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SpouseAlexandra Byrne
FactSupports Barnardos and Save The Children Fund charities.

Simon Shepherd (born 5 May 1968) is an English actor. He is known for his roles in the films The History Boys (2006), Pride & Prejudice (2005) and Shaun of the Dead (2004).

Shepherd was born in London, the son of actress Anna Calder-Marshall and television producer Robert Shepherd. His sister is the actress Juliet Shepherd. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Shepherd’s acting career began with a role in the television series Midsomer Murders in 1997. He has since appeared in numerous television programmes and films, including the BAFTA-nominated The History Boys (2006) and Pride & Prejudice (2005). His most recent film role was in the horror comedy Shaun of the Dead (2004).

Shepherd has been married to actress Kate Magowan since 2004. They have two children.

Shepherd’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful acting career.

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Full NameSimon Shepherd
EducationManchester Metropolitan University, Clifton College


SpouseAlexandra Byrne
ChildrenJoe Shepherd, Billie Shepherd, Arthur Shepherd, Beatrice Shepherd
ParentsBen Shepherd, Margot Shepherd
SiblingsRobin Shepherd


NominationsWhatsOnStage Award for Best Ensemble Performance
MoviesHenry V, Fire, Ice and Dynamite, Spice World, Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Tales of Erotica, Rogue Trader, Carmen, Murder On Line One, Bliss, The Dark Angel, Mrs McGinty’s Dead, A Life for a Life, Avenging Angels, A Casual Affair, May We Borrow Your Husband?, Truly Fatal Attraction
TV ShowsPeak Practice, Chancer, Tilly Trotter

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1Supports Barnardos and Save The Children Fund charities.
2Simon and Alex have three children: Joe and twins Arthur & Billie.




Father Brown2017TV SeriesEdward Reese
Death in Paradise2014TV SeriesJacob Doran
Holby City2011TV SeriesTony Valentine
Doctors2011TV SeriesGeorge Liston
David Rose2011ShortDoctor
A Touch of Frost2010TV SeriesTom Viner
Luke & the Void2009ShortGeorge
Agatha Christie's Poirot1993-2008TV SeriesDr Rendell / Andrew Hall
Heartbeat2008TV SeriesEdward Wilson
The Invisibles2008TV SeriesPeter Rackham
Tripping Over2006TV SeriesSimon
Pas de Trois2002ShortToby
Peak Practice1993-2002TV SeriesDr. Will Preston
Two Days, Nine Lives2001Rupert
Ruth Rendell Mysteries1989-2000TV SeriesIvor Fairfax Swan / Stephen Devenish
Warriors1999TV MovieMajor 'Brick' Stone
Rogue Trader1999Peter Norris
Tilly Trotter1999TV Mini-SeriesMark Sopwith
A Life for a Life1998TV MovieTaylor
Spice World1997Doctor
Tales of Erotica1996Narrator (segment "Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch, The")
Erotic Tales1996TV Series
Beyond Reason1995TV MovieDuncan McAllister
Bliss1995TV MovieSam Bliss
The Insatiable Mrs. Kirsch1995ShortNarrator
Trip - A Mythology1995ShortJack Kerouac Character
Pie in the Sky1994TV SeriesChris Bentley
It's Your Choice: Selection Skills for Managers1993Video shortInterviewee #3
Wuthering Heights1992Edgar Linton
Cluedo1992TV SeriesClive Moxton
Casualty1991TV SeriesJohn Ferris
Chancer1990-1991TV SeriesPiers Garfield-Ward Piers Garfield Ward
Sunday Pursuit1990ShortMr. Gerald
Feuer, Eis & Dynamit1990Alexander
Henry V1989Duke Humphrey of Gloucester
Uncle Silas1989TV Mini-SeriesCaptain Oakley
May We Borrow Your Husband?1986TV MoviePeter Travis
Lytton's Diary1986TV SeriesTV Interviewer
Time and the Conways1985TV MovieRobin Conway
Time for Murder1985TV SeriesLawrence Penwarden
The Doctor and the Devils1985Harding
Miss Marple: A Murder Is Announced1985TV Mini-SeriesPatrick Simmons
Robin Hood1984-1985TV SeriesRobert of Huntington Alan a Dale
Sorrell and Son1984TV Mini-SeriesDuncan Scott
The Jewel in the Crown1984TV Mini-SeriesSecond Lieutenant
The Blue Dress1983TV MovieAdam
The Lords of Discipline1983Senior
Stalky & Co.1982TV Mini-SeriesCradall
BBC2 Playhouse1979-1982TV SeriesJohn Gray / Rupert Brooke
My Father's House1981TV Mini-SeriesJake Staveley
The House on Garibaldi Street1979TV MovieNickalous
Lillie1978TV Mini-SeriesLord Alfred Douglas
Jackanory Playhouse1973TV SeriesPrince Fortunatus


Run2011/IShort executive producer


Robin Hood1984TV Series performer - 1 episode


Celebrity Masterchef2009TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
Loose Women2009TV SeriesHimself
Drama Trails2008TV Series documentaryHimself
ITV 50: The Golden Years2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
This Morning2005TV SeriesHimself
Gimme Gimme Gimme1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Family Fortunes2001TV SeriesHimself
Masterchef1999TV SeriesHimself
Light Lunch1997TV SeriesHimself
Selection Box1997TV SeriesHimself

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