Bill Nighy's mother was a nurse and his father owned a garage. When he left school, he worked as a messenger at a magazine. He wanted to become a journalist but ended up in Paris, trying and failing to write a novel. He returned home and studied at The Guildford School of Dance and Drama. He has gone on to have an eclectic career working on stage, screen and radio. He is well known for supporting roles in movies such as Shaun Of The Dead and Love Actually.Read more facts
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