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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.

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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.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1929-04-05

Day of Death 2001-12-26

Place of Birth Hertfordshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Russia's War: Blood Upon the Snow (10 episodes)
Spiderweb as Erik Lönnrot
2005 Animal Stories as Narrator (Orig. U.K.)
2001 Call Me Claus as Nick
1999 The Clandestine Marriage as Lord Ogleby
1999 A Reasonable Man as Judge Wendon
1999 Tarzan as Professor Archimedes Q. Porter (voice)
1999 Uncorked as Uncle Cullen
1999 The Big Brass Ring as Kim Mennaker
1999 The Winslow Boy as Arthur Winslow
1999 Atatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey as Sir Percy Loraine
1998 Madeline as Lord Covington
1998 The Object of My Affection as Rodney Fraser
1997 Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone as David Livingstone
1997 Amistad as Martin Van Buren
1997 Murder in Mind as Dr. Ellis
1996 The Fragile Heart (3 episodes) as Dr. Edgar Pascoe
1996 Twelfth Night as Malvolio
1996 Inside as Colonel
1995 Richard III as The Duke of Clarence
1994 The Madness of King George as George III
1994 Portrait or Bust as Himself (uncredited)
1993 Demolition Man as Dr. Raymond Cocteau
1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7. as Brigadier G (voice)
1992 Flea Bites
1991 The Trials of Oz as Brian Leary
1990 King of the Wind as Achmet
1990 Relatively Speaking as Philip Carter
1989 A Handful of Time as Ted Walker
1986 Yes, Prime Minister (16 episodes) as Humphrey Appleby
1985 Jenny's War as Colonel
1985 Turtle Diary as The Publisher
1985 The Black Cauldron as Fflewddur Fflam (voice)
1985 Pope John Paul II as Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski
1985 Mapp & Lucia (10 episodes)
1984 The Chain as Mr Thorn
1983 Natural World (1 episode) as Narrator
1983 Tartuffe, or The Imposter as Orgon
1982 Gandhi as Kinnoch
1982 The Barchester Chronicles (7 episodes)
1982 The Plague Dogs as Dr. Boycott (voice)
1982 The World Cup: A Captain's Tale as John Westwood
1982 Firefox as Pyotr Baranovich
1982 A Woman Called Golda as King Abdullah
1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Magistrate at Esmeralda's trial
1981 Memoirs of a Survivor as Victorian Father
1981 History of the World: Part I as Citizen Official - The French Revolution
1980 A Tale of Two Cities as Mr. CJ Stryver
1980 Russell Harty (1 episode)
1980 The Tempest as Stephano
1980 Yes Minister (21 episodes) as Humphrey Appleby
1980 The Misanthrope as Philinte
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1979 The Knowledge as Mr Burgess
1978 BBC Television Shakespeare (1 episode)
1978 Edward and Mrs Simpson (4 episodes)
1978 Edward & Mrs. Simpson as Walter Monkton
1978 Watership Down as Captain Campion (voice)
1978 Holocaust (5 episodes) as Ohldendorf (0 episodes)
1978 Sweeney 2 as Detective Chief Inspector Dilke
1978 Going Straight (1 episode)
1978 Warrior Queen (6 episodes) as Catus Decianus
1978 Destiny
1977 Marie Curie (5 episodes) as Pierre Curie
1976 Bill Brand (1 episode) as Browning
1971 Alma Mater as Major
1970 Play for Today (6 episodes)
1962 Man of the World (1 episode)
1958 Carve Her Name with Pride as Soldier in Park (uncredited)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

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