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Simon Callow was born on June 13, 1949 in London, England as Simon Phillip Hugh Callow. He is an actor and writer, known for Amadeus (1984), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Amadeus
Amadeus Emanuel Schikaneder
(1984)
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
(1995)
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Four Weddings and a Funeral Gareth - Wedding One
(1994)
James and the Giant Peach
(1996)

Filmography

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 2017 Blue Iguana (post-production)
Uncle Martin
 2016-2017 The Rebel (TV Series)
Henry Palmer
- Death (2017) ... Henry Palmer
- Money (2017) ... Henry Palmer
- Art (2016) ... Henry Palmer
- Charity (2016) ... Henry Palmer
- Law (2016) ... Henry Palmer
 2017 Grindsploitation 3: Video Nasty
Alex Barry (segment "Blanche Dumas from B to Z
 2017 Victoria and Abdul
Puccini
 2006-2017 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Vernon De Harthog / Dr. Wellow
- The Curse of the Ninth (2017) ... Vernon De Harthog
- Dead Letters (2006) ... Dr. Wellow
 2017 Hampstead
Judge
 2017 Viceroy's House
Cyril Radcliffe
 2016 Mindhorn
Simon Callow
 2015-2016 Outlander (TV Series)
Duke of Sandringham
- Vengeance Is Mine (2016) ... Duke of Sandringham
- Untimely Resurrection (2016) ... Duke of Sandringham
- La Dame Blanche (2016) ... Duke of Sandringham
- Not in Scotland Anymore (2016) ... Duke of Sandringham
- By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2015) ... Duke of Sandringham
 2016/I Golden Years
Royston
 2016 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Mini-Series)
Bennet St. John
- Episode #3.3 (2016) ... Bennet St. John
 2016 Galavant (TV Series)
Edwin the Magnificent
- World's Best Kiss (2016) ... Edwin the Magnificent
- A New Season aka Suck It Cancellation Bear (2016) ... Edwin the Magnificent (uncredited)
 2015 Creditors
John Allen
 2014 Crackanory (TV Series)
Host / Presenter
- Let Me Be the Judge & I'm Still Here (2014) ... Host / Presenter
 2014 Plebs (TV Series)
Victor
- The Candidate (2014) ... Victor
 2014 Blanche Dumas from B to Z (Short)
Alex Barry
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Dudley
- Space Age (2014) ... Dudley
 2014 Miss in Her Teens
The Author
 2013 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Dr. Lutz
- The Labours of Hercules (2013) ... Dr. Lutz
 2012 Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (TV Movie)
Dickie Attenborough
 2012 Them from That Thing (TV Mini-Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Various
 2012 Acts of Godfrey
Godfrey
 2011 This Is Jinsy (TV Series)
Threcker
- Nameworm (2011) ... Threcker
 2005-2011 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Charles Dickens
- The Wedding of River Song (2011) ... Charles Dickens
- The Unquiet Dead (2005) ... Charles Dickens
 2011 Love's Kitchen
Guy Witherspoon
 2011 Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey (TV Movie)
Julian Fellowes
 2011 Late Bloomers
Richard
 2011 Ice (TV Mini-Series)
Prime Minister
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Prime Minister
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Prime Minister
 2010 Save Our Bacon (Short)
The Swinesbury's Boss (voice)
 2010 Arn (TV Mini-Series)
Fader Henry
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Fader Henry
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Fader Henry
 2010 Natural Selection (Short)
Professor Gwyndon
 2009 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series)
Tree Blathereen
- The Gift: Part 2 (2009) ... Tree Blathereen (voice)
- The Gift: Part 1 (2009) ... Tree Blathereen (voice)
 2009 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Vernon Oxe
- Counter Culture Blues (2009) ... Vernon Oxe
 2009 Anatomy of Hope (TV Movie)
Dr. George Griffen
 2008 What's on Theatre (TV Series)
Actor
 2008 Chemical Wedding
Professor Haddo / Aleister Crowley
 2008 The Mr. Men Show (TV Series)
Narrator
