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Nigel Hawthorne

Age: 72

British film, television, and stage actor who earned an international following for his portrayal of the domineering Sir Humphrey Appleby in Yes, Minister, a 1980s British television series. He won a Tony Award for his performance in Shadowlands (1991) and an Olivier Award for his title role in The Madness of King George. He reprised his role in the 1994 film adaptation and landed an Oscar nomination for the effort. He also appeared in David Mamet's The Winslow Boy.

Died: Hertfordshire, England, Dec. 26, 2001

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