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This article's subject relates to 24: Live Another Day.This is a production article written from an out-of-universe perspective

Nigel Whitmey (born February 23, 1963; age 57) is a Canadian-born British actor who played Major Shepherd in 24: Live Another Day.

Biography and career[edit | edit source]

Nigel Whitmey was born in Alberta, Canada to emigres from Liverpool, England. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in the mid-1980s and has acted primarily in British productions. One of his earliest TV roles was in Stephen Fry's sketch comedy series Jeeves & Wooster (1993).

Whitmey's film appearances include roles in Saving Private Ryan (1998, with Max Martini and Leland Orser), The Fifth Estate (2013, with Alexander Siddig) and London Has Fallen (2016, with Colin Salmon, Gary Arthurs and Justin Pearson).

24 credits[edit | edit source]

Selected filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Fireman Sam: Set for Action! (2018)
  • London Has Fallen (2016)
  • The Fifth Estate (2013)
  • Land of the Blind (2006)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • X (1996)

Television appearances

  • The Crown (2019)
  • Death in Paradise (2018)
  • Occupied (2015)
  • 24: Live Another Day (2014)
  • Casualty (2003-2004)
  • Hollyoaks (2001)
  • Poirot (1990)

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