Simon Lyndon (born February 1971, in London) is an English Australian actor and director who grew up in Fremantle, Western Australia. He is a WAAPA graduate. Lyndon played Jimmy Loughlin in Chopper with Eric Bana, for which he won an AFI award for Best Supporting Actor and a Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for best supporting actor. He received AFI nominations for Best Supporting Actor for Blackrock (as "Ricko") and Best actor in a telefeature or mini-series for his role in My Brother Jack. Other films include Fresh Air, Sample People, The Thin Red Line, From the Outside Caught Inside, Falling into Paradise, The Glenmore Job The Well and Dust off the Wings He has appeared on stage That Eye the Sky, Blackrock, Cloudstreet and Popcorn. His TV appearances include Police Rescue, Heartbreak High, Wildside, Underbelly Canal Road and Spirited 2 [Foxtel]. He has directed Tamarama Rock Surfers production of "Road" featuring among others Bojana Novakovic, Jeremy Cumpston, Zena Cumpston and Angie Milliken and Tamarama Rock Surfers production of " Diary of a Madman" starring Alan Morris. Simon also appeared in FOX network show Roar in 1997 as a tribe leader named Colm. The lead role Connor Der Kilte was played by fellow Australian and Blackrock co-star Heath Ledger. In 2011 he played a younger Jack Thompson in "Paper Giants – The Birth of Cleo Magazine", on ABC 1. He played the miner who died, Larry Knight, in the TV film "Beaconsfield" about the mine disaster. Simon appeared in TV series "Puberty Blues" as a surfing teacher called Gumby in 2012. In 2013 he was in a four-person play called "Anaconda " by Sarah Doyle, with Tamarama Rock Surfers at Bondi Pavilion.