Nigel Whitmey

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Nigel Whitmey
Born (1963-02-23) 23 February 1963 (age 54)
Alberta, Canada
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present
Spouse(s) Abigail Thaw

Nigel Whitmey (born 23 February 1963[1]) is a Canadian-born British actor who was born in Alberta, Canada, who has appeared in TV series and films. He is also the husband of the actress Abigail Thaw, whom he met whilst training at RADA.

Whitmey was born in Canada as his family emigrated there from Liverpool, England, where his father had been employed as a medical officer of health. He came to London in the mid-1980s to study drama at RADA and here he met actress Abigail Thaw whom he married in 1986 and has had two children with since - Molly Mae Whitmey (1997) and Talia Whitmey (2003). He has worked chiefly in Britain but did return to Canada to make the 1997 film 'Twilight of the Ice Nymphs' for Guy Maddin.


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Streetwise Louis Episodes unknown
1990 Agatha Christie's Poirot Luigi Valdarno Episode: The Adventure of the Cheap Flat
1991 Josie Episode: #1.6
1992 Kissing the Gunner's Daughter Thanny Hogarth
1993 Jeeves and Wooster George Episode: Lady Florence Craye Arrives in New York
1996 Over Here Rayner
1996 X Yuto Voice (English version)
2000 The 10th Kingdom The SWAT Team Mini TV series
2000 Too Much Sun Jack Episode: Real Men Cry a Lot
2001 Attila Grachia
2001 People Like Us Episode: The Actor
2001 Where the Heart Is Conrad Walker Series 5, unknown episodes
2002 Shackleton William Bakewell
2003 Helen of Troy Odysseus
2004 Carrie's War Major Cass Harper
2004 Mad About Alice Vicar Episode: School Craze
2004 Casualty Dan Wilder 10 episodes: Second Best - Taking Care (Some filmed in 2003)
2004 Keen Eddie Anton Levy Episode: Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité
2005 Broken News Lawrence Frenzel Episode: Bolivian Crisis
2005 Hustle Chip Lacey Episode: Old Acquaintance
2005 Doctor Who Simmons Episode: Dalek
2005 The Secretary Who Stole £4 Million Ron Beller
2005 Murphy's Law Atwell Episode: Strongbox
2006 The Booze Cruise III Ben
2007 Waking the Dead Mervyn Simmel Episodes: The Fall: Part 1&2
2008 Kingdom Brad Johnson Episode: #2.3
2009 Moonshot Deke Slayton
2009 Midsomer Murders Clinton Finn Episode: The Glitch
2010 The Deep Lowe Episode: All
Year Film Role Notes
1991 The Lost Language of Cranes Winston Penn
1992 Shining Through 1st G.I. in canteen
1995 Jefferson in Paris John Trumbull
1996 Surviving Picasso Pierre
1996 La Lengua asesina / The Killer Tongue Chip
1997 Twilight of the Ice Nymphs Peter Glahn Uncredited
1998 Girls' Night Tyrone
1998 Saving Private Ryan Private Boyd
1999 The Criminal Voice
2001 The 51st State/Formula 51 (USA) L.A. Highway Patrol
2002 Muffin Ed
2003 Octane Detective Ned Stephens
2005 The Jacket Lieutenant
2006 Land of the Blind Anchorman
2007 The Three Investigators and the Secret of Skeleton Island Al Crenshaw
2016 London Has Fallen Prime Minister Robert Bowman (Canada)
Video Games
Year Game Role Notes
2006 Killzone: Liberation Jan Templar
2008 Haze
2008 Battlefield: Bad Company Haggard
2008 Crysis Warhead Marine
2010 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Haggard
2012 Far Cry 3 Leonard (Voice)


  1. ^ "Nigel Whitmey". Retrieved 23 August 2014. 

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