|Born||1921 or 1922|
|Died||1980 (aged 58)|
Toowoon Bay, Australia
|Highest ranking||20 (1976/1977)|
|Highest||119 (1973 Australian Professional Championship)|
|Best ranking finish||Last 16 (1975 World Championship)|
After winning several amateur championships at state and national level, Simpson turned professional in the early 1960s. He reached the final of the 1971 World Snooker Championship, losing 37–29 to John Spencer which was played in Sydney, Australia in November 1970.
Simpson competed in three further World Championships between 1973 and 1975. In 1974, despite suffering from influenza, he discharged himself from hospital to play in his match against Bernard Bennett, but went on to lose 8–2.
- New South Wales Snooker Championship: 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957
- Australia National Snooker Championship: 1953, 1954, 1957
- Australian Professional Championship: 1963, 1968
- Wheeler, Les (11 July 1980). "A famous five". The Sydney Morning Herald.
- "Valiant Try". The Age. AAP-Reuter. 18 April 1974.
- "NSW Snooker Championship". Billiards & Snooker Association of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
- "Past Champions". Australian Billiards & Snooker Council. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
- "Other National Professional Championships". Chris Turner. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
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