Simon Pegg is a Actor, Scriptwriter, Executive producer and Thanks British born on 14 february 1970
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Birth name Simon John BeckinghamNationality United-kingdomBirth 14 february 1970
Simon John Pegg (né Beckingham; born 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, singer, and director. He is best known for having co-written and starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), as well as the comedy series Spaced (1999–2001), all directed by his friend Edgar Wright.
Pegg also portrayed Montgomery Scott in Star Trek (2009) and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), Thompson in The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011), and Benji Dunn in the Mission: Impossible film series (2006–present). Much of his work has been in collaboration with some combination of Wright, Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes, and Dylan Moran.
Pegg married his long-time girlfriend Maureen McCann, a music industry publicist, on 23 July 2005 in Glasgow. Nick Frost was the best man at his wedding. The couple has one child together, Matilda (born 2009).
Along with Jonny Buckland, Pegg is godfather to Apple, daughter of close friends Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow. In return, Martin is godfather to Pegg's daughter. Pegg's parents and sister briefly appeared in Spaced, while his mother appeared in both Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.
Pegg was awarded an honorary fellowship by the University of Gloucestershire on 4 December 2008.
Pegg has supported the HeForShe feminist campaign.