Not to be confused with Bill Nye.

William Francis "Bill" Nighy is an English actor, voice actor, and comedian known for his distinctive raspy voice. He is well known for his roles in films and TV, such as Rattlesnake Jake in Rango and Iain Cameron on Kiss Me Kate. He also voiced Whitey in DreamWorks/Aardman's 2006 animated comedy Flushed Away.

For Disney, he is best known for playing Davy Jones in the Disney adventure fantasy comedy films: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. He also played Leonard Saber in the 2009 spy-fi comedy film, G-Force, and Slartibartfast in the 2005 Touchstone Pictures film, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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  • His surname is pronounced "Ni-hee" to avoid confusion with Bill Nye.
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