Simon Paisley Day
|Simon Paisley Day|
13 April 1967 |
Gillingham, Kent, England
Simon Paisley Day (born 1967 in Gillingham, Kent) also known as Simon Day is a British stage and screen actor. His most recent work includes Timon of Athens (2008), Entertaining Mr Sloane (2009), Private Lives (2010), Twelfth Night (National Theatre, 2011), The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare's Globe, 2012) and portraying Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon in the 2012 ITV mini-series Titanic.
Paisley Day was born in Gillingham, Kent. He read Drama and American Literature at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. Afterwards, Paisley Day undertook training at Bristol Old Vic for two years before embarking on a career as an actor.
Paisley Day has worked extensively in theatre, performing in several productions at the National Theatre. He was appeared in such productions as Twelfth Night, Love's Labour's Lost, Hamlet and the epic musical, Oh, What a Lovely War! In 2010 Paisley Day starred alongside Kim Cattrall in Richard Eyre's production of Private Lives at the Vaudeville Theatre in West End. In 2012 Paisley Day performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the production of The Taming of the Shrew as Petruchio.
In 2001 Paisley Day published his first play, Spike which premiered at Southampton's Nuffield Theatre. His second play, Raving was recently performed at Hampstead Theatre in 2013, starring Tamzin Outhwaite and Robert Webb.
|2011||The Painting||Man||Inclusive Media|
|2011||The Eagle||Surgeon||Focus Features|
|2004||The Queen of Sheba's Pearls||Headmaster Evans||AB Svensk Filmindustri|
|2004||Churchill: The Hollywood Years||Larry||Little Bird|
|2002||The Heart of Me||Hospital Doctor||Martin Pope Productions|
|2012||Titanic||Sir Cosmo Duff Gordon||ITV||Episode Two and Four|
|2012||Sherlock||Major Barrymore||BBC||Series 2, "The Hounds of Baskerville"|
|2010||Being Human||Alan Cortez||BBC||Season 2, Episode 6|
|2008||Midsomer Murders||Randall Colquhoun||ITV||Blood Wedding|
|2007||The Relief of Belsen||Major Stadler||Channel 4||TV Movie|
|2006||The Catherine Tate Show||Mr Aga Saga||BBC||Season 3, Episode 6|
|2006||Hotel Babylon||Mr Austin||BBC||Season 1, Episode 1|
|2005||Space Race||Kammler||BBC||TV Series documentary, Race to the Moon|
|2005||The Last Detective||Bald Man||ITV||Towpaths of Glory|
|2005||The Bill||Martin Glass||ITV||Season 21, Episode 31|
|2005||Doctor Who||Steward||BBC||The End of the World|
|2004||Shane||Suicide Steve||ITV||Season 1, Episode 6|
|2004||He Knew He Was Right||Sir Henry Woddis||BBC|
|2004||Spartacus||Orsino||USA Network||TV Movie|
|2002||Bertie and Elizabeth||Arthur Wood||ITV||TV Movie|
|1995||Pie in the Sky||Roger||BBC||Lemon Twist|
|1994||The Knock||Jeremy Pointon||ITV||Season 1, Episode 6|
|1994||Peak Practice||ITV||Long Weekend|
|1994||The House of Eliott||Harry||BBC||Season 3, Episode 2|
|1993||London's Burning||ITV||Season 6, Episode 8|
|1992||Casualty||Heart surgeon||BBC||Body and Soul|
|1992||Red Dwarf||Cdr. Randy Navarro||BBC||Holoship|
- "Simon Paisley Day – Author Bio". Oberon Books. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
- "Simon Paisley Day – Artist". The National Theatre. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
- Shenton, Mark (12 November 2009). "Lisa Dillon and Simon Paisley Day Complete West End Casting for Private Lives". PlayBill. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
- "The Taming of the Shrew". shakespeareglobe.com. Shakespeare's Globe. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
- "20 Questions with Simon Paisley Day". What's on Stage. 17 February 2003. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
|last1=in Authors list (help)
- Benson, Susie (7 October 2013). "Interview with Simon Paisley Day". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
- Montgomery, Hugh (19 December 2010). "How We Met: Simon Paisley Day & Jenna Russell". The Independent. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
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