Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg

Feb. 14th, 1970
Born in
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, UK
5' 10

Simon Pegg's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Band of Brothers TV Show
Band of Brothers
Doctor Who Confidential (UK) TV Show
Doctor Who Confidential (UK)
Spaced (UK) TV Show
Spaced (UK)
Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind (UK) TV Show
Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind (UK)
Asylum (UK) TV Show
Asylum (UK)
Hippies (UK) TV Show
Hippies (UK)
That Was the Week We Watched (UK) TV Show
That Was the Week We Watched (UK)
Faith in the Future (UK) TV Show
Faith in the Future (UK)
From Bard to Verse (UK) TV Show
From Bard to Verse (UK)
Saturday Live (UK) TV Show
Saturday Live (UK)
We Know Where You Live (UK) TV Show
We Know Where You Live (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2016 - Ice Age: Collision Course
2016 - Ice Age: Collision Course
2016 - Ice Age: Collision Course
2015 - Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
2015 - Man Up
2015 - Kill Me Three Times
2014 - The Boxtrolls
2014 - Doc of the Dead
2014 - Cuban Fury
2014 - Hector and the Search for Happiness
2013 - The World's End
2012 - Star Trek 2
2012 - Ice Age: Continental Drift
2011 - Paul
2011 - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
2011 - Burke & Hare
2010 - Scrat's Continental Crack-Up
2010 - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
2009 - Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
2009 - Star Trek
2008 - How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
2007 - Grindhouse
2007 - Diary of the Dead
2007 - Hot Fuzz
2007 - The Good Night
2006 - Big Nothing
2006 - Mission: Impossible III
2005 - Land of the Dead
2005 - The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
2004 - Shaun of the Dead
2002 - 24 Hour Party People
2001 - The Parole Officer
1999 - Tube Tales
1999 - Guest House Paradiso

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Guest
C-3PO (Voiced)
Chief Blue Meanie (Voiced)
Hecky Nash
Sleeping Queen's Guard
Himself - Guest
Himself - Special Guest
[Complete List]


Simon Pegg (born Simon John Beckingham; 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, writer, film producer, and director. He is best known for having co-written and starred in various Edgar Wright features, mainly Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and the comedy series Spaced.
He also portrayed Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the 2009 Star Trek film, Benji Dunn in Mission: Impossible III and its sequel Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and Thompson in The Adventures of Tintin. Much of his major work has been in collaboration with some combination of Wright, Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes, and Dylan Moran. He also starred in and co-wrote Paul (with Frost) and Run Fatboy Run (with Michael Ian Black).
He will reprise his role as Scotty in Star Trek into Darkness and will star in Wright's next film The World's End.

Pegg married Maureen McCann on 23 July 2005. On 21 February 2009, Pegg announced his wife was five months pregnant with the couple's first child. Their daughter Matilda was born circa early July, 2009. Pegg has stated on his personal Twitter feed that he is an atheist.
Along with Jonny Buckland, Pegg is godfather to Apple, daughter of close friends Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow. In return Martin is godfather to Pegg's daughter. Pegg's parents and sister briefly appeared in Spaced while his mother alone appeared in both Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.
Pegg was awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Gloucestershire on 4 December 2008.

  • He is the only actor to appear in both of 'J.J. Abrams' (qv)'s theatrical films: _Mission: Impossible III (2006)_ (qv) and _Star Trek (2009)_ (qv).
  • Attended Stratford-Upon-Avon college, and studied Performance Studies and English.
  • In addition to the numerous visual reference to _Star Wars (1977)_ (qv) in _Shaun of the Dead (2004)_ (qv), his flatmate, Pete, is played by 'Peter Serafinowicz' (qv), the voice of Darth Maul.
  • Along with 'Alan Dale (I)' (qv), 'Daphne Ashbrook' (qv), 'Guy Siner' (qv), 'Maurice Roves' (qv), 'Olaf Pooley' (qv), 'Barrie Ingham' (qv), 'John Franklyn-Robbins' (qv), 'Christopher Neame (III)' (qv) and 'Deep Roy' (qv), he is one of only ten actors to have speaking roles in both the "Star Trek" and "Doctor Who" franchises. He played the Editor in _"Doctor Who" (2005) {The Long Game (#1.7)}_ (qv) and Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in _Star Trek (2009)_ (qv). He appeared with Roy in the latter.
  • Was originally slated to play Rose Tyler's father in the first series of _"Doctor Who" (2005)_ (qv), but due to a scheduling conflict took the role of The Editor in another episode.
  • Is godfather of 'Chris Martin (XI)' (qv) and 'Gwyneth Paltrow' (qv)'s daughter, Apple.
  • Is a huge Star Wars fan and his work often includes references to the Star Wars saga.
  • He is the Darrick Robertson's "model" for Wee Hughie in The Boys by Garth Ennis and Darrick Robertson.

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