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Simon Pegg

Pegg with Spaced co-star Jessica Hynes in the background, 2008
Born Simon John Beckingham
14 February 1970 (1970-02-14) (age 39)
Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Other name(s) Dr. Russel Fell/The Fresh Pegg
Occupation Actor, comedian, writer, producer, singer, director
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Maureen McCann (2005–present)
Official website
.Simon Pegg (born Simon John Beckingham; 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, writer, film producer and director.^ Simon Pegg is a British stand-up comedian, writer and film and television actor.
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^ John with Simon Pegg On the rest of the web .
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^ Simon Pegg was born on February 14, 1970 in Gloucester, England.
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.He is best known for his starring roles in Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Run Fatboy Run, the comedy series Spaced and his portrayal of Scotty in the revamped Star Trek.^ Pegg is best-known for his starring roles in the U.K. comedies "Hot Fuzz" and "Shaun of the Dead."
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^ 'SHAUN OF THE DEAD' star commits to three 'STAR TREK' films .
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^ Star Trek , scotty , Simon Pegg .
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.Much of his major work has been in collaboration with some combination of Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes, Dylan Moran and Edgar Wright.^ Much of his major work has been in collaboration with some combination of Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes and Edgar Wright.
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^ Nick Frost: Edgar and Simon are much different.
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^ Comments Tags: Edgar Wright , Nick Frost , simon pegg .
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.His likeness was also used for the character of Wee Hughie in the comic book series The Boys; while this was done without Pegg's permission, he quickly became a fan of the title, and even wrote the introduction to the first bound volume.^ His likeness was also used for the character of Wee Hughie in the comic book series The Boys; while this was done without Pegg's permission, he quickly became a fan of the title, and even wrote the introduction to the first bound volume.
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^ Pegg liked it so much that he wrote the character into Spaced.

^ Pegg tells Empire how Lucasfilm overturned its ban on using Star Wars toys in the second series of the TV comedy Spaced .
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Biography

Early life

.Pegg was born in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England, the son of Gillian Rosemary (née Smith), a civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician and keyboard salesman.^ His father was a musician/keyboard salesman.
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^ His parents, John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician and keyboard salesman, and Gillian Rosemary, a civil servant, divorced when he was 7 years old.

^ Pegg was born as Simon John Beckingham in Gloucester, England, on 14 February 1970.
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[2] .His parents divorced when he was seven and he took on the surname "Pegg" after his mother re-married.^ He took the surname Pegg after his mother remarried.

^ Parents divorced when he was seven.
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^ Simon Pegg officially took himself off the market on July 23, 2005, when he married Maureen McCann, a Scottish PR flak.
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[3][4] .He attended many schools including Castle Hill Primary School and Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School and later Stratford-upon-Avon College to study English literature and performance studies.^ Attended Stratford-Upon-Avon college, and studied Performance Studies and English.
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^ Simon attended Stratford Upon Avon College to study English Lit and Performance Studies Later Simon studied Drama at the University of Bristol.
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^ The 38-year-old was born in Gloucester and went to school in nearby Brockworth, before studying drama at the University of Bristol.
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.Pegg studied drama at the University of Bristol and wrote his undergraduate thesis on "A Marxist overview of popular 1970s cinema and hegemonic discourses".[4] At Bristol he appeared in a Drama Society production of Howard Barker's Victory alongside Sarah Kane and David Greig.^ Pegg finally studied drama at the University of Bristol and wrote his undergraduate thesis on "A Marxist overview of popular Seventies cinema and hegemonic discourses".
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^ Pegg was born in Gloucester and studied drama at the University of Bristol.
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^ The 38-year-old was born in Gloucester and went to school in nearby Brockworth, before studying drama at the University of Bristol.
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Career

Pegg attends the premiere of Run Fatboy Run
.In 1993 he moved to London and performed on the stand-up comedy circuit.^ He has also performed stand-up comedy.
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^ In 1993, Pegg moved to London and began working the stand-up comedy circuit.

