Bill Nighy

by follers on October 23, 2012

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Birth Name: William Francis Nighy

Place of Birth: Caterham, Surrey South Eastern, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 12 December, 1949

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish

Bill Nighy is an English actor. He is the son of Catherine Josephine (Whittaker) and Alfred Martin Nighy. His father was English. His mother was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and is said to have had Irish ancestry.

Bill’s paternal grandparents were Joshua Nighy (the son of William Nighy and Sarah Rowland) and Mary Ellen Duff (the daughter of George Duff and Elizabeth Janes). William was the son of John Nighy and Mary. George was the son of George Duff and Elizabeth Burnett. Bill’s great-grandmother Elizabeth Janes was the daughter of Edward Janes and Rebecca Sadler.

Source: Family history of Bill Nighy (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.telegraph.co.uk

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ethnic November 7, 2013 at 2:18 am
notional October 30, 2013 at 5:55 pm
Harriet October 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm

The cousin of my Auntie’s husband has worked with Bill in a film. He seems like a nice man. (:

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