Nigel Havers

Last updated 09 January 2020

Nigel Havers
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Nigel Allan Havers

Born: Tuesday 6th November 1951 (age: 72)

Dalzell & Beresford (agent)

Nigel Havers is an English actor, best known his portrayals of upper class men, including  Lord Andrew Lindsay in the 1981 British film Chariots of Fire, and  Dr. Tom Latimer in the British TV comedy series Don't Wait Up. 

Havers  is the younger son of Barrister Michael Havers  His  first acting job was in the radio series Mrs Dale's Diary. He appeared in Upstairs, Downstairs, appearing in one of the series' last episodes, "Joke Over" as Peter Dinmont. His first film appearance was a small part in Pope Joan

 His first major success came with the leading role in a BBC dramatisation of Nicholas Nickleby (1977), closely followed by another BBC drama serial, A Horseman Riding By.

 In 2009 he appeared in the U.S. television drama Brothers & Sisters and in February 2010, he appeared in the British soap Coronation Street playing the charming male escort Lewis Archer.