Simon Callow CBE is a British actor, director and writer.
He has appeared in many films, including the hugely popular Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love, Phantom of the Opera, Amadeus and Ace Ventura 2: When Nature Calls.
As a stage actor, Simon has played some of the theatre's most iconic roles. These have ranged from Titus Andronicus, Mozart in Amadeus and Faust to Oscar Wilde in The Importance of Being Oscar and Pozzo in Waiting For Godot, opposite Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.
Renowned for a series of one-man shows, which have toured the Uk and Internationally, they have included: A Christmas Carol, The Mystery of Charles Dickens, There Reigns Love, Dr Marigold & Mr Chops and Being Shakespeare.
Simon has also written 13 books. These include Being an Actor, Shooting the Actor, a highly acclaimed biography of Charles Laughton, a biographical trilogy of Orson Welles, Love is Where it Falls and his memoir My Life in Pieces.