Simon MacCorkindale

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Simon MacCorkindale
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Birth name Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale
Born February 12, 1952 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Died October 14, 2010 in London, England from bowel cancer
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
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Simon MacCorkindale was a British actor who made his big break in Death on the Nile in the late 70’s.

Simon was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire on the 12th of February, 1952. His full name was Simon Charles Pendered MacCorkindale. Pendered was his mother’s maiden name. It’s Scottish tradition to give the first born their mother’s maiden name as a middle name His parents were Peter, a former RAF Pilot, and Gill. He had a younger brother Duncan, who is an accountant.

He worked extensively and (almost) continuously in America, Canada and the UK on various film, TV and theatre projects. Not only did he act, but on various projects he was director, producer, writer and once even a composer. In 1984 he married actress Susan George.

With his company, Amy International, he was co-executive producer of Queen of Swords, Adventure Inc., and Relic Hunter (series 3).


Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Quatermass Joe Kapp 1979 1
Manimal Prof. Jonathan Chase 1983 1
Falcon Crest Greg Reardon 1984–1986 4 5
Counterstrike Peter Sinclair 1990–1993 1 2 3
Casualty & Holby City Harry Harper 2002–2008

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The Dukes of Hazzard Gaylord Duke 2x13 - Duke of Duke January 4, 1980
Hammer House of Horror Harry Wells 1x11 - Visitor from the Grave November 22, 1980
Fantasy Island Gaston du Brielle 5x3 - Cyrano / The Magician October 24, 1981
Hart to Hart Arthur Roman 4x03 - Million Dollar Harts October 19, 1982
Dynasty Billy Dawson 3x04 - The Will October 27, 1982
La Femme Nikita Alec Chandler 1x4 - Charity February 3, 1997
NightMan Prof. Jonathan Chase 2x6 - Manimal November 15, 1998
Poltergeist: The Legacy Reed Horton 4x6 - The Traitor April 23,1999
Poltergeist: The Legacy Reed Horton 4x7 - Double Cross April 30, 1999
Poltergeist: The Legacy Reed Horton 4x12 - Unholy Congress July 30. 1999
Poltergeist: The Legacy Reed Horton 4x13 - The Sacrifice August 6, 1999
Poltergeist: The Legacy Reed Horton 4x15 - Body and Soul August 27, 1999
Earth: Final Conflict Dennis Robillard 3x14 - Scorched Earth February 7, 2000
Dark Realm Brad Collins 1x12 - Black Out pt 1 2001
Dark Realm Brad Collins 1x13 - Black Out pt 2 2001
Queen of Swords Capt.Charles Wentworth 1x15 - Runaways February 24, 2001
Relic Hunter Fabrice De Viega 3x3 - Sydney at Ten October 1, 2001
Relic Hunter Fabrice De Viega 3x14 - Hunting with the Enemy February 4, 2002
Relic Hunter Fabrice De Viega 3x22 - So Shall It Be May 20, 2002

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades


External Sites

  • Simon MacCorkindale semi official fan club [1]