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James Nesbitt

Comedian / Actor / Acting | * 01/15/1965 (55) | Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
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William James Nesbitt (born 15 January 1965) is a British actor and television presenter from Northern Ireland. From 1987, Nesbitt spent seven years performing in plays that varied from the musical Up on the Roof (1987, 1989) to the political drama Paddywack (1994). He made his feature film debut playing talent agent Fintan O'Donnell in Hear My Song (1991). He got his breakthrough television role playing Adam Williams in the romantic comedy-drama series Cold Feet (1997–2003, 2016–present), which won him a British Comedy Award, a Television and Radio Industries Club Award, and a National Television Award. Nesbitt's first significant film role came when he appeared as pig farmer "Pig" Finn in Waking Ned (1998). With the rest of the starring cast, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. In Lucky Break (2001), he made his debut as a film lead, playing prisoner Jimmy Hands. The next year, he played Ivan Cooper in the television film ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for James Nesbitt

Order of The British Empire British Independent Film Awards

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Movies with James Nesbitt as Actor(33)

as Policeman2019 The End of the World Man
as Frank McGunn2014 Gold
as Tribune Sicinius2011 Coriolanus
as Jack2010 The Way
as Connor2010 Matching Jack
as Cathal2010 Outcast
as Joe Griffin2009 Five Minutes of Heaven
as Crilly2009 Cherrybomb
as Mike Swift2009 Occupation
as Peter2008 Blessed
as Detective Banner2005 Match Point
as Ronnie2004 Millions
as Joe Keyes2004 Passer By
as Jack Parlabane2004 Quite Ugly One Morning
as Ivan Cooper2002 Bloody Sunday
as James 'Jimmy' Hands2001 Lucky Break
as Stanley2001 Women Talking Dirty
as Walter Adair2000 Wild About Harry
as Pig Finn1998 Waking Ned
as Ryan1998 Resurrection Man
as Constable Hubert Porter1997 This Is the Sea
as Gregg1997 Welcome to Sarajevo
as Uncle Joe1996 Jude
as Tony1995 Go Now
as Niall1993 Love Lies Bleeding
as Fintan O'Donnell1991 Hear My Song

TV Shows/Series with James Nesbitt as Actor(30)

as Harry Clayton2016 Stan Lee's Lucky Man
as Colin Howell2016 The Secret
as Tony Hughes2014 The Missing
as Richard Miller2014 Babylon
as Gabriel Monroe2011 Monroe
as Clem Donnelly2010 The Deep
as Max Raban2008 Midnight Man
as Pilate2008 The Passion
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Dr. Tom Jackman2007 Jekyll
as Nick Zakian2003 Canterbury Tales
as Thomas Murphy2001 Murphy's Law
as Adam Williams1998 Cold Feet
as Leo McGarvey1996 Ballykissangel
1993 GMTV
1986 Lovejoy

Full Name: James Nesbitt
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 01/15 1965 (January) in Ballymena (current age: 55 years + 252 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Central School of Speech and Drama
James Nesbitt frequently works together with these people:
Peter Jackson (10x, Crew)
Richard Hammond (7x, Actor)
Richard Taylor (7x, Crew)
Julie Walters (6x, Actress)
Fran Walsh (6x, Crew)
Paterson Joseph (6x, Actor)
Jonathan Ross (6x, Actor)
Philippa Boyens (5x, Crew)
Howard Shore (5x, Crew)
Simon Bright (5x, Crew)
Zane Weiner (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8196, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 09/13/2020