Nigel Hawthorne

Nigel Hawthorne

British actor
Sir Nigel Barnard Hawthorne CBE was an English actor. He is known for his stage acting and his portrayal of Sir Humphrey Appleby, the permanent secretary in the 1980s sitcom Yes Minister and the Cabinet Secretary in its sequel, Yes, Prime Minister.Wikipedia
BornApril 5, 1929
HometownCoventry, England
Height6'0" (1.82m)
PartnerTrevor Bentham (1979 - 2001)
ParentsCharles Barnard Hawthorne , Agnes Rosemary Hawthorne

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Jonathan Lynn: Why I’m bringing back Yes Minister

  • This should be music to the ears of millions. Jonathan Lynn, co-writer of Yes Minister and its sequel Yes, Prime Minister – among the most admired sitcoms of the 1980s – is bringing back its leading characters Jim Hacker and Humphrey Appleby for a last hurrah. But this time they’re miles from Whitehall.


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