Nigel Hawthorne

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
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Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne was an English actor. He portrayed 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 won four BAFTA TV Awards for Best Light Entertainment Performance. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and... read more

Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne was an English actor. He portrayed 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 won four BAFTA TV Awards for Best Light Entertainment Performance. He won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying King George III in The Madness of King George (1994). He later won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor, for the 1996 series The Fragile Heart. He was also an Olivier Award and Tony Award winner for his work in theatre.

Birth Name

Nigel Barnard Hawthorne

Born

Friday, 05 April 1929

Died

Wednesday, 26 December 2001

Actor Filmography

Fifty Years on Stage George III 2013
Comedy Connections Sir Humphrey Appleby 2003
The 74th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2002
Call Me Claus Nick 2001
Uncorked Uncle Cullen 2001
The Clandestine Marriage Lord Ogleby 1999
A Reasonable Man Judge Wendon 1999
Tarzan Professor Porter / Professor Archimedes Q. Porter (voice) 1999
The Big Brass Ring Kim Mennaker / Kim 1999
The Winslow Boy Arthur Winslow 1999
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Fifty Years on Stage George III 2013
Comedy Connections Sir Humphrey Appleby 2003
The 74th Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2002
Call Me Claus Nick 2001
Uncorked Uncle Cullen 2001
The Clandestine Marriage Lord Ogleby 1999
A Reasonable Man Judge Wendon 1999
Tarzan Professor Porter / Professor Archimedes Q. Porter (voice) 1999
The Big Brass Ring Kim Mennaker / Kim 1999
The Winslow Boy Arthur Winslow 1999
Atatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey Sir Percy Loraine 1999
Madeline Lord Covington (segment "Lord Cucuface") / Lord Covington 1998
The Object of My Affection Rodney Fraser 1998
Amistad Martin Van Buren 1997
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone David Livingstone 1997
Murder in Mind Dr. Ellis 1997
The Fragile Heart Edgar Pascoe 1996
Twelfth Night Malvolio 1996
Inside Colonel 1996
Richard III Duke of Clarence / The Duke of Clarence 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1995
The Madness of King George George III 1994
Late Flowering Lust Cousin John 1994
Demolition Man Dr. Raymond Cocteau 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Freddie as F.R.O.7. Brigadier G (voice) / Brigadier G 1992
The 45th Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 1991
Performance Brian Leary 1991
King of the Wind Achmet 1990
Relatively Speaking Philip Carter 1990
Yes, Prime Minister Sir Humphrey Appleby / Humphrey Appleby 1986
Turtle Diary The Publisher 1985
The Black Cauldron Fflewddur Fflam / Fflewddur Fflam (voice) 1985
Jenny's War Colonel 1985
Mapp & Lucia Georgie Pillson 1985
Screen Two Kryst 1985
The Chain Mr Thorn / Mr. Thorn 1984
Natural World Self - Narrator 1983
Dead on Time Doctor 1983
Gandhi Kinnoch 1982
The Barchester Chronicles Dr. Grantly 1982
The Plague Dogs Dr. Boycott (voice) / Dr. Boycott 1982
Firefox Pyotr Baranovich 1982
The World Cup: A Captain's Tale John Westwood 1982
A Woman Called Golda King Abdullah 1982
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Magistrate at Esmeralda's Trial 1982
History of the World: Part I Citizen Official - The French Revolution 1981
A Tale of Two Cities Mr. CJ Stryver 1980
The Good Companions Rev. Chillingford 1980
The Tempest Stephano 1980
Yes Minister Humphrey Appleby / Sir Humphrey Appleby, Humphrey Appleby 1980
Tales of the Unexpected Charles Drummond 1979
Thomas and Sarah Wilson 1979
The Knowledge Mr Burgess / Mr. Burgess 1979
Edward & Mrs. Simpson Walter Monkton 1978
Watership Down Capt. Campion / Captain Campion (voice) 1978
The Sailor's Return Mr. Fosse 1978
Holocaust Ohldendorf 1978
Sweeney 2 Dilke / Detective Chief Inspector Dilke 1978
Going Straight Worm Wellings 1978
Warrior Queen Catus Decianus 1978
Couples Mr. Laker 1975
The Hiding Place Pastor De Ruiter 1975
S*P*Y*S Croft 1974
BBC2 Playhouse Fenton, Tenby 1974
Crown Court Dr. William Ranford 1972
Young Winston Boer Sentry 1972
Play for Today Fulton, Graham, Jack, Major Lewis Rolfe, Major, Morris Shelman, Mr. Edmonds, Police Captain, Václav Havel 1970
Hadleigh Oliver Mason 1969
ITV Saturday Night Theatre Hugh 1969
Dad's Army the Angry Man 1968
BBC Play of the Month Mr. Sneer 1965
Call My Bluff Self 1965
Bud Trefor Jones 1963
The Desperate People Cliff Fletcher 1963
Man of the World Assistant director 1962
Carve Her Name with Pride Polish Soldier in Park 1958
This Is Your Life Self 1955

Producer Filmography

1995 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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