenter
voice The CANTERBURY TALES ARRIVING AT CANTERBURY (1998)
voice The CANTERBURY TALES LEAVING LONDON (1998)

Advertising Credits
GUINNESS: F.A.Cup 1979 cast member

Presenter
The BRITISH ACADEMY TELEVISION AWARDS (2005)
awards presenter

THEATRE
Player in Everyman Theatre Company, Live OCCUPY! (1976)