Simon Bamford
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Born May 22, 1961
Bedford, England
Known for You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night
Occupation Actor
Height 5' 6"

Simon Bamford is an English film, television and stage actor. He is well known for playing the Butterball Cenobite in Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II, as well as Ohnaka in Nightbreed. He's slated to portray Peter Vincent as host of the forthcoming documentary You're So Cool Brewster! The Story of Fright Night in 2016.


A professional actor for over 30 years Simon has worked all over the world. At the Young Vic in London, he played Ernst Robel in 'Spring Awakening', At the Chichester Festival Theatre he played opposite Nicholas Parsons and Ruthie Henshall as 'Gabby' in 'Follow the Star', In Cairo and Bucharest he performed in 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' and played Roy in 'Neville's Island'. He played the Butterball Cenobite in the first two Hellraiser films. He also created and played the role of Ohnaka in Clive Barker's holocaust film 'Nightbreed'. In 2009, he played Derek in 'The Book of Blood' for Matador Pictures, Gary in 'Dead of the Nite' shot in Cardiff during 2012 and is filming 'The 4th Reich' in the Ukraine during 2013. On television, he can be seen in the SKY TV 'Better Effect' commercials. In 2000, he won actor of the year award for his portrayal of Pip in 'Great Expectations' at the Vassa Theatre in Stockholm, and has also designed and directed several international tours including 'The Big Day' in Sofia, Qatar and Dubai as well as Educating Rita in Kuala Lumpur. In 2004 he took a production of 'Shirley Valentine' to Karachi to help raise money for a new school.




  • Freeserve
  • The Real Mamils
  • Recycling Commercial
  • Scottish Milk Marketing
  • Sky TV


  • Chicago
  • The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
  • Evening with Gary Linekar
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Follow the Star
  • Fur Coat and No Knickers
  • Great Expectations
  • Little Shop of Horrors (numerous productions)
  • Oz
  • Privates on Parade
  • Relatively Speaking
  • See How They Run
  • Sex Spangles Sensible Shoes
  • Slice of Saturday Night
  • Spring Awakening


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