^ After college, he began his career as a stand-up comedian before breaking into television and radio, working on comedies including Big Train and Hippies.
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.In 1995 he took his acclaimed one-man show to the Edinburgh Festival, which led to his being invited to perform at festivals in Adelaide and Melbourne in Australia and Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in New Zealand, which he did in 1996 and 1997. His work as a stand up attracted the attention of several TV producers, leading to appearances in Asylum, Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Big Train and Hippies.^ In 1993 he moved to London and gigged on the stand-up comedy circuit before breaking into television comedy in Six Pairs of Pants , Faith in the Future , Big Train and Hippies .
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^ In 1993 he moved to London and gigged on the stand-up comedy circuit before breaking into television comedy in Asylum, Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Big Train and Hippies.
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^ In 1993 he moved to London and had gigs as a Stand up Comedian he first broke into TV in Asylum also he was in Faith in the Future, Six Pairs of Pants, Hippies, and Faith in the Future.
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.From 1998 to 2004, Pegg regularly featured on BBC Radio 4's The 99p Challenge.^ From 1998 to 2004, Simon Pegg regularly featured on BBC Radio 4's The 99p Challenge.

^ From 1998 to 2004, Pegg regularly featured on BBC Radio 4's The 99p Challenge.
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^ He also starred in the show "Hippies" (1999) for BBC2 and regularly appeared on BBC Radio 4's "99p Challenge."

.In 1999, he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson.^ In 1999, he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson.
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^ In 1999, Simon Pegg created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson.

^ In 1999 he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson.
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.For this project Pegg brought in Nick Frost, his best friend.^ Are you and Nick Frost old friends?
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^ For this project Pegg brought in Frost, his best friend.
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^ For this project Simon Pegg brought in Frost, his best friend.

.For his performance in this series, Pegg was nominated for a British Comedy Award as Best Male Comedy Newcomer.^ For his performance in this series he was nominated for a British Comedy Award as Best Male Comedy Newcomer.
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^ The show earned him a BAFTA TV Award nomination for Best Situation Comedy and a British Comedy Award nomination for Best Male Comedy Newcomer.

^ For his performance in this series Simon Pegg was nominated for a British Comedy Award as Best Male Comedy Newcomer.

.Pegg co-wrote (with Spaced director Edgar Wright) and starred in the "romantic zombie comedy" film (or "RomZomCom", also "Zomedy"and "Romantic Zomedy") Shaun of the Dead, released in April 2004. At George A. Romero's invitation, Pegg and Wright made cameo appearances in Romero's film, Land of the Dead.^ UGO: These are the George Romero zombie rules in Shaun , but is it the Romero universe?
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^ At George A. Romero's invitation, Pegg and Wright made cameo appearances in Romero's latest zombie film, Land of the Dead.
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^ Shaun of the Dead isn’t a parody, it’s a zombie film.
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In 2004 Pegg also starred in a spin-off of the television show Danger! .50,000 Volts! called Danger!^ (Nick Frost's) - Season 1: 50,000 Volts (2 Disc S...
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50,000 Zombies!
, in which he played a zombie hunter named Dr. Russel Fell.
Pegg at a premiere for Star Trek in April 2009
.Pegg's other credits include the World War II miniseries Band of Brothers, guest appearances on Black Books, Brass Eye Special, I'm Alan Partridge, The Parole Officer and in the Factory Records story 24 Hour Party People.^ Other credits include World War II miniseries Band of Brothers , a guest appearance on Black Books , and the Factory Records story 24 Hour Party People .
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^ Pegg's other credits include the World War II miniseries Band of Brothers, guest appearances on Black Books, Brass Eye Special, I'm Alan Partridge , The Parole Officer and in the Factory Records story 24 Hour Party People.
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^ Band Of Brothers : A fleeting appearance as a soldier in the highly-acclaimed World War II series.
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.He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD and featured in Guest House Paradiso, a film based on the sitcom Bottom.^ He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode The Long Game.
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^ He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the character of the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode The Long Game.
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^ Simon Pegg also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Simon Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode The Long Game.

.Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode "The Long Game". He also narrated the first series of the documentary series Doctor Who Confidential.^ He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode The Long Game.
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^ He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Pegg appeared in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio story Invaders From Mars as Don Chaney, and portrayed the character of the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode The Long Game.
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^ Doctor Who: Series 1 : In the episode Long Game, he played The Editor - the mysterious manager of space station Satellite 5, an orbital news station.
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.Upon completion of Shaun of the Dead, Pegg was questioned on whether he would be abandoning the British film industry for bigger and better things, to which he replied "It's not like I'm going to run off and do Mission: Impossible III!"^ Like with Shaun of the Dead , I went into Hot Fuzz completely sure I was going to like it.
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^ He said he'd enjoyed Shaun of the Dead and how would I like to be in the movie.
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^ Pegg would play a British lieutenant.

