Jeremy Sims

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Jeremy Sims
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Jeremy Sims at The Saphires Hometown Gala Premiere, State Theatre Sydney, in August 2012
Born Perth, Western Australia
Occupation Actor, director
Years active Since 1980
Spouse(s) Samantha Lang

Jeremy Hartley Sims (born 10 January 1966), is an Australian actor and director.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He was educated at Wesley College, Perth, 1977–83. Sims was married to film director Samantha Lang. They have two daughters, Frederique and Evelyn Rose.[2]

Career[edit]

His first appearance on the big screen was as 'boy on raft' in the 1980 movie Harlequin.

Sims graduated in 1990 from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney, with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting).[3]

He remains best known for his role as Alex Taylor in the television soap opera Chances.(1991–1992)

Other television appearances include: Wildside, Medivac, Farscape, Young Lions, Stingers, The Secret Life of Us, Fireflies and McLeod's Daughters. He also starred in Home and Away as in 2009 as David "Gardy" Gardiner.

Production company[edit]

In 1995, together with then girlfriend Kym Wilson, Sims formed the theatrical production company "Pork Chop Productions".[1][4] Pork Chop won a Drover's award in 2005 for their production of the play, "Last Cab To Darwin".[5]

Sims directed the feature film Last Train to Freo, released in 2006.[6]

In 2009, as Jeremy Hartley Sims, he directed the World War I movie Beneath Hill 60 which was released in April 2010.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Company History ", Porkchop Productions", 2008, Retrieved 20 April 2010
  2. ^ "Jeremy Sims Bio ", Porkchop Productions, 2008, Retrieved 20 April 2010
  3. ^ NIDA Graduates, National Institute of Dramatic Art, (NIDA), Retrieved 20 April 2010
  4. ^ http://www.theatre.asn.au/node/11221
  5. ^ http://www.apaca.com.au/2005winners.html
  6. ^ http://www.dendyfilms.com.au/freo/
  7. ^ Beneath Hill 60-Production Team ", The Silence Productions Pty Ltd, 2009, Retrieved 20 April 2010

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