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Name  Simon Shepherd
Role  Actor

Spouse  Alexandra Byrne (m. 1980)
Siblings  Robin Shepherd
Simon Shepherd Will Preston played by Simon Shepherd

Children  Billie Shepherd, Arthur Shepherd, Joe Shepherd, Beatrice Shepherd
Parents  Margot Shepherd, Ben Shepherd
Movies and TV shows  Peak Practice, Henry V, Fire - Ice and Dynamite, Chancer, Spice World
Similar People  Alexandra Byrne, Willy Bogner - Jr, Bob Spiers, Vicente Aranda, Kenneth Branagh

Simon shepherd jenny seagrove on brief encounter reunion lorraine

Simon Stephen Shepherd (born 20 August 1956) is an English actor. He is best known to TV audiences from many appearances, including as Dr Will Preston in five series of ITV's Peak Practice and Doctor Jonathan Barling in Casualty in Five Days.


Simon Shepherd Will Preston played by Simon Shepherd

Shepherd was born in Bristol. He went to school at Clifton College in Bristol and was a contemporary of the director Roger Michell in Brown's House. He subsequently attended Manchester Metropolitan University and Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and was a member of the National Youth Theatre.

Simon Shepherd Ciaran Brown meets Peak Practice actor Simon Shepherd

As well as his television appearances he has had many notable stage and film roles since 1980, including as Lord Ashbrook in the 2011 Bristol Old Vic production of Helen Edmundson's Coram Boy.

Simon shepherd on gmtv 2001

Simon Shepherd was regularly mentioned in the BBC comedy Gimme Gimme Gimme as Tom's crush and appeared as himself in an episode of each series.

On 16 February 2011 Simon Shepherd guest-starred in the 200th episode of the BBC TV Drama Doctors.

He played the role of Sir Norman Cavendish in the play The Duck House by Dan Patterson and Colin Swash, starring alongside Ben Miller and Diana Vickers. The show is a political farce based on the UK parliamentary expenses scandal of 2009 and played a five-week tour in October 2013 before transferring to London's Vaudeville Theatre through spring 2014.

In 2017 he appeared in the BBC series Father Brown as Edward Reese in episode 5.11 "The Sins of Others".

On March 25th 2017 he starred in BBC1's Casualty as Dr. Jonathan Barling in the episode 'Five Days.'

Personal life

He married the costume designer Alexandra Byrne in 1980 and they have four children. Shepherd supports several charities, especially those involving the well-being of children (Barnardo's, Tearfund BOPS and Save the Children).


Simon Shepherd Wikipedia