Callow completed his own series for Thames Television, starring as Tom Chance in Chance in a Million. His numerous roles on the British stage include, fascinatingly enough, Amadeus for the National Theatre in which he played Mozart. Also for the National Theatre, he performed in As You Like It and Sisterly Feelings. For the Bristol Old Vic he was featured in Titus Andronicus. His work for BBC-TV includes major parts in Instant Enlightenment, Wings of Song, Man of Destiny where he played Napoleon and All the World's a Stage for the role of Moliere.
His roles on the British stage include: the title role in Goethe's Faust, Willy Russells' Shirley Valentine, Alan Bennett's A Questions for Attribution and winning the Laurence Olivier award for Best Director of a Musical for the revival of Carmen Jones. Other film appearances have been in Room with a View, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Jefferson in Paris.
Simon Callow was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 1999.
Simon Callow Facts
|Birthday||June 13, 1949 (72)|
|Birthplace||London, England, United Kingdom|
|Bob the Butler|
|Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls|
|James and the Giant Peach|
|The Phantom of the Opera|
|Four Weddings and a Funeral|
|A Room with a View|
|Amadeus: Director's Cut|