Nigel Havers

Actor, Wine merchant
This handsome, aristocratic British actor, with sandy hair and aquiline nose, has advanced from stage roles and film and TV bits in the 1970s to leads in films and --increasingly--TV in the 1980s and 90s. The son of a ... Read more »
Born: 11/06/1949 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (43)

Stop/Start 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Paradise Lost 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Downton Abbey 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Penelope 2008 (Movie)

Mr. Vanderman (Actor)

Little Britain 2001 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Born and Bred (BBC) 2002 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder in Mind 2001 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dame Edna: Live at the Palace 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Manchild 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Shadow Run 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Strangers 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Burning Season 1994 (Movie)

Steven Kaye (Actor)

Sleepers 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Farewell to the King 1989 (Movie)

Captain Fairbourne--Botanist (Actor)

Quiet Days in Clichy 1989 (Movie)

Alfred (Actor)

The Prince's Trust Gala 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Bon Voyage 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Burke & Wills 1987 (Movie)

William John Wills (Actor)

Empire of the Sun 1987 (Movie)

Dr Rawlins (Actor)

The Death of the Heart 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Little Princess 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Whistle Blower 1987 (Movie)

Robert Jones (Actor)

The Death of the Heart 1985 (Movie)

Thomas Quayne (Actor)

A Passage to India 1984 (Movie)

Ronny Heaslop (Actor)

Chariots of Fire 1981 (Movie)

Lord Andrew Lindsay (Actor)

Rumpole of the Bailey, Series II 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Birth of the Beatles 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Pennies From Heaven 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Birth of the Beatles 1978 (Movie)

George Martin (Actor)

Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 1977 (Movie)

Counterman (Actor)

Full Circle 1976 (Movie)

Estate Agent (Actor)

Look Back in Darkness 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Pope Joan 1972 (Movie)

Young Monk (Actor)

A Horseman Riding By (TV Show)

Actor

A Perfect Hero (TV Show)

Actor

Bridge of Time (TV Show)

Actor

Hold the Dream (TV Show)

Actor

Lie Down With Lions (TV Show)

Actor

Nancy Astor (TV Show)

Actor

The Charmer (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This handsome, aristocratic British actor, with sandy hair and aquiline nose, has advanced from stage roles and film and TV bits in the 1970s to leads in films and --increasingly--TV in the 1980s and 90s. The son of a Lord Chancellor (from 1979-87), Havers acted in a radio show as a child and worked as a researcher before appearing in London stage productions of "Conduct Unbecoming" (1969), "Richard II" (1970), "Man and Superman" (1977) and "Family Voices" (1980).

Relationships

Polly Bloomfield

Wife

Carol Havers

Mother

Phillip Havers

Brother

Carolyn Havers

Wife
divorced

Michael Havers

Father
born c. 1923, died in London on April 1, 1992 former top legal officer in Britain from 1979 to 1987 given a life peerage upon retirement for health reasons unsuccessfully defended Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in court against a minor drug charge in the 1970s co-authored book, "The Royal Baccarat Scandal"

Katharine Havers

Daughter
born in 1977

Simon Williams

Brother-In-Law
brother of Polly Bloomfield

EDUCATION

Leicester College of Art

Leicester

Arts Educational Trust

theatre training

Milestones

2005

Portrayed David Niven in the HBO movie "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" starring Geoffrey Rush

2002

Co-starred in the BBC comedy-drama "Manchild"

2001

Acted in the London stage production of "Art"

1997

Joined cast of the popular BBC drama "Dangerfield", playing a police surgeon; left the series in 1999 causing it to be cancelled

1997

Had title role in the BBC telefilm "The Heart Surgeon"

1995

Portrayed Michael Wilding in the NBC biopic "Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story"

1994

Supported Raul Julia in the acclaimed HBO drama "The Burning Season"

1992

Portrayed the titular "A Perfect Hero", a WWII flying officer badly burned when his plane is shot down during the Battle of Britain

1991

Cast as one of two "lost" Soviet spies in the British TV production "Sleepers"

1989

Appeared in support of Nick Nolte in "Farewell to the King"

1987

Starred as Ralph Gorse, a seductive con man, in the London Weekend Television production "The Charmer" (aired in the USA on PBS in 1989)

1987

Portrayed Lord Elgin in the PBS production "Lord Elgin and Some Stones of No Value"

1987

Played a doctor in the Japanese internment camp in "Empire of the Sun", directed by Steven Spielberg

1986

Had title role as "The Whistle Blower"

1985

With Jack Thompson, starred in the first two men to cross the Australian continent in "Burke & Wills"

1984

Co-starred as Ronny Heaslop in David Lean's "A Passage to India"

1981

Portrayed Randolph Churchill in "Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years"

1981

Gained international recognition in the feature "Chariots of Fire"

1979

TV-movie debut, "Birth of the Beatles"

1978

Played supporting role in the acclaimed British series "Pennies From Heaven", scripted by Dennis Potter

1978

Starred in the English series, "A Horseman Riding By" (shown in the USA in 1982)

1977

Played title role in BBC adaptation of Dickens' "Nicholas Nickleby"

1976

Acted in "The Glittering Prizes", a BBC series production adapted by Frederick Raphael from his novel

1975

US TV debut, appeared in the ABC special, "Look Back in Darkness"

1972

Feature debut as a monk in "Pope Joan"

Headlined the British comedy series "Don't Wait Up" as a young doctor coping with his divorced parents

As a child, performed on the British radio series, "Mrs. Dale's Diary"

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