Simon Rivers

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Simon Rivers
Born Amardip Singh Nahal
1978 (age 38–39)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004–present

Simon Rivers (born Amardip Singh Nahal in 1978) is an English actor who played the role of Kevin Tyler in Doctors.

Born in Birmingham, West Midlands to Sikh parents who had immigrated from the Punjab,[1] he speaks fluent Hindi and Punjabi. When he was five his family moved to Berkshire.[1]

Undertaking a series of supporting roles, he took a two-year degree course at RADA, followed by theatre work.[2]

After taking parts in various television series, including Casualty, he played Dr Ameer Mowad in the two series of the BBC Wales production, Crash. He is best known for playing Dr. Kevin Tyler since 2011 in the BBC daytime soap Doctors. He departed the show on 30 October 2014.[1][3]

Simon Rivers led a drama workshop in Chippenham for the Chippenham Youth Theatre group (CYT and explained what it was like to be an actor on Doctors.


  1. ^ a b c Roz Laws (3 May 2011). "Doctors star Simon Rivers reveals the prejudice he suffered - for being a Brummie". Sunday Mercury. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dancing with the devil at Stratford Circus". The Guardian. 14 January 2010. Archived from the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kevin and Freya: Our first day". BBC Doctors. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

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