.He then promptly went on to do just that, playing Benji Dunn, an I.M.F. technician who assists Tom Cruise's character, Ethan Hunt.^ He also played Benji, an I.M.F. technician who assists Tom Cruise's character Ethan Hunt, in J. J. Abrams’ action film based on the spy-themed television series, “Mission: Impossible III” (2006).

^ He wasn't just an actor playing a character.
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^ Pegg is brilliant as he portrays the bumbling Benji who, while trying to avoid attention from colleagues, helps wanted-man Ethan Hunt run through the streets of Shanghai over the phone.
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[5] .In 2006 he played an American character, Gus, in Big Nothing alongside David Schwimmer.^ In 2006 he played an American character, Gus, in Big Nothing alongside David Schwimmer.
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^ In 2006 Simon Pegg played an American character, Gus, in Big Nothing alongside David Schwimmer.

^ In 2006 Simon went on to play Gus in Big Nothing alongside Band of Brothers Co Star David Schwimmer.
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.In 2006, Pegg and Wright completed their second film, Hot Fuzz, released in February 2007. The film is a police-action movie homage and also stars Nick Frost.^ 'Hot Fuzz' star added to J.J. Abrams film .
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^ Simon Pegg and Nick Frost mourn the loss of their Hot Fuzz co-star Edward Woodward.
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^ The film, written by and starring Hot Fuzz buddy cops Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, is a road movie sci-fi comedy.
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.Pegg plays Nicholas Angel, a London policeman who is transferred to rural Sandford, a fictional village situated in Pegg's home county of Gloucestershire, where grisly events take place.^ He is then transferred to the rural sleepy hamlet of Sandford.
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^ Pegg stars as Sergeant Nicholas Angel, a by the book London Policeman who gets transferred to the quiet English village of Sandford because his efficiency makes the other officers look bad.
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^ Synopsis: A top London cop who is so good at his job that he makes his fellow officers look like slackers by comparison is "promoted" to serve in the sleepy village of Sandford in this contemporary action comedy from the creators of Shaun of the Dead .
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.In 2007, Pegg starred in The Good Night (directed by Jake Paltrow) and Run Fatboy Run directed by David Schwimmer and co-starring Thandie Newton and Hank Azaria.^ Simon Pegg on his "Run, Fatboy, Run" character .
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^ Simon Pegg is to appear in The Good Night and is currently filming "Run, Fat Boy, Run" directed by David Schwimmer and co-starring Thandie Newton and Hank Azaria.

^ Star Trek 2008 - How To Lose Friends & Alienate People 2007 - Hot Fuzz 2007 - The Good Night 2007 - Run Fatboy Run 2007 - Run Fat Boy Run 2006 - Big Nothing 2006 - Mission: Impossible III 2004 - Shaun of the Dead 1999 - Guest House Paradiso .
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.In 2008, Pegg wrote the dialogue for an English language re-release of the cult 2006 animated Norwegian film, Free Jimmy.^ Before the release of Shaun of the Dead in 2004, Pegg—who co-wrote and starred in the film—was virtually unknown in the United States, although he had been working in British television since 1996.
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^ Simon John Pegg (born February 14, 1970) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and film and television actor.
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^ Simon Pegg wrote that he felt the movie would make people look at film differently.
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.Pegg received screenwriting credit for this, and Pegg also voiced one of the main characters in the English language version, which has an international range of actors including Woody Harrelson.^ This month his latest Hollywood triumph opens in Britain, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs , in which Pegg lends his voice to a one-eyed, swashbuckling weasel.

^ An English actor, writer and comedian who enjoyed a successful career in Britain before catching the collective eye of international audiences, Simon Pegg was born in Gloucester, England, on Valentine's Day, 1970.
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^ English actor Simon Pegg broke through in the UK with Channel 4 sitcom Spaced , which was nominated for the British Comedy Award and both the UK and International BAFTAs, and received a nomination for an International Emmy Award.
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.Pegg is co-writing and starring with Nick Frost in an upcoming film entitled Paul, with production expected to begin in June 2009. The plot revolves around characters played by Pegg and Frost road tripping across America.^ Pegg co-wrote the film with Wright co-writing and directing.
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^ Nick Frost: I'd like us to play enemies in the next film.

