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

Simon Bird (I)

  • 39 years old
  • English
  • Actor, writer, director, producer and executive producer
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.

Year Production Role
2024 Wicked Little Letters Executive Producer
2024 Amandaland Announced Director
2023 Such Brave Girls - Series 1
  1. E5 - Such Friendly Girls
Helpline Handler (Voice)
2023 Shticks And Stones: Jewish Comedy And Antisemitism Self (Archive Material)
2023 A Whole Lifetime With Jamie Demetriou Godly Womb Narrator (Voice)
2023 Such Brave Girls - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Such Happy Girls
  2. E2 - Such Unavailable Girls
  3. E3 - Such Birthday Girls
  4. E4 - Such Outdoorsy Girls
  5. E5 - Such Friendly Girls
  6. E6 - Such Daddy's Girls
Director
2023 Everyone Else Burns - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
David Lewis
2023 A Whole Lifetime With Jamie Demetriou Executive Producer
2022 Ellie & Natasia - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Director
2022 Ellie & Natasia - Series 1
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2021 Beauty & The Beast: A Pantomime For Comic Relief Remy
2021 Sandylands - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
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
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  1. E1 - Travel & Tourism
  2. E2 - Arts & Culture
  3. E3 - Sports & Fitness
  4. E4 - Food & Drink
  5. E5 - Home & Lifestyle
  6. E6 - Ethics
Director
2020 Days Of The Bagnold Summer Director
2020 Friday Night Dinner - Series 6
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  1. E1 - The Caravan
  2. E2 - The Plastic Bag
  3. E3 - The Au Pair
  4. E4 - Dad's Birthday
  5. E5 - The Cage
  6. E6 - The Females
Adam
2020 Sandylands - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
Nathan Wild
2019 How Europe Stole My Mum Executive Producer
2019 The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited Guest
2018 Friday Night Dinner - Series 5
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  1. E1 - The Other Jackie
  2. E2 - The Tin Of Meat
  3. E3 - The Surprise
  4. E4 - Lord Luck
  5. E5 - The Violin
  6. E6 - Wilson
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
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  1. E1 - The Two Tonys
  2. E2 - The Carpet Cleaner
  3. E3 - Congratulations
  4. E4 - The Pyjamas
  5. E5 - The Funeral
  6. E6 - For Sale
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
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  1. E1 - The Girlfriend
  2. E2 - The Fox
  3. E3 - Mr Morris Returns
  4. E4 - The Anniversary
  5. E5 - The Piano
  6. E6 - The Big Day
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
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2013 Chickens - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Cecil
2013 The Look Of Love Jonathan Hodge
2012 Ronna & Beverly
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2012 Friday Night Dinner - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Buggy
  2. E2 - Mr Morris
  3. E3 - The Loft
  4. E4 - The New Car
  5. E5 - The Yoghurts
  6. E6 - The Mouse
  7. Special - Christmas
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
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  1. E1 - The Sofabed
  2. E2 - The Jingle
  3. E3 - The Curtains
  4. E4 - The Dress
  5. E5 - The Mercedes
  6. E6 - The Date
Adam
2010 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 5
  1. E1 - The Inbetweeners, David Hasselhoff, Colin Farrell
Guest
2010 The Inbetweeners - Series 3
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  1. E1 - The Fashion Show
  2. E2 - The Gig And The Girlfriend
  3. E3 - Will's Dilemma
  4. E4 - The Trip To Warwick
  5. E5 - Will Is Home Alone
  6. E6 - The Camping Trip
Will Mackenzie
2010 The King Is Dead Creator
2010 The King Is Dead
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  1. E1 - The President Of The USA
  2. E2 - Chief Of Police
Writer
2010 The King Is Dead
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  1. E1 - The President Of The USA
  2. E2 - Chief Of Police
Host / Presenter
2010 Grandma's House - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Day Simon Told His Family About His Important Decision
  2. E2 - The Day Simon Decided It Might Be A Nice Idea To Surprise His Mother With A Gift
  3. E3 - The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe
  4. E4 - The Day Simon Decided He Was Forlorn
  5. E5 - The Day Simon Felt The Family Was Ready To Be Healed
  6. E6 - The Day Simon Finally Found The Strength To Accept That His Mother Was Getting Married
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
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  1. E1 - The Field Trip
  2. E2 - Work Experience
  3. E3 - Will's Birthday
  4. E4 - Night Out In London
  5. E5 - The Duke Of Edinburgh Awards
  6. E6 - Exam Time
Will Mackenzie
2008 Clone
  1. E2 - Albert
  2. E3 - The Line
Lazy Pete
2008 The Inbetweeners - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Will Mackenzie
2004 The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  1. E17 - The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2014
Self

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

Born
Sunday 19th August 1984 (39 years-old)
Nationality
English
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)
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