Simon Pegg is an English actor, producer, screenwriter, and comedian born on February 14, 1970. He was born in Brockworth, Gloucestershire to Gillian Rosemary and John Henry Beckingham. His mother was a civil servant, while his father was a jazz musician and also a keyboard salesman. His parents divorced when he was very young; hence he was given the name "Pegg" from his stepfather.

He did his schooling from The King's School, Gloucester, and Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School. He studied literature and theater at Stratford-upon-Avon College. He graduated with BA in theaters, film, and television in 1991 from University of Bristol. Pegg has done many television shows between 1998 and 2004, such as "Asylum," Faith in the Future," Six Pairs of Pants, "Hippie" and “Big Train." In 1999, Pegg created and wrote the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced along with Jessica Stevenson. Edgar Wright directed the series; Pegg and Stevenson had previously worked with him on the movie Asylum.

Pegg considered his friend Nick Frost especially for the role of Mike Watt; he had also written the character according to him. Pegg had written the character of Mike Watt specifically for his friend Nick Frost. He had also been nominated in the category of Male Comedy Newcomer for his performance in the series in the British Comedy Awards. Pegg became the part of Hollywood from the movie "Mission Impossible 3." The film starred Tom Cruise, and Pegg played the character of Benji Dunn, who was the technician of the I.M.F and assisted Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). He continued with the franchise by working in the sequels of the movie, "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation" in2015 and "Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol" in 2011. He worked with David Schwimmer in the movie "Big Nothing" in 2006. In 2008, he was the dialogue writer for an English-language version of the cult 2006, an animated Norwegian film, "Free Jimmy." He played the role of Scotty in the " Star Trek" series. Pegg has been acknowledged for the screen writing for this project; he had also given his voice for a character in the English version, the movie also included the voice of international actors such as Woody Harrelson.

Pegg has also co-written the film called " Paul." He has also given voice to Reepicheep, in the movies "Chronicles of Narnia." Pegg has been the part of many successful big screen projects and is known worldwide for his roles. He got married on 23 July, 2005 to his girlfriend, Maureen McCann in Glasgow. Maureen is a music industry publicist. He has a daughter named Matilda who was born in 2009.

Matthias Schoenaerts English Actor

Matthias Schoenaerts

Matthias Schoenaerts is a graffiti artist, a producer, and an actor. He was born in Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium, on December 8, 1977. His mother, Dominique Wiche was a costume designer while his father Julien Schoenaerts was an actor. His half-brother Bruno Schoenaerts works as a lawyer. Since Antwerp is a Dutch-speaking region and Dominique was a French native, Matthias could converse fluently in Dutch as well French. As a child he would watch a lot of American movies and learned to speak English from it. In 1947 he starred in The Little Prince a stage production of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry at the mere age of nine. Julien was its director while Dominique was looking after the artist's dresses. Matthias started his YouTube channel and would put videos of him doing graffiti using the name Zenith. He went all the way to New York to strike a deal with TATS CRU,. Matthias was a talented football player too and if hadn't quit playing it at the age of sixteen the sports authorities would have picked him up to play for the Beerschot AC a Belgium team. However he still enjoys watching the sport and is an ardent fan of Barcelona football club. Matthias made his debut in 1992, at the age of thirteen in a small role in Daens. Though Julien was his co-star in it, they didn't share screen space. The film earned rave reviews and won the Academy Award nomination. He then enrolled himself in The Academy of Dramatic Arts, Antwerp, and learned the nitty-gritty of acting. After that offers started to pour in from national as well international filmmakers and he acted in several motion pictures and TV shows like Far from the Madding Crowd, The Emperor of Taste, Love Belongs to Everyone, Flikken, A Message from Outer Space, Our Souls at Night, and much more. Matthias has won several awards as an actor. He was the face of 2014 Spring/Summer Louis Vuitton Menswear. Matthias is the owner of Hakuna Casting. Currently, he is busy directing Franky, a movie based on his childhood friend named Franky van Hove who became an MMA fighter in spite of being one-legged. It is his debut in the field of direction. Besides acting and directing, Matthias has produced the Death of a Shadow. He has also narrated the Chimpanzee, a documentary of Disneynature, in Dutch. The French Ministry of Culture bestowed upon him the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters on July 28, 2015.

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Josh Charles

Josh Charles is an American Actor. He has enacted in theatre, films and TV Series. Josh is popular for his roles in Sports Night, The Good Wife, and Dead Poets Society. Joshua “Josh” Charles was born on 15th September 1971 in Baltimore in Maryland, United States. His father Allan Charles was an advertising executive whereas his mother Laura was a gossip columnist for the newspaper ‘The Baltimore Sun.’ He was very passionate about films and acting from a young age. Josh started acting in stages when he was only nine years old. The directors spotted his talents and gave him chance to act in plays at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Centre, New York. Josh spent most of his teenage years there and later he enrolled at Baltimore School for the Arts. Josh made his debut with a small role in critically acclaimed Hairspray (1988). In 1989, he appeared in Academy Award winning film Dead Poet’s Society along with Robin Williams & Ethan Hawke. His character Knox Overstreet gained a cult following with time. Charles’s next film ‘Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead’ (1991) became a sleeper hit, where he played the role of the protagonist’s boyfriend. His consecutive films, Thriller Crossing the Bridge (1992) & Coming-of-age drama Threesome (1994) bombed at the box-office. His turn as a traffic-obsessed nerd in Pie in the Sky (1996) caught the attention of many spectators. After that, Josh starred as a Sports Anchor in Comedy-drama TV Series Sports Night (1998 – 2000). He earned a nomination for Outstanding Cast in Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of the protagonist Dan Rydell. Josh appeared in the hit movie S.W.A.T (2003) as a police officer. His 2005 film Four Brothers also received good reviews. Charles’s psychological thriller After.Life (2009) though performed poorly at the box-office. After that, Josh starred in Emmy-winning Drama ‘The Good Wife’ (2009-2014). His role as an Attorney Will Gardner grabbed the attention of critics and earned him nominations for Best Supporting Actor in Emmy Awards twice. Josh appeared as Dan Logan in critically acclaimed drama Masters of Sex in 2015. He also enacted in ‘In Treatment’ for eight episodes in 2008. Josh’s other notable works in the small screen are Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2014), Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp (2015), etc. Josh also worked in many plays like The Distance from Here, The Well-Appointed Room, A Number and The Receptionist throughout the 21st Century. He married a dancer, author and visual artist, Sophie Flack in September 2013. Their first child was born in 2014. Josh is Jewish and a fan of Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens.

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Josh Charles English Actor