Simon Callow

English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director

Simon Phillip Hugh Callow, CBE[1] (born 15 June 1949) is an English actor, writer and theatre director.

Simon Callow
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Simon Phillip Hugh Callow

(1949-06-15) 15 June 1949 (age 71)
OccupationTheatre director, actor, writer

Callow was born in Streatham, London, UK, to Yvonne Mary Guise and Neil Francis Callow.[2] He attended the London Oratory School.

Callow is one of the most prominent gay actors in Britain.[3] For a while Callow lived with director Daniel Kramer.


  1. "Queen's Birthday Honours: The Full List". The Independent. 12 June 1999.
  2. "Simon Callow Biography". filmreference. 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-01.
  3. "Gay Power: The pink list". The Independent. 2 July 2006.

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