Simon Delaney

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Simon Delaney
Born Dublin, Ireland[1]

Lisa Muddiman[2]

(m. July 2005)

Simon Delaney is an Irish television and theatre director. He currently is directing episodes of Being Eileen.[3]


Delaney's works include the RTÉ television series Bachelors Walk as one of three bachelors living together in a flat on the quays in Dublin. The sitcom ran from 2001-2003 to positive reviews. He appeared as Grogan in On the Nose in 2001 along with Dan Aykroyd and Robbie Coltrane. He 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 and 2013, Delaney played Bill O'Brien (the Dad) in the cartoon mockumentary of Roy, the BAFTA winning, Irish television series about a cartoon boy [Roy].

In October 2011, Delaney played an Anglo-Hiberno Lawyer in CBS's The Good Wife. In January 2012 he is due to appear in the upcoming US series Touch'. In September 2012, he appeared in new comedy series Moone Boy on Sky One.

He played, Victor, the brother of the lead Vince Vaughn, in the 2013 film, The 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 series of Sky1 sitcom, Trollied playing the role of Brendan O'Connor.


He was a judge on the RTÉ reality show Fame: The Musical.


In February 2011, Delaney hosted the 8th Irish Film and Television Awards.[4] He also hosted the 9th Irish Film and Television Awards in February 2012.[5]


  1. ^ "Simon Delaney". RTÉ News. 
  2. ^ "Simon Delaney". RTÉ News. 10 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Ozzie Yue". Sainou. Retrieved 21 December 2012. Taxi Driver, LAPLAND, BBC TV, Simon Delaney 
  4. ^ "Simon Delaney to Host 2011 IFTAs". 23 January 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Delaney returns as IFTAS host". RTÉ Ten (Raidió Teilifís Éireann). 6 January 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2012. 

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