^ Wright and Pegg writing doomsday film .

[6][7] .Pegg also announced that he and Wright had the idea for "the concluding part in what we are calling our 'Blood and Ice Cream' trilogy" (the first two being Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz).^ Shaun of the Dead (2004) Edgar Wright .
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^ Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz are two of my favorite comedy movies.
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^ HILARIOUS in hot fuzz and shaun of the dead.
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.It is provisionally called The World Ends.^ They’re rumoured to be finishing their “The Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy” with a third film provisionally titled The World's End .
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^ It is provisionally being called The World’s End, and will be written by Edgar and Pegg.
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[8] .In those films and in Spaced, Pegg typically plays the leading hero while Frost plays the sidekick.^ The BBC Channel 4 comedy Spaced created by Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, who later went on to make the films Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, is being released on DVD in the United States on...
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^ In June, Pegg and Nick Frost , his co-star in " Spaced ," "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," will head to New Mexico to begin filming " Paul ," a road movie they have co-written.
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^ Since Spaced ended, Pegg has collaborated with director Wright and co-star Nick Frost on feature films Shaun Of The Dead and Hot Fuzz .
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However, he has revealed that Paul will reverse this dynamic. .Pegg has also stated that Wright will not direct, Paul not being part of their 'Blood and Ice Cream' trilogy.^ Last year, actor and writer Pegg told the Guardian newspaper he was keen to complete the “blood and ice-cream trilogy”, adding each film would “feature a Cornetto in varying flavours”.
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^ They’re rumoured to be finishing their “The Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy” with a third film provisionally titled The World's End .
  • Simon Pegg: there will be no more Spaced | Showbiz | STV Entertainment 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC entertainment.stv.tv [Source type: General]

^ In 1999, the U.K.'s Channel 4 broadcast the first of two series of the Britcom Spaced , directed by Edgar Wright and starring comedian and actor Simon Pegg, also the co-writer of the series.
  • Groucho Reviews: Interview: Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright—Shaun of the Dead—08/11/04 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.grouchoreviews.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[9] .The completed script appeared on the 2008 Black List, a film-industry-compiled list of the best unproduced screenplays.^ It won the Best Screenplay at the 2004/05 British Independent Film Awards and Best British Film at the 2005 Empire Film Awards.
  • Simon Pegg Interview, Run Fatboy Run - MoviesOnline 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted by: Ben March 24, 2008 it's unfortunate that they did this to michael ian black's screenplay.
  • Exclusive: Simon Pegg on Run, Fat Boy, Run - ComingSoon.net 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.comingsoon.net [Source type: General]

^ Sacha Baron Cohen's film made nearly $130m in the US, and, bizarrely for a semi-improvised film, it was nominated for a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar.
  • Simon Pegg: America's most wanted - Features, Films - The Independent 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: News]

Paul received two votes.[10]
.Pegg played engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in the newest Star Trek film,[11] released 8 May 2009. He wore a kilt to the film's United Kingdom premiere,[12] at the Empire Leicester Square theatre.^ Simon Pegg on playing Scotty .
  • Simon Pegg - News, photos, topics, and quotes 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Star Trek as a franchise was certainly in a crisis prior to the release of this film.
  • Simon Pegg | Tag Archive | FilmCrunch 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC movies.gearlive.com [Source type: General]

^ Star Trek opens on May 8 .
  • Simon Pegg: Beaming space man - Features, Day and Night - Independent.ie 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.independent.ie [Source type: General]

.He told Jo Russell's show on Absolute Radio that he is waiting for a Scotty action figure to add to his collection of Simon Pegg action figures from Dr Who, Hot Fuzz, and Shaun of the Dead.^ Simon Pegg on playing Scotty .
  • Simon Pegg - News, photos, topics, and quotes 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Simon Pegg Television & radio .
  • Simon Pegg on why the undead should never be allowed to run | Film | The Guardian 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ HILARIOUS in hot fuzz and shaun of the dead.
  • Simon Pegg = Box Office Failure | The Movie Blog 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He is currently completing a film, directed by John Landis, about Burke and Hare, the Ulster men who were notorious murderers and bodysnatchers in early nineteenth-century Edinburgh.^ Landis reveals Burke and Hare casting .

