Simon Woods


Agent: Matthew Bates

T: +44 (0)20 7823 3883

11 Jubilee Place, London,
SW3 3TD, United Kingdom

Simon Woods attended Oxford University, where he studied English Literature and directed lots of plays, including two sell out runs at the Oxford Playhouse.

After graduating, he worked as an actor, in which capacity he is best known for playing Mr Bingley in Working Title’s Pride and Prejudice, Caesar Augustus in HBO’s Rome, and for his roles in the BBC adaptation of Cranford and the Reece Witherspoon-produced comedy Penelope.

He has also, at various points, written and presented a documentary on Elizabeth Gaskell for BBC 4, worked as a volunteer on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 election campaign, been the face of Yves Saint Laurent menswear, and a contributor to The Huffington Post, The Daily Telegraph and to the BBC’s Newsnight Review, and Broadcasting House programmes.