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John Simm


John Simm was born on 10 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 13 August 2001) and Molly (born February ... See full bio »

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Life on Mars
Life on Mars Sam Tyler
(2006-2007)
Human Traffic
(1999)
Sex Traffic
Sex Traffic Daniel Appleton
(2004)
24 Hour Party People
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(2002)

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 2018 Collateral (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
David Mars
- Episode #1.4 ... David Mars
- Episode #1.3 ... David Mars
- Episode #1.2 ... David Mars
- Episode #1.1 ... David Mars
 2018 White Dragon (TV Series) (filming)
Jonah (2018)
 2007-2017 Doctor Who (TV Series)
The Master
- The Doctor Falls (2017) ... The Master
- World Enough and Time (2017) ... The Master
- The End of Time: Part Two (2010) ... The Master
- The End of Time: Part One (2009) ... The Master
- Last of the Time Lords (2007) ... The Master
 2016-2017 The Catch (TV Series)
Rhys
- The Mockingbird (2017) ... Rhys
- The Cleaner (2017) ... Rhys
- The Knock-Off (2017) ... Rhys
- The Birthday Party (2017) ... Rhys
- The Hard Drive (2017) ... Rhys
 2015 Toast of London (TV Series)
John Simm
- Global Warming (2015) ... John Simm
 2015 Code of a Killer (TV Mini-Series)
Alec Jeffreys
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Alec Jeffreys
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Alec Jeffreys
 2014 Intruders (TV Series)
Jack Whalen / Jack Whelan
- There Is No End (2014) ... Jack Whalen
- The Crossing Place (2014) ... Jack Whalen
- Bound (2014) ... Jack Whalen
- The Shepherds and the Fox (2014) ... Jack Whelan
- Ave Verum Corpus (2014) ... Jack Whalen
 2013-2014 The Village (TV Series)
John Middleton
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... John Middleton
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... John Middleton
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... John Middleton
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... John Middleton
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... John Middleton
 2014 Prey (TV Mini-Series)
Marcus Farrow
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Marcus Farrow
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Marcus Farrow
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Marcus Farrow
 2011-2013 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Baxter
- Episode #4.2 (2013) ... Baxter
- Episode #4.1 (2013) ... Baxter
- Episode #3.2 (2013) ... Baxter
- Episode #3.4 (2013) ... Baxter
- Episode #3.3 (2013) ... Baxter
 2011 Exile (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Ronstadt
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Tom Ronstadt
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Tom Ronstadt
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Tom Ronstadt
 2010 Moving On (TV Series)
Moose
- Malaise (2010) ... Moose
 2009 Skellig: The Owl Man (TV Movie)
Dave
 2008 The Devil's Whore (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Sexby
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Edward Sexby
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Edward Sexby
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Edward Sexby
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Edward Sexby
 2006-2007 Life on Mars (TV Series)
Sam Tyler
- Episode #2.8 (2007) ... Sam Tyler
- Episode #2.7 (2007) ... Sam Tyler
- Episode #2.6 (2007) ... Sam Tyler
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Sam Tyler
- Episode #2.4 (2007) ... Sam Tyler
 2007 The Yellow House (TV Movie)
Vincent Van Gogh
 2005 Blue/Orange (TV Movie)
Dr. Bruce Flaherty
 2004 Imperium: Nerone (TV Movie)
Caligula
 2004 The All Star Comedy Show (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2004 Sex Traffic (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Appleton
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Daniel Appleton
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Daniel Appleton
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Ace
- The Knight's Tale (2003) ... Ace
 2003 State of Play (TV Mini-Series)
Cal McCaffrey
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Cal McCaffrey
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Cal McCaffrey
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Cal McCaffrey
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Cal McCaffrey
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Cal McCaffrey
 2003 The Real Casanova (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 2002 White Teeth (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Hero
 2002 Crime and Punishment (TV Movie)
Raskolnikov
 2002 Magic Hour (TV Short)
Alex
 2001 Is Harry on the Boat? (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2001 Spaced (TV Series)
Stephen Edwards
- Back (2001) ... Stephen Edwards
 2000 Never Never (TV Movie)
John Parlour
 2000 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Stuart Leach
- The Leaches' Story (2000) ... Stuart Leach
 2000 Forgive and Forget (TV Movie)
Theo
 1997-1999 The Lakes (TV Series)
Danny Kavanagh
- Episode #2.10 (1999) ... Danny Kavanagh
- Episode #2.9 (1999) ... Danny Kavanagh (uncredited)
- Episode #2.8 (1999) ... Danny Kavanagh
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... Danny Kavanagh
- Episode #2.6 (1999) ... Danny Kavanagh
 1997 The Locksmith (TV Mini-Series)
Paul
- Words and Deeds (1997) ... Paul
- Victims (1997) ... Paul
- Coming Together (1997) ... Paul
 1995 Cracker (TV Series)
William 'Bill' Preece
- Best Boys: Part 2 (1995) ... William 'Bill' Preece
- Best Boys: Part 1 (1995) ... William 'Bill' Preece
 1994-1995 Men of the World (TV Series)
Kendle Bains
- Farewell My Lovely (1995) ... Kendle Bains
- Stolen Kiss (1995) ... Kendle Bains
- Happy Birthday Kendle (1995) ... Kendle Bains
- The Walking Wounded (1995) ... Kendle Bains
- The Girl I Love (1995) ... Kendle Bains
 1995 Chiller (TV Series)
Gary Kingston
- Here Comes the Mirror Man (1995) ... Gary Kingston
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
Cecil
- Meat (1994) ... Cecil
 1994 A Pinch of Snuff (TV Movie)
Clint Heppelwhite
 1993 The Bill (TV Series)
Paul Jeffries
- Blind Spot (1993) ... Paul Jeffries
 1993 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Richard Francis
- Wall of Silence (1993) ... Richard Francis
 1993 Oasis (TV Series)
Posh Robert
- Episode #1.10 (1993) ... Posh Robert
- Episode #1.9 (1993) ... Posh Robert
- Episode #1.8 (1993) ... Posh Robert
- Episode #1.7 (1993) ... Posh Robert
- Episode #1.6 (1993) ... Posh Robert
 1992 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Joby Jonson
- Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Jonson (1992) ... Joby Jonson
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Other Works:

He acted in Simon Block's play, "Elling" at the Trafalgar Studios Theatre in London, England with Adrian Bower, Ingrid Lacey, Keir Charles, and Jonathan Cecil in the cast. Paul Miller was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I used to be mouthy. It was all to do with being a northerner and from Manchester, which was suddenly a big deal when I was in my 20s. When I read some of the interviews I did back then, I cringe. See more »

Trivia:

He took the part of the Master in Doctor Who (2005) because his kids were very big fans of the series. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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