Simon John Pegg (born Simon John Beckingham; 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, writer, film producer, and director.
He is best known for having co-written and starred in the Edgar Wright features Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the comedy series Spaced. He portrayed Montgomery Scott in the 2009 Star Trek film and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, Benji Dunn in Mission: Impossible III and its sequel Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and Thompson in The Adventures of Tintin. Much of his major work has been in collaboration with some combination of Wright, Nick Frost, Jessica Hynes, and Dylan Moran. He starred in and co-wrote Paul (with Frost) and Run Fatboy Run (with Moran).
See Wkipedia: Simon Pegg.