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Also Known As: Simon John Beckingham, Simon John Pegg Died:
Born: February 14, 1970 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Gloucester, England, GB Profession: actor, stand-up comedian, writer, director, singer

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British actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg rose to fame in the United Kingdom as the star of the popular twenty-something slacker sitcom "Spaced" (Channel 4, 1999, 2001). Pegg frequently collaborated with other talent from the series, forming a hip new clique of British comedians who eventually found widespread appeal with international audiences. He co-wrote and starred in the adored cult zombie spoof "Shaun of the Dead" (2004), earning a following in the United States that ballooned to full-blown stardom in 2007 with the action-flick send-up, "Hot Fuzz." Adding further luster to his cool-factor, Pegg was cast as chief engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in J.J. Abrams' retelling of the "Star Trek" (2009) film franchise, assuring Pegg's jump to celebrity status.

British actor, writer and comedian Simon Pegg rose to fame in the United Kingdom as the star of the popular twenty-something slacker sitcom "Spaced" (Channel 4, 1999, 2001). Pegg frequently collaborated with other talent from the series, forming a hip new clique of British comedians who eventually found widespread appeal with international audiences. He co-wrote and starred in the adored cult zombie spoof "Shaun of the Dead" (2004), earning a following in the United States that ballooned to full-blown stardom in 2007 with the action-flick send-up, "Hot Fuzz." Adding further luster to his cool-factor, Pegg was cast as chief engineer Montgomery "Scotty" Scott in J.J. Abrams' retelling of the "Star Trek" (2009) film franchise, assuring Pegg's jump to celebrity status.

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 Boxtrolls, The (2014)
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 World's End, The (2013)
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1993:
Moved to London and began working the stand-up comedy circuit
1995:
Became a regular on the sketch comedy series "Six Pairs of Pants"; first met Jessica Stevenson and Edgar Wright
1996:
Had a long-standing role as 'Jools' on the ITV sitcom "Faith in the Future"; also starred Jessica Stevenson
1998:
Co-starred on the sketch show "Big Train"
1998:
Featured regularly on BBC Radio 4's "The 99p Challenge"
1999:
Co-wrote and co-starred with fellow comedian Jessica Stevenson in the Channel 4 sitcom "Spaced"; directed by Wright and introduced Pegg¿s real-life best friend Nick Frost
2001:
Played Sergeant William Evans in the epic HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers"
2003:
Played the lead role in "Final Demand"
2004:
Teamed with Wright to co-penn the screenplay for the zombie film "Shaun of the Dead"; co-starred with Stevenson and Frost
2005:
Made a cameo appearance in George A. Romero's zombie film "Land of the Dead"
2006:
Played an I.M.F. technician who assists Tom Cruise's character Ethan Hunt in "Mission: Impossible III," directed by J.J. Abrams
2007:
Once again teamed with Wright to co-write, and Frost to co-star in the cop comedy "Hot Fuzz"
2007:
Cast in Jake Paltrow's directorial debut "The Good Night"
2008:
Played the lead in David Schwimmer's directorial debut "Run, Fat Boy, Run"
2008:
Joined an ensemble cast for "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People"
2009:
Cast as Engineer Scotty in J.J. Abrams feature reboot of "Star Trek"
2009:
Voiced a weasel known as Buck in the animated film "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs"
2010:
Voiced Reepicheep in "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader"
2011:
With Nick Frost, co-wrote and co-starred in the sci-fi comedy "Paul"
2011:
Reprised role opposite Tom Cruise in "Mission Impossible ¿ Ghost Protocol," directed by Brad Bird
2011:
Cast as Inspector Thompson in Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin"
2012:
Reprised voice role of Buck the weasel in "Ice Age: Continental Drift"
2013:
Played Scotty again in "Star Trek Into Darkness"
2013:
Reunited with Edgar Wright and Nick Frost for "The World's End"
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Education

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