Jim Broadbent is an English actor. He won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for his supporting role as John Bayley in the feature film Iris (2001), as well as winning a BAFTA TV Award and a Golden Globe for his leading role as Lord Longford in the television film Longford (2006). Broadbent received four BAFTA Film Award nominations and won for his performance in Moulin Rouge! (2001). He was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. Broadbent played Roy Slater in the comedy series Only Fools and Horses in multiple episodes between 1983 to 1991. He joined the cast of the television series Game of Thrones, playing a role of Archmaester Ebrose, in the seventh season (2017). He played Horace Slughorn in the fantasy films Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). His other notable roles include Brazil (1985), The Borrowers (1997), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Gathering Storm (2002), Hot Fuzz (2007), Another Year (2010), The Iron Lady (2011), voicing Malcolm "Santa" Claus in Arthur Christmas (2011), Cloud Atlas (2012), Brooklyn (2015) and the Paddington films (2014 and 2017).