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Short Info

Date Of BirthMarch 18, 1986
SpouseElizabeth McGovern
FactHas two daughters with his wife, Elizabeth McGovern.

Simon Curtis is an English actor, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his roles in the films My Week with Marilyn (2011), Rush (2013), and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016).

Curtis was born in Oxford, England, on October 28, 1985. His parents are both academics. He has two older sisters. Curtis was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford and then at Eton College. He went on to study drama at the University of Manchester.

Curtis’s first professional acting role was in the film My Week with Marilyn (2011), in which he played the role of Colin Clark. He has since appeared in a number of films, including Rush (2013), Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015).

Curtis is also a singer and songwriter. He has released two albums, Rhapsodies (2011) and Foolish (2012).

Curtis has been in a relationship with actress Lily James since 2015. The couple have one child together, a daughter born in 2018.

General Info

Full NameSimon Curtis
Date Of BirthMarch 18, 1986
ProfessionRecord producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Super Psycho Love, Flesh, Superhero


SpouseElizabeth McGovern
ChildrenMatilda Curtis, Grace Curtis


NominationsBAFTA Award for Best British Film, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program, British Academy Television Award for Best Single Drama, Laurence Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer of the Year in Theatre, British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Serial, New York Film Critics...
MoviesWoman in Gold, My Week with Marilyn, David Copperfield, A Short Stay in Switzerland, Return to Cranford, Man and Boy, My Summer with Des, Untitled A.A. Milne Project, The Sins, The Student Prince, The Colour of Justice, A Doll's House, Born in the USA, Freezing, Company

Social profile links


1Met wife-to-be Elizabeth McGovern on Performance: Tales from Hollywood (1992), an episode of the popular BBC TV series in which she was acting and he producing.
2Living in England with his wife, Elizabeth McGovern, and their two children. [April 2006]
3Has directed 2 actors to Oscar nominations: Michelle Williams (Best Actress, My Week with Marilyn (2011)), and Kenneth Branagh (Best Supporting Actor, My Week with Marilyn (2011)).
4Has two daughters with his wife, Elizabeth McGovern.




Indian Summers2015-2016TV Mini-Series executive producer - 17 episodes
Woman in Gold2015executive producer
Threesome2011-2012TV Series executive producer - 14 episodes
Friend Request Pending2012Short executive producer
My Week with Marilyn2011executive producer
Freezing2008-2009TV Series producer - 3 episodes
Hunter2009TV Mini-Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Christmas at the Riviera2007TV Movie executive producer
Five Days2007TV Mini-Series executive producer - 3 episodes
The Virgin Queen2006TV Mini-Series executive producer - 4 episodes
Pride2004TV Movie executive producer
Justifying War: Scenes from the Hutton Enquiry2004TV Movie executive producer
Carrie's War2004TV Movie executive producer
Copenhagen2002TV Movie executive producer
The Colour of Justice1999TV Movie producer
Shooting the Past1999TV Movie executive producer
The American1998TV Movie executive producer
The Tribe1998executive producer
PerformanceTV Series producer - 19 episodes, 1991 - 1995 executive producer - 5 episodes, 1992 - 1998
Spoonface Steinberg1998TV Movie executive producer
Macbeth on the Estate1997TV Movie executive producer
Mrs Dalloway1997executive producer
The Designated Mourner1997executive producer
My Night with Reg1997executive producer
Company1996TV Movie producer
Broken Glass1996TV Movie executive producer
Twelfth Night or What You Will1996executive producer: BBC Films
Killing Me Softly1995TV Movie executive producer
Screen Two1995TV Series producer - 1 episode
A Summer Day's Dream1994TV Movie producer
StagesTV Series producer - 1 episode, 1994 executive producer - 1 episode, 1994
Great Performances1993TV Series producer - 1 episode
Edward II1991executive producer


Untitled A.A. Milne Project2017post-production
Woman in Gold2015
Black Box2014TV Series 2 episodes
My Week with Marilyn2011
Freezing2008-2009TV Series 3 episodes
Cranford2007-2009TV Series 7 episodes
A Short Stay in Switzerland2009TV Movie
Born in the USA2007TV Movie
Five Days2007TV Mini-Series
The Amazing Mrs Pritchard2006TV Series 2 episodes
Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky2005TV Mini-Series 3 episodes
The Practice2003TV Series 1 episode
Man and Boy2002TV Movie
The Sins2000TV Mini-Series 1 episode
David Copperfield1999TV Mini-Series 2 episodes
My Summer with Des1998TV Movie
The Prince of Hearts1997TV Movie
Tracey Takes On...1996TV Series 4 episodes
Great Performances1994TV Series 1 episode
Performance1991-1993TV Series 4 episodes
Screenplay1992TV Series 1 episode


Made in Hollywood2011TV Series


The Heart of Me2002thanks


The Making of Woman in Gold2015Video documentary shortHimself - Director
Charlie Rose2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
My Week with Marilyn: The Untold Story of an American Icon2011Video documentary shortHimself - Director
Cranford in Detail2009Video documentary shortHimself - Director
Five Days: Making Five Days2007Video documentary shortHimself - Exec. Producer / Director: Episodes 4 & 5
The Making of Cranford2007Video documentary shortHimself - Director
Breakfast2005TV SeriesHimself


Won Awards

2008Banff Rockie AwardBanff Television FestivalBest Mini-SeriesCranford (2007)

Nominated Awards

2016Cinema for Peace AwardCinema for Peace AwardsMost Valuable Movie of the YearWoman in Gold (2015)
2012Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmBAFTA AwardsMy Week with Marilyn (2011)
2012OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First FeatureMy Week with Marilyn (2011)
2011CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising FilmmakerMy Week with Marilyn (2011)
2010BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Single DramaA Short Stay in Switzerland (2009)
2010Banff Rockie AwardBanff Television FestivalBest Made-for-TV MovieA Short Stay in Switzerland (2009)
2010Broadcasting Press Guild AwardBroadcasting Press Guild AwardsBest Single DramaA Short Stay in Switzerland (2009)
2010OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Direction of a Motion Picture or MiniseriesCranford (2007)
2008BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Drama SerialCranford (2007)
2008BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Drama SerialFive Days (2007)
2008Banff Rockie AwardBanff Television FestivalBest Mini-SeriesFive Days (2007)
2008Broadcasting Press Guild AwardBroadcasting Press Guild AwardsBest Drama SeriesFive Days (2007)
2006Banff Rockie AwardBanff Television FestivalBest Mini-SeriesTwenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky (2005)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Children's ProgramPride (2004)
1993BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Single DramaA Doll's House (1992)
1992BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Single DramaThe Trials of Oz (1991)

3rd Place Awards

2011NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest First FilmMy Week with Marilyn (2011)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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