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Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg
Born: Simon John Beckingham
14 February 1970
Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England
Appeared in: Shaun of the Dead
Hot Fuzz
The World's End
Character: Shaun Riley (Shaun of the Dead)
Nicholas Angel (Hot Fuzz)
Gary King (The World's End)
Occupation: Actor, comedian, writer, producer, singer, director
Years Active: 1995–present


Simon John Pegg is an English actor, comedian, writer, film producer, singer and director. He has appeared in many of director Edgar Wright's productions, having starred as Tim Bisley in Wright's 1999 television series Spaced. Pegg has also been the star of the Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy along with his best friend Nick Frost, as both of them have played the lead roles in all three films. Pegg portrays Shaun Riley in Shaun of the Dead, Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz, and Gary King in The World's End.

Biography Edit

Pegg was born Simon John Beckingham on 14 February 1970 in Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England. His parents are Gillian Rosemary (née Smith), a former civil servant, and John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician and keyboard salesman. His parents divorced when he was seven and he took on the surname "Pegg" after his mother re-married. He attended many schools, including Castle Hill Primary School; Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School; The King's School, Gloucester; and later Stratford-upon-Avon College to study English literature and Theatre. He studied drama at the University of Bristol and wrote his undergraduate thesis on "A Marxist overview of popular 1970s cinema and hegemonic discourses".

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