- Dance/Inventions (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
 2007 Arn: Tempelriddaren
Fader Henry
 2007 Roman Mysteries (TV Series)
Pliny
- The Secrets of Vesuvius (2007) ... Pliny
 2007 Surveillance 24/7
St. John (aka The Saint)
 2007 The Company (TV Mini-Series)
Elihu
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Elihu
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Elihu
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Elihu
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Elihu
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Elihu
 2006 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (TV Movie)
George Russell
 2006 Some Break (Short)
 2005 The Best Man
Big-Time Publisher
 2005 Ripley Under Ground
Dean Bentliffe
 2005 Rome (TV Series)
Publius Servilius
- Egeria (2005) ... Publius Servilius
 2005 Rag Tale
Features Editor - The Rag, Cormac (Fat Boy) Rourke
 2005 Bob the Butler
Mr. Butler
 2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Colonel Melchett
- The Body in the Library (2004) ... Colonel Melchett
 2004 Shoebox Zoo (TV Series)
Wolfgang the Wolf
- Los Contrarios (2004) ... Wolfgang the Wolf (voice)
- Where Four Elevens Meet (2004) ... Wolfgang the Wolf (voice)
- Sign of the Unicorn (2004) ... Wolfgang the Wolf (voice)
- Where the River Flows (2004) ... Wolfgang the Wolf (voice)
- Mother's Footsteps (2004) ... Wolfgang the Wolf (voice)
 2004 George and the Dragon
King Edgar
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Prior Walter Ancestor #2
- Millennium Approaches: Bad News (2003) ... Prior Walter Ancestor #2 (uncredited)
 2003 Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 2003 Bright Young Things
King of Anatolia
 2002 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Galileo
- Galileo's Battle for the Heavens (2002) ... Galileo
 2002 Merci Docteur Rey
Bob
 1998-2002 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
Rupert Halliday
- Episode #5.2 (2002) ... Rupert Halliday
- Episode #3.2 (1999) ... Rupert Halliday
- Episode #2.2 (1998) ... Rupert Halliday
 2002 Thunderpants
Sir John Osgood
 2001 Don't Eat the Neighbours (TV Series)
Fox & Bear
 2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie
Scrooge / Charles Dickens (voice)
 2001/I No Man's Land
Soft
 2000 Robert's Rescue (TV Movie)
Florestan / Eusebius
 2000 Deadly Appearances (TV Movie)
Rick Spencer
 2000 Animated Epics: Don Quixote (TV Movie)
Don Quixote de la Mancha (voice)
 2000 Fantastic Flying Journey (TV Series)
Lancelot Dollybutt
- Episode #1.1 ... Lancelot Dollybutt
 2000 The Mystery of Charles Dickens (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 1999 Around the World in 80 Days (Video)
Phileas Fogg
 1999/I Junk
 1998 Shakespeare in Love
Tilney - Master of the Revels
 1998 Bedrooms and Hallways
Keith
 1998 The Scarlet Tunic
Captain Fairfax
 1998 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Hugo Trenchfoot
- The Trial (1998) ... Hugo Trenchfoot (voice)
 1997 The Woman in White (TV Movie)
Count Fosco
 1996 An Audience with Charles Dickens (TV Movie)
Charles Dickens
 1996 Victory
Zangiacomo
 1996 Testament: The Bible in Animation (TV Series)
Meneptah
- Moses (1996) ... Meneptah (voice)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach
Grasshopper (voice)
 1995 England, My England
Charles II
 1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
Vincent Cadby
 1995 Cycle Simenon (TV Series)
Major Owens
- Le passager clandestin (1995) ... Major Owens
 1995 Jefferson in Paris
Richard Cosway
 1994 Street Fighter
A.N. Official
 1994 Little Napoleons (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Feathers
- Sleeping with the Enemy (1994) ... Edward Feathers
- The Godfathers of Education (1994) ... Edward Feathers
- The Big Interview (1994) ... Edward Feathers
- Path to Power (1994) ... Edward Feathers
 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral
Gareth - Wedding One
 1990-1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
Vicar Ronnie / Nathanial Quass
- Femme Fatale (1993) ... Vicar Ronnie
- Old Flames (1990) ... Nathanial Quass
 1992 Soft Top Hard Shoulder
Eddie Cherdowski
 1992 Howards End
Music and Meaning Lecturer (uncredited)
 1991 Bye Bye Columbus (TV Movie)
Friar Morcheno
 1991 Performance (TV Series)
John Mortimer
- The Trials of Oz (1991) ... John Mortimer
 1991 The Crucifer of Blood (TV Movie)
Inspector Lestrade
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
Dr. Alex Sauer
 1990 Postcards from the Edge
Simon Asquith
 1989 Revolutionary Witness: The Preacher (TV Short)
Franciscus Palloy (segment "Patriot, The")
 1988 Manifesto
Police Chief Hunt
 1987 The Reluctant Dragon (TV Movie)
Dragon (voice)
 1987 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Theodore Kemp
- The Wolvercote Tongue (1987) ... Theodore Kemp
 1987 Maurice
Mr. Ducie
 1987 Screenplay (TV Series)
Raimondi
- Cariani and the Courtesans (1987) ... Raimondi
 1986 The Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
Jacob
 1986 The Madness Museum (TV Movie)
Arthur Labbis (as Owen Windhoek)
 1986 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Wilkins Micawber
- Episode #1.10 (1986) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Episode #1.9 (1986) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Wilkins Micawber
 1984-1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Tom Chance
- The Wedding (1986) ... Tom Chance
- Pre-Matrimonial Tensions (1986) ... Tom Chance
- The Once and Future Chance (1986) ... Tom Chance
- The Blessing (1986) ... Tom Chance
- Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner (1986) ... Tom Chance
 1986 Dead Head (TV Mini-Series)
Hugo Silver
- Anything for England (1986) ... Hugo Silver
- Why Me? (1986) ... Hugo Silver
 1985 Behind Enemy Lines (TV Movie)
Sgt. Rudolf Rau (as Owen Windhoek)
 1985 A Room with a View
The Reverend Mr Beebe
 1985 The Good Father
Mark Varda
 1985 Honour, Profit & Pleasure (TV Movie)
George Frideric Handel
 1984 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Haddy Kemp
- The Times They Are a Changin' (1984) ... Haddy Kemp
 1984 Amadeus
Emanuel Schikaneder
 1982 La ronde (TV Movie)
Poet
 1981 W.H. Auden Monologue (TV Movie)
W.H. Auden
 1981 The Man of Destiny (TV Movie)
Napoleon
 1980 The Dybbuk (TV Movie)
Asher & Rabbi Mendel
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Max
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
The Prince
- Wings of Song (1978) ... The Prince
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Raymond Craft
- Association: Part 1 (1978) ... Raymond Craft
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Detective Sergeant
- Down to You, Brother (1976) ... Detective Sergeant
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
Duval
- Skittles (1976) ... Duval
 1975 Get Some In! (TV Series)
Wally
- 36-Hour Pass (1975) ... Wally
 1975 Carry on Laughing! (TV Series)
1st Crew Member
- Orgy and Bess (1975) ... 1st Crew Member
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (92 credits)
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Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare and Orson Welles' play, "Chimes at Midnight," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Keith Baxter, Sarah Badel, Tam Williams, Rowland Davies, Timothy Bateson, Rebecca Egan, John Warner, and David Weston in the cast. Patrick ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Simon Callow CBE | Owen Windhoek

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Alec Guinness] He wrote to tell me he had just seen A Passage to India (1984), and as the lights had come up he had vomited in shame at his own performance as Professor Godbole. See more »

Trivia:

In the Independent on Sunday 2006 Pink List - a list of the most influential gay men and women - he came no. 28, down from 26. See more »

Trademark:

His plummy English accent See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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