Simon John Pegg born 14 February 1970 is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He came to prominence in the UK as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced 1999–2001, directed by Edgar Wright.
He and Wright co-wrote the films Shaun of the Dead 2004, Hot Fuzz 2007, and The World’s End 2013, known collectively as the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, all of which saw Wright directing and Pegg starring alongside Nick Frost.
Pegg and Frost also wrote and starred in the sci-fi comedy film Paul 2011.
Pegg is one of the few performers to have achieved what Radio Times calls the “Holy Grail of Nerd-dom”, having played popular supporting characters in Doctor Who 2005, Star Trek as Montgomery “Scotty” Scott 2009–2016, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015.
He currently stars as Benji Dunn in the Mission: Impossible film series 2006–present, and he voiced the Chamberlain in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance 2019.
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Pegg is an atheist. He married his long-time girlfriend, music industry publicist Maureen McCann, in Glasgow on 23 July 2005. They reside in Essendon, Hertfordshire. Nick Frost was the best man at his wedding.
The couple have one child together, Matilda born 2009.