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Simon McBurney

Simon Mcburney's biography

Simon Montagu McBurney is 65 years old theatrical director born at Cambridge. He was born on Sunday 25th of August 1957. According to year of birth 1957 Simon belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 25th of August means Simon is Virgo. Virgo is an earthy sign of Zodiac Belt. People born under this Rising Sign are practical in nature. They believe in reality and represents themselves as a strong person.

He is white british. Simon is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be theatrical director. You can know him also as actor, screenwriter, film producer. Simon is recently known as television actor.

Simon Mcburney's schools

We found 3 schools Simon attended. Complete list of schools: Peterhouse, L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq, King's College School.

Detailed informations about his schools

Simon studied university - University of Cambridge, Jacques Lecoq Institute, Paris.

Simon Mcburney's career

Simon´s main focus is to be theatrical director. He is famous thanks to The Vicar of Dibley (1994).

Is Simon Mcburney gay ?

Simon is known to be straight.

Awards and competitions

Simon Mcburney's Awards

  • He was awarded a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Theatre Choreographer of the 1997 season for "The Caucasian Chalk Circle", performed at the Royal National Theatre: Olivier Stage.
  • His play, "Mnemonic", performed at the London's Riverside Studios was awarded the 1999 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama) for Best New Play.
  • He was nominated for the Sydney Edwards Award for Best Director at the 2003 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for "The Elephant Vanishes" performed at the Barbican Theatre.
  • He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2005 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to drama.
  • Was nominated for Broadway's 1998 Tony Award as Best Director (Play) for a revival of Eugène Ionesco's "The Chairs".

Simon Mcburney's Rankings

  • Ranked #31 in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture".

What else you don't know about Simon Mcburney ?

Simon´s middle name is Montagu.

Simon Mcburney's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Simon Mcburney looks. We will focus on Simon´s height, body shape, eye color and hair color. He is tall as 5' 6½" (169 cm). Body build is average. His eyes are tinted green. Simon´s hair is shade of brown - dark.

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