About Chris Patrick-Simpson
Chris was born in Alberta, Canada but grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
He began acting under the guidance of an inspirational drama teacher at who put him on the path to becoming a professional actor.
Since graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting (Dublin) in 2000, Chris has continued to fulfill his ambition of collaborating with the best directors in film, television and theatre in projects such as the award-winning The Magdalene Sisters, (Momentum) The Boxer, (Universal) Fifty Dead Men Walking, (Brightlight Pictures) Good Vibrations, (Revolver Films) 71, (Warp Films), Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie (Bocflix, Universal and BBC Films) Shooting For Socrates (New Black Films) and High-Rise (Recorded Picture Company).
On TV Chris has played lead roles in The Fall (BBC), Galavant (ABC) Ripper Street, (BBC1) V SIGN, (Green Inc & Retort) Wodehouse in Exile, (BBC4) The Guards, (TV3) The Man Who Crossed Hitler, (Hardy Pictures for BBC) The Clinic, (RTE) The Family, (BBC) Missing, (BBC) and The Titanic Inquiry (BBC).
Chris has starred in some of Northern Ireland’s top independent film productions, such as 2p with Lamb Films, Desecration for the C-Project with Scattered Images, and on a pilot for six-part drama Coast.
He continued the collaboration with Scattered Images on To Lose Control.
In addition, Chris has worked with some of the top theatre companies in the UK and Ireland.