Simon Pegg Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Simon Pegg Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 69 kg
Date of Birth February 14, 1970
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Maureen McCann

Simon Pegg is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer who rose to prominence in the United Kingdom as the writer and co-creator of the sitcom titled Spaced (1999-2001). He came to be recognized globally after starring in the comedic anthology series known as the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy which includes the movies Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World’s End (2013). He is one of the very few actors to have achieved the so-called ‘Holy Grail of Nerd-dom’ having played The Editor in Doctor Who (2005), Montgomery “Scotty” Scott in Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), and Star Trek Beyond (2016); and Unkar Plutt in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Simon has also become an integral member of the Mission: Impossible film series having portrayed Benji Dunn in Mission: Impossible III (2006), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011), Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015), Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018), and Mission: Impossible 7 (2021).

Born Name

Simon John Beckingham

Nick Name

Six-Pack Pegg, The Fresh Pegg

Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018
Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018 (Simon Pegg / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Crouch End, Haringey, London, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

Education

Simon had studied at the Castle Hill Primary School in Brockworth and The King’s School, Gloucester. At the age of 16, he joined Stratford-upon-Avon College in Warwickshire where he studied English Literature and Theatre. He eventually graduated from the University of Bristol in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre, Film, and Television.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Producer

Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017
Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017 (Simon Pegg / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – John Henry Beckingham (Jazz Musician, Keyboard Salesman)
  • Mother – Gillian Rosemary (née Smith) (Former Civil Servant)
  • Siblings – Mike Beckingham (Younger Brother) (Actor)
  • Others – Richard Pegg (Step-father), Katy Pegg (Half-Sister), Frederick John Beckingham (Paternal Grandfather), Irene Minnie Faulkner (Paternal Grandmother), Albert Edward Smith (Maternal Grandfather), Beatrice Emma Turner (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

69 kg or 152 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Simon has dated –

  1. Maureen McCann (2005–Present) – Simon got married to music industry publicist Maureen McCann on July 23, 2005. They have a daughter together named Matilda (b. 2009).

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of English and distant Welsh descent.

Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2018
Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2018 (Simon Pegg / Instagram)

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Affable smile
  • Has tattoos on both his arms and shoulders
  • Sports a beard
  • Side-parted, back-combed hair

Religion

Agnostic Atheism

Brand Endorsements

Simon has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Lenor fabric softener (Voice-over)
  • Buttercup cough syrup (1995)
  • Gilette (2005) (Voice-over)
  • Dementia UK (2014)
Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2018
Simon Pegg as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2018 (Simon Pegg / Instagram)

Simon Pegg Facts

  1. Simon’s parents got divorced when he was 7 years old. He took the surname of his stepfather (Pegg) in place of his biological father’s last name.
  2. He reprised his role of Montgomery “Scotty” Scott in the 2013 video game Star Trek and voiced Dengar in the 2016 video game Star Wars Battlefront: Bespin.
  3. For his work in the 2004 horror-comedy film Shaun of the Dead, he won the Bram Stoker Award for ‘Best Screenplay’, the British Independent Film Award for ‘Best Screenplay’, and the annual Peter Sellers Award for Comedy.
  4. He is the godfather to musician Chris Martin and actress Gwyneth Paltrow‘s daughter named Apple Martin. Chris, in return, is the godfather to Simon’s daughter Matilda. Simon is also a close friend of actor Martin Freeman and godfather to his son named Joe.

Featured Image by Simon Pegg / Instagram

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