Nigel Hawthorne

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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.

Most Popular Nigel Hawthorne Trailers

Total trailers found: 45

History of the World: Part I Trailer (1981)

12 June 1981

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.

Demolition Man Trailer (1993)

08 October 1993

Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles.

Tarzan Trailer (1999)

18 June 1999

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan.

Gandhi Trailer (1982)

30 November 1982

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence.

The Black Cauldron Trailer (1985)

24 July 1985

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King.

Watership Down Trailer (1978)

14 October 1978

When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.

The Object of My Affection Trailer (1998)

17 April 1998

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Firefox Trailer (1982)

13 June 1982

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar.

The Knowledge Trailer (1979)

01 January 1979

Four men attempt "The Knowledge" examination to qualify as London taxi drivers.

Amistad Trailer (1997)

03 December 1997

In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising.

Richard III Trailer (1995)

29 December 1995

Shakespeare's Play transplanted into a 1930s setting.

Uncorked Trailer (1999)

05 June 1999

Ross, who lives with his eccentric Uncle Cullen, is desperately trying to become a successful businessman.

The Plague Dogs Trailer (1982)

21 October 1982

The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain.

Madeline Trailer (1998)

10 July 1998

In an old house in Paris, that was covered in vines, twelve little girls lived in two straight lines.

The Madness of King George Trailer (1994)

28 December 1994

Nicholas Hytner’s much awarded 1994 drama, based on Alan Bennett's West End play. George III's erratic behaviour leads to a plot in Parliament to have him declared insane and removed from the throne.

Turtle Diary Trailer (1985)

10 September 1985

Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo.

Freddie as F.R.O.7. Trailer (1992)

14 August 1992

The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some of Britain's greatest monuments.

The Winslow Boy Trailer (1999)

16 April 1999

Early 20th century England: while toasting his daughter Catherine's engagement, Arthur Winslow learns the royal naval academy expelled his 14-year-old son, Ronnie, for stealing five shillings.

A Tale of Two Cities Trailer (1980)

02 December 1980

Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette.

Call Me Claus Trailer (2001)

02 December 2001

If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.

King of the Wind Trailer (1990)

25 May 1990

In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good.

Twelfth Night Trailer (1996)

31 October 1996

Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.

The Big Brass Ring Trailer (1999)

20 April 1999

Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become president of the United States. While making a stop in St.

A Woman Called Golda Trailer (1982)

26 April 1982

The story of the Russian-born, Wisconsin-raised woman who rose to become Israel's prime minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Memoirs of a Survivor Trailer (1981)

01 September 1981

Based on the acclaimed novel by Doris Lessing, this dystopian science fiction tale concerns a woman struggling to make her way in a post-apocalyptic society.

Edward & Mrs. Simpson Trailer (1978)

06 November 1978

While still the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VIII meets the married American socialite, Wallis Simpson.

The World Cup: A Captain's Tale Trailer (1982)

13 June 1982

The true story of the First world football competition, won by a team comprised of miners from Durham.

Animal Stories Trailer (2005)

01 August 2005

A classic series of 52 x 5-minute poems, affectionately narrated by the late Sir Nigel Hawthorne in the UK and re-voiced for Disney in the USA by Alan Marriott.

Inside Trailer (1996)

25 August 1996

An emotional and thrilling tale of life and death behind the walls of a maximum security prison. From the acclaimed director of 'Bonnie and Clyde', and featuring a powerful international cast.

Sweeney 2 Trailer (1978)

30 March 1978

The plot is set on a group of bank robbers, who are both violent and successful, strangely getting away each time with an amount around the £60,000 mark, and often leaving behind cash in excess of this sum.

The Clandestine Marriage Trailer (1999)

12 November 1999

A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.

A Reasonable Man Trailer (1999)

13 August 1999

With issues of his own, an ex-army officer-turned-lawyer defends an impoverished young cowherd of killing a baby.

Bill Brand Trailer (1976)

06 June 1976

Trevor Griffiths' epic story that charted the political progress through the 1970s of the eponymous Brand, a Labour Party Member of Parliament who is selected as Labour candidate for a Lancashire textile constituency, following the death of the sitting Labour MP.

The Trials of Oz Trailer (1991)

09 November 1991

Dramatization of the famous 1971 trial in which the editors of the British underground magazine "Oz" were charged with obscenity.

Murder in Mind Trailer (1997)

01 August 1997

The L.A. police find two bodies in a fancy house and suspect the wife of one victim. Dr. Ellis, a hypnotherapist, takes her back in time; with the police listening, a pattern of spousal abuse emerges.

The Barchester Chronicles Trailer (1982)

10 November 1982

When a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires, scandal taints the cosy community of Barchester when their local church becomes the object of a scathing, investigative report.

A Handful of Time Trailer (1989)

12 October 1989

Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.

Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone Trailer (1997)

07 December 1997

British explorer Henry Stanley travels to Africa in 1871 seeking missionary David Livingstone.

Destiny Trailer (1978)

31 January 1978

A small town shopkeeper is conned into standing for an extreme right-wing party at a by-election and later discovers his financed by the corporation that has dispossessed him of his business.

Atatürk: Founder of Modern Turkey Trailer (1999)

01 January 1999

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The Fragile Heart Trailer (1996)

06 November 1996

A British cardiac surgeon faces professional and personal crises as part of a medical delegation in a

The Chain Trailer (1984)

01 January 1984

Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.

Flea Bites Trailer (1992)

26 January 1992

The friendship of a young boy and an old Polish emigre as they struggle to re-create 'the smallest ss

Relatively Speaking Trailer (1990)

01 January 1990

It's the sixties. Gregory loves Ginny, and Ginny loves Gregory. But unfortunately Ginny also loves Philip, or at least she used to, and Philip loves her.

Jenny's War Trailer (1985)

25 October 1985

This fact-based story follows a woman who launches a rescue of her Royal Air Force pilot son, who was shot down over Germany in 1941.