Nighy Gave Up Journalism To Act

British actor BILL NIGHY once dreamed of being a "glamorous" journalist, but turned his back on the career when friends urged him to take the stage.

The LOVE ACTUALLY star was working as a hopeful messenger boy at a small UK magazine when a girlfriend prompted him to study drama.

He says, "I wanted to be a journalist, I thought it was glamorous and that I'd meet beautiful women in the rain."


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