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Simon McBurney Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sat Jul, 2016
Simon McBurney

Facts of Simon McBurney

Date of Birth: 1957 , August-25
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Madison Wolfe
Birth Name Madison Wolfe
Father Larry Thomas McKelvey
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Metairie, Louisiana
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth Unknown
Married Unknown
Married to Jessica Gadsden (m. 2014)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
Nick Name Madison
Working For Movies and TV shows
Eye Color Light-Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements Unknown
Affair with Unknown
Movies I Kill Giants
TV Show Zoo
Siblings Meghan Wolfe

Quick Timeline of Simon McBurney

1957 Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
1980 Graduated in 1980
1983 Founded the British theatre company Complicite
1988 Began his acting career
1991 First feature film, Kafka
2012 Won Central Ohio Film Critics Association
2015 Nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards
1992 Directed Street of Crocodiles
2008 Honored by Telegraph

Detail Timeline of Simon McBurney

August 25 , 1957

Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England

Five feet and six inches tall, Simon McBurney was born as Simon Montagu McBurney in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom to Charles McBurney and Anne Francis Edmondstone. He is of British, English, Scottish, American and Irish descent.

1980

Graduated in 1980

Simon was raised in Peterhouse, Cambridge, there he got enrolled at some college with a major in English literature. He finally graduated from there in 1980. Later on he joined Jacques Lecoq Institute and he studied theater there.

1983

Founded the British theatre company Complicite

In 1983, he formed the British theatre company Complicite. This theatre performs throughout the world. He is the director of its production Street of Crocodiles and The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol. At the end of 1990s, he directed the play Mnemonic.

1988

Began his acting career

He has been active as an actor since the late 1980s. In 1988, he appeared in a drama anthology television series Screenplay starring the role of Martin. Next year he starred in an ITV comedy series The Two of Us.

1991

First feature film, Kafka

In 1991, he made his feature film debut by starring in a mystery thriller film Kafka. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in the movies like A Business Affair, Being Human, Tom & Viv and so on.

2012

Won Central Ohio Film Critics Association

In 2011, he starred the role of Oliver Lacon in a Cold War espionage film Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. For this role, he got his first nomination in Central Ohio Film Critics Association. He won this award that year for Best Ensemble.

2015

Nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards

He is also famous for starring the role of Frank Hawking in a British biographical romantic drama film The Theory of Everything. For this role, he got his first nomination in Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. 

1992

Directed Street of Crocodiles

Simon McBurney is an actor and director from United Kingdom. He is the founder and artistic director of the Théâtre de Complicité. As a director, he has directed several of its productions like Street of Crocodiles, The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol and so on.

2008

Honored by Telegraph

He has been honored by several prestigious awards and honors in his life. In 2008, he was honored by the Telegraph. They honored him by listing him in their lists of the 100 most powerful people in British culture. He was ranked 31st in this listing. 

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Simon was once in love with Jacqueline McKenzie. Jacqueline McKenzie is an actress. After this love life, he got married to Cassie Yukawa. Cassie Yukawa is the concert pianist. As a husband and wife, they have already welcomed three children together. His nationality is English and has diverse ethnicity.

Simon was raised in Peterhouse, Cambridge, there he got enrolled at some college with a major in English literature. He finally graduated from there in 1980. Later on he joined Jacques Lecoq Institute and he studied theater there. In 1983, he formed the British theatre company Complicite. He is the director of its production Street of Crocodiles and The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol. At the end of 1990s, he directed the play Mnemonic. He has been active as an actor since the late 1980s. In 1988, he appeared in a drama anthology television series Screenplay starring the role of Martin. Next year he starred in an ITV comedy series The Two of Us. In 1991, he made his feature film debut by starring in a mystery thriller film Kafka. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in the movies like A Business Affair, Being Human, Tom & Viv and so on. He is now aged 58 years old. His net worth is unknown.