^ Synopsis: The infamous 19th century tale of two grave-robbers (Simon Pegg and David Tennant) working for the Edinburgh Medical College is adapted for comedic purposes with this John Landis -helmed production.
  • Simon Pegg Filmography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.fandango.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ David Tennant joins Simon Pegg in John Landis' 'Burke and Hare' twitchfilm.net 10/11/2009 — Director John Landis announced this weekend at the Spooky Empire conventions in Orlando that 'Doctor Who' would be joining 'Tim Bisley' for his new film Burke and Hare .
  • Want to be in a movie with Simon Pegg and David Tennant? - Celebrity Gossip 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC showhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Personal life

Pegg in New York City
.Pegg married Maureen McCann on 23 July 2005, in Glasgow.^ In 2005 Simon married Maureen McCann in Glasgow, Nick Frost was the best man.
  • Simon Pegg FANspace on MySpace Comedy - Comic Clips, Funny Videos & Jokes 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Maureen McCann (married on July 23, 2005) .
  • Simon Pegg Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Simon Pegg officially took himself off the market on July 23, 2005, when he married Maureen McCann, a Scottish PR flak.
  • Simon Pegg Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Simon Pegg Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com UK 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]
  • Simon Pegg Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com Australia 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC au.askmen.com [Source type: General]

.Nick Frost was the best man at his wedding.^ In 2005 Simon married Maureen McCann in Glasgow, Nick Frost was the best man.
  • Simon Pegg FANspace on MySpace Comedy - Comic Clips, Funny Videos & Jokes 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Nick Frost: There's a lot of people like Shaun out there, and I think when you're at University or you're a 20-year-old man, there's a lot of exports to be played.

^ Nick Frost: There’s a lot of people like Shaun out there, and I think when you’re at University or you’re a 20-year-old man, there’s a lot of exports to be played.
  • Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Interview, Hot Fuzz - MoviesOnline 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.moviesonline.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The couple reside in Finsbury Park, London,[13] London - where Shaun of the Dead was also filmed.^ Pegg: The trouble is since Shaun of the Dead did so well a couple of projects have come up for both of us that we are now committed to.
  • Interviews > Simon Pegg 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC suicidegirls.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Pegg’s fish-out-of-water performance in the film is somewhat similar to his first experiences in America and especially with doing publicity for “Shaun of the Dead”.
  • Interview: British Cult Star Simon Pegg is Fish Out of Water in ‘How to Lose Friends & Alienate People’ 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.hollywoodchicago.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Shaun of the Dead isn’t a parody, it’s a zombie film.
  • Simon Pegg’s Geek Roots Show in Spaced | Underwire | Wired.com 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On 21 February 2009, Pegg announced his wife was five months pregnant with the couple's first child.^ Reply Philip Riley on December 21, 2009 at 3:47pm Philip Riley liked Simon Pegg from Monicalo37's recent things Simon Pegg December 21, 2009 at 3:47pm Reply 1000 Add a comment!
  • http://getglue.com/movie_stars/simon_pegg 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC getglue.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Subscribe View Peggster.net's Blog 21 Sep 2009 Follow SIMON PEGG on TWITTER 25 Jun 2009 Simon's blog has moved!
  • Peggster.net (Simon Pegg) | MySpace 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC uk.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ His wife of four years, Maureen McCann gave birth to a healthy baby girl, the couple's first child together, in July 2009.
  • Simon Pegg - Biography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[14] .A healthy baby daughter was delivered successfully in July 2009.[15] He and his wife also have a dog named Minnie.^ A hummingbird flits past, and his dog, Minnie, a schnauzer who flew out from London with him and his wife, settles in his lap.

^ His wife of four years, Maureen McCann gave birth to a healthy baby girl, the couple's first child together, in July 2009.
  • Simon Pegg - Biography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On 6 July 2009, Simon announced on his official website that his wife Maureen McCann had given birth to a daughter a few days earlier.
  • Simon Pegg - Biography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Along with Jonny Buckland, Pegg is godfather to close friends Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter, Apple.^ Chris Martin 's a good friend of mine.
  • Simon Pegg - Biography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Simon's always kept his friends close, and why not when they're Nick Frost, Edgar Wright, David Schwimmer and Chris Martin?
  • Spaced starring Simon Pegg. : Dave 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC uktv.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "I was at my friend Chris's birthday party in 1977," Pegg says.
  • StarWars.com | Simon Pegg: Zombies, Cops and Ewoks? 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC starwars.com [Source type: General]

