Simon Pegg

Biography: Simon Pegg is a British stand-up comedian, writer and film and television actor.
Pegg was born in Gloucester and studied drama at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he moved to London and gigged on the stand-up comedy circuit before breaking into television comedy in Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Big Train and Hippies.
In 1999 he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson. For his performance in this series he was nominated for a British Comedy Award as Best Male Comedy Newcomer. Other credits include World War II miniseries Band of Brothers, a guest appearance on Black Books, and the Factory Records story 24 Hour Party People. He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD. Pegg portrayed the character of the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode, The Long Game. He also narrated the first series of Doctor Who
Simon Pegg is a British stand-up comedian, writer and film and television actor.
Pegg was born in Gloucester and studied drama at the University of Bristol. In 1993 he moved to London and gigged on the stand-up comedy circuit before breaking into television comedy in Six Pairs of Pants, Faith in the Future, Big Train and Hippies.
In 1999 he created and co-wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced with Jessica Stevenson. For his performance in this series he was nominated for a British Comedy Award as Best Male Comedy Newcomer.
Other credits include World War II miniseries Band of Brothers, a guest appearance on Black Books, and the Factory Records story 24 Hour Party People. He also played the mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha, the Strontium Dog, in a series of Big Finish Productions audio plays based on the character from British comic 2000 AD.
Pegg portrayed the character of the Editor in the 2005 Doctor Who episode, The Long Game. He also narrated the first series of Doctor Who Confidential.
Pegg co-wrote (with Spaced director Edgar Wright) and starred in the "romantic zombie comedy" (rom-zom-com) film Shaun of the Dead, released in April 2004.
Pegg and Edgar Wright's second film, Hot Fuzz, was released on February 14th 2007. The film is a police-action movie homage and will also star Nick Frost. Pegg played Nicholas Angel, a London policeman who is transferred to rural Gloucestershire, where grisly events start taking place. The film won the 2007 Best Comedy Award at the National Movie Awards in the UK.
Pegg is working on a new film with Nick Frost, currently entitled Paul which is due to start filming in September 2008.
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Simon Pegg's Scores

Average career score: 59
Highest Metascore: 85 Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Lowest Metascore: 26 Terminal
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 28
  2. Negative: 7 out of 28
28 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
76 Shaun of the Dead Sep 24, 2004 Written By / Shaun 8.8
81 Hot Fuzz Apr 20, 2007 Written By / Nicholas Angel 8.7
29 Hector and the Search for Happiness Sep 19, 2014 Hector / Hector 8.5
35 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Oct 3, 2008 Sidney Young / Sidney Young 8.3
74 For the Love of Spock Sep 9, 2016 Himself 8.1
82 Star Trek May 7, 2009 Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott / Scotty 7.9
66 Mission: Impossible III May 5, 2006 Benji / Benji Dunn 7.9
73 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Dec 16, 2011 Benji Dunn 7.9
81 The World's End Aug 23, 2013 Executive Producer / Writer / Written By / Gary King / Gary King 7.9
68 The Adventures of Tintin Dec 21, 2011 Inspector Thompson 7.8
75 Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation Jul 31, 2015 Benji Dunn / Benji Dunn 7.8
72 Star Trek Into Darkness May 15, 2013 Scotty 7.7
64 Ready Player One Mar 29, 2018 Ogden Morrow / Orgen Morrow / Ogden Morrow / Ogden Morrow/Og 7.5
69 Man Up Nov 13, 2015 Executive Producer / Jack 7.1
57 Paul Mar 18, 2011 Writer / Graeme Willy 7.0
61 The Boxtrolls Sep 26, 2014 Cast / Herbert Trubshaw 7.0
81 Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Dec 18, 2015 Cast / Unkar Plutt 6.9
68 Star Trek Beyond Jul 22, 2016 Writer / Written By / Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott / Scotty / Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott 6.7
48 Run, Fatboy, Run Mar 28, 2008 Screenplay / Dennis Doyle 6.6
31 Absolutely Anything May 12, 2017 Neil / Neil Clarke / Neil 6.6
49 The Good Night Oct 5, 2007 Paul 6.1
46 Burke and Hare Sep 9, 2011 William Burke 6.1
53 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Dec 10, 2010 Reepicheep 5.9
26 Terminal May 11, 2018 Bill 5.0
30 Kill Me Three Times Apr 10, 2015 Charlie Wolfe / Charlie Wolfe 4.7
31 A Fantastic Fear of Everything Feb 7, 2014 Executive Producer / Jack / Jack 4.5
85 Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi Dec 15, 2017 Unkar Plutt 4.5
34 Ice Age: Collision Course Jul 22, 2016 Buck 4.2