Jun. 7th, 1969
Anthony Simcoe's Main TV Roles
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Anthony Simcoe is an Australian actor, known for his portrayal of Ka D'Argo (a Luxan warrior wrongfully imprisoned by the Peacekeepers) in the science fiction television series Farscape.
The 6' 6" Simcoe is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) in Sydney. He holds an MFA in Drama (specializing in actor training) and degrees from universities and acting schools in Australia and Europe, in addition to lecturing for NIDA. .
Simcoe gained international fame when he was cast as Ka D'Argo in Farscape. He was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series in 2002 for his work on the show. He has also appeared in several other television series including Chameleon. He also does an appearance in the short film Syntax Error.
Simcoe is best known in Australia for his role as Steve Kerrigan in the popular Australian comedy feature from Working Dog Productions The Castle, a film released in May 1999 by Miramax in the U.S. He was also featured in the Australian feature film Mr. Reliable.
His television credits include the Australian series, A Country Practice, Home and Away, Water Rats and English at Work.
Simcoe has extensive theatre credits which include Footloose Theatre Company's World Games, Sydney Street Theatre Space's Craving in which he wrote and performed, Stables Theatre's Three Winters Green, Q.T.C.'s Peter Pan, Griffin Theatre's Complaints and The Murray River Performing Group's production of Double Deception at the Hothouse Theatre.
Between acting roles he works as a freelance corporate trainer. He also performs in the band "Signal Room" (formerly known as The Giant Killers, and Number 96), along with fellow Farscape cast member Wayne Pygram. He has two sons, Willem Lee and Jackson Ty; both born on Fridays.
- Graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Arts in Sydney, Australia Holds an MFA in Drama specializing in actor training
- He has recently become a father for the first time to a son, Willem.