Thomas Jerome Newton

Played by Bill Nighy

Thomas Jerome Newton

Alone and desperate, the first alien to arrive on earth over 40 years ago, Newton summons Faraday to complete his original mission. Newton's time marooned among human beings has cost him everything, possibly including his sanity.

Alone and desperate, the first alien to arrive on earth over 40 years ago, Newton summons Faraday to complete his original mission. Newton's time marooned among human beings has cost him everything, possibly including his sanity.

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy is a multi-award-winning actor of both the stage and screen, with an expansive career spanning fifty years. Amongst other awards, Bill has received a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Love Actually and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Miniseries for his work in Gideon's Daughter. 

Other film credits include Living (adapted from the 1052 Japanese classic), The Beautiful Game, Minamata, Emma, The Kindness of Strangers, Pokemon Detective Pikachu, Sometimes Always Never, Hope Gap, The Bookshop, The Limehouse Golem, Their Finest, Pride, About Time, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Wild Target, Pirate Radio, Valkyrie, Notes on a Scandal, The Constant Gardener, Lawless Heart, and Still Crazy.

Bill began his career on the stage and has since earned acclaim for his work in numerous

plays, including David Hare’s Pravada, Skylight, A Map of the World, and Blue/Orange.

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