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Simon MacCorkindale (1952–2010)

Born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, the light-haired, aristocratically handsome Simon MacCorkindale's first career choice was to follow in his Air Force pilot father Peter's bootsteps by joining the Air Training Corps., but his deteriorating eyesight forced him to choose an alternative vocation. Taking drama classes following high school ... See full bio »

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 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Sir David Bryant
- Good Morning Lemmings (2010) ... Sir David Bryant (as Simon Maccorkindale: opening credits)
 2006-2007 Blizzard: Race to the Pole (TV Series documentary)
- Part 6 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part 5 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part 4 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part 3 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part 2 (2007) ... Narrator (voice)
 2001-2002 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Fabrice De Viega / Tafik
- Sydney at Ten (2001) ... Tafik / Fabrice De Viega
 2001 Queen of Swords (TV Series)
Captain Charles Wentworth
- Runaways (2001) ... Captain Charles Wentworth (as Simon Maccorkindale)
 2001 Dark Realm (TV Series)
Brad Collins
- Black Out: Part 2 (2001) ... Brad Collins
- Black Out: Part 1 (2001) ... Brad Collins
 2000 The Dinosaur Hunter (TV Movie)
Jack McCabe
 2000 Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series)
Dennis Robillard
- Scorched Earth (2000) ... Dennis Robillard
 1999 Mentors (TV Series)
Oscar Wilde
- Wilde Card (1999) ... Oscar Wilde
 1998/II The Girl Next Door (TV Movie)
Steve Vandermeer
 1998 Running Wild (TV Movie)
Walton Baden Smythe
 1998 Sands of Eden (TV Movie)
Peter Gregory
 1997 La Femme Nikita (TV Series)
Alec Chandler
- Charity (1997) ... Alec Chandler
 1997 While My Pretty One Sleeps (TV Movie)
Jack Campbell
 1996 The Way to Dusty Death (TV Movie)
Johnny Harlow
 1995 Family of Cops (TV Movie)
Adam Novacek
 1995 No Greater Love (TV Movie)
Patrick Kelly
 1995 At the Midnight Hour (TV Movie)
Richard Keaton
 1994 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Maxwell Harding
- Cutting Edge (1994) ... Maxwell Harding
 1989 Twist of Fate (TV Mini-Series)
- Part I (1989) ... Manley-Jones
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Rpbert Tyler
- Eyewitness (1984) ... Rpbert Tyler
 1984 Obsessive Love (TV Movie)
Glenn Stevens
 1982 Falcon's Gold (TV Movie)
Hank Richards
 1982 Dynasty (TV Series)
Billy Dawson
- The Will (1982) ... Billy Dawson
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Arthur Roman
- Million Dollar Harts (1982) ... Arthur Roman
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Gaston du Brielle
- Cyrano/The Magician (1981) ... Gaston du Brielle
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series)
David Clement
- Part III (1981) ... David Clement
- Part II (1981) ... David Clement
- Part I (1981) ... David Clement
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series)
- Visitor from the Grave (1980) ... Harry
 1980 Scalpels (TV Movie)
Dr. Bob Hobart
 1979 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Gaylord Duke
- Duke of Duke (1979) ... Gaylord Duke
 1979 Quatermass (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Kapp
- Lovely Lightning (1979) ... Joe Kapp
- Ringstone Round (1979) ... Joe Kapp
 1978 Will Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Thomas Walsingham
- Dead Shepherd (1978) ... Sir Thomas Walsingham
 1978 The Doombolt Chase (TV Series)
Lt. Cmdr. Madock
- Court of Shame (1978) ... Lt. Cmdr. Madock
 1976-1978 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Dr. Dady
- Raft (1978) ... Dr. Dady
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
- William and the Sleeping Major (1977) ... Charlie
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 Romance (TV Series)
Paul Verdayne
- Three Weeks (1977) ... Paul Verdayne
 1976 Beasts (TV Series)
Peter Gilkes
- Baby (1976) ... Peter Gilkes
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series)
 1976 Romeo and Juliet (TV Movie)
 1976 Hunter's Walk (TV Series)
- Intent (1976) ... Houseman
 1975 Sutherland's Law (TV Series)
Ian Sutherland
- No Second Chance (1975) ... Ian Sutherland
 1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
- The Skin Game (1974) ... Rolf
 1974 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
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Other Works:

He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Pygmalion," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Diana Rigg, Alec McCowen, Jack May, Hilda Fenemore, Bob Hoskins, and Ellen Pollock in the cast. John Dexter was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simon Mac Corkindale | Simon Maccorkindale | Simon McCorkindale


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Personal Quote:

On his father's attitude to his son's acting career when he introduced him to Sir John Mills: Dad said 'I'm actually sitting here with someone who has a perfectly normal life. I guess it's perfectly possible for my son to not end up on skid row.'


In between marriages, he was romantically involved with actress Linda Purl. They worked together on TV and stage, where he directed her in the play "A Doll's House" in Los Angeles. See more »

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