Biography

John Simm was born on 10th July 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire. He attended Edge End High School, Nelson, Lancashire followed by Blackpool Drama College at 16 and the Drama Centre, London at 19. He lives with his wife, actress Kate Magowan, and their children Ryan (born 13th August 2001) and Molly (born February 2007). Simm won the best actor award at the Valencia Film Festival for his film debut in "Boston Kickout" (1996).

John Simm was born on 10th July 1970 in Leeds, West Yorkshire and grew up in Nelson, Lancashire. He attended Edge End High School, Nelson, Lancashire followed by Blackpool Drama College at 16 and the Drama Centre, London at 19. He lives with his wife, actress Kate Magowan, and their children Ryan (born 13th August 2001) and Molly (born February 2007). Simm won the best actor award at the Valencia Film Festival for his film debut in "Boston Kickout" (1996).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 60

Birthday 1970-07-10

Place of Birth Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Strangers (8 episodes) as Jonah Mulray
2018 Trauma (3 episodes) as Dan Bowker
2018 Collateral (4 episodes) as David Mars
2016 The Catch (10 episodes) as Rhys Griffiths (6 episodes) as Rhys
2015 Code of a Killer (2 episodes) as Alec Jeffreys
2014 Intruders (8 episodes) as Jack Whalen
2014 Prey (3 episodes) as Marcus Farrow
2013 Toast of London (1 episode)
2013 The Village (19 episodes) as John Middleton
2012 Everyday as Ian
2012 Wartime Farm (9 episodes) as Narrator
2011 Exile (3 episodes) as Tom Ronstadt
2011 Mad Dogs (16 episodes) as Baxter
2009 Doctor Who: The End of Time as The Master
2009 Doctor Who Greatest Moments (1 episode) as Himself
2009 Moving On (1 episode) as Moose
2009 Skellig as Dave
2008 The Devil's Whore (4 episodes) as Edward Sexby
2008 Tu£sday as Silver
2007 Factory: Manchester from Joy Division to Happy Mondays as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2007 The Yellow House as Vincent Van Gogh
2006 Devilwood as Gabriel
2006 The Real Animal Farm as Narrator
2006 Life on Mars (16 episodes) as Sam Tyler
2005 Doctor Who (7 episodes) as The Master
2005 Doctor Who Confidential (3 episodes)
2005 Blue/Orange as Dr. Bruce Flaherty
2005 Brothers of the Head as Boatman
2004 The Culture Show (1 episode)
2004 Sex Traffic (2 episodes) as Daniel Appleton
2004 Imperium: Nero as Caligula (2 episodes) as Caligola
2004 London (3 episodes) as Friedrich Engels
2003 One Life (1 episode)
2003 Canterbury Tales (1 episode) as Ace
2003 State of Play (6 episodes) as Cal McAffrey
2003 Human Traffic Remixed as Jip
2002 24 Hour Party People as Bernard
2002 Crime and Punishment as Raskolnikov
2002 Miranda as Frank
2001 Is Harry on the Boat? as Prize Winner
2000 Never Never as John Parlour
2000 Forgive and Forget as Theo
2000 Clocking Off (1 episode) as Stuart Leach
1999 Spaced (1 episode)
1999 Human Traffic as Jip
1999 Wonderland as Eddie
1998 Understanding Jane as Oz/2nd Party Stonehead
1997 Diana & Me as Neil
1997 The Locksmith as Paul
1997 The Lakes (14 episodes) as Danny Kavanagh
1996 Boston Kickout as Phil
1995 Chiller (1 episode) as Gary Kingston
1994 Meat
1994 A Pinch of Snuff as Clint Heppelwhite
1994 Men of the World (12 episodes) as Kendle Bains
1993 Cracker (1 episode) as William 'Bill' Preece
1993 Oasis (1 episode) as Posh Robert
1992 Heartbeat (1 episode)
1975 Rumpole of the Bailey (1 episode)

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