Simon Armstrong

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Simon Armstrong is a Welsh actor from Llanelli,[1] best known for his portrayal of Qhorin Halfhand in Game of Thrones.

Career[edit]

Armstrong portrayed Qhorin Halfhand in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2012).[1][2] He also had recurring roles in the TV series Coronation Street (2013)[3] and The Interceptor (2015).[3]

He portrayed Rogers in Nigel Cole's Made in Dagenham (2010).[3] He starred in the Dutch crime action comedy Black Out (2012)[3] and in the British drama film In the Dark Half (2012).[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Pierrepoint Minister [3]
2008 The Edge of Love Wilfred Hosgood [3]
2010 Made in Dagenham Rogers [3]
2011 Killer Elite Gowling [3]
2011 Resistance George's Father [5]
2012 Black Out Vlad [3]
2012 In the Dark Half Steve [4]
2014 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Beyond the Pale Boatswain TV film
2014 Viking: The Berserkers Aelle [6]
2014 Artificio Conceal Interpol Officer Mahler Short film
2016 Long Forgotten Fields Harlequin Jones

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998–2000 Casualty PC Carter / PC Gaston 8 episodes
2005 Midsomer Murders Viv Marshall 1 episode ("Hidden Depths")
2009 Holby City Andy Rutherford 1 episode ("Spin")
2009 Crash James Llewelyn 1 episode ("Episode 6")
2012 Game of Thrones Qhorin Halfhand 4 episodes
2013 M.I. High The Dark Wizard 1 episode ("The Dark Wizard")
2013 Da Vinci's Demons Scarpa 3 episodes
2013 Coronation Street Mr. Peakman 8 episodes
2013 Call the Midwife Major Fawcett 1 episode ("Christmas Special")
2015 The Interceptor Stannard 5 episodes
2015 The Coroner Errol Prowse 1 episode ("Gilt")
2016 Doctors Cam Lewis 5 episodes

Selected Theatre[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Game of Thrones actor flies home to Swansea". South Wales Evening Post. 28 June 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Simon Armstrong as Qhorin Halfhand". Winter Is Coming. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Antiochus played by Simon Armstrong". Shakespeare's Globe. Archived from the original on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ a b "In the Dark Half". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  5. ^ Gant, Charles (2 December 2011). "Review: Resistance". Variety. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Viking: The Berserkers (2014)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 31 January 2016.

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