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Bill Nighy
Biographical information
Birth name

William Francis Nighy


12 December, 1949






6' 2" [1]

  • Mary Nighy (daughter)
Years active

1975 - present

In Harry Potter

Rufus Scrimgeour

Notable roles
  • Pirates of the Caribbean

Bill Nighy (born 12 December, 1949) is an English actor who portrayed Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.[2]

Nighy is also well known for his work as Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean films, as well as the vampire king Viktor in the Underworld series. He also played Slartibartfast in the film version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and appeared in the 2010 Doctor Who episode "Vincent and the Doctor". He was nominated the best bi-roll actor in "Love Actually" as Billy Mack. He also appears with fellow Harry Potter co-star Rupert Grint in the 2010 film Wild Target, and with Maggie Smith in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

Selected filmography

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