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John Simm is a popular British Actor, Director, and Musician. John Simm is widely known for portraying the role of Sam Tyler in the television series Life on Mars from 2006 to 2007.

Early Life and Childhood

John Simm was born on July 10, 1970, in the city of Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. His age is 53 years as of 2024 and his full name is John Ronald Simm.

Similarly, he is British by nationality and practices Christianity by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Cancer by date of birth.

Talking about his family members, his father’s name is Ronald Simm who was a musician by profession. However, there is no information available regarding his mother’s name and profession. Likewise, he has two siblings but their names are also not available.

John Simm – Education

In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at Edge End High School in Nelson, Lancashire. Then, he studied for three years at Blackpool and The Fylde College in Blackpool, Lancashire.

Later, he enrolled in studying Stanislavski’s system of method acting at the Drama Centre London in King’s Cross, London.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he began his acting career with appearances in various TV shows and films in the late 1990s. He gained popularity for his role as Danny Kavanagh in the TV series The Lakes from 1997 to 1999. His performance in the film Human Traffic in 1999 also contributed to his rising profile in the industry.

Similarly, he has appeared in several television series such as Rumpole of the Bailey, Oasis, Heartbeat, The Bill, Men of the World, A Pinch of Snuff, Screen One, Chiller, Cracker, The Locksmith, The Lakes, Forgive and Forget, Clocking Off, Meet Ricky Gervais, Never Never, Spaced, Magic Hour, Crime & Punishment, White Teeth, and so on.

Likewise, he has appeared in several movies such as Boston Kickout, Diana & Me, Human Traffic, Wonderland, Understanding Jane, 24 Hour Party People, Miranda, Nero, Blue/Orange, Brothers of the Head, Devilwood, Tuesday, Skellig, and Every day.

Furthermore, apart from his television and film, he has also been involved in theatre productions. He demonstrated his stage talents in various plays and performances, showcasing a different aspect of his acting skills. His stage plays include Goldhawk Road, Elling, Speaking in Tongues, Hamlet, Betrayal, The Hothouse, and so on.

Additionally, alongside his acting career, he has showcased his musical talents, playing guitar and singing vocals. He has occasionally combined his love for music with acting projects, displaying his multi-faceted creative abilities. He has played guitar on the album ‘Dated and Sexist’ and singles Sliding and Older/Outside.

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Caption: John Simm into his character in the shoot. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

John Simm has not endorsed any brand yet or seen promoting or collaborating with any brands. Similarly, there is no information found on the web suggesting the products he has supported or not. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him collaborating with some brands to support their products.

John Simm – Awards and Nomination

Simm was nominated for the Gemini Awards in 2005 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, the Monte-Carlo TV Festival Award in 2007 for Outstanding Actor, and the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards in 2007 for Best Actor.

Likewise, he was nominated for the BAFTA Awards in 2007 and 2012 for Best Leading Actor, and the Royal Television Society Award in 2012 for Best Actor. However, he has not won any awards as of now.

Net Worth 2024

Simm has an estimated net worth of approximately $12 million but his exact salary is not available. Similarly, most of his income is generated from his acting, musician, and director career. Additionally, he has worked very hard to get this fame and is on the road to building his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

Simm married Kate Magowan in April 2004. Kate is a beautiful actress by profession. They have worked in four films together met on the film set and started dating each other. Moreover, they have two children together and their names are Molly Simm and Ryan Simm. Also, he doesn’t seem to have any past relationships or previous engagements.

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Caption: John Simm with his wife. Source: MyLondon


Simm is constantly seen as concerned about his professional life and is on the lookout for any rumors or controversies that might damage his reputation. Furthermore, he keeps a safe distance from the media and avoids any contentious behaviours that might risk his job.

Body Measurements

Talking about Simm’s height he is 5 Feet 9 inches tall and weighs 73kg. Similarly, he has a good-looking body structure but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Moreover, he has a stunning pair of dark brown eyes and grey hair. Also, his dress size is 7 and his shoe size is 11(US).

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Caption: John Simm posing for the photo. Source: The Telegraph

Social Media

Simm is active on Instagram, where he has 93.4k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @johnsimmofficial. Similarly, his Twitter handle is @JohnSimmSociety with 4.5k followers. His Facebook account is @ActorJohnSimm and he has 174k followers.

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