[16] .Pegg's parents and sister briefly appeared in Spaced while his mother alone appeared in both Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.^ HILARIOUS in hot fuzz and shaun of the dead.
  • Simon Pegg = Box Office Failure | The Movie Blog 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ His two previous big films are 'Shaun of the Dead' and ' Hot Fuzz '.
  • Simon Pegg 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "If Hot Fuzz has a message, it is not as much as a social commentary as Shaun of the Dead was.
  • HOT FUZZ interviews by Mark Walters and Gary Murray 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.bigfanboy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He has sectoral heterochromia, where his eyes are blue-grey yet a portion of his right eye is brown. .His favourite film is Raising Arizona.^ Lots of foreshadowing—it comes from the films we like, such as Back to the Future and Raising Arizona , where there are great setups and pay offs.
  • Film Reviews & Movie Showtimes | 'Hot Fuzz' | Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.bohemian.com [Source type: General]

^ SIMON: We watched a lot of siege movies like Straw Dogs , Assault on Precinct 13 and a lot of well-structured films like Back to the Future and Raising Arizona .
  • Simon Pegg of Shaun of the Dead Interview 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.ugo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "We watched a lot of siege movies like Straw Dogs , Assault on Precinct 13 and a lot of well-structured films like Back to the Future and Raising Arizona .
  • Simon Pegg of Shaun of the Dead Interview 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.ugo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He has stated that his favourite shows are The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.^ His favourite film is The Empire Strikes Back and His Favourite TV shows are The X-Files and Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
  • Simon Pegg - Biography 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Heroes Battlestar Galactica Smallville Supernatural Buffy the Vampire Slayer Angel Firefly Farscape MORE ON TWOP .
  • Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Say 'Oui' to Tintin - The Moviefile Blog - Movies & Movie News - Movie Reviews | TWoP 15 January 2010 13:50 UTC www.televisionwithoutpity.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Pegg was awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Gloucestershire on 4 December 2008.[17]
On 18 September 2009 Pegg joined Coldplay on stage during their gig at Wembley Stadium, playing harmonica to the song "Trouble", then shouting "Hello, Wembley!" to the enjoyment of the 80,000+ person crowd.

Credits

Television

Year Programme Character Notes
1995 Six Pairs of Pants Various Characters
1996 Asylum Simon
Faith in the Future Jools
1997 I'm Alan Partridge Steve Bennett Episode: "Watership Alan"
We Know Where You Live Various Roles[18]
1998 Is It Bill Bailey? Various Roles
Big Train Various Roles (1998–2002)
1999 Spaced Tim Bisley (1999–2001) Co-written with Jessica Stevenson
Tube Tales Clerk Segment: "Steal Away"
Hippies Ray Purbbs
2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) Justin Pope Episode: "Paranoia"
2001 Brass Eye Gerard Chote Episode: "Paedophilia Special"
Band of Brothers First Sergeant William Evans Episodes: "Currahee" and "Day of Days"
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible Angus Episode: "Curse of the Blood of the Lizard of Doom"
2002 Look Around You Sleeping Queen's Guard Episode: "Maths"
Linda Green Jay Episode: "Dark Side of the Moon"
2003 Final Demand Colin Taylor
2004 Sex & Lies Radio DJ
Black Books Evan Episode: "Manny Come Home"
I Am Not an Animal Kieron the Cat
2005 Look Around You Handsome Man Episode: "Health"
Spider-Plant Man Frank Matters Comic Relief sketch
Doctor Who The Editor Episode: "The Long Game"
Doctor Who Confidential Narrator Series 1
2008 The Sunday Night Project Himself (Guest Host) Episode: Series 8, Episode 2
2009 Robot Chicken Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr voice only

Film

Year Film Character Notes
1999 Guest House Paradiso Mr. Nice
2001 The Parole Officer Deflated Husband
2002 24 Hour Party People Paul Morley
2004 Shaun of the Dead Shaun Co-written with Edgar Wright
2005 The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse Peter Cow
Land of the Dead Photo Booth Zombie
2006 Mission: Impossible III Benji Dunn
Big Nothing Gus
Free Jimmy Odd Wrote English script
2007 Grindhouse Cannibal Segment: "Don't"
The Good Night Paul
Hot Fuzz Sergeant Nicholas Angel Co-written with Edgar Wright
Run Fatboy Run Dennis Doyle Co-written with Michael Ian Black
Diary of the Dead Voice-over Cameo
2008 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People Sidney Young
2009 Star Trek Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Buck Voice only
2010 Paul[19] Graham Post-production, Co-writing with Nick Frost[20]
Burke and Hare[21] William Burke Pre-production
The World's End Co-writing with Edgar Wright
2011 The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn[22] Thompson Post-production
2012 Untitled Star Trek Sequel[23] Montgomery "Scotty" Scott Announced

References

  1. ^ Ennis, Garth (2007). The The Boys Volume One: The Name of the Game (Introduction). The Boys. Dynamite Entertainment.  
  2. ^ Family detective - Telegraph
  3. ^ 10 Questions for Simon Pegg
  4. ^ a b A fair cop | Interviews | guardian.co.uk Film
  5. ^ A fair cop observer.co.uk
  6. ^ "Pegg set for road trip flick". Metro. 31 March 2008. http://www.metro.co.uk/fame/article.html?in_article_id=130146&in_page_id=7&in_a_source=. Retrieved 2009-05-26.  
  7. ^ Setchfield, Nick (1 April 2009). "Simon Pegg Exclusive". SFX. http://www.sfx.co.uk/page/sfx?entry=simon_pegg_exclusive.  
  8. ^ "Interview with Simon Pegg". BBC Website. 2008-10-01. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7642129.stm. Retrieved 2008-10-01.  
  9. ^ "Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Do America". JustPressPlay.net. 2007-09-21. http://www.justpressplay.net/movies/paul/news/simon-pegg-and-nick-frost-do-america.html. Retrieved 2007-09-24.  
  10. ^ Thomas, Archie (2008-10-03). "Brit List brings scripts to light". Variety (Reed Business Information). http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117993429.html?categoryid=2523&cs=1. Retrieved 2008-10-09.  
  11. ^ "Simon Pegg to play Scotty in "Star Trek"". Variety. 2007-10-12. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117973913.html?categoryid=13&cs=1. Retrieved 2007-10-11.  ]
  12. ^ "Photo Gallery: "Star Trek" London Premiere". WCBS Newsradio 880. 2009-04-21. http://www.wcbs880.com/pages/4240571.php. Retrieved 2009-04-21.  ]
  13. ^ "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno". Interview with Jay Leno. Retrieved on 2008-02-07.
  14. ^ Simon Pegg and Wife Expecting First Child Celebrity Baby Blog, 21 February 2009
  15. ^ Simon Pegg becomes dad ShowBizLondon, 07 July 2009
  16. ^ Chris Martin - Martin + Paltrow Name Pegg As Godfather
  17. ^ "Actor Simon Pegg receives honorary university fellowship for contribution to arts". Daily Telegraph. 2008-12-04. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/celebritynews/3549147/Actor-Simon-Pegg-receives-honorary-university-fellowship-for-contribution-to-arts.html. Retrieved 2008-12-04.  
  18. ^ "We Know Where You Live". BBC Comedy. http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/articles/w/weknowwhereyouli_7776760.shtml. Retrieved 2007-06-18.  
  19. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1092026/
  20. ^ http://www.peggster.net/
  21. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0670408/
  22. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0983193/
  23. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1408101/

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Preceded by
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Narrator of Doctor Who Confidential
2005
Succeeded by
Mark Gatiss

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Simon Pegg
File:Simon Pegg
Born Simon John Beckingham
14 February 1970 (1970-02-14) (age 41)
Gloucester, England
Other names Dr. Russel Fell / The Fresh Pegg
Occupation Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Singer, Film director, Philanthropist
Years active 1995-present
Spouse Maureen McCann (2005-present)
Children Brendan Pegg
Awards Bram Stoker Award - Screenplay
2005 Shaun of the Dead - Shaun
British Independent Film Award - Best Screenplay
2004 Shaun of the Dead - Shaun
Peter Sellers Award for Comedy
2005 Shaun of the Dead - Shaun
National Movie Award - Best Comedy
2007 Hot Fuzz - Sgt. Nicholas Angel

Simon John Beckingham (born 14 February, 1970) is an award-winning English actor, comedian, writer, producer, singer, stand-up comedian, and director. His most famous roles are Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.


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