Simon MacCorkindale


Simon MacCorkindale

Infobox actor
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birthname = Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale
birthdate = birth date and age|1952|02|12|df=y
location = Cambridge, Cambridgeshire,England, U.K.
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occupation = Actor, Director, Producer
spouse = Susan George (1984-present)
Fiona Fullerton (1976-1982) (divorced)

Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale [ [http://www.holby.tv/db/index.php?id=39,8,0,0,1,0 holby.tv | Casualty | Simon MacCorkindale ] ] (born 12 February 1952) is a well-known British actor, director, and producer who trained at Theatre of Arts in London.

Biography

Early life

MacCorkindale was born in Cambridgeshire, England to Peter and Gill MacCorkindale. He has a younger brother, Duncan.

Career

He has a vast number of acting credits to his name having appeared in numerous television and film roles both in United Kingdom and America. These include Hammer House of Horror - Visitor From The Grave, "Beasts", "The Sword and the Sorcerer", "Death on the Nile", "Quatermass", "Falcon Crest", "The Riddle of the Sands" and "Jaws 3". He served as the male lead on at least two television programs: "Manimal" in 1983 and "Counterstrike" from 1990-1993. He has also stared in "At The Midnight Hour" with Patsy Kensit. MacCorkindale is also an acclaimed stage and television director and producer, and has his own production companies, Anglo Films International and Amy International Artists. He made his TV directing debut in 1986, directing the "Falcon Crest" episode "Checkmate". He served as co-executive producer for the 2000 syndicated TV series "Tessa, Queen of Swords" and the 2002 syndicated Canadian TV series "Adventure Inc.". He also produced and composed music for the 1989 film "Djavolji raj" ("That Summer of White Roses"), starring his wife Susan George.

MacCorkindale joined the cast of the BBC One medical drama "Casualty" and portrays clinical lead consultant Harry Harper. In February 2007, MacCorkindale took a sabbatical from "Casualty" to tour the UK in a revival of the Agatha Christie thriller "The Unexpected Guest".

On 25 August 2008 he replaced Simon Burke as Captain Georg von Trapp in the London Palladium production of The Sound of Music. [http://www.playbill.com/news/article/119898.html]

Personal life

He lives on a stud-farm near Exmoor with his wife, British actress Susan George, to whom he has been married since 1984.Before he was married to actress Fiona Fullerton on 10 July 1976. The marriage ended in divorce in 1982.

References

External links

* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/drama/casualty/actors/biogs/index.shtml?content/_simonmaccorkindale/page1 Official BBC ]
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* [http://www.happytea.co.uk/ Simon MacCorkindale Fanlisting - A listing of Simon Fans]
* [http://www.simonfans.com/ Simon MacCorkindale Fans Online - Extension of the former Fan Club]
* [http://www.shelliwood.com/index.php Simon MacCorkindale (Semi-Official) Fan Page]


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