Simm, who turns 44 today, won the best actor award at the Valencia Film Festival for his film debut in Boston Kickout (1995). He best known for playing Sam Tyler in Life on Mars and The Master in Doctor Who.
His two kids, Ryan and Molly Simm are big fans of Doctor Who and convinced their father to take the role. He played the Master from 2007-2010 and is very glad he did so.
“I’m incredibly proud of ‘Life On Mars’ and ‘Doctor Who.’ They’re just a blast to do.” – John Simm
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