Bill Nighy

1949 - Today

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William Francis Nighy (; born 12 December 1949) is an English actor. Nighy became widely known for his performance as Billy Mack in Love Actually (2003). Other notable roles in cinema include his portrayal of Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and Viktor in the Underworld film series. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Nighy has received more than 8,203,262 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Bill Nighy is the 498th most popular actor (down from 481st in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 679th in 2019) and the 78th most popular British Actor.

Bill Nighy is most famous for his role as Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean series.

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  • 71.07

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  • 43

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  • 4.89

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  • 4.03

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Among actors, Bill Nighy ranks 498 out of 10,030Before him are Lance Henriksen, Barbara Stanwyck, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, John Lithgow, Richard Griffiths, and Faten Hamama. After him are Vincent Price, Natalie Portman, Nathalie Delon, Bolo Yeung, Alida Valli, and David Hasselhoff.

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Among people born in 1949, Bill Nighy ranks 48Before him are Ottmar Hitzfeld, Joan Enric Vives Sicília, Tom Waits, Issei Sagawa, Jarosław Kaczyński, and Ivana Trump. After him are Gene Simmons, Fanny Ardant, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, and Jim Broadbent.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bill Nighy ranks 668 out of 6,924Before him are John Ambrose Fleming (1849), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), William Tyndale (1494), Andrew Wiles (1953), Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1631), and Elizabeth Blackwell (1821). After him are Bernard Lewis (1916), Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Sawney Bean (1600), John Balliol (1249), Bruce Chatwin (1940), and George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford (1504).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Bill Nighy ranks 78Before him are Oliver Reed (1938), Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), Jude Law (1972), Gerard Butler (1969), and Richard Griffiths (1947). After him are Christian Bale (1974), Jessica Tandy (1909), John Rhys-Davies (1944), Naomi Watts (1968), Rex Harrison (1908), and Terence Stamp (1938).

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