Quick Facts of John Ronald Simm

  • Full NameJohn Ronald Simm
  • Date of Birth10 July, 1970
  • NicknameJohn Simm
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceEngland
  • Ethnicity Caucasian
  • Religion Christainity
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality English
  • Active Year1992-present
  • SpouseKate Magowan
  • Height5 feet 8 inch
  • Weight128 lbs
  • EducationGraduated
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter

Short Description of John Simm:

John Simm is an English stage and screen actor who has been nominated twice for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for his role as Sam Tyler in Life on Mars and The Master as Doctor Who.

Further, he is also known for his roles in several other television series like 24 Hour Party People, The Lakes, State of Play, Human Traffic, Crime and Punishment, and Exile, Prey and Cracker.

Early Life and Education

John Ronald Simm was born on 10 July 1970 in North England. He holds the English nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. He is the eldest among three children of his parents. His father Ronald Simm was a Musician.

Simm attended Edge End High School and then was enrolled at Blackpool and the Fylde College in Lytham St. Annes. He completed his education from there.


The talented actor, John Simm was a founder, guitarist, and songwriter with the rock band named Magic Alex. Later in 1992 he made his professional acting debut with a role of Joby Johnson in an episode of the series named Rumpole of the Bailey. He has also been an earlier part of the BBC drama named Between the Lines.

Additionally, he also featured the role of Bill Preece in the ITV police drama, Cracker. He further made his film debut in Boston Kickout beating Dennis Hopper to the Best Actor Award.

After some years, Simm made his professional stage debut in the Simon Bent play named Goldhawk Road at the Bust Theatre. It was directed by Paul Miller. In 2002, the talented actor, Simm appeared in another Micael Winterbottom movie, 24 Hour Party People as Bernard Sumner.

Two years later, Simm played the role of charity investigator and researcher Daniel Appleton in the BAFTA award-winning Channel 4 drama named Sex Traffic. Recently in 2016, he was also invited to the US in order to act in The Catch for the ABC.

Personal Life

The proficient actor, John Simm is a happily married man. He is married to a famous actress Kate Magowan in the Forest of Dean. The couple is living a blissful married life together.

The duo was blessed with a son and a daughter. There are no rumors regarding their divorce and extramarital status. Moreover, Simm is also a good supporter of Manchester United and a self-confessed Beatles fanatic.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Simm is 5 feet 8 inch in height and weighs approximately 128 lbs.

Net Worth

John Simm is living a lavish life. Although his net worth has not been revealed yet he is believed to earn more than millions of dollars.

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