2 September 1970 |
Raheny, Dublin, Ireland
|Spouse(s)||Lisa Muddiman (m. 2005)|
Simon Delaney (born 2 September 1970) is an Irish actor, director and television presenter. He is known for appearances in a range of films and television series such as RTÉ's comedy-drama Bachelors Walk and CBS' legal drama The Good Wife, and in the films Zonad (2009), Delivery Man (2013), and The Conjuring 2 (2016). Delaney hosts the TV3 morning show Saturday AM.
Delaney was born in his family home in Raheny, Dublin. His father was a printer, who worked for Smurfit's and was also part of show-bands in the 1960s. Delaney married Lisa Muddiman in 2005. In June 2016, the couple welcomed their fourth child.
Delaney's early work includes being a "Ballydung Player" (one of the actors on A Scare at Bedtime). His first high-profile role was for the RTÉ television series Bachelors Walk as one of three bachelors living together in a flat on the quays in Dublin, which ran from 2001 until 2003 to positive reviews as well as a Christmas special in 2006.
He appeared as Grogan in On the Nose in 2001 along with Dan Aykroyd and Robbie Coltrane. Delaney then starred as the title character in the film Zonad by director John Carney. He gained increased prominence due to a high-profile part in the Tesco Mobile Ireland TV advertising campaign. From 2009 to 2013, Delaney played Bill O'Brien in the cartoon mockumentary Roy, the BAFTA-winning, Irish television series about a cartoon boy.
Delaney appeared in the Irish version of genealogy TV series Who Do You Think You Are?, which was broadcast on RTÉ One on the 19 October 2009. In October 2011, Delaney played an Anglo-Hiberno Lawyer in CBS's The Good Wife. In January 2012, he appeared in the series Touch. In September 2012, he appeared in the comedy series Moone Boy on Sky 1.
He played, Victor, the brother of the lead Vince Vaughn, in the 2013 film Delivery Man. In 2014, he played the role of Tom Crews in Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie. He has also made appearances in the fourth and fifth series of Sky 1 sitcom Trollied, playing the role of Brendan O'Connor. He also toured with Mrs. Brown's Boys in July 2015, with their live show How Now Mrs Brown Cow. He played the role of Dermot whilst Paddy Houlihan was on paternity leave.
Delaney was a judge on the RTÉ reality show Fame: The Musical. In February 2011, Delaney hosted the 8th Irish Film and Television Awards. He also hosted the 9th Irish Film and Television Awards in February 2012.
|1998||Mystic Knights of Tir Na Nog||Soldier 1|
|2000||The Black Suit||Molloy's Barman|
|2000||When the Sky Falls||Sparks Bouncer|
|2000||Saltwater||Bouncer Two Darren|
|2000||David Copperfield||Tommy Traddles|
|2000||Paths to Freedom||Prison Officer|
|2000||An Everlasting Piece||Orderly|
|2000||Coolockland||Sgt. Barney Measures|
|2001||Custer's Last Stand Up||Security Guard|
|2001||On the Enge||Man in Pub|
|2001||On the Nose||Grogan|
|2001||Disco Pigs||Ticket Cashier|
|2001||The Seventh Stream||Reverend|
|2001–06||Bachelors Walk||Michael Quinn|
|2003||Hornblower: Loyalty||French Midshipman|
|2004||The Halo Effect||Rock Steady Eddie|
|2004||Spin the Bottle||Keith|
|2005||The Last Furlong||Diogo Bernardo Furlong|
|2006||The Commander: Blacklist||Tony Leighton|
|2006||What If||Kevin Green|
|2006||Amazing Grace||Young Parliamentary Officer|
|2006||Vicious Circle||Gunner Conway|
|2007||The Basket Case||Dell Sweeney|
|2009||Zonad||Liam Murphy / Zonad|
|2009||Father & Son||George|
|2009||Happy Ever Afters||Dessie|
|2011||This Must Be the Place||Jeffery|
|2011||The Good Wife||Timothy Ash Brannon|
|2013||The Fall||Jerry McElroy|
|2013||Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa||Don|
|2013||Father Figure||Roni Broad|
|2013||Delivery Man||Victor Wozniak|
|2014||Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie||Tom Crews|
|2014||Moone Boy||Gerry Bonner|
|2016||The Conjuring 2||Vic Nottingham|
- "Time and Place: Simon Delaney". The Sunday Times. 30 January 2011.
- "Baby joy for Saturday AM's Simon Delaney". TV3 Exposé. 4 June 2016.
- "Simon Delaney to Host 2011 IFTAs". IFTN.ie. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2011.
- "Delaney returns as IFTAS host". RTÉ Ten. Raidió Teilifís Éireann. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2012.