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

Guest TV Roles

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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.

  • Is godfather of 'Chris Martin (XI)' (qv) and 'Gwyneth Paltrow' (qv)'s daughter, Apple.
  • When asked by a journalist whether England hadn't become too small for him after the world-wide success of _Shaun of the Dead (2004)_ (qv), he replied "It's not like I'm going to be starring in Mission Impossible 3". Six months later, he was cast as Benji in _Mission: Impossible III (2006)_ (qv).
  • He was part of the same comedy troupe as 'David Walliams' (qv), 'Matt Lucas' (qv) and 'Dominik Diamond' (qv).
  • 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.
  • Lost two stone (28 pounds) for his role in _Hot Fuzz (2007)_ (qv).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • His favourite film is The Empire Strikes Back and His Favourite TV shows are The X-Files and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

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