The Inbetweeners. Will Mackenzie (Simon Bird). Copyright: Bwark Productions

Simon Bird is an English actor and comedian best known for playing Will McKenzie in the E4 comedy series The Inbetweeners, alongside its two films (2011 and 2014), and Adam Goodman in the Channel 4 comedy Friday Night Dinner. President of the Footlights whilst an Undergraduate student at Cambridge, he later set up the sketch comedy group The House Of Windsor with Joe Thomas and Jonny Sweet. In 2019 he released his first feature film as director, Days Of Bagnold Summer.

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Born
Sunday 19th August 1984
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Television Awards 2010
Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2009
Best TV Comedy Actor: Winner
RTS Awards 2009
Comedy Performance: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 2008
Best Male Comedy Breakthrough Artist: Winner
Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2008
Main Prize: Runner-up
Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2006
Main Prize: Nominee

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Sandylands - Series 2 Nathan Wild
2021 How We Forgot To Save The Planet Executive Producer
2021 How We Forgot To Save The Planet Watch Club Organiser
2021 Friday Night Dinner: 10 Years And A Lovely Bit Of Squirrel Self
2021 Simon Bird: Debrief Director
2021 Simon Bird: Debrief Writer
2021 Simon Bird: Debrief Host / Presenter
2021 Pls Like - Series 3 Director
2020 Days Of The Bagnold Summer Director
2020 Friday Night Dinner - Series 6 Adam
2020 Sandylands - Series 1 Nathan Wild
2019 How Europe Stole My Mum Executive Producer
2019 The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited Guest
2018 Friday Night Dinner - Series 5 Adam
2018 You, Me And Him Ben Miller
2017 James Acaster's Xmas Executive Producer
2017 The Last Leg - Series 10
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2017 Drunk History - Series 3
  1. E4 - Episode Four
Bruce Reynolds
2017 Mr. Swallow's Valentine Executive Producer
2016 Matt Holness's Horror: Smutch Executive Producer
2016 Jayde Adams's Horror: Bloody Tracy Executive Producer
2016 Jamie Demetriou's Horror: Oh God Executive Producer
2016 The Darkest Universe Adrian
2016 Friday Night Dinner - Series 4 Adam
2016 Drunk History - Series 2
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
Winston Churchill
2015 Crackanory - Series 3
  1. E6 - Unlucky For Sam & Bob's House
Host / Presenter
2015 Drunk History - Series 1
  1. E5 - Episode Five
D.I. Charles Buggy
2014 The British Comedy Awards
  1. E3 - British Comedy Awards: Even More Awards
Self
2014 The Inbetweeners 2 Will MacKenzie
2014 The Inbetweeners Go Global Self
2014 The Last Leg - Series 4
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
2014 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 12
  1. Special - Alan Carr's Summer Specstacular
Guest
2014 Friday Night Dinner - Series 3 Adam
2013 The Harry Hill Movie Vet
2013 Chickens - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E6 - Episode Six
Associate Producer
2013 Chickens - Series 1 Writer
2013 Chickens - Series 1 Cecil
2013 The Look Of Love Jonathan Hodge
2012 Ronna & Beverly
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2012 Friday Night Dinner - Series 2 Adam
2012 Channel 4's 30 Greatest Comedy Shows Self
2011 The Jonathan Ross Show - Series 1
  1. Special - Tom Cruise, Downtown Abbey, The Inbetweeners
Guest
2011 Chickens - Pilot Writer
2011 Chickens - Pilot Cecil
2011 The Inbetweeners Movie Will MacKenzie
2011 The Inbetweeners Rude Road Trip Self
2011 Friday Night Dinner - Series 1 Adam
2010 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 5
  1. E1 - The Inbetweeners, David Hasselhoff, Colin Farrell
Guest
2010 The Inbetweeners - Series 3 Will Mackenzie
2010 The King Is Dead Creator
2010 The King Is Dead Writer
2010 The King Is Dead Host / Presenter
2010 Grandma's House - Series 1 Line Producer
2009 We Need Answers - Series 2
  1. E2 - Love
Guest
2009 Never Mind The Buzzcocks - Series 23
  1. E8 - Episode Eight
Guest
2009 The Inbetweeners - Series 2 Will Mackenzie
2008 Clone
  1. E2 - Albert
  2. E3 - The Line
Lazy Pete
2008 The Inbetweeners - Series 1 Will Mackenzie
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year - Series 1
  1. E17 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2014
Self
0000 Friday Night Dinner Adam

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Simon Bird on IMDb

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