Simon Leary graduated from Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School (BPA in Acting) in 2010 and the University of Otago (BA in Theatre Studies) in 2007. Recent theatre credits include Switzerland, Three Days in the Country, The Father and A Servant to Two Masters at Circa Theatre – Wellington’s professional theatre. He starred as Watson in both The Fortune and Centrepoint Theatre’s productions of The Hound of the Baskervilles. TV credits include Dirty Laundry, Hillary, War News and as the voice of Spottywot in Pukeko Pictures’ new cartoon, Kiddets. Simon has written and acted extensively for Radio New Zealand’s drama department featuring in Exit Stage Left and the award-winning You Me...Now! Simon received the Wellington Theatre Award for Most Promising Newcomer, and was nominated for Outstanding Performance for his role as Truffaldino in A Servant to Two Masters.