He stars in a sweet Brit flick about love, loss and Scrabble, but getting the actor to big himself up in the role? 'No is the answer,' he tells Louis Wise of The Times.

Bill Nighy gets mistaken for all sorts of people. "Adam Faith, Dennis Waterman, Alan Howard, Gary Oldman several times," the 69-year-old actor says in his typically lugubrious way. The person he is mistaken for the most, though, is the designer Paul Smith, which is appropriate considering Nighy's sense of style. With his trademark glasses, natty suit and daunting, angular thinness, he gives off the air of