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Nigel Hawthorne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne, CBE (5 April 1929 – 26 December 2001) was an English actor, perhaps best remembered for his role as Sir Humphrey Appleby, the Permanent Secretary in the 1980s sitcom Yes Minister and the Cabinet Secretary in its sequel, Yes, Prime Minister. For this role he would win four Bafta Awards during the 1980s in the 'Best Light Entertainment Performance' Category. In the 1990s He would win two more Bafta Awards, one as Best TV Actor for 'The Fragile Heart' and one as Best Film Actor for 'The Madness of King George'. His role in the latter also garnered him his sole Oscar Nomination. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nigel Hawthorne, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Apr 5, 1929 In Hertfordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Jenny's War
Latest Project:
Series The World Cup: A Captain's Tale 2017
Known For
Poster of Tarzan
Poster of Inside
Poster of Edward & Mrs. Simpson
Poster of Man of the World
Series Jenny's War Unknown 2020
Series The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Unknown 2017
Series Russia's War: Blood Upon the Snow 2016
Movie Animal Stories Narrator (Orig. U.K.) 2005-08-01
Series Victoria & Albert Unknown 2001-08-20
Movie Call Me Claus Nick 2001-12-03
Movie The Winslow Boy Arthur Winslow 1999-04-16
Movie Atatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey Sir Percy Loraine 1999-01-01
Movie The Big Brass Ring Kim Mennaker 1999-04-20
Movie Tarzan Professor Archimedes Q. Porter 1999-06-18
Movie Uncorked Uncle Cullen 1999-06-05
Movie The Clandestine Marriage Lord Ogleby 1999-11-12
Movie A Reasonable Man Judge Wendon 1999-08-13
Movie Madeline Lord Covington 1998-07-10
Movie The Object of My Affection Rodney Fraser 1998-04-17
Movie Murder in Mind Dr. Ellis 1997-08-01
Movie Amistad Martin Van Buren 1997-12-03
Movie Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone David Livingstone 1997-12-07
Movie Inside Colonel 1996-08-25
Movie Twelfth Night Malvolio 1996-10-31
Series The Fragile Heart Dr. Edgar Pascoe 1996-11-06
Movie Richard III The Duke of Clarence 1995-12-29
Movie The Madness of King George George III 1994-12-28
Movie Demolition Man Dr. Raymond Cocteau 1993-10-08
Movie Freddie as F.R.O.7. Brigadier G (voice) 1992-08-14
Movie The Trials of Oz Brian Leary 1991-11-09
Movie King of the Wind Achmet 1990-05-25
Movie Relatively Speaking Philip Carter 1990-01-01
Movie A Handful of Time Ted Walker 1989-10-12
Series Yes, Prime Minister Humphrey Appleby 1986-01-09
Movie The Black Cauldron Fflewddur Fflam (voice) 1985-07-24
Series Mapp & Lucia 1985-04-14
Movie Turtle Diary The Publisher 1985-09-10
Movie Jenny's War Colonel 1985-10-25
Movie The Chain Mr Thorn 1984-01-01
Movie A Woman Called Golda King Abdullah 1982-04-26
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Magistrate at Esmeralda's trial 1982-02-04
Movie The World Cup: A Captain's Tale John Westwood 1982-06-13
Movie The Plague Dogs Dr. Boycott (voice) 1982-10-21
Movie Gandhi Kinnoch 1982-11-30
Series The Barchester Chronicles 1982-11-10
Movie Firefox Pyotr Baranovich 1982-06-13
Movie History of the World: Part I Citizen Official - The French Revolution 1981-06-12
Movie Memoirs of a Survivor Victorian Father 1981-09-01
Series Yes Minister Humphrey Appleby 1980-02-25
Series Russell Harty Unknown 1980-10-28
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Mr. CJ Stryver 1980-12-02
Movie The Knowledge Mr Burgess 1979-01-01
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Series Going Straight Unknown 1978-02-24
Series Warrior Queen Catus Decianus 1978-02-20
Movie Destiny 1978-01-31
Movie Sweeney 2 Detective Chief Inspector Dilke 1978-03-30
Series BBC Television Shakespeare Unknown 1978-12-01
Series Holocaust Ohldendorf 1978-04-16
Series Edward and Mrs Simpson Unknown 1978-11-08
Movie Edward & Mrs. Simpson Walter Monkton 1978-11-06
Movie Watership Down Captain Campion (voice) 1978-10-14
Series Marie Curie Pierre Curie 1977-08-16
Series Bill Brand Browning 1976-06-07
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series Natural World Narrator 1967-12-10
Series Man of the World Unknown 1962-09-29
Movie Carve Her Name with Pride Soldier in Park (uncredited) 1958-02-18
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24