Simon Pegg

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Simon John Beckingham
  • Birth Place: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/14/1970, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; screenwriter
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Simon Pegg Fast Facts:
  • Played drums in a band called God's Third Leg as a teenager.
  • Appeared as a panelist on the BBC Radio 4 series The 99p Challenge.
  • Was asked to join the cast of Mission: Impossible III (2006) by director J.J. Abrams after Abrams saw Pegg's work in Shaun of the Dead (2004). Also collaborated with Abrams in the Star Trek reboot (2009).
  • Selected his friend and frequent costar Nick Frost to be the best man for his 2005 wedding to Maureen McCann.
  • Is godfather to Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow's daughter Apple.
  • Simon Pegg Relationships:
  • John Beckingham - Father
  • Apple Blythe Alison Martin - Godchild
  • Maureen McCann - Wife
  • Katy Pegg - Sister
  • Gillian Pegg - Mother
  • College:
  • Attended Stratford-upon-Avon College, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England; University of Bristol, Bristol, England, (BA in Drama, 1991).

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