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Simon Weir

Simon Weir

Overview

Ethnicity
White - Other
Age Range
40 - 50
Height
6' 1" (1m 85cm)
Weight
13st. 3lb. (84kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Medium

Credits

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2014
    Best Acting Award - THE LAST BAR
    48 Hour Film Festival (Glasgow)
  • 1995
    The Scotsman Fringe First Award Winner
    Edinbugh Fringe Festival
  • 1992
    nc drama and theatre skills

About me

A professional Actor since 1986 and has a wealth of experience in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials, voice-over, music videos, forum theatre & roleplay. Based in Glasgow and London. Prominent roles include HIGH ROAD, MONARCH OF THE GLEN, TAGGART and THE ACID HOUSE.

As Himself : (Television)
THE DICK & DOM SHOW (2000)
SCOTLAND TODAY (2000)
GET IT ON (2001)
ARTWORKS SCOTLAND (1999)
HISTORY DETECTIVES (2007)
STV NEWS (2010)
STV NEWS (2011)
HAUNTED PLANET (2013)
STV THE RIVERSIDE SHOW (2015)
THE PEOPLE'S HISTORY SHOW (2015)

(Radio)
BBC GOOD MORNING SCOTLAND (2010)
BBC SPORTSOUND (2010)
KICKTALK RADIO (2011)
BBC SPORTSOUND (2011)
BBC 5LIVE - ADRIAN CHILES (2016)

Additional Information

TV Presenting :
NATWEST SATELLITE TV
PETER VARDY MEDIA

As A Producer :
DEADLINES (SF)
A SMALL PIECE OF PARADISE (SF)
SINGIN IM NO A BILLY HES A TIM (THEATRE)
THE STREET FIGHTER (SF)

As A Director :
GET SHIRTY (SF)

As A Writer :
GET SHIRTY (SF)
RESTING (Stage Play)

Additional Skills

Voiceover commercials include :
Rangers FC, The Scottish Executive,The TA, Army Officer, SPT, Motherwell Beer Festival, Verve, Motorolla, The Daily Record, The Scottish Daily Mail, The Sun, The Sunday Express, The Evening Times, The Glasgow Herald, Larry's Laminates, Reg Vardy, Arnold Clark, Cardonald College, Reid Kerr College, Weir Nissan, GWR, Scotrail, National Express, Thompson Wheelchairs, The Glasgow Pram Centre, The Kings Theatre, The Pavilion Theatre, Scottish Prison Service, Safeway International Women's Football, The Scottish Central Government, Amazonia M&D Theme Park, Claims Equilibrium Club, Totem, Into Business, Jumpin Jacks, Scotia Double Glazing, Small Business Gateway, Sports Connection, MacIntyres Jewellers, Grampian Police, Bon Accord Glass, Intel Ireland, Becogent, Everyone Wants, Symington Jewellery, First Direct, Bankrupt Clothing Co, Knockhill Racing, Scottish Health Education Board, Orange, Mindstore, Pinnacle, Tennents, Scottish Telecom, Gas Sure, Begbies Traynor, Glasgow Taxis, Solway Spa, Anderson Maguire, Hamilton Racecourse, Glasgow Prestwick Airport & UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

Narration :
Mal Milap Centre DVD
East Fortune Air Base
AICR Corporate Film

Corporate Videos :
Scottish Water Board, Fife Life, Famous Grouse, Clydesdale Bank, Bell Group, NHS,Scottish Recovery Network, Peter Vardy & STUC.

Radio Plays:
Donald in 'BALTAMIRE' by Sandy Nelson (2010)

Television & Cinema Commercials :
CR Smith, Scottish Daily Mail, Safeway, The Milk Marketing Board,Martini.

Rehearsed Readings :
Awaydays (Kevin Sampson) The Strawberry Whistler/American Cousins (Sergio Casci).

Roleplay & Forum Theatre : Peter Vardy 2015 Conference, Perth Concert Hall. Coloplast UK (Various Venues)

Highly skilled in :
Football, Boxing, Rugby, Cricket, Swimming, Horseriding, Fencing and Athletics. Am a former 'S' Signing for Clydebank FC.

Skills

Skin Colour
White
Hair Length
Mid Length
Native accent
Scottish
Accents (UK)
Glasgow, London, Northern England, Northern Irish, RP, Scottish Highlands, Scottish, Standard
Accents (North American)
General American
Accents (International)
Australian, Russian
Languages Spoken
French
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Improvisation, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills
Chorus
General Dance Skills
Tango
Organisation Membership
Equity
Stage Combat Skills
Yes
Driving Licences
Standard, Motorcycle
Perform nude?
Only Professionally
DBS checked
Yes