Simon is an extremely versatile and experienced actor with a career spanning over 15 years.

 

More known for his work as a Series Regular in "COMEDY INC –THE LATE SHIFT" on Channel 9, Seasons 4 & 5, some may even remember him as the notorious photographer - Chris Cousens in "NEIGHBOURS" on Channel 10 many years ago.

Lately he was part of the long running commercial for NAB with the "Sage Advice" campaign that almost reached cult status with the tag line "ships are safe in the harbour, but that's not what ships are built for".

He has continued to delight audiences over the last few years with his reprising role of Sargent Roberts in the award winning ABC series "THE NOWHERE BOYS".

 

Simon has also had numerous Guest roles in shows like "UTOPIA"- ABC Series 2, "WANTED "-Ch 7, "MR&MRS MURDER" –Ch10, "UNDERBELLY “Squizzy” Ch 9, "OFFSPRING"- Ch 10, "THE PACIFIC" –Ch9, "RUSH" -Ch 10, "SAVED"- SBS and "LAST MAN STANDING"-Ch7.

 

A sort after Actor in many short films, he yearned for a break in the long form which eventually came his way as the lead role of "Steve Austin" in the feature film THE HECKLER  (2015). Not only did it recieve national acclaim throughout it's Australian cinema release, it also picked up international recognition by claiming "Best Ensemble" at the LA Comedy Fest. in Los Angeles.

With his never ending love of live theatre, he has been diligent in continuing his involvement in this medium. For many years he was involved with the Australian Shakespeare Company. Most recently as “Bottom” in MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM. "Antipholus of Ephesus" in COMEDY OF ERRORS, "Tranio" in "THE TAMING OF THE SHREW".  He was also delighted to be the lead role of "Gary" in the first showing of Patricia Cornelius's "THE CALL” with Melbourne Workers Theatre/Full Tilt at the Arts Centre. Other notable performances were in “RED DUST DIVA” with Bay St Productions at Chapel of Chapel and “ACT ONE” at La Mama (2004).

Simon also spent many years cutting his teeth in children's theatre with Nickelodeon Australia and Knockabout Theatre.

Taking his skills to the next level with Nickelodeon Australia, he has found himself writing and directing numerous shows for their live entertainment department. The latest of which had him directing the hugely popular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show at SeaWorld Australia on the Gold Coast

 

 

 

Acting Biography

        TELEVISION

 

Nowhere Boys                                    Constable Roberts                                      Lost Boys Prods.

Mr and Mrs Murder                            Tim                                                         Fremantle Media

Underbelly: Squizzy                             Drumm’s JewellerySalesman                       UB "Squizzy"

Offspring                                            Rob Taylor                                               Southern Star

Rush                                                  Lucas                                                        Southern Star

Saved                                                Mike Weston                                            SBS, Big & Little Films

The Pacific                                         Support                                                     Dreamworks HBO

Comedy Inc -The Late Shift                  Regular Lead                                            Crackerjack Prods.

Last Man Standing                             Michael                                                    Burberry Prods

Neighbours                                        Chris Cousins                                             FremantleMedia

Secret Life of Us                                  Barney                                                     West  St Prods.

 

 

FILM

 

The Heckler- FF                                 Steve Austin                                              The Comedy Cartel  

Fist of Fury- SF                                  Sam                                                          The Comedy Cartel

Hard Rubbish- SF                               Adam                                                       Dir: Steve Mitchell

The Apprentice -FF                            Guest                                                         Peter Farrelly

The Hardest Thing-SF                         Boy                                                          Tropfest

Shucked -SF                                       Man                                                         Tropfest

 

 

THEATRE

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream               Bottom                                                  The Australian Shakespeare Co.

Gone With The Wind                         Ensemble                                               LUX Radio Theatre Regional Vic

Comedy of Errors                                Antipholus of Ephesus                             The Australian Shakespeare Co.

On The Wallaby Track                       Co Lead                                                Don Mackay Pty Ltd

Taming of the Shrew                           Tranio                                                   The Australian Shakespeare Co.

The Call                                             Gary                                                     Melbourne Workers Theatre

Red Dust Diva                                     Barman                                                  Bay St Productions

Act One                                             Co Lead                                                 La Mama / Regional Tour.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Nickelodeon Kids Shows Host ; Various TVC’s

 